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Learning symposium 2015

The Gallery’s annual visual arts conference for teachers

26–28 February 2015
Day 1: Thursday 26 February, 12.45pm–4pm
Day 2: Friday 27 February, 9.30am–3pm
Day 3: Saturday 28 February, 9.30am–3pm

Charges apply

Free viewing for members

The photograph and Australia

Image: Mervyn Bishop Prime Minister Gough Whitlam pours soil into the hands of traditional land owner Vincent Lingiari, Northern Territory 1975, type R3 photograph, 30.5 × 30.5 cm, Hallmark Cards Australian Photography Collection Fund 1991 © Mervyn Bishop. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Sunday 22 March 2015, 5.15pm
Monday 23 March 2015, 10am

Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free

Lecture series: The photograph and Australia

How photography made modern Australia

Image: Anne Zahalka artist #2 (Rosemary Laing) 1998 from the series Artists, colour Duraflex photograph, collection of the artist © Anne Zahalka. Licensed by Viscopy

Sundays 8-29 March 2015, 10.30am

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Drop in and create

Light painting with the Canon Collective

Wednesday 15 April 2015, 6-8pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Front of the Gallery
Free

Photography symposium

Trafficking images: histories and theories of photographic transmission

Image: Unknown photographer Australian scenery, Middle Harbour, Port Jackson c1865 (detail) carte de visite, 5.8 × 8.6 cm, Art Gallery of NSW, gift of Josef & Jeanne Lebovic, Sydney 2014

Saturday 18 April 2015, 9am

Duration 7 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Drop in and make: Retro cardboard cameras

Free artmaking activity for kids

Monday to Friday, 6-17 April 2015
Sunday, 5 & 19 April 2015
11am - 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Coffee tour: The photograph and Australia

Rediscover the sense of wonder a photo can induce

Saturday 18, Thursday 23 April 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Members lounge
Charges apply

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See you in the Canon Lab

Wednesdays, 7pm
15-29 April, 6 May 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Lower level 1
Free

Audio-description tour: The photograph and Australia

For blind or vision-impaired visitors

Image: David Moore Migrants arriving in Sydney 1966 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 30.2 × 43.5 cm, gift of the artist 1997 © Lisa, Karen, Michael and Matthew Moore

Thursday 7 May 2015, 2pm

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

Auslan-interpreted talk: The photograph and Australia

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: David Moore Migrants arriving in Sydney 1966 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 30.2 × 43.5 cm, gift of the artist 1997 © Lisa, Karen, Michael and Matthew Moore

Saturday 16 May 2015, 1pm

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

Point, click, chat

With Fenella Kernebone

Image: Fenella Kernebone

Wednesdays 7pm
13, 20 & 27 May 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ground level
Free

Live music: The photograph and Australia

Let the music be the lens

Image: Tina Harrod

Wednesdays, 25 March - 27 May 2015
See listing for times

Free

Community access tour and workshop: Focus

Tour and artmaking activity for people of all ages and abilities

Image: Max Dupain Sunbaker 1937 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 37.9 × 42.8 cm, , Art Gallery of NSW, purchased 1976

Friday 29 May 2015, 11am

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

Artists talks: The photographer’s eye

Hear the stories behind the photographs

Image: Patrick Pound with Rowan McNaught The compound lens project 2014-15 © Patrick Pound and Rowan McNaught

Saturdays, 9 - 30 May 2015
See listing for details
16 May is Auslan interpreted
2 May has been rescheduled

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

Discover drawing: The photograph and Australia

With Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Image: Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Sunday 31 May 2015, 10am

Duration 6 hours
Location: Members lounge
Charges apply

Japanese-language guided tour: The photograph and Australia

日本語ガイドツアー: 写真とオーストラリア

Image: David Moore Migrants arriving in Sydney 1966 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 30.2 × 43.5 cm, Art Gallery of NSW, gift of the artist 1997 © Lisa, Karen, Michael and Matthew Moore

Wednesdays 11am
6 May - 3 June 2015

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

Korean-language guided tour: The photograph and Australia

한국어 안내 관람: 사진과 호주

Image: David Moore Migrants arriving in Sydney 1966 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 30.2 × 43.5 cm, Art Gallery of NSW, gift of the artist 1997 © Lisa, Karen, Michael and Matthew Moore

Wednesdays 11am
1 April 2014 - 3 June 2015

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

Drop in and print

Print your photo free at the Canon Lab

Wednesdays, 5-9pm
1 April - 3 June 2015

Duration 4 hours
Location: Lower level 1
Free

Film series: Brought to light

Troublemakers, boat-rockers, trailblazers and whistleblowers

Image: Still from Wake in fright

Various Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays
29 March - 3 June 2015
See listing for details

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Cantonese-language guided tour: The photograph and Australia

粵語導覽 : 攝影和澳大利亞

Image: David Moore Migrants arriving in Sydney 1966 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 30.2 × 43.5 cm, Art Gallery of NSW, gift of the artist 1997 © Lisa, Karen, Michael and Matthew Moore

Saturdays 2pm
4 April - 6 June 2015

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

Curatorial walkthrough: The photograph and Australia

Hear from the exhibition curator

Image: Charles Bayliss Group of local Aboriginal people, Chowilla Station, Lower Murray River, South Australia (detail) from the album New South Wales Royal Commission: Conservation of water. Views of scenery on the Darling and Lower Murray during the flood of 1886 1886, albumen photograph, 23.6 × 29.5 cm, purchased 1984.

Saturday 6 June 2015, 2pm

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

Mandarin-language guided tour: The photograph and Australia

普通話導覽 : 攝影和澳大利亞

Image: David Moore Migrants arriving in Sydney 1966 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 30.2 × 43.5 cm, Art Gallery of NSW, gift of the artist 1997 © Lisa, Karen, Michael and Matthew Moore

Saturdays 2pm
4 April - 6 June 2015

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

Guided tour: The photograph and Australia

An introduction to the exhibition

Image: David Moore Migrants arriving in Sydney 1966 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 30.2 × 43.5 cm, Art Gallery of NSW, gift of the artist 1997 © Lisa, Karen, Michael and Matthew Moore

Daily 12pm, Wednesday 6pm
21 March - 8 June 2015

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