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Georgia O'Keeffe: art and life

With Dr Cody Hartley from the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

Image: Georgia O’Keeffe © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

Thursday 29 June 2017, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

The modern style: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

Curators from the US and Australia discuss three modern masters

Image: Grace Cossington Smith The Lacquer Room (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Estate of Grace Cossington Smith

Saturday 1 July 2017, 2pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Free viewing for members

O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: making modernism

Image: Margaret Preston Wheelflower c1929 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Margaret Rose Preston Estate, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Sunday 2 July 2017, 5.15pm
Monday 3 July 2017, 10am

Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

An evening with Georgia O’Keeffe BOOKED OUT

Art, food, fashion and the life of an icon

Image: Georgia O’Keeffe © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

Wednesday 5 July 2017, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Function space
Charges apply

Georgia O’Keeffe: abstraction and the natural world

With Dr Carolyn Kastner from the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

Image: Georgia O’Keeffe Ram’s Head, Blue Morning Glory 1938 (detail), Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, gift of The Burnett Foundation © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

Thursday 6 July 2017, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Family workshop: Tea for two BOOKED OUT

School holiday activity for children aged 5-8

Image: Margaret Preston Thea Proctor’s tea party 1924 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Margaret Rose Preston Estate, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Friday 7 July 2017, 10.30am & 1.30pm

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

Teenage drawing workshop: Taking tea

For ages 12 to 16

Image: Grace Cossington Smith Things on an iron tray on the floor c1928 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Estate of Grace Cossington Smith

Wednesday 12 July 2017, 10.30am

Duration 2 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Family workshop: Magic mobiles

School holiday activity for children aged 5-8

Image: Margaret Preston Still life 1925 (detail), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 1980 © Margaret Rose Preston Estate, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Friday 14 July 2017, 10.30am

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

Drop in and make: Light, colour and form

Free artmaking activity for families

Image: Georgia O’Keeffe Petunia No. 2 1924 (detail), Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, gift of the Burnett Foundation and Gerald and Kathleen Peters 1996 © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

Daily 11am – 4pm
Monday 10 – Friday 14 July 2017
Sunday 16 July 2017

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Art and dementia: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Margaret Preston NSW and West Australian banksia 1929 (detail), Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, purchased 1972 © Margaret Rose Preston Estate, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Wednesday 19 July 2017, 10.30am

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Wednesday 19 July 2017, 11am

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

Celebrity talks: Making modernism in Sydney

What was modernism and how did it transform this city?

Image: Margaret Preston Sydney Bridge c1932 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Margaret Rose Preston Estate, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Wednesdays 6.30pm
19, 26 July 2017

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Geoff Bull and The Finer Cuts

Traditional New Orleans style jazz

Image: Geoff Bull and The Finer Cuts

Wednesdays 7.30pm
19, 26 July 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Teacher salon: Archibald and O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

Professional learning for primary and secondary teachers

Image: Lucy Culliton Finished packing (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

Wednesday 2 August 2017, 5pm

Duration 2 hours
Free, bookings required

Japanese-language guided tour: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

日本語ガイドツアー:オキーフ、プレストン、コッシントンスミス

Image: Grace Cossington Smith The bridge in building 1929 (detail), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, gift of Ellen Waugh 2005 © Estate of Grace Cossington Smith

Wednesday 16 August 2017, 11am

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

Exhibition talks: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

Short talks by experts

Image: Margaret Preston Australian rock lily 1933 (detail), Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum, Victoria Buda Collection © Margaret Rose Preston Estate, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Wednesdays 5.30pm
16-30 August 2017

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Spectacular still lifes

How to create artistic arrangements

Image: A Seasonal Concepts arrangement

Wednesdays 7pm
16-30 August 2017

Duration 45 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Virna Sanzone

Enjoy jazz from the 1920s to 1950s

Image: Virna Sanzone

Wednesdays 8pm
16-30 August 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Coffee tour: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith BOOKED OUT

For members and guests

Image: Margaret Preston Implement blue 1927 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Margaret Rose Preston Estate, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Tuesday 18 July, Thursday 24 August & 14 September 2017, 10am

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

Dynamic drawing workshop BOOKED OUT

With Annie Herron

Image: Grace Cossington Smith Bulli pier, south coast 1931 (detail), private collection © Estate of Grace Cossington Smith

Friday 25 August, Saturday 16 September 2017, 10.30am

Duration 5 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Saturday 8 July, 23 September 2017, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Walking tours: Celebrating Margaret Preston BOOKED OUT

Visit the Royal Botanic Garden with experts

Image: Margaret Preston Western Australian gum blossom 1928 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Margaret Rose Preston Estate, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturdays 11am
29 July, 26 August, 30 September 2017

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Charges apply

Cantonese-language guided tour: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

粵語導覽:歐姬芙, 普雷斯頓, 克星頓.史密斯

Image: Grace Cossington Smith The bridge in building 1929 (detail), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, gift of Ellen Waugh 2005 © Estate of Grace Cossington Smith

Saturdays 2pm
1 July – 30 September 2017

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

Mandarin-language guided tour: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

普通話導覽:歐姬芙、普雷斯頓、克星頓.史密斯

Image: Grace Cossington Smith The bridge in building 1929 (detail), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, gift of Ellen Waugh 2005 © Estate of Grace Cossington Smith

Saturdays 2pm
8 July – 30 September 2017

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

Introductory talk: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

A short overview of the exhibition

Image: Grace Cossington Smith Landscape at Pentecost c1932 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Estate of Grace Cossington Smith

Wednesdays 10.30am
Saturdays 2.30pm
1 July – 2 October 2017 (except 26 July)

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Guided tour: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

An introduction to highlights in the exhibition

Image: Grace Cossington Smith Landscape at Pentecost 1929, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australian Government Grant 1981 © Estate of Grace Cossington Smith

Wednesdays 12pm, 7.15pm
Saturdays 12pm
5 July – 30 September 2017
Sunday 1 October 2017, 12pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free with exhibition entry