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Saturday 29 February 2020, 10.30am

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Becoming yōkai: images and folktales of ubume

With professor Manami Yasui

Image: Ubume (detail) from the Illustrated book of monsters (Kaibutsu ehon) 1881. The collection of the International Research Center for Japanese Studies in Kyoto, Japan.

Wednesday 4 March, 6pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium

Young Professionals Meetup

Celebrate International Women’s Day

Image: photo by Penny Clay

Wednesday 4 March 2020, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: 20th & 21st c Australian art
Charges apply

Australia’s Rock Art: Connecting our deep past with the future

With Professor Jo McDonald

Image: Jo McDonald

Saturday 7 March 2020, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Sydney Asian Art Series 2020

Art and technology

Various dates and times
March - October 2020

Japanese Decorative Arts

Exquisite lacquerware, ceramics and fabrics

Image: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 – 1868 Furisode uchikake (long-sleeve overcoat) with design of plum and cherry blossoms, peonies, chrysanthemums and wisteria on red figured silk satin ('rinzu’) 19th century Art Gallery of New South Wales. Asian Collection Benefactors’ Fund 2014.

Fridays 28 February to 13 March 2020, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Raphael: Renaissance master revealed BOOKED OUT

Symposium

Image: Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio of Urbino) The Sistine Madonna 1513 (detail) Gemaeldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden / Bridgeman Images.

Friday 20 March or Saturday 21 March 2020, 10.30am

This is a one day symposium – the Saturday symposium is a repeat of the Friday

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

The roaring twenties: Fashion at its most decadent

With Charlotte Smith

Image: Harold Cazneaux Doris Zinkeisen 1929 (detail) gelatin silver photograph 25 × 19.8 cm image/sheet. Art Gallery of New South Wales. Gift of the Cazneaux family 1975.

Friday 27 March 2020, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Celebrating Beethoven: Innovator, visionary, phenomenon

With Andy Bromberger

Image: Artwork by Gregory Firlotte, based on the painting by Joseph Karl Stieler
Portrait of Ludwig van Beethoven when composing the Missa Solemnis 1820 © Gregory Firlotte

Thursdays 12, 26 March & 2 April 2020, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Armchair travel: Turkey

With Jane Hutcheon

Image: Cappadocia, Turkey

Thursday 23 April 2020, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Collecting 101

A beginner’s guide to collecting contemporary art

Image: Lindsay Clement-Meehan, photo by Jacquie Manning

Saturdays 14 March, 18 April & 23 May 2020, 1.30pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Art Appreciation 2020

Love, sex and death: The constant companions of art

Image: Richard Larter Five in a row show 1969 (detail) synthetic polymer paint on five composition board panels, 244 × 610 cm. Art Gallery of New South Wales. Gift of Frank Watters 2018. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program © Richard Larter. Licensed by Copyright Agency.

Various Wednesdays 6pm or Thursdays 1pm
29 January – 19 November 2020
See listing for details

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply