Explore the gallery every Wednesday until 9pm.
Construction has commenced on the Creating a Goddess project and will be happening Tue-Sun, 11am-4pm, until 25 Jan. You can see the progress made by the Bengali artisans during Art After Hours, or watch the construction unfold in real time via our webcam.
CELEBRITY TALKS 6.30pm
24 Jan - Simon Borg Olivier, Co-director and founder of Synergy Yoga: The Goddess principle and shakti energy in yoga
31 Jan - Astro Boys performance, musicians from the staff of the Australian Institute of Music
7 Feb - Astro Boys performance, musicians from the staff of the Australian Institute of Music
14 Feb - Bruce Petty, political cartoonist, writer, director and animator discusses Artexpress
21 Feb - Gretel Killeen, author and host of Big Brother interviews Artexpress artists
EXHIBITION TALKS 5.30pm
24 Jan - Anandavalli Sivanathan, Bharatha Natyam and Kuchipudi dancer and director, Lingalayam Dance Company discusses Shakti: the divine energy
24 Jan - Robyn McKenzie, exhibition curator: A Bird in the Hand - Paintings by Tony Clark and John Wolseley discusses the ideas behind putting these two unlikely artists together.
7 Feb - Hendrik Kollenberg, exhibition curator, discusses the Albert Tucker exhibition in the Focus Room
7 Feb - Jonathan Jones, coordinator, Aboriginal programs discusses Contemporary Aboriginal Art
14 Feb - Tristan Sharp, exhibition curator, discusses Artexpress
14 Feb - Tony Bond, head curator of international art discusses Anselm Kiefer’s ‘Women of Antiquity’
YOGA IN THE GALLERY 7.30pm
24 Jan - Simon Borg-Olivier presents an introductory yoga workshop in the Central Court. Some mats provided, or you are welcome to bring your own.
ARTIST TALKS 7.30pm
14 Feb - Anna Munster and Michele Barker discuss Struck - a video & sound installation.
MUSIC IN THE GODDESS EXHIBITION 7.30pm
24 Jan - Sound is central to the concept of the Goddess. Racheal Cogan (recorders) and Tony Lewis (percussion) perform captivating melodies and rhythms informed and inspired by the exhibition Goddess; Divine Energy in the exhibition space.
FILM PROGRAM 7.15pm
24 Jan Parineeta - Dir: Pradeep Sarkar, 2005
31 Jan Ten canoes - Dir: Rolf de Heer & Peter Djigirr, 2006
7 Feb Whale rider - Dir: Niki Caro, 2002
14 Feb The story of the weeping camel - Dir: Byambasuren Davaa, 2004
EXHIBITIONS ON VIEW OVER SUMMER
Goddess: Divine Energy
Anne Landa Award for video & new media arts
Gifted: Contemporary Aboriginal Art
A Bird in the Hand
Weekly program information at www.artafterhours.com.auERNST & YOUNG IS DELIGHTED TO SPONSOR ART AFTER HOURS
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