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Jul 3

Tempesta: Australian String Quartet

2:00pm

Special event | Performances

Webern and Haydn tell similar stories in different words as do the anguish and tempest of Mendelssohn and Australian composer/pianist Joe Chindamo.

Venue: Gandel Hall
Price : $75, $60 concession, $55 members, $30 under 30

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Jul 13

Assisted tour of Australian art

10:30am

Australian art | Assisted

For people with a disability and their carers. Email for more info.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Jul 23

Film screening: The wolf in Australian art

2:00pm

Permanent collection | Screenings

(2015, G, 42 mins)

This documentary tells the story of major Austrtalian artist Danila Vassilieff. Introduced by the director, Richard Moore, and followed by a Q&A with Felicity St John Moore and NGA curator Sarina Noordhuis-Fairfax.

Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Jul 28

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Permanent collection | Talks and Lectures

Loss and isolation: an Indigenous perspective on Australian art with Cara Kirkwood.

Venue: venue TBC
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Aug 6

Descriptive tour

2:30pm

Australian art | Assisted

A tour of Australian Art for people who are blind or with low vision. Email for more info.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Aug 7

How to look at paint

2:30pm

Australian art | Assisted

An Auslan sign-interpreted tour of Australian Art for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Email for more info.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Aug 9

Out of the box

12:45pm

| Talks and Lectures

Australian Prints and Drawings curator Sarina Noordhuis-Fairfax explores how artists have experimented with cartographic imagery. These alternative maps can provide external orientation, reveal hidden relationships, or lead us off the beaten path.

Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Aug 20

Meet the maker

11:00am

Australian art | Members

Be inspired by the daily rituals of Canberra-based sculptor and designer, Dan Lorrimer, in his studio in Mitchell for a one-hour artist talk and studio tour.

Venue: Off site
Price : $15 NGA members only

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Sep 7

Contemporary Australian Architects 2016 Speaker Series

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Special event | Talks and Lectures

7-28 September

Four lectures by award-winning Australian architects presented in partnership with Australian Architects Institute (ACT Chapter), sponsored by BCA Certifiers. Limited early bird series tickets available until sold out. More info and bookings

Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
Price : Early bird series: $75, $70 concession, $60 members/Institute members, $40 students. Single sessions: $25, $22.50 concession, $20 members/ Institute members, $15 students