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Symposium: Towards a flexible future

Managing time-based media artworks in collections

Image: Anthony McCall Meeting you halfway II 2009 (detail), single channel digital video projection, black and white, silent, haze, duration: 00:15:00 min, aspect ratio: 4:3, display dimensions variable, Art Gallery of New South Wales, purchased 2014
© Anthony McCall, installation view, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, 2009
Photo: Jason Wyche

Tuesday 4 June 2019, 8.30am

Duration 4 hours, 45 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Directors in conversation

With Michael Brand and Michel Draguet

Image: Michel Draguet

Tuesday 4 June 2019, 2.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Young Professionals: Meetup

Artists and cocktails

Image: photo by Kylie Whyte

Wednesday 5 June 2019, 6pm

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

Artists behaving badly

In conversation with Ashleigh Wilson and John Saxby

Image: Caravaggio Boy bitten by a lizard 1594–1596 (detail) Fondazione Roberto Longhi, Florence

Saturday 15 June 2019, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Armchair travel: Ethiopia – the heart of African Civilisation

With Jane Hutcheon

Image: Frescoes in the Debre Birhan Selassie church in Gondar, Ethiopia

Saturday 22 June 2019, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Performance lecture and film screening: From site to place

In association with UNSW Galleries

Image: Robert Andrew, Touching Pindan (detail), 2016, rocks, aluminium, electromechanicals, photo courtesy Louis Lim and © the artist

Sunday 23 June 2019, 2pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Free

1001 Nights: Magnificent Tales from the Near East

With Julian Droogan

Image: Persian School (16th century) Ms D-212 fol.285a Alexander Visits a Hermit, illustration to The Book of Alexander by Elias Nezami, 1191 c1550 (detail) Institute of Oriental Studies, St Petersburg, Russia/Bridgeman Images

Various Fridays and Saturdays 10.30am
21 June to 3 August 2019
See listing for dates

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Art for starters: An introduction to European art history BOOKED OUT

With Liz Gibson

Image: Edouard Detaille Vive L’Empereur! 1891 (detail) Art Gallery of New South Wales collection

Saturdays 6, 13, 20 July and 10, 17, 24 August 2019, 2pm

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
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

Various dates and times
28 March – 26 October 2019
See listing for details

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Free, bookings recommended

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

Sydney Asian Art Series 2017

Beyond the studio: contexts for Asian art

Image: Nasir al-Din Shah Qajar signed by Mubarak Mirza, b Mahmud, Iran, mid 19th century, private collection

9 March – 19 October 2017
See listing for details

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Free, bookings required