Events – Talks and Lectures


Masterclass Lecture Series

The talk on Monday 24 January is sold out, but there's still time to book for any or all of the other three.  And if you come along next Monday, 17 Jan, you might find yourself on TV as Channel Nine are presenting the weather report from the Gallery that night!

All lectures begin at 5.30pm

Avoid the crowds and enjoy exclusive after-hours access to Peggy Guggenheim: A Collection in Venice.

Each lecture will include informative and entertaining insights into the exhibition from leading art academics as well as

privileged access to the exhibition. Cost: $33 per person, per session (includes exhibition entry)

Bookings required - see below for details.


This series forms part of UWA Extension’s Summer School.  Bookings: (08) 6488 2433 or email

Monday 17 January 2011

Darren Jorgensen, Art History Lecturer,University of Western Australia

de Chirico and the Surrealists - more information

Wednesday 19 January 2011

Professor Ted Snell, Director, Cultural Precinct,University of Western Australia

Collectors: Guggenheims / Steins / Cones - more information

Monday 24 January 2011


Gary Dufour, Deputy Director | Chief Curator, Art Gallery of Western Australia

Peggy Guggenheim: A Journey of Discovery - more information

Tuesday 25 January 2011

Professor Richard Read, Discipline Chair, Visual Arts, Faculty of Architecture, Landscape & Visual Arts, University of Western Australia

Mondrian, Nature and Abstraction - more information


All activities can be subject to change (or cancellation if insufficient bookings received).



Last updated 12 January 2011