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ReCollection: Gilbert Bayes

Hear from conservator Melanie Barrett

Image: Gilbert Bayes The offerings of peace 1923 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Gilbert Bayes Charitable Trust

Thursday 28 September 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Sydney Students Speak 2017

Explore different artworks around the Gallery each week

Image: Kate Ahern from Sydney Students Speak 2016 with Angolo Bronzino’s Cosimo I de’ Medici in armour c1545

Wednesdays 5.30pm
20, 27 September & 4 October 2017

Duration 45 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Mikala Dwyer

Hear from community program producer Jonathan Wilson

Image: Mikala Dwyer The letterbox Marys 2015-17, installation detail at the Art Gallery of New South Wales © Mikala Dwyer

Thursday 5 October 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Introductory talk: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

A short overview of the exhibition

Image: Grace Cossington Smith Landscape at Pentecost c1932 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Estate of Grace Cossington Smith

Wednesdays 10.30am
Saturdays 2.30pm
1 July – 7 October 2017 (except 26 July)

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

ReCollection: Charles Robertson

Hear from conservator Emma Rouse

Image: Charles Robertson Bazaar gossip c1886 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 12 October 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Yin Xiuzhen

Hear from curator Natalie Seiz

Image: Yin Xiuzhen Beijing Opera 2000, installation view, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Yin Xiuzhen, courtesy of Prüss & Ochs, Berlin and Anna Schwartz, Melbourne

Thursday 19 October 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Study day: Victorian watercolours

Ambition and splendour: watercolours from 1830s to 1900

Image: Edward Angelo Goodall Interior of the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, Cairo 1880 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Saturday 21 October 2017, 10.15am

Duration 3 hours, 15 minutes
Charges apply

Curator's talks: Passion and procession

Hear about the artists and the art

Image: Renato Habulan Andador 1 & 2 [Armature] 2014 (detail), on loan from Mr Edwin V Valencia

Wednesdays 5.30pm
4, 18, 25 October 2017

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Upper Asian gallery
Free

ReCollection: Eugène Delacroix

Hear from art historian Margaret MacNamidhe

Image: Eugène Delacroix Angelica and the wounded Medoro c1860 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 26 October 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Ngupulya Pumani

Hear from curator Cara Pinchbeck

Image: Ngupulya Pumani Maku inmaku pakani 2014 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © the artist

Thursday 2 November 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Exhibition talks: Pat Brassington

Short talks by the curator, artists and experts

Image: Pat Brassington Drink me 1997 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Pat Brassington

Wednesdays 5.30pm
13 September, 11 October,
15 November, 29 November 2017,
10 January 2018

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Photography gallery
Free