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Coming events related to the Asian art collection area (view Calendar)

Auspicious symbols tour in Cantonese

如意吉祥粵語導覽

Image: Lindy Lee Cosmos – a life of fire 2014, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Lindy Lee. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.

Sundays 29 January - 12 February 2017, 1pm
Tuesdays 7-28 February 2017, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Seniors Festival tour: Time, light, Japan

Discover contemporary Japanese art

Image: Time, light, Japan installation view with teamLab Flowers and People – Gold 2015 and Makigawa Akio Garden of desire V 1995

Friday 3 March 2017, 1pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

ReCollection: Jain religious manuscript

Hear from conservator Sarah Bunn

Image: The levels of Hell early 19th century, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 9 March 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Marketing pleasure for profit: The mirror of Yoshiwara beauties, compared

Professor Julie Nelson Davis explores a remarkable Japanese book

Image: Detail of woodblock print of courtesans by Kitao Shigemasa and Katsukawa Shunshō, from the album The mirror of Yoshiwara beauties, compared, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Thursday 9 March 2017, 6pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Free, bookings required

Lecture: How can the sacred be sensuous?

Indian art with Columbia University professor Vidya Dehejia

Image: Vidya Dehejia

Saturday 1 April 2017, 1pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

ReCollection: teamLab

Hear from conservator Asti Sherring

Image: teamLab Flowers and People – Gold 2015 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © teamLab, courtesy Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney

Thursday 6 April 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Mandarin-language lecture: Christianity and Chinese culture

華語講座: 基督教與中國文化

Sunday 9 April 2017, 3pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Make your own origami boat

Free activity for all ages during Gallery opening hours

Image: Origami paper with detail from Utagawa Toyokuni II Woman with cherry blossoms early 1830s, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Daily during Gallery opening hours

Duration 7 hours
Location: Upper Asian gallery
Free

Film series: Asian new waves

Films from China, Taiwan and Iran

Image: Still from The white balloon

Wednesdays 2pm & 7.15pm, Sundays 2pm
8 February – 28 May 2017

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Asian art guided tour

An introduction to Asian art highlights in the Gallery

Image: teamLab Flowers and People – Gold 2015 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © teamLab, courtesy Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney

Daily 12pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free