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Talk: Animals of the Chinese zodiac

What does your sign say about you?

Saturday 28 January 2017, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Chinese tea ceremony

Discover this traditional art form

Saturday 28 January 2017, 1pm, 1.45pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Community access tour and workshop: Beyond words

For adults with specific needs

Image: Wang Zhen Nine years facing the wall late 1800s – early 1900s (detail)

Tuesday 18 October 2016, 11am
Wednesday 1 February 2017, 11am

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

VisAsia Lunar New Year dinner

Welcome the Year of the Rooster

Image: Jingdezhen ware Wine 'chicken’ cup c1725-50, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Friday 3 February 2017, 6.30pm

Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes
Charges apply

Workshop: Papercutting with artist Tianli Zu

Learn the art of Chinese papercutting

Image: Tianli Zu

Sunday 5 February 2017, 11am, 12pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Function space
Free

Auspicious symbols tour in English

Celebrating the Lunar New Year

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

Saturdays 28 January - 11 February 2017, 1pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Live music: Sunday session with Marcus Whale

Contemporary music by a Chinese-Australian musician

Image: Marcus Whale

Sunday 12 February 2017, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Auspicious symbols tour in Mandarin

如意吉祥普通話導覽

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
Thursdays 2-23 February 2017, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

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

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

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

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