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In conversation with the director of the Musée de Cluny

Celebrating the opening day of 'The lady and the unicorn' exhibition

Image: Hearing c1500 (detail) from the series The lady and the unicorn – Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris. Photo © RMN-GP / Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge / M Urtado

Saturday 10 February 2018, 2.30pm

Duration 45 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Free viewing for members

The lady and the unicorn

Image: Sight c1500 (detail) from the series The lady and the unicorn, Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris. Photo © RMN-GP / Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge / M Urtado

Sunday 11, 25 February 2018, 5.15pm
Monday 12 February 2018, 8.30am

Location: Upper Asian gallery
Free

Celebrity talk: Deborah Cheetham AO

Giving voice to 'The lady and the unicorn'

Image: Deborary Cheetham. Photo by Kristina Kingston

Wednesday 11 April 2018, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Aromas of wine

Smell and taste through the grape

Wednesday 18 April 2018, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Children's access workshop: weave your magic

Free artmaking activity for children with specific needs and their families and carers

Image: Touch c1500 (detail) from the series The lady and the unicorn, Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris. Photo © RMN-GP / Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge / M Urtado

Thursday 19 April 2018, 11am

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

Drop in and make: Weave your magic

Free artmaking activity for families

Sunday-Friday 11am-3.30pm
15-20 April 2018

Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Celebrity talk: Lindy Lee and Steve Pozel

Art, mindfulness and the senses

Image: Lindy Lee. Photo: Roger D’Souza

Wednesday 25 April 2018, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Drop in and make: Rainbows and unicorns

Free artmaking activity for families

Monday-Friday 11am-3.30pm
23-27 April 2018

Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Coffee tour: The lady and the unicorn

For members and guests

Image: Smell c1500 (detail) from the series The lady and the unicorn, Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris. Photo © RMN-GP / Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge / M Urtado

Thursday 15 March, Tuesdays 17 April, 1 May 2018

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

Maker's mark CANCELLED

Join a talk on contemporary textiles

Image: Maryanne Moodie

Wednesday 2 May 2018, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Warp and weft CANCELLED

Demonstration of contemporary weaving

Image: Karlie Hawking

Wednesday 2 May 2018, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Poetic threads: The lady and the unicorn BOOKED OUT

Part of the Sydney Writers’ Festival 2018

Image: Mirrah

Friday 4 – Sunday 6 May 2018, 9am

Duration 1 hour
Charges apply

Celebrity talk: Charlotte Wood

Beauty and the beastly

Image: Charlotte Wood. Photo by Wendy McDougall

Wednesday 9 May 2018, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Win an Aunt Jenny tapestry loom

All Art After Hours visitors have a chance to win

Image: Aunt Jenny loom

Wednesday 9 May 2018, 5-7.15pm
Rescheduled from 2 May

Location: Entrance court

Music in this stillness

Concerts inspired by 'The lady and the unicorn' tapestries

Image: Details of Hearing from the series The lady and the unicorn c1500. Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris. Photo © RMN-GP / Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris / M Urtado.

Wednesdays 7.30pm
11-25 April, 9 May 2018
2 May now 7.45pm at a new location

Duration 1 hour
Free

Teacher salon: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes and The lady and the unicorn

Professional learning for primary and secondary teachers

Wednesday 16 May 2018, 5pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

FOMArt: May

Presented by the Youth Collective

Saturday 26 May 2018, 1- 4pm

Free

Art Gallery Book Club

The lady and the unicorn by Tracy Chevalier

Wednesday 30 May 2018, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Study room
Charges apply

Coming to our senses

A four-part course exploring art, music and nature through mindfulness

Image: Steve Pozel

Saturdays 9am
12 May - 2 June 2018

Duration 3 hours
Charges apply

Focus day: Weaving histories

From 'The lady and the unicorn' to contemporary tapestry

Image: Touch c1500 (detail) from the series The lady and the unicorn, Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris. Photo © RMN-GP / Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge / M Urtado

Saturday 2 June 2018, 10am

Duration 5 hours, 15 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Extreme knitting with Jacqueline Fink BOOKED OUT

Part of Wool Week 2018

Image: Jacqueline Fink

Wednesday 30 May 2018, 6pm
Saturday 2 June 2018, 2.30pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Restaurant
Free, bookings required

Workshop: Floral embroidery BOOKED OUT

With Margaret Daszkiewicz

Image: courtesy Margaret Daszkiewicz

Saturday 9 June 2018, 1pm

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

Tapestry masterclass with Natalie Miller BOOKED OUT

For beginners to intermediate weavers

Image: Natalie Miller. Photo: Bec Taylor

Saturday 7 April 2018, 10am
Sunday 15 April 2018, 10am
Sunday 3 June 2018, 10am
Saturday 16 June 2018, 10am

Duration 6 hours
Location: Function space
Charges apply

Workshop: Floral crochet BOOKED OUT

With Margaret Daszkiewicz

Image: courtesy Margaret Daszkiewicz

Saturday 16 June 2018, 1pm

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

Kids workshop: Magical Unicorn

For children aged 8+

Image: courtesy Trixi Symonds

Sunday 17 June 2018, 1.30pm

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

Exhibition introduction: The lady and the unicorn

A short overview of the exhibition

Image: My sole desire c1500 (detail) from the series The lady and the unicorn, Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris. Photo © RMN-GP / Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge / M Urtado

Daily 11.30am, 1.30pm
10 February - 24 June 2018

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Upper Asian gallery
Free with exhibition entry

The French decorative arts

From Versailles to the Belle Époque

Image: Sèvres Cup and saucer (gobelet litron) (detail) 1775. On loan from Kenneth Reed

Fridays 15 to 29 June 2018, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply