What's on

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Mar 1

Curator's talk

12:45pm – 1:30pm

Tyler Graphics at work | Talks and Lectures

Julia Greenstreet, Assistant Curator, International Prints, talks about the art and life of American Abstract Expressionist Joan Mitchell.

Venue: International galleries
Price : Free

Apr 30

Art and music tour

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Special event | Tours

Special event in association with The Canberra International Music Festival. A musician's eye. Join a voluntary guide and musician for a discussion on the fundamentals that bind visual art and music.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : Free

May 1

Art and music tour

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Special event | Tours

Special event in association with The Canberra International Music Festival. Join a voluntary guide for a tour of the Islamic art gallery.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : Free

May 3

Art and music tour

3:30pm – 4:30pm

International art | Tours

Special event in association with The Canberra International Music Festival. Join a voluntary guide for a focus tour featuring Spanish artists in the collection.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : Free

May 4

Art and music tour

3:30pm – 4:30pm

International art | Tours

Special event in association with The Canberra International Music Festival. Join a voluntary guide for a focus tour featuring French artists in the collection.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : Free

May 4

Exhibitions on screen

6:30pm – 8:00pm

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International art | Screenings Matisse: from the Tate Modern and MOMA (UK, 2015, 85 mins, PG)

This intimate, behind-the-scenes documentary of Henri Matisse: The cut-outs celebrates the most successful exhibition in the history of London's Tate Modern and features exclusive footage from the Museum of Modern Art, New York. More info

Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
Price : $12, $10 members/concession, Series ticket (three films) $30, $24 members/concession

May 5

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

International art | Talks and Lectures

Lucina Ward talks about Matisse cut-outs and memory.

Venue: International galleries
Price : Free

May 7

Art and music tour

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Special event | Tours

Special event in association with The Canberra International Music Festival. A musician's eye. Join a voluntary guide and musician for a discussion on the fundamentals that bind visual art and music.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : Free

May 11

Exhibitions on screen

6:30pm – 8:00pm

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International art | Screenings Vermeer and music: The art of love and leisure (UK, 2013, 85 mins, PG)

The National Gallery, London, offers a fresh look at one of the most startling and fascinating artists of all, Johannes Vermeer, focusing on his relationship with music. More info

Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
Price : $12, $10 members/concession, Series ticket (three films) $30, $24 members/concession

May 18

Exhibitions on screen

6:30pm – 8:00pm

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International art | Screenings Vincent van Gogh: A new way of seeing (UK, 2015, 90 mins, PG)

Enjoying complete and unprecedented access to the treasures of Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum, this is a brilliant new film about one of the world's most fascinating and beloved artists. More info

Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
Price : $12, $10 members/concession, Series ticket (three films) $30, $24 members/concession