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Armchair travel: Incense and spice

With Jane Hutcheon

Image: courtesy Jane Hutcheon

Saturday 26 May 2018, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Sydney Asian Art Series 2018

Uncertain objects: trajectories of Asian art

Image: From the Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscripts Library, Yale University. © The Van Vechten Trust

Saturday 28 April 2018, 3pm
Tuesday 29 May 2018, 6pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Free, bookings required

Focus day: Weaving histories

From 'The lady and the unicorn' to contemporary tapestry

Image: Touch c1500 (detail) from the series The lady and the unicorn, Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris. Photo © RMN-GP / Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge / M Urtado

Saturday 2 June 2018, 10am

Duration 5 hours, 15 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Special lecture: The mystery of Marie Antoinette

With Ashley Damer-Dawson AM

Jean-François Janinet, after Jean-Baptiste-André Gautier-Dagoty Marie Antoinette 1777 (detail)

Thursday 14 June 2018, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

The house of Cartier

With Patricia Anderson

Image: Cartier Belt Brooch c. 1920-30, Al Thani Collection

Saturday 16 June 2018, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium

Talk: 25 years of Screen Australia's Indigenous Unit

Part of the Sydney Film Festival 2018 and Vivid Ideas

Sunday 17 June 2018, 3.45pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free

The French decorative arts

From Versailles to the Belle Époque

Image: Sèvres Cup and saucer (gobelet litron) (detail) 1775. On loan from Kenneth Reed

Fridays 15 to 29 June 2018, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Art appreciation lecture series 2018

The hidden language of art: symbol and allusion

Image: Francois Boucher The Rape of Europa c1732–34 (detail) oil on canvas, Wallace Collection, London, UK / Bridgeman Images

Various Wednesdays 6pm and Thursdays, 1pm
31 January - 15 November 2018
See listing for details

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply