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UNSW Galleries organises public programs and events which support and enrich the exhibition experience at the gallery.

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2020

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EVENT CANCELLATION | Ngatu Learning Space

A ngatu workshop with members of the Fifita family, in partnership with IVI designs. The Ngatu...

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EVENT CANCELLATION | The Practice of New Media Art

UNSW Art & Design Research Forum and UNSW Galleries presents the panel, 'The Practice of New...

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EVENT CANCELLATION | Skye Wagner & Samuel Hodge in conversation

Learn more about two new exhibitions by Sydney artists Skye Wagner and Samuel Hodge in a...

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Keeping it Live: Conserving Performance at Tate

Join UNSW Art & Design Research Forum and UNSW Galleries for a lecture by UK based...

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ART MONTH SYDNEY OPENING NIGHT: PADDINGTON & WOOLLAHRA PRECINCT NIGHT AFTER PARTY

Grab a map and explore the local galleries before kicking onto the Art Month opening party at...

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‘Every War is a Defeat’: Khadim Ali in conversation

A conversation with leading artist Khadim Ali on his newly commissioned site-specific billboard...

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Propaganda Art in the 21st Century

Join UNSW Art & Design Research Forum and UNSW Galleries for a lecture by internationally...

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Sarah Biscarra Dilley, Angela Tiatia and Léuli Eshrāghi in conversation

Artists Sarah Biscarra Dilley and Angela Tiatia are joined in conversation by curator Dr Léuli...

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Shivanjani Lal in conversation

A conversation between the artist Shivanjani Lal and poet Manisha Anjali.

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Wansolwara Symposium

This one-day symposium draws together diverse perspectives on the Great Ocean as a connector to...

2019

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A&D ANNUAL 19 Symposium

Talks and performances from emerging artists and designers graduating from UNSW Art & Design...

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Research Forum: Launch, Discipline no.5 / Más Allá del Fin no.3

UNSW Art & Design Research Forum and UNSW Galleries launch the new issue of 

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Gazing from the Sinosphere: Media Art as Border Crossings

How are cultural borders depicted and disrupted? This program discusses new media works by three...

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Talk: Tania Bruguera

In this special public event hear acclaimed artist Tania Bruguera discuss recent projects and...

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Talk: SOME OF IT IS FAMILIAR, SOME OF IT IS STRANGE

UNSW Galleries Director José Da Silva provides an intimate account of Debra Porch’s life and...

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Research Forum: Seth Kim-Cohen

UNSW Galleries, UNSW Art & Design Research Forum and Liquid Architecture present a lecture...

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Curating Grief: In-conversation with Daniel Mudie Cunningham

Daniel Mudie Cunningham and José Da Silva, UNSW Galleries Director, discuss the complex and...

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Closing Weekend Artist Talks: 2019 John Fries Award

Join 2019 John Fries Award finalists on the closing weekend of the exhibition for a series of...

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Talk & Workshop: Knitting Nannas Against Gas

Join the Sydney Knitting Nannas for a discussion on the use of knitting as a tool for non-...

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Macarena Gómez-Barris

In the era of the colonial anthropocene how do we address histories of loss and disappearance in...

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Guided Tour: Material Place

Tours of ‘Material Place’ will explore key works, themes and ideas from the exhibition whilst...

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From Site to Place

Presented in conjunction with the UNSW Galleries exhibition ‘Material Place: Reconsidering...

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Opening Weekend Artist Talks: 2019 John Fries Award

Join exhibiting artists for a series of talks on their work in ‘There is Fiction in the Spaces...