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Opening lecture: Nude

Hear from Emma Chambers of the Tate

Image: Pablo Picasso Nude woman in a red armchair (Femme nue dans un fauteuil rouge) 1932 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 129.9 × 97.2 cm, Tate: Purchased 1953 © Pablo Picasso/Succession Pablo Picasso. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney. Image: © Tate, London 2016

Saturday 5 November 2016, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Free viewing for members

Nude: art from the Tate collection

Image: Frederic, Lord Leighton The bath of Psyche exhibited 1890 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 189.2 × 62.2 cm, Tate: Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1890. Image © Tate, London 2016

Sunday 6 November 2016, 5.15pm
Monday 7 November 2016, 10am

Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free

Eileen Kramer and Jean-Paul Bell in conversation

Hear about the power of the body and mind

Image: Eileen Kramer. Photo: Cybele Malinowski

Wednesday 16 November 2016, 6pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Dance and creative movement workshop

Take a masterclass with Eileen Kramer

Image: Eileen Kramer. Photo: Cybele Malinowski

Wednesday 16 November 2016, 7.30pm

Duration 45 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Members party

You can leave your hat on

Image: Philip Wilson Steer Seated nude: the black hat c1900 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 50.8 × 40.6 cm, Tate: Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1941. Image © Tate, London 2016

Saturday 26 November 2016, 6.30pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Entrance court
Charges apply

Celebrity talks: From titillation to taboos

Exposing the human body

Image: Kelli Jean Drinkwater. Photo: Toby Burrows

Wednesdays 6.30pm
9-30 November 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Stripped back

Enjoy acoustic sets from some favourite musicians

Image: Martha Marlow

Wednesdays 7.30pm
9-30 November 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Lister live

Life drawing at Nanda\Hobbs Contemporary

Image: courtesy Anthony Lister

Thursday 1 December 2016, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Talks: Up close with the nude

Artists and scholars discuss their favourite artworks in the exhibition

Image: Ben Quilty

Wednesdays 7.30pm
9 November – 7 December 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Junkyard Beats and The Human Sound Project

Performance and workshop: Making music with the body

Image: Simon Jankelson of The Human Sound Project

Wednesday 14 December 2016, 7pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Talk: Up close with Julie

Julie Ewington on Rineke Dijkstra's 'Julie'

Image: Julie Ewington

Wednesday 14 December 2016, 7.30pm

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

Draw Rodin’s ‘The kiss’

Get intimate with a masterpiece

Image: Auguste Rodin The kiss 1901-04, Pentelican marble, 182.2 × 121.9 × 153 cm, Tate: purchased with assistance from the Art Fund and public contributions 1953. Image © Tate, London 2016

Tuesday 8.45am, 6 December 2016
Thursdays 8.45am, 10 November, 8 December 2016, 12 January 2017

Duration 1 hour, 15 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Charges apply

Children’s access workshop: Strike a pose

Artmaking for children with specific needs, their families and carers

Image: Sir Joshua Reynolds James Maitland, 7th Earl of Lauderdale 1759-60 (detail), Art Gallery of NSW collection

Wednesday 18 January 2017, 11am

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

Art and dementia: The body

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: John Gibson Narcissus post 1829 (detail), Art Gallery of NSW collection

Thursday 19 January 2017, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Coffee tour: Nude

For members and guests

Image: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Two women (Zwei frauen) 1912 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 76.5 × 84.5 cm. Tate: Presented by the executors of Dr Rosa Schapire 1954 © Karl Schmidt-Rotluff/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney. Image © Tate, London 2016

Tuesday 29 November, Tuesday 13 December 2016, Thursday 19 January 2017, 10.30am

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

Audio-description tour: Nude

For blind or vision-impaired visitors

Image: Pierre Bonnard The bath (Baignoire (Le bain)) 1925 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 86 × 120.6 cm, Tate: Presented by Lord Ivor Spencer Churchill through the Contemporary Art Society 1930 © Estate of Pierre Bonnard. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney. Image © Tate, London 2016

Thursday 8 December 2016, 11am
Friday 20 January 2017, 11am

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

The history of (nude) performance: Barbara Cleveland

A participatory history of nudity in art

Image: Barbara Cleveland (Frances Barrett, Kate Blackmore, Kelly Doley and Diana Smith) The history of performance 2015, live performance. Photo: Daegan Wells

Saturday 21 January 2017, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: 20th & 21st c Australian art
Free

Nude live BOOKED OUT

Sydney Dance Company performs as part of Sydney Festival 2017

Photo: Peter Greig

7-10, 14-17, 21-24 January 2017, 6pm, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Charges apply

Community access tour and workshop: Nude

For adults with specific needs

Image: William Etty Candaules, King of Lydia, shews his wife by stealth to Gyges, one of his ministers, as she goes to bed exhibited 1830 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 45.1 × 55.9 cm, Tate: Presented by Robert Vernon 1847. Image © Tate, London 2016

Tuesday 6 December 2016, 11am
Wednesday 25 January 2017, 11am

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

Live music: Mr Percival

Summer evenings of sonic bliss

Image: Mr Percival

Wednesdays 7.30pm
4-25 January 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Naked ideas

Thursday night philosophy sessions with The School of Life

Image: Lucian Freud Standing by the rags 1988–89 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 168.9 × 138.4 cm, Tate: Purchased with assistance from the Art Fund, the Friends of the Tate Gallery and anonymous donors 1990. © Lucian Freud Archive/Bridgeman Images. Image © Tate, London 2016

Thursdays 7-8.15pm
5-26 January 2017

Duration 1 hour, 15 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Drop in and make: The body

Free artmaking activity for families

Image: Bertram Mackennal Sappho c1909 (detail), Art Gallery of NSW collection

Mondays - Fridays 11am – 4pm
9-13, 16-20, 23-27 January 2017

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Nude at night

Exhibition open until 10pm plus events - all welcome

Thursdays, Fridays, 5-10pm
5-27 January 2017

Duration 5 hours

Workshop: Nearly nude

Life drawing with a difference

Image: Alfred Stevens Study of a kneeling boy bending a bow, for Dorchester House c1860 (detail), chalk on paper, 32.1 × 25.7 cm, Tate: Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1923. Image © Tate, London 2016

Fridays 5-9pm
6-27 January 2017

Duration 4 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Tours: The shock of the nude

Artists and thinkers lead tours of the exhibition

Image: Ron Mueck Wild man 2005 (detail), mixed media, 285 × 161.9 × 108 cm, Tate: Artist Rooms, acquired jointly with the National Galleries of Scotland through The d’Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008 © Ron Mueck. Photo: Tate/NPG Scotland, Marcus Leith. Image © Tate, London 2016

Thursdays and Fridays 6.30pm, 8.30pm
5-27 January 2017

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

The nude: art, beauty and nakedness

Two lectures on the contradictions and controversies of the nude

Image: Henri Matisse Draped nude (Femme nue drapée) 1936 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 45.7 × 37.5 cm, Tate: Purchased 1959 © Succession H Matisse. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney. Image © Tate, London 2016

Saturday 28 January 2017, 2pm

Duration 1 hour, 45 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Film screening: Destination Arnold

A documentary on the power of the body

Image: Kylene Anderson

Sunday 29 January 2017, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 10 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Auslan tour: Nude with Sue Wright

For visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: Amedeo Modigliani Seated nude with necklace (Nu assis au collier) 1917 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 91.5 × 59.7 cm, The Lewis Collection

Wednesday 18 January 2017, 7.15pm
Sunday 29 January 2017, 1.30pm

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

Korean-language guided tour: Nude

한국어 안내 관람: 누드

Image: Herbert Draper The lament for Icarus exhibited 1898 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 182.9 × 155.6 cm, Tate: Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1898. Image © Tate, London 2016

Wednesdays 11am
9 November - 14 December 2016
4 January - 1 February 2017

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

Celebrity talks: Nude fictions

Writers read their own words inspired by the exhibition

Image: Benjamin Law

Wednesdays 6.30pm
4-25 January, 1 February 2017
18 January is Auslan interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Art and dementia: Nude

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: William Strang The temptation 1899 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 122 × 137.2 cm, Tate: Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1999. Image © Tate, London 2016

Thursday 2 February 2017, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Japanese-language guided tour: Nude

日本語ガイドツアー:ヌード展

Image: Herbert Draper The lament for Icarus exhibited 1898 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 182.9 × 155.6 cm, Tate: Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1898. Image © Tate, London 2016

Wednesdays, Saturdays 11am
9 November - 21 December 2016
7 January - 4 February 2017

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

Mandarin-language guided tour: Nude

普通話導覽:裸體

Image: Herbert Draper The lament for Icarus exhibited 1898 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 182.9 × 155.6 cm, Tate: Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1898. Image © Tate, London 2016

Saturdays 2pm
12 November - 17 December 2016
7-21 January, 4 February 2017

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

Cantonese-language guided tour: Nude

粵語導覽:裸體

Image: Herbert Draper The lament for Icarus exhibited 1898 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 182.9 × 155.6 cm, Tate: Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1898. Image © Tate, London 2016

Sundays 2pm
8-22 January, 5 February 2017

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

Guided tour: Nude

An introduction to highlights in the exhibition

Image: Herbert Draper The lament for Icarus exhibited 1898 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 182.9 × 155.6 cm, Tate: Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1898. Image © Tate, London 2016

Daily 11.30am, 2pm (except 22 Dec – 3 Jan)
Wednesdays 7.15pm (except 21, 28 Dec)
5 November 2016 – 5 February 2017

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

Film series: Nude and naked

Representations of nudity in cinema

Image: Still from Tarzan and his mate

Various Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays
9 November - 18 December 2016
4 January – 5 February 2017
See listing for details

Location: Domain Theatre
Free