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Nov 3

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Artists of the Great War | Talks and Lectures

Get some culture, with time to spare. Drop into weekly talks, tours or art-making - all in under half an hour.

Venue: check at main desk
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Nov 3

ANU Art Forum: Will Dyson, Australia's radical genius

6:00pm

Artists of the Great War | Talks and Lectures

Lecture by historian and biographer Ross McMullin, who has written extensively about Australia's involvement in the First World War. His book Will Dyson: Australia's Radical Genius was shortlisted for the National Biography Award.

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

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Nov 5

Reading for the End of Time

10:30am

Mike Parr: Foreign Looking | Talks and Lectures

Mike Parr undertakes a durational performance based on Roland Barthes' Camera Lucida.

Venue: Mike Parr Information Centre
Price : Free (no booking required)

Nov 8

NGA Book club

10:30am

Versailles | Talks and Lectures

Join Claudia Hyles for an engaging discussion that explores literary themes around the visual arts. This season's book is The Sun King by Nancy Mitford.

Venue: NGA Shop
Price : $18, $15 NGA members

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Nov 8

Out of the box

12:45pm

Permanent collection | Talks and Lectures

Join us behind the scenes to explore themes and view selected works in the Collection Study Room.

Venue: Collection Study Room
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Nov 10

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Colonial Galleries | Talks and Lectures

Representation, Contestation and Aboriginal Identity with Franchesca Cubillo and Emma Kindred.

Venue: check at main desk
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Nov 11

Art for lunch

12:45pm

Artists of the Great War | Talks and Lectures

To celebrate Remembrance Day, students from Art History, ANU, present short talks on the works of art in the exhibition which addresses wartime propaganda, front line experience and remembrance.

Venue: Artists of the Great War exhibition
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Nov 17

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:30pm

Asian art | Talks and Lectures

Social life of baskets: status, ritual and identities in Borneo. Professor Bernard Sellato Research Director of the Centre Asie du Sud-Est, Paris, visiting expert on Dayak material culture. With the support of the Australian National University.

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

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Nov 24

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Contemporary Asian art | Talks and Lectures

Attitude and agitation: Ramesh Nitihiyendran's Mud men with Jaklyn Babington.

Venue: Contemporary art gallery
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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