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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

Four quartets

Hear the poetry that influenced John Olsen

Image: John Olsen Dry salvages 1956 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Wednesdays 5.30pm
24 May - 7 June 2017

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Live music: Jazz by the Ben Hauptmann Trio

With special guests

Image: Ben Hauptmann

Wednesdays 7.30pm
24-31 May & 7 June 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Social sounds

Come make some noise with Junkyard Beats and The Human Sound Project

Wednesdays 7pm
14-28 June 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Leah Flanagan

Enjoy the sound of contemporary folk and alternative soul

Image: Leah Flanagan

Wednesdays 7.30pm
5, 12 July 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

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

Fools’ Gold poetry performance

Bringing poetry and art together

Image: Grace Crowley Abstract painting 1950 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Reproduced with permission of Grace Crowley Estate

Saturday 5 August 2017, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Poetry Sydney 2017

Poetry readings at the Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Image: Brett Whiteley Studio

First Sunday of the month, 2pm
March - November 2017

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills
Free

Classical Sundays at the Studio 2017

Music recitals at the Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Image: Brett Whiteley Shankar 1966, gift of Mrs Graham Ducker 1971 © Wendy Whiteley

Third Sunday of the month, 2pm
March - November 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills
Free

Resonate 2017

Concert series

Image: Nick Parnell, courtesy the artist

Various dates in 2017, 7pm

Duration 3 hours
Charges apply