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ReCollection: Michael Parekowhai

Hear from Gallery deputy director Maud Page

Image: Michael Parekowhai The English Channel 2015 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Michael Parekowhai

Thursday 25 May 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Introductory talk: Adman

A short overview of the exhibition

Image: Philip Pearlstein Andy Warhol in New York City c1949 (detail), Philip Pearlstein papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Wednesdays 10.30am
Saturdays 2.30pm
25 February – 27 May 2017 (except 1, 26 April)

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

ReCollection: Brett Whiteley

Hear from Brett Whiteley Studio coordinator Alec George

Image: Brett Whiteley The balcony 2 1975 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Wendy Whiteley

Thursday 1 June 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Performance lecture: City without crows

By artist Raquel Ormella for The National 2017

Image: Raquel Ormella City Without Crows 2015–17 (detail of process image). Courtesy the artist and Milani Gallery © the artist

Wednesday 31 May 2017, 7.15pm
Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 June 2017, 11am, 2pm

Duration 40 minutes
Location: Study room
Charges apply

ReCollection: David Stephenson

Hear from artist Todd McMillan

Image: David Stephenson The ice no.5 1991-92 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © David Stephenson

Thursday 8 June 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Exhibition talks: David Stephenson

Short talks by the artist and other experts

Image: David Stephenson The ice no.5 1991-92 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © David Stephenson

Wednesdays 5.30pm
10 & 24 May, 14 June 2017

Duration 30 minutes
Location: 20th & 21st c Australian art
Free

ReCollection: George Pinwell

Hear from conservator Analiese Treacy

Image: George Pinwell A seat in St James’s Park 1869 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 15 June 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Talks: It was about opening the very notion that there was a particular perspective

Curated by artist Alex Martinis Roe for The National 2017

Image: Alex Martinis Roe It was about opening the very notion that there was a particular perspective 2015–17, detail of source image courtesy and © Meredith Burgmann

Saturdays 29 April, 27 May, 17 June 2017
See listing for details

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

ReCollection: Tom Roberts

Hear from curator Margot Riley

Image: Tom Roberts The Golden Fleece (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 22 June 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Conversations: Changing courses

By artist Keg de Souza for The National 2017

Image: Keg de Souza Appetite for Construction 2016 (detail), installation view, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, 2016. Courtesy the artist and Contemporary Art Gallery © the artist. Photo: Trasi Jang

Wednesdays 26 April, 24 May, 28 June 2017
See listing for details

Free, bookings required

Exhibition talks: The National 2017

Get to know the artists and their work

Image: Khaled Sabsabi Guerrilla 2016 (detail). Courtesy the artist and Art Gallery of New South Wales © the artist

Wednesdays 5.30pm
5-26 April, 14-28 June 2017

Free

ReCollection: Philippine textile

Hear from artist Alwin Reamillo

Image: Back-strap loom with section of blanket (owes) 1900s (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 29 June 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Sydney Long

Hear from curator Leanne Santoro

Image: Sydney Long Sadder than a single star that sets at twilight in a land of reeds 1899 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Estate of Sydney Long. Courtesy Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia

Thursday 13 July 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Performance salon: It was about opening the very notion that there was a particular perspective

By artist Alex Martinis Roe for The National 2017

Image: Alex Martinis Roe It was about opening the very notion that there was a particular perspective 2015-17 (detail of video still). Courtesy and © the artist

Saturday 15 July 2017, 2pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free, bookings required

ReCollection: Japanese screen

Hear from curator Melanie Eastburn

Image: Merrymaking in the Yoshiwara mid 1600s (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 20 July 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Sidney Nolan

Hear from conservator Paula Dredge

Image: Sidney Nolan Luna Park 1941 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © the Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust. Bridgeman Art Library

Thursday 27 July 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Adam Pynacker

Hear from public programs manager Josephine Touma

Image: Adam Pynacker Landscape with enraged ox 1665-70, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 10 August 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Edward Henry Corbould

Hear from curator Peter Raissis

Image: Edward Henry Corbould The magic mirror 1953 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 17 August 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Arthur Streeton

Hear from Shireen Huda

Image: Arthur Streeton The railway station, Redfern 1893 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 24 August 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Rodel Tapaya

Hear from curator Matt Cox

Image: Rodel Tapaya Adda Manok Mo, Pedro? (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Rodel Tapaya

Thursday 31 August 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free