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Screening: The da Vinci code
Sunday 11 February 2 pm
A murder inside the Musée du Louvre and clues in paintings by Leonardo da Vinci lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for 2000 years: a mystery that could shake the foundations of Christianity. 35 mm film, 2006, 149 min., M. Bookings essential
Tuesday 13 February 12.45 pm
Join Christine Dixon, Senior Curator, International Painting and Sculpture, for an overview of the exhibition.
Birth of the modern poster examines poster art and its evolution from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.
Drawn exclusively from the National Gallery’s collection of international posters the exhibtion takes us on a journey from one age to another, with each of the more than forty works in the exhibition originally conceived as ephemeral posters, representing a step along the way.
Saturday 10 February 2 pm
Mark Henshaw, Curator, International Prints and Posters, presents an overview of the exhibition
Crowley’s long artistic journey over five decades was extraordinary, from painter of traditional landscapes to avant-garde abstracts. Grace Crowley: being modern includes works that have never before been exhibited and reveals the full extent of Crowley’s contribution to Australian art.
Tuesday 6 February 12.45 pm
Ron Radford, Director, presents an overview of the exhibition
Saturday 17 February 9.30 am
Private viewing for carers led by voluntary guides in collaboration with Carers ACT (meet in Gallery Foyer) Bookings essential 02 6296 9917
Floortalk: mind, body & breath
Saturday 17 February 2 pm
Charmane Head, Research Library, discusses the meditative qualities of Rothko's paintings and leads a 20-minute meditation session in the Gallery
John Hassall 'Skegness is SO bracing' 1908 lithograph Collection of the National Gallery of Australia. Part of the Birth of the modern poster exhibition