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World AIDS Day forum: Art, strength and resilience

Photographers discuss Sydney’s LGBTQI culture

Image: Robert Mapplethorpe Self-portrait 1985 from the exhibition Robert Mapplethorpe: the perfect medium © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission

Wednesday 29 November 2017, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Coffee tour: Robert Mapplethorpe

For members and guests

Image: Robert Mapplethorpe Tulips 1977 from the exhibition Robert Mapplethorpe: the perfect medium © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission

Tuesday 21 November, Thursday 7 December 2017, 10am

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

Film series: Lost New York

Chronicles of a metropolis from the 1970s and 80s

Image: Still from Gloria

Wednesdays 2pm & 7.15pm, Sundays 2pm
8 November - 17 December 2017
10 January – 4 February 2018
Saturdays 2pm, 18 & 25 November, 13 & 20 January
with 1.30pm talks, 18 November, 13 & 20 January

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

An alternative gaze

A guided tour of LGBTQI highlights at the Gallery

Wednesday 21 February 2018, 3pm & 6pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre foyer
Charges apply

Guided tour: Robert Mapplethorpe

An introduction to highlights in the exhibition

Image: Robert Mapplethorpe Self-portrait 1980 from the exhibition Robert Mapplethorpe: the perfect medium © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission

Wednesdays and Saturdays 12pm
28 October - 20 December 2017
3 January - 3 March 2018
Wednesdays 7.15pm
1 November – 13 December 2017
10 January – 28 February 2018

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

Past events

Film screening: Girl in a mirror

A documentary portrait of Australian photographer Carol Jerrems

Image: Carol Jerrems Vale Street 1975 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Ken and Lance Jerrems

Sunday 29 October 2017
10.45am for 11am start

Duration 2 hours, 15 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Jazz at the Gallery BOOKED OUT

James Morrison Quintet

Image: James Morrison

Sunday 29 October 2017, 7pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Entrance court
Charges apply

Exhibition talks: Robert Mapplethorpe

From leather to lilies with the Gallery's curator of photography

Image: Robert Mapplethorpe Ken Moody and Robert Sherman 1984 from the exhibition Robert Mapplethorpe: the perfect medium © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission

Wednesdays 5.30pm
1, 8 November 2017

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

Celebrity talk: Clinton Walker

Bob and Patti and punk and me

Image: Robert Mapplethorpe Patti Smith 1978 from the exhibition Robert Mapplethorpe: the perfect medium © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission

Wednesday 1 November 2017, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Lucie Thorne

A tribute to Patti Smith

Image: Lucie Thorne

Wednesday 1 November 2017, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Images, intimacy and Robert Mapplethorpe

A lecture and panel discussion with artists

Image: Robert Mapplethorpe Self-portrait 1975 from the exhibition Robert Mapplethorpe: the perfect medium © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission

Saturday 4 November 2017, 2pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

i-D presents Art After Hours

In association with ‘Robert Mapplethorpe: the perfect medium’

Image: Mistress Tokyo

Wednesday 8 November 2017, 5-10pm

Free

Free viewing for members

‘Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age’ plus ‘Robert Mapplethorpe’

Image: Rembrandt Portrait of Dr Ephraim Bueno (1599-1665) 1646–47 (detail), Rijksmuseum

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

Free

The influences and traditions of Robert Mapplethorpe BOOKED OUT

A curator-led tour and talk

Image: Robert Mapplethorpe Ken Moody 1983 from the exhibition Robert Mapplethorpe: the perfect medium © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission

Wednesday 15 November 2017, 6.15pm

Duration 1 hour, 45 minutes
Location: Study room
Charges apply