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Christian heavens in a Chinese earth

Wu Li, Giuseppe Castiglione and Christian painters in the Qing court

Image: Wu Li River and sky shrouded in the mist of sunset rain 1671 (detail)

Thursday 4 April 2019, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Lecture series: Art from Milingimbi

Hear from the exhibition curator and experts

Image: Binyinyuwuy Rain in the trees c1959 (detail) © Binyinyuwuy Estate. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency, Sydney

Tuesdays 1pm
22 November - 6 December 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Ancient treasures: Objects of desire

With Iain Shearer

Image: Gaziantep Mosaic of Gypsy Girl, Zeugma Mosaic Museum;

Various Fridays and Saturdays 10.30am
1 March - 13 April 2019
See listing for dates

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Given: Marcel Duchamp

The artist, his work and his legacy

Image: Matthew Affron

Saturday 27 April 2019, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Lecture series: Heaven, earth and humanity

Illuminating histories and mythologies in historical Chinese art

Image: Portrait of the Hongzhi Emperor hanging scroll Ming dynasty 1368–1644 (detail). The National Palace Museum, Taipei. Photos: © National Palace Museum, Taipei

Wednesdays 7.30pm
27 March, 3, 10, 17 April, 1 May 2019

Duration 1 hour
Charges apply

Where worlds collide

Australia’s epic story and the human history of the Kimberley

Image: photo by Grahame Walsh, courtesy of the Takarakka Archive

Friday 3 May 2019, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

The artist speaks: In conversation

Inspirations from Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prize winners and finalists

Image: Nicholas Harding

Sundays 17, 24 March, 7, 14 April, 5 May 2019, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Land, air and sea: inspiration from the elements

With Andy Bromberger

Image: Tom Roberts Storm at sea circa 1907 (detail)

Saturdays 4 to 18 May 2019, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Sydney Asian Art Series 2019

Art and urban culture

Image: Isfahan, Chehel Sotun (Forty Pillar) Palace, detail of the mural in the audience hall, Feasting reception hosted by Shah Abbas the Great, mid-17th century. Photo © Sussan Babaie

28 March - 26 October

Art appreciation lecture series 2019

Being human: The figure in art

Image: Charles Meere Australian beach pattern 1940 (detail) © Charles Meere Estate/Copyright Agency 2018

Various Wednesdays 6pm and Thursdays 1pm
30 January – 14 November 2019
See listing for details

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply