What's on

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Oct 26

From the chocolate box to Jackson Pollock


Special event | Talks and Lectures

Sarah Cove, Conservator and founder of the Constable Research Project, discusses John Constable's diverse painting methods revealing a 'Jackson Pollock of the 1830s'. Supported by Centre for European Studies, ANU.

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

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Oct 27

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Asian art | Talks and Lectures

A cheeky look at Play201301 and its S&M focus with Emma Straney.

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

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Oct 27

Meet the maker

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Australian art | Members

A behind the scenes look at Canberra-based sculptor Heather B. Swann's practice in her studio for a one-hour artist talk and tour.

Venue: off site
Price : $15 NGA members only

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Oct 29

Telling Time


Mike Parr: Foreign Looking | Performances

Collaborative performance between artists Amala Groom and Frances Barrett. Echoing Mike Parr's longstanding interest in language and poetry, Amala will teach Frances phrases relating to time in the Wiradjuri language of central New South Wales.

Venue: Mike Parr Information Centre
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Oct 29

Curator's tour


Artists of the Great War | Talks and Lectures

Join David Hansen, curator of the exhibition, for a tour of Artists of the Great War.

Venue: Australian Galleries
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Oct 31

Rendezvous with art

10:00am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Tours

Learn about works of art on display. Enjoy refreshments in the NGA cafe before joining voluntary guides to discuss selected works of art.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $12, $10 NGA members/concession

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