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  1. Permanent collection | Talks & Lectures Hand, mind and heart: the life and work of Udo Sellbach
    Mar 3 12:45pm Mary Angove, Gordon Darling intern, speaks about the career and work of printmaker, educator and arts administrator, Udo Sellbach.
    Venue: Collection Study Room
    Price : Free
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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)
  10. 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
  11. Colour my world | Talks & Lectures Curators' perspective
    Apr 9 12:45pm Shaune Lakin, Senior Curator, and Ann O'Hehir, Curator, Photography, speak about hand- coloured photographs in the new exhibition
    Venue: Photography gallery
    Price : Free
  12. Indigenous art | Talks & Lectures Artist's talk: Christopher Pease
    Apr 11 12:45pm Noongar artist Christopher Pease discusses how he weav s old and new concepts through his contemporary landscapes.
    Venue: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander galleries
    Price : Free
  13. James Turrell | Talks & Lectures Art as a spiritual experience
    Apr 22 6:00pm – 7:00pm Professor David Tacey, public intellectual, bestselling author and interdisciplinary scholar, on Turrell and art as a spiritual experience.
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : $20, $15 members/concession, $5 students
  14. Ramayana | Talks & Lectures Curator's perspective
    Apr 28 12:45pm Melanie Eastburn, Curator, Asian Art, introduces the new exhibition of Indian miniatures from the National Museum, New Delhi.
    Venue: Orde Poynton Gallery
    Price : Free
  15. Special events | Talks & Lectures 8th Australian Print Symposium
    Commences May 1 - May 3 10:00am – 4:30pm The Known World Academics, artists and curators explore the inter-disciplinary nature of the print, its relation to the arts and sciences, revival of analogue technologies and the rise of digital print practices. More info
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : $350, $290 members/concession, $160 students
  16. James Turrell | Talks & Lectures Televisions and Turrell
    May 5 12:45pm Simeran Maxwell, Assistant Curator for James Turrell: A Retrospective, speaks about Turrell's Magnetron series, including his playfully titled work Bullwinkle.
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  17. Always & forever | Talks & Lectures Curator's perspective: Ephemeral/Everlasting
    May 7 12:45pm – 1:15pm Elspeth Pitt, Assistant Curator, Australian Prints and Drawings, discusses works by Minna Gilligan and Marian Tubbs and considers how the digital domain has transformed print practices.
    Venue: NGA Contemporary
    Price : Free
  18. Ramayana | Talks & Lectures Ramayana: myths and realities
    May 12 12:45pm Dr Richard Barz, retired lecturer, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, discusses aspects of the Ramayana story that have impacted on the political and religious development of societies across South and Southeast Asia
    Venue: Orde Poynton Gallery
    Price : Free
  19. Ramayana | Talks & Lectures Hanuman and the monkey army
    May 19 12:45pm Claudia Hyles, independent researcher, examines the role of the monkey god Hanuman, known for his courage, power and loyalty, in the Ramayana story.
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  20. Children's exhibition | Talks & Lectures Curator's perspective
    May 21 12:45pm Join Melanie Eastburn, Curator Asian Art as she explores the world of children's costume
    Venue: Children's Gallery
    Price : Free