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A very early picture of David Bowie in a suit sitting on a drumkit that reads The Kon-Rads
Publicity photograph for The Kon-rads, 1966. Photograph by Roy Ainsworth Courtesy of The David Bowie Archive Image © Victoria and Albert Museum

Talks & Performances

Bowie Curator Talks

18 Jul - 15 Oct

In this series of free talks, ACMI curators offer an intimate introduction to the acclaimed David Bowie is exhibition.

Exploring all facets of the groundbreaking multimedia exhibition experience, you’ll get unprecedented access to the curatorial process of collecting, showcasing and celebrating the work and life of one of the most influential artists in rock, pop, fashion and performance.

  • From bringing the acclaimed exhibition from London’s Victoria and Albert Museum all the way to Australia for its exclusive showing at ACMI, to developing the immersive aspects of exhibiting the work of a music icon, these curator talks take you on a journey through the 50 legendary costumes, original stage set designs, handwritten lyric sheets, album artwork, rare film, videos and photographs that showcase Bowie’s impact as a live performer and screen star.

    Please Note: Entry is free with your exhibition ticket to David Bowie is, but places are strictly limited.
    There will be no bookings taken for these talks.
    Places will be allocated on a first-come basis.

    Sunday 19 July 2pm
    Tuesday 4 August 2pm
    Thursday 27 August 6pm
    Tuesday 8 September 2pm
    Thursday 15 October 6pm

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