What's on

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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

Gosia Wlodarczak artist talk

2:00pm

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| Talks and lectures

Segue 2016 Artist in Residence Gosia Wlodarczak discusses her eight-day performance drawing installation stCloud: Frost drawing, with interventions found throughout Canberra's art institutions, including the National Gallery of Australia.

Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
Price : Free

May 10

Out of the box: Conservation talk series

12:45pm – 1:30pm

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| Talks and lectures

Kassandra O'Hare, Conservation mountcutter and framer and Andrea Wise, Senior Paper Conservator discuss the materials and techniques used to create and conserve paintings on paper. The vibrant Peter and the Wolf works by Danila Vassilieff have never been on display and are an ongoing project for our Works on paper Conservation team.

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

May 12

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Australian art | Talks and lectures

Lara Nicholls discusses Australian artists living in France.

Venue: Australian galleries
Price : Free

May 19

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

| Talks and lectures

Sharing the collection: outward loans and the many hats of the courier with Natalie Beattie.

Price : Free

May 26

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

| Talks and lectures

Drawing on Frank Hinder with Adriane Boag.

Price : Free

Jun 2

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

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Permanent collection | Talks and lectures The Aboriginal memorial

The Aboriginal Memorial and memory with Franchesca Cubillo, Senior Curator, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art

Price : Free (bookings essential)

Jun 4

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Enjoy drop-in creative workshops in gallery spaces inspired by works of art on display.Talk to our staff for more information.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free, no booking required

Jun 5

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Enjoy drop-in creative workshops in gallery spaces inspired by works of art on display. Talk to our staff for more information.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free, no booking required

Jun 9

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Permanent collection | Talks and lectures Venice Biennale

Fiona Hall and the Venice Biennale with Con Nikolakopoulos, Gallery guide

Price : Free (bookings essential)

Jun 11

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Enjoy drop-in creative workshops in gallery spaces inspired by works of art on display. Talk to our staff for more information.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free, no booking required

Jun 12

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Enjoy drop-in creative workshops in gallery spaces inspired by works of art on display. Talk to our staff for more information.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free, no booking required

Jun 18

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Enjoy drop-in creative workshops in gallery spaces inspired by works of art on display. Talk to our staff for more information.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free, no booking required

Jun 19

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Enjoy drop-in creative workshops in gallery spaces inspired by works of art on display. Talk to our staff for more information.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free, no booking required

Jun 23

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

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Permanent collection | Talks and lectures Willem de Kooning

Derek O'Connor talks about Dutch American abstract expressionist artist, Willem de Kooning.

Price : Free (bookings essential)

Jun 25

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Enjoy drop-in creative activities in gallery spaces inspired by works of art on display. Talk to our staff for more information.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free, no booking required

Jun 26

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Enjoy drop-in creative activities in gallery spaces inspired by works of art on display. Talk to our staff for more information.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free, no booking required

Jun 30

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

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Permanent collection | Talks and lectures Tiffany lamps

Tiffany lamps in the collection with Beatrice Thompson, Decorative Arts.

Price : Free (bookings essential)