Join Julia Taylor, 2012 Masterchef runner-up and apprentice chef at Adriano Zumbo Patisserie and Le Cordon Bleu, Sydney – for a special cake decorating class / Photograph: Sue McLeod
QAGOMA Members enjoying a degustation event at the GOMA Restaurant / Photograph: Brodie Standen
‘QUILTS’ OPENING WEEKEND BREAKFAST
8.45–10.00am Saturday 15 June
Take advantage of exclusive access to the GOMA Restaurant on the opening weekend of ‘Quilts 1700–1945’, and enjoy a two-course breakfast just for Members and their guests.
Bookings required / $45 Members / $60 Members’ guests (includes a two-course hot breakfast and tea/coffee. Exhibition entry not included) / Please call (07) 3840 7278 or book online to RSVP by Monday 10 June (places are strictly limited).
3.00–5.00pm Saturdays 22 June & 24 August
GOMA Lounge Bar
Enjoy a wine-tasting masterclass guiding you through six courses of food and wine pairings. Learn more about the winemaking process and the art of food and wine matching.
Bookings required / $60 Members / $75 Members’ guests (includes six courses of food–wine pairings and a take-home booklet of tasting notes) / Please call (07) 3840 7278 or book online to RSVP (places are strictly limited).
‘MY COUNTRY’ AFTER-HOURS TOUR AND DEGUSTATION EVENT
5.00–8.30pm Tuesday 9 July
Experience the Gallery after-hours in a private tour of ‘My Country’, with Bruce McLean, Curator, Indigenous Australian Art, QAGOMA, followed by a seven-course degustation menu with matched wines in the GOMA Restaurant, just for Members and their guests.
Bookings required / Seven courses with matched wines $140 Members / $155 Members’ guests / Seven course, food only $95 Members / $110 Members’ guests / Please call (07) 3840 7278 or book online to RSVP by Monday 1 July (places are strictly limited).
‘QUILTS 1700–1945’ EVENING VIEWING AND GUEST LECTURE
5.00–7.30pm Friday 19 July
Enjoy a drink and light refreshments on arrival at QAG and take advantage of an opportunity to view ‘Quilts 1700–1945’ after-hours, before hearing a lecture from quilt historian Dr Annette Gero, FRSA. This illustrated lecture will explore examples of the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century English quilts, which came to Australia with the early settlers. At this special event, Dr Gero will give Members a close-up view of one of these quilts.
Bookings required / $50 Members / $65 Members’ guests (includes exhibition entry and a drink and light refreshments on arrival) / Season ticket holders: $39 Members / $50 Members’ guests / Please call (07) 3840 7278 or book online to RSVP by Tuesday 9 July (places are strictly limited).
2.30–5.30pm Friday 2 August
9.00–12.00pm Saturday 3 August
2.30–5.30pm Saturday 3 August
Teens (13–18 years):
9.00–12.00pm Sunday 4 August
Expanding on the themes explored in ‘Quilts 1700–1945’, Members are invited to attend a special cake decorating class and demonstration with Julia Taylor, 2012 Masterchef runner-up and apprentice chef at Adriano Zumbo Patisserie and Le Cordon Bleu, Sydney. Be inspired by the works in the exhibition, and get creative with Julia as she teaches various cake decorating methods.
Bookings required / $65 Members / $80 Members’ guests (includes materials and refreshments; note: exhibition entry not included) / Please call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by Friday 19 July (places are strictly limited).
HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN QUILT BREAKFAST AND SCREENING
9.00am – 1.00pm Saturday 10 August
GOMA Restaurant & Cinema A, GOMA
35MM, COLOUR, DOLBY DIGITAL, 112 MINUTES, USA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR: JOCELYN MOORHOUSE
Enjoy a two-course breakfast in the GOMA Restaurant followed by a private screening of How to Make an American Quilt 1995. Following a marriage proposal from her long-term boyfriend, the indecisive Finn (Winona Ryder) visits her great aunt and grandmother to ponder her future. On her arrival, she finds them and their quilting group creating a quilt for her wedding with the theme ‘where love resides’. As each member of the group contributes their own unique segment, it offers an opportunity to revisit past loves, missed opportunities and mend present relationships.