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Talk: Archive factory BOOKED OUT

Inside the archives of Andy Warhol, Max Dupain and Frank Hinder

Image: Frank Hinder Preliminary ideas, 'Parsons’ NY 1929 (detail), Frank Hinder Archive at the Art Gallery of New South Wales Archive

Wednesday 22 February 2017, 6pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Panel: ARTEXPRESS 2017

Michael Brand and Del Kathryn Barton speak to ARTEXPRESS student artists

Image: Del Kathryn Barton

Wednesday 22 February 2017, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Art and revolution: The life and death of the Russian avant-garde

With Rosamund Bartlett

Image: Aleksandr Rodchenko Composition 1918 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Alexander Rodchenko/RAO. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Thursdays 10.30am
2-23 February 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Queer Thinking symposium: Queer Warhol

Celebrate the contribution of the LGBTQI community to the arts

Image: Philip Pearlstein Andy Warhol in New York City c1949 (detail), Philip Pearlstein papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Saturday 25 February 2017, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Special lecture: Versailles

With Ashley Dawson Damer

Image: after Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun Queen Marie-Antoinette 1779-80 (detail), oil on canvas, on loan to the NGA from the Palace of Versailles. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Gérard Blot

Thursday 2 March 2017, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Armchair travel: Bhutan

With Joyce Morgan

Image: Punakha Dzong, Bhutan

Saturday 4 March 2017, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Go west: growing Western Sydney

How to create a thriving community

Image: Artist’s impression of Westmead Redevelopment

Wednesday 8 March 2017, 6.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Marketing pleasure for profit: The mirror of Yoshiwara beauties, compared

Professor Julie Nelson Davis explores a remarkable Japanese book

Image: Detail of woodblock print of courtesans by Kitao Shigemasa and Katsukawa Shunshō, from the album The mirror of Yoshiwara beauties, compared, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Thursday 9 March 2017, 6pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Free, bookings required

Armchair travel: Cutting-edge contemporary

With Gitte Weise

Image: Exhibition at the Baumwollspinnerei in Leipzig, Germany. Photo: Juliane Thiere / Alamy Stock Photo

Saturday 11 March 2017, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Armchair travel: More than meets the eye

With Kathryn Hunyor

Image: 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa © SANAA

Saturday 18 March 2017, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

The Kimberley rock art dating project

Take an exploration in time

Image: courtesy of Kimberley Foundation Australia. Copyright owner reserves all rights.

Saturday 18 March 2017, 2pm

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

Armchair travel: Splendours of Uzbekistan

With Liz Gibson

Image: Hast Imam Square in Tashkent, Ubekistan

Saturday 25 March 2017, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Curator’s lecture: Adman

Hear about Andy Warhol before pop

Image: Philip Pearlstein Andy Warhol in New York City c1949 (detail), Philip Pearlstein papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Saturday 25 March 2017, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

Panel: Situating practice

A conversation about art and Australian identity

Image: Tom Nicholson Comparative monument (Shellal) 2014-16 (detail), installation view, The Jerusalem Show VIII, Qalandiya International Palestine, 2016. Courtesy the artist and Milani Gallery, Brisbane © the artist

Thursday 30 March 2017, 12.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Lecture: How can the sacred be sensuous?

Indian art with Columbia University professor Vidya Dehejia

Image: Vidya Dehejia

Saturday 1 April 2017, 1pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Rosalie Gascoigne centenary

Celebrate 100 years since the artist's birth

Rosalie Gascoigne Metropolis (1999)(detail) © Rosalie Gascoigne. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Thursday 6 April 2017, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Educators conference: The National 2017

Professional learning for secondary teachers

Image: Gordon Bennett Home Décor (after M Preston) #18 2012 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales. Courtesy and © the Estate of Gordon Bennett

Thursday 6 April 2017, 6-8pm (Carriageworks)
Friday 7 April 2017, 9am - 12.30pm (MCA)
Friday 7 April 2017, 1.30-4.30pm (AGNSW)

Charges apply

Mandarin-language lecture: Christianity and Chinese culture

華語講座: 基督教與中國文化

Sunday 9 April 2017, 3pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Martin Sharp: a life in colour

Hear from his biographer Joyce Morgan

Image: Martin Sharp Mister Tambourine Man 1967 (detail) © Estate of Martin Sharp. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Thursday 27 April 2017, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
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 - 22 July 2016
See listing for dates

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

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
See listing for dates

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply