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Art, mindfulness and possibilities CANCELLED

A conversation with Harvard psychologist Dr Ellen Langer

Image: Ellen Langer

Wednesday 31 May 2017, 7.30pm

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

Panel: Fame and fortune - sustaining your artistic practice BOOKED OUT

How can artists achieve their career goals?

Image: Abdul Abdullah Be happy 2016 (detail), made with the assistance of DGTMB Art Embroidery. Courtesy the artist, Fehily Contemporary and 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. Photo: Document Photography

Saturday 3 June 2017, 10am

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Street art in creative cities

Revaluing graffiti practice

Image: courtesy Fintan Magee

Saturday 3 June 2017, 2pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Performance lecture: City without crows

By artist Raquel Ormella for The National 2017

Image: Raquel Ormella City Without Crows 2015–17 (detail of process image). Courtesy the artist and Milani Gallery © the artist

Wednesday 31 May 2017, 7.15pm
Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 June 2017, 11am, 2pm

Duration 40 minutes
Location: Study room
Charges apply

Ian McPherson Memorial Lecture 2017: David Wenham

Part of the Sydney Film Festival 2017

Image: David Wenham

Monday 12 June 2017, 4pm

Duration 1 hour, 15 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

What is music?

With Andy Bromberger

Image: Tom Roberts Adagio c1893 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursdays 10.30am
1-15 June 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Talks: It was about opening the very notion that there was a particular perspective

Curated by artist Alex Martinis Roe for The National 2017

Image: Alex Martinis Roe It was about opening the very notion that there was a particular perspective 2015–17, detail of source image courtesy and © Meredith Burgmann

Saturdays 29 April, 27 May, 17 June 2017
See listing for details

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Suffragette City: Sydney, feminism and film

Part of the Sydney Film Festival 2017

Sunday 18 June 2017, 1pm

Duration 1 hour, 15 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

Panel: Brave new cities

How technology and data are disrupting the delivery of infrastructure

Wednesday 21 June 2017, 6.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Travel afternoon: New York, New York

With Claudia Chan Shaw and Peter McNeil

Saturday 24 June 2017, 2pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Conversations: Changing courses

By artist Keg de Souza for The National 2017

Image: Keg de Souza Appetite for Construction 2016 (detail), installation view, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, 2016. Courtesy the artist and Contemporary Art Gallery © the artist. Photo: Trasi Jang

Wednesdays 26 April, 24 May, 28 June 2017
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Free, bookings required

Russian art, music and Fabergé film

Lecture and film screening with Alan Dodge

Saturday 8 July 2017, 2pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Lecture: Do portraits require posing?

Hear from Cynthia Freeland, University of Houston

Image: Hugh Ramsay Artist in studio 1901-02 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Wednesday 12 July 2017, 6pm

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

Performance salon: It was about opening the very notion that there was a particular perspective

By artist Alex Martinis Roe for The National 2017

Image: Alex Martinis Roe It was about opening the very notion that there was a particular perspective 2015-17 (detail of video still). Courtesy and © the artist

Saturday 15 July 2017, 2pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free, bookings required

Thursday 27 July 2017, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Modern reflections on ancient Greece

With Judy Roberts and Vrasidas Karalis

Saturday 29 July 2017, 2pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Dig the world

Astounding tales from the heroic age of archaeology

Image: Ottomar Anton Cheap Mediterranean Trips poster for the Hamburg Southern Line 1935 (detail). Cauer Collection, Germany / Bridgeman Images

Various Fridays and Saturdays 10.30am
7 April - 5 August 2017
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Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Stories on the Silk Road

In conversation with Joyce Morgan and Julian Droogan

Saturday 12 August 2017, 10.30am

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
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
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Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Free, bookings required

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
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Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply