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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: Gilbert Bayes

Hear from conservator Melanie Barrett

Image: Gilbert Bayes The offerings of peace 1923 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Gilbert Bayes Charitable Trust

Thursday 28 September 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Mikala Dwyer

Hear from community program producer Jonathan Wilson

Image: Mikala Dwyer The letterbox Marys 2015-17, installation detail at the Art Gallery of New South Wales © Mikala Dwyer

Thursday 5 October 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Charles Robertson

Hear from conservator Emma Rouse

Image: Charles Robertson Bazaar gossip c1886 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 12 October 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Yin Xiuzhen

Hear from curator Natalie Seiz

Image: Yin Xiuzhen Beijing Opera 2000, installation view, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Yin Xiuzhen, courtesy of Prüss & Ochs, Berlin and Anna Schwartz, Melbourne

Thursday 19 October 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Eugène Delacroix

Hear from art historian Margaret MacNamidhe

Image: Eugène Delacroix Angelica and the wounded Medoro c1860 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 26 October 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Ngupulya Pumani

Hear from curator Cara Pinchbeck

Image: Ngupulya Pumani Maku inmaku pakani 2014 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © the artist

Thursday 2 November 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free