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Cultural Events

30 July 2014 5:00 PM

Hosted by the Sydney Alumni Association at the Arts Gallery of NSW 

This event is now fully booked.

A conducted tour of the always controversial and stimulating, Archibald competition. The guides will provide a wealth of knowledge and information about the artists and their methods and motivations.

Cost: $20.00

Open to: alumni and guest

4 August 2014 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM

Hosted by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne 

Come along to an information session and hear about Crafting Venice, a one-week journey into the heart of Venetian craftsmanship, history and culture.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public

13 August 2014 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Hosted by the School of Languages and Linguistics

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Literary Nobel Price Octavio Paz (México D.F., March 31st, 1914 - Coyoacán, Mexico, April 19th, 1998), the Instituto Cervantes in Sydney in collaboration with the Mexican Embassy in Australia and the University of Melbourne, are organizing a series of conferences in Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne about his work as a Mexican poet and essayist, presented by the Mexican poet and essayist Aurelio Asiain.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.

29 August 2014 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Hosted by the Australian Centre

This lecture will consider the achievements of Kiffy Rubbo and her legacy within the context of other women curators whose creative leadership has contributed significantly to the vibrancy of Australian art galleries today.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.

30 August 2014 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Hosted by the Australian Centre

A dynamic and unique force in Australian art, Kiffy Rubbo was director of the Ewing (later the George Paton) Gallery, at the University of Melbourne Student Union, 1971-1980. For the first time, her major role in Australian visual culture as well as her legacy are explored.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.

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