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Apr 27

Art for lunch: Australia’s first war artist

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Artists of the Great War | Talks and Lectures

David Hansen, Associate Professor, Australian National University and curator of the Artists of the Great War exhibition, discusses the life and work of Will Dyson.

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

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May 11

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Permanent collection | Talks and Lectures

Perspectives on guiding with NGA guides to celebrate Volunteer's Week.

Venue: throughout the Gallery
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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May 18

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Permanent collection | Talks and Lectures

A focus on the East Asian collection.

Venue: throughout the Gallery
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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May 25

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Permanent collection | Talks and Lectures

Freedom fighters with Mirah Lambert.

Venue: throughout the Gallery
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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May 26

NIAT III Artist talks

11:30am – 4:00pm

NIAT 2017 | Talks and Lectures

Join artists from NIAT III as they discuss their work in relation to the 1967 Referendum and other significant periods of resistance within the Australian context.

Venue: Temporary Exhibitions Gallery
Price : Free (no bookings required)

May 26

The 67 Referendum: In conversation

6:00pm – 8:30pm

NIAT 2017 | Talks and Lectures

Richard Bell, Dr Gary Foley and Judy Watson discuss and reflect the truths, powers, misnomers and setbacks throughout the span of the Referendum and up until now. Glass of wine on arrival included.

Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
Price : $20, $15 NGA members/concession

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May 27

NIAT III Artist talks

10:00am – 4:30pm

NIAT 2017 | Talks and Lectures

Join artists from NIAT III as they discuss their work in relation to the 1967 Referendum and other significant periods of resistance within the Australian context.

Venue: Temporary Exhibitions Gallery
Price : Free (no bookings required)