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  1. Permanent collection | Assisted Art and Alzheimer's
    Mar 6 10:30am – 11:30am Friday with a friend An engaging tour of the collection for people living with dementia and their carers.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
    Booking: (02) 6240 6632 or email access@nga.gov.au
  2. James Turrell | Special events Luminosity
    Mar 6 5:00pm – 10:00pm Enlighten at NGA Enjoy the spectacular lights and colours of Enlighten with a late opening of selected galleries, roving entertainment and a collaborative art project for all ages. James Turrell: A retrospective is open until 9.00pm, tickets available at the Gallery.
    Venue: NGA building and forecourt
    Price : Free
  3. James Turrell | Talks & Lectures Curator's perspective
    Mar 7 2:00pm Auslan sign-interpreted lecture Lucina Ward, Curator, James Turrell: a retrospective discusses the work of this ground-breaking American artist and his influences.
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  4. James Turrell | Special events Luminosity
    Mar 7 5:00pm – 10:00pm Enlighten at NGA Enjoy the spectacular lights and colours of Enlighten with a late opening of selected galleries, roving entertainment and a collaborative art project for all ages. James Turrell: A retrospective is open until 9.00pm, tickets available at the Gallery.
    Venue: NGA building and forecourt
    Price : Free
  5. Impressions of Paris | Talks & Lectures Curator's talk: Finery, frills and frippery
    Mar 10 12:45pm Emilie Owens, Assistant Curator, discusses French fashion in the Impressions of Paris exhibition.
    Venue: Small Theatre
    Price : Free
  6. James Turrell | Tours Assisted tour:James Turrell
    Mar 12 9:00am – 10:00am For people with a disability and their carers.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
  7. Impressions of Paris | Workshops Dr Sketchy's burlesque drawing: Impressions of Paris
    Mar 12 6:30pm – 9:30pm (ages 18+) Draw glamorous underground models and performers in a fun, welcoming atmosphere with a burlesque flavour. Pay bar and light refreshments available.
    Venue: Gandel Hall
    Price : $30, $25 concession, $20 members (includes first drink, BYO materials welcome, some materials provided)
  8. Permanent collection | Kids & family stART with art
    Mar 13 10:30am – 12:00pm (ages 2-5) A morning of exploration and creative fun with art and music
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $12, $10 child members, includes materials (free for accompanying adults)
  9. Permanent collection | Workshops Draw together
    Mar 15 11:00am – 12:30pm (all ages, children to be accompanied) Art-making in response to works of art.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $12, $10 members (includes materials)
  10. Permanent collection | Kids & family A little look at ART
    Mar 18 10:00am – 12:00pm (ages 0-1 and parents/carers) Join a voluntary guide for an informal tour of the Gallery for parents and carers with babies, followed by coffee and muffins.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $12, $10 members/concession
  11. James Turrell | Talks & Lectures Light and space in architecture
    Mar 18 6:00pm Ann Cleary, Senior Lecturer, Architecture, University of Canberra, compares Turrell's work in Japan with the work of architect Tadao Ando. Brian Corr, glass artist and PhD candidate, discusses his research into spatial scale and still meditative spaces.
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : $20, $15 members/concession $5 students
  12. James Turrell | Talks & Lectures Go inside to greet the light
    Mar 19 12:45pm James Turrell's Skyspaces Simeran Maxwell, Assistant Curator for James Turrell: A Retrospective, speaks about Turrell's Skyspaces around the world.
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  13. Australian art | Members Flappers in the fall
    Mar 21 2:00pm
    Venue: Sculpture Garden
    Price : $60 members, $70 guests
  14. Permanent collection | Workshops Draw together
    Mar 22 11:00am – 12:30pm (all ages, children to be accompanied) Art-making in response to works of art.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $12, $10 members (includes materials)
  15. James Turrell | Talks & Lectures Printing the light
    Mar 24 12:45pm Jaklyn Babington, Curator, Prints, Drawings and Illustrated Books, discusses James Turrell's works on paper.
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  16. James Turrell | Talks & Lectures Let's focus on perception
    Mar 25 6:00pm Panel discussion moderated by Exhibition Curator, Lucina Ward with experts from the Australian National University in the fields of Neuroscience, Psychology and Art.
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : $20, $15 members/concession ,$5 students
  17. James Turrell | Members Turrell at twilight
    Mar 25 6:30pm Finish the day with a glass of Chandon in the Australian Gardens and a curatorial introduction to James Turrell's Within without followed by a dusk viewing.
    Venue: Australian Gardens
    Price : Free, members only, bookings essential, places limited
  18. James Turrell | Talks & Lectures In the moment
    Mar 28 2:00pm Adriane Boag, Gallery educator discusses the exhibition James Turrell: a retrospective as an embodied experience
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  19. Permanent collection | Workshops Draw together
    Mar 29 11:00am – 12:30pm (all ages, children to be accompanied) Art-making in response to works of art.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $12, $10 members (includes materials)
  20. James Turrell | Performances Concert: Sounding Turrell
    Mar 29 5:30pm – 6:50pm Curated by Roland Peelman, artists from the Canberra International Music Festival perform works by John Cage, John Luther Adams, Morton Feldman and Arvo Part. Followed by Skyspace sunset viewing and drinks.
    Venue: Gandel Hall
    Price : $65, $60 members/concession, $30 under 30, includes glass of wine
  21. Permanent collection | Talks & Lectures The legacy of Hugh Ramsay
    Mar 30 9:30am – 5:30pm Exploring the life, work and influence of Hugh Ramsay. See more information about the Symposium here
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
  22. Permanent collection | Tours Rendezvous with art
    Mar 30 10:00am – 12:00pm Learn about works of art on display. Enjoy refreshments in the Members Lounge before joining voluntary guides to discuss selected works of art.
    Venue: meet in main foyer
    Price : $12, $10 members/concession
  23. Australian art | Talks & Lectures Curator's talk: Abstraction and minimalism
    Mar 31 12:45pm – 1:45pm Lara Nicholls, Assistant Curator, Australian Art, talks about works from an era characterised by strong aesthetic convictions and artistic bravado.
    Price : Free