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Seniors Festival workshop: Inspired by Olsen

Free artmaking activity for seniors

Image: John Olsen Chasing bird landscape 1969 (detail), The Westpac Corporate Art Collection, Sydney © John Olsen

Friday 10 March 2017, 1pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Free viewing for members

'Adman: Warhol before pop' and 'John Olsen: the you beaut country'

Sunday 12 March 2017, 5.15pm
Monday 13 March 2017, 10am

Free

Auslan tour: John Olsen

With Luke King for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: John Olsen Spanish encounter 1960 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Sunday 26 March 2017, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Curators’ tours: John Olsen

Hear the stories behind the artist and exhibition

Image: John Olsen Nightfall, when wattle stains the doubting heart 1980 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Wednesdays 5.30pm
15-29 March 2017

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

Drop in and make: Tangled lines and lyrical landscapes

Free artmaking activity for families

Image: John Olsen Entrance to the seaport of desire 1964 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Sunday 2 April 2017
Monday 10 - Thursday 13 April 2017
11am – 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Audio-description tour: John Olsen

For blind or vision-impaired visitors

Image: John Olsen and Portalegre Tapestry Workshop Joie de vivre 1964-65 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Wednesday 19 April 2017, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

In conversation: John Olsen with Michael Brand

Hear from one of Australia’s greatest artists

Image: Michael Brand and John Olsen

Saturday 29 April 2017, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Film screening: The King Sun BOOKED OUT

A documentary following artist John Olsen at work

Image: John Olsen

Sunday 30 April 2017, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 15 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Teacher salon: John Olsen

Professional learning for primary and secondary teachers

Image: John Olsen Golden summer, Clarendon 1983 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Wednesday 3 May 2017, 5pm

Duration 2 hours
Free, bookings required

Art and dementia: John Olsen

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: John Olsen Sydney Sun [or King Sun] 1965 (detail), National Gallery of Australia © John Olsen

Thursday 4 May 2017, 11.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Talk: Five bells

Hear the story of the poem behind John Olsen's artwork

Image: John Olsen Five bells, Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Saturday 20 May 2017, 1pm

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

Walking tour: Five bells CANCELLED

A celebration of Sydney Harbour

Image: John Olsen Five bells, Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Saturday 20 May 2017, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Charges apply

Coffee tour: John Olsen BOOKED OUT

For members and guests

Image: John Olsen Poet’s garden 2005 (detail), private collection © John Olsen

Thursday 25 May, Tuesday 6 June 2017, 10am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Korean-language guided tour: John Olsen

한국어 안내 관람:존 올슨

Image: John Olsen Summer in the you beaut country 1962 (detail), National Gallery of Victoria © John Olsen

Wednesdays 11am
5 April - 7 June 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

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

Wednesdays 6.30pm
15-29 March, 24 May - 7 June 2017

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Mandarin-language guided tour: John Olsen

普通話導覽 : 約翰·奧爾森

Image: John Olsen Summer in the you beaut country 1962 (detail), National Gallery of Victoria © John Olsen

Saturdays 2pm
18 March – 10 June 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Guided tour: John Olsen

An introduction to highlights in the exhibition

Image: John Olsen Summer in the you beaut country 1962 (detail), National Gallery of Victoria © John Olsen

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays 12pm
14 March – 11 June 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Cantonese-language guided tour: John Olsen

粵語導覽:約翰·奧爾森

Image: John Olsen Summer in the you beaut country 1962 (detail), National Gallery of Victoria © John Olsen

Sundays 1pm
12 March - 11 June 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry