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Scandals of Italian Renaissance dynasties

With Lorraine Kypiotis

Image: Andrea Mantegna The Court of Gonzaga 1465-74 (detail)

Wednesday 27 September 2017, 6pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Performance anxiety

Artists and performers discuss their experiences with Fenella Kernebone

Image: Fenella Kernebone

Wednesday 4 October, 5.45pm

Duration 1 hour, 15 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Iranica Conference 2017

Mirrors of Iran: cinematic reflections and refractions

Image: Still from 76 minutes and 15 seconds with Abbas Kiarostami

Sunday 8 October 2017, 10.15am

Duration 5 hours, 45 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Performance lecture: Eisa Jocson

Gender, sexuality and the body in Filipino culture

Image: Eisa Jocson

Sunday 15 October 2017, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

The Shahnameh and the Persian miniature tradition

David Roxburgh and Khadim Ali in conversation with Michael Brand

Image: Khadim Ali Untitled 2013-14 (detail), from the series The haunted locusts, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Khadim Ali. Courtesy Milani Gallery

Wednesday 18 October 2017, 6pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Sydney Asian Art Series 2017

Beyond the studio: contexts for Asian art

Image: Vivan Sundaram Bourgeois Family: Mirror Frieze 2001 (detail) digital photomontage

9 March – 19 October 2017
See listing for details

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Free, bookings required

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

Is art good for our mental health?

The Lancet Psychiatry Panel

Image: Patricia Piccinini The comforter 2010, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Patricia Piccinini

Sunday 29 October 2017, 2.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Author talk and book signing: Whiteley on trial

With Gabriella Coslovich

Image: Brett Whiteley Self portrait in the studio 1976 (detail) © Wendy Whiteley

Friday 10 November 2017, 2pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Armchair travel: Greece, Cyprus and Turkey

With Judy Roberts

Image: Celsus Library in Ephesus, Turkey

Thursday 16 November 2017, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Art appreciation lecture series 2017

Site specific: the power of place

Image: John Singer Sargent Claude Monet painting by the edge of a wood 1885 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 54 × 64.8 cm. Tate collection

Various Wednesdays 6pm and Thursdays 1pm
1 February - 16 November 2017
See listing for dates

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Armchair travel: Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan

With Liz Gibson

Image: Narikala Castle in Tbilisi, Georgia

Saturday 18 November 2017, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Tall tales

Giants of 18th-21st century literature

Image: Henry Wallis Dr Johnson (1709–84) at Cave’s the Publisher 1854 (detail), oil on canvas, private collection / Bridgeman Images

Various Fridays and Saturdays 10.30am
18 August - 25 November 2017
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Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply