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Coming ReCollection talk events (view Calendar)

From old favourites to hidden gems, discover the Gallery’s collection one artwork at a time in these lunchtime talks. Each week an artist, curator or conservator will explore an artwork of their choice, speaking from their area of expertise or a personal perspective.

ReCollection: Brett Whiteley

Hear from Brett Whiteley Studio coordinator Alec George

Image: Brett Whiteley The balcony 2 1975 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Wendy Whiteley

Thursday 1 June 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: David Stephenson

Hear from artist Todd McMillan

Image: David Stephenson The ice no.5 1991-92 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © David Stephenson

Thursday 8 June 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: George Pinwell

Hear from conservator Analiese Treacy

Image: George Pinwell A seat in St James’s Park 1869 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 15 June 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Tom Roberts

Hear from curator Margot Riley

Image: Tom Roberts The Golden Fleece (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 22 June 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Philippine textile

Hear from artist Alwin Reamillo

Image: Back-strap loom with section of blanket (owes) 1900s (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 29 June 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Albert Tucker

Hear from curator Leanne Santoro

Image: Albert Tucker The intruder 1964 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Barbara Tucker

Thursday 13 July 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Japanese screen

Hear from curator Melanie Eastburn

Image: Merrymaking in the Yoshiwara mid 1600s (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 20 July 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Sidney Nolan

Hear from conservator Paula Dredge

Image: Sidney Nolan Luna Park 1941 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © the Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust. Bridgeman Art Library

Thursday 27 July 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Adam Pynacker

Hear from public programs manager Josephine Touma

Image: Adam Pynacker Landscape with enraged ox 1665-70, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 10 August 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Edward Henry Corbould

Hear from curator Peter Raissis

Image: Edward Henry Corbould The magic mirror 1953 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 17 August 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Arthur Streeton

Hear from Shireen Huda

Image: Arthur Streeton The railway station, Redfern 1893 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 24 August 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Rodel Tapaya

Hear from curator Matt Cox

Image: Rodel Tapaya Adda Manok Mo, Pedro? (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Rodel Tapaya

Thursday 31 August 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free