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top image detail: Michael Riley 'Untitled (Ocean)', from the series 'Fence Sitting', 1994 gelatin silver photograph. On loan from Rachel Perkins © Michael Riley, Licensed by The Michael Riley Foundation and VISCOPY, Australia. Part of the Michael Riley exhibition
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Tokio Kumagai 'Pair of woman's Mouse shoes' Autumn–Winter 1985–86 Collection of the National Gallery of Australia. Part of the Abracadabra exhibition.
To help you enjoy the children's holidays and to celebrate Children's Week the National Gallery of Australia is presenting a wide range of workshops and performances for children of all ages.
Activities have been inspired by current exhibitions – click links below to see related events:
National Gallery of Australia birthday lecture
Thursday 12 October 6pm
'The New Rijksmuseum: fusing art and history' Professor Ronald de Leeuw, Director Rijksmuseum, focuses on the ideas shaping the development of the new Rijksmuseum as a museum of history and art. $8; $5 members. James O Fairfax Theatre. Bookings essential.
one world many visions
until 16 October
This survey exhibition provides the opportunity to trace the high points of Tillers’ artistic development over the last 20 years and displays key paintings included in the Venice Biennale in 1986, through to the remarkable Diaspora series of the 1990s.
Sunday 8 October 2pm
Wedo Music Strings Trio perform music in the exhibition space. Haibei Feng (violin), Olga Haydn (viola) and Wei Birch (cello) Exhibition ticket required. Exhibition Galleries.
until 16 October
Michael Riley: sights unseen reveals the prolific talents of a quiet observer whose photomedia including black-and-white portraiture, colour photography, video and film continues to have a profound effect on Australia’s contemporary representation and comprehension of Indigenous Australia.
Sunday 15 October
10am 'Walkabout' DVD, 1971, 100 minutes., PG James O Fairfax Theatre
2pm 'The last emperor' DVD, 1987, 160 minutes., M15+ James O Fairfax Theatre
detail: Imants Tillers Mount Analogue 1985 oil, oilstick, synthetic polymer paint on 165 canvasboards, National Gallery of Australia. Part of the Imants Tillers exhibition.