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FEAST FOR THE SENSES


Feast for the Senses is a unique cultural & culinary experience including a three course meal, wine and stimulating conversation with guest speakers.

Nicky Ginsberg warmly invites you to join an evening of art, food and culture. For mind and belly alike, a Feast for the Senses experience nourishes the whole.


To book please call 9318 2992 or email ng@ngart.com.au



UP AND COMING FEASTS:

 

Wednesday 12th March 2014
6.30 for 7pm. $75
NG Art Gallery & Mission Restaurant Bar will host a Feast for the Senses dinner facilitated by Broadcaster and Photographer Richard Morecroft in conversation with Glenn Barkley - Former Curator of the MCA, now independent curator and writer, and Mosche Rosenzveig Founder and Director of the Head On Photo Festival on The Human Touch and the Digital Gaze.

 




PREVIOUS FEASTS:

Tuesday 10th September 2013
6.30 for 7pm. $40
Renowned NG Art artist and former director of the National Art School Bernard Ollis in conversation with exhibiting artist Johnny Romeo on A Homage to Picasso

Tuesday 6th August 2013
6.30 for 7pm. $60
Elena Kats Chernin and Ann Carr-Boyd, two of Australia's best-known and loved composers. Get insights into what inspires them while enjoying a delicious meal at Mission.

Tuesday 16th July 2013
6.30 for 7pm. $35
ABC Radio National Presenters Joe Gelonesi of the Philosopher's Zone and Rachel Kohn of the Spirit of Things with exhibiting artist Eric Lobbecke on the The Art of Random Thoughts.

 



Tuesday 23rd April 2013
6.30pm for 7pm. $55.
Artists Profile Editor Owen Craven in conversation with SMH art critic John McDonald and exhibiting artists the Strutt Sisters on Assemblage - Decoration in Art and Design, Constructing an Image

Tuesday 26th March 2013
6.30pm for 7pm. $55.
Artists Profile Editor Owen Craven in conversation with the Dean of Sydney College of the Arts, Professor Colin Rhodes and exhibiting artists who will join together to explore the history of ‘Outsider Art’ in Off The Fringe: Reframing Outsider Art in a Mainstream Context.

Tuesday 5th March 2013
6.30pm for 7pm. $75.
TV personality Richard Morecroft in conversation with Former Director of the Australian Museum and former Curator of Mammals at the Queensland Museum, Professor Mike Archer & exhibiting artist Anna Culliton on The Dividing Line: Native Animals in Domestic Places





Tuesday 19th February 2013
6.30pm for 7pm. $75.
Editor of Artist Profile Magazine Owen Craven in conversation with distinguished artists Imants Tillers, Aida Tomescu & Rachel Fairfax on: Transforming the Material - the act of Appropriation & Abstraction.

Tuesday 30th October 2012
6.30pm for 7pm. $75.
Actor and comedian Grahame Bond also known as Aunty Jack in conversation with photographer, fashion designer and presenter for ABC's Collectors Claudia Chan Shaw on Objects of Obsession: Collecting, Cataloguing and Compulsion.

Tuesday 9th October 2012
6.30pm for 7pm. $85.
John Newton food writer & author in conversation with Mikey Robbins comedian, author, radio & TV personality and renowned Australian Chef Tony Bilson on Aesthetics of Food, Art & Pornography.

Tuesday 31st July 2012
6.30pm for 7pm. $75.
&Michael Snape onThe evolution of form: our past and our future.






Tuesday 21st August 2012
6.30pm for 7pm. $75.
Television Presenter Richard Morecraft in conversation with Bernard Ollis and Wendy Sharpe on The Taste of Paris: a Painter's Palette

Thursday 27th September 2012
6.30pm for 7pm. $85.
Simon Marnie ABC Radio personality in conversation with Dr Karl Kruszelnicki AM scientist, author, radio & TV personality and Chef Alex Herbert of Bird Cow Fish on The Orgasm of Gluttony.

Tuesday 17th July 2012
6.30pm for 7pm. $85.
NG Art Gallery & Mission Restaurant warmly invite you to a four course banquet including wine.

Mission chef David Walker joins culinary forces with Korean celebrity chef of SBS fame, Heather Jeong to create a traditional Korean banquet. Enjoy dynamic conversations with Korean history and language expert Dr Leonid Petrov and special guest speaker Min-Jung Kim, curator of Asian arts and design at the Powerhouse Museum on Korea: Culture and the Sharing of Art Practice and Ideologies.





Tuesday 26th June 2012
6.30pm for 7pm. $75.
Artist Profile magazine editor Owen Craven in conversation with ABC producer and presenter of the Spirit of Things, Dr Rachael Kohn and Simon Cooper Head of Academic Studies, National Art School on Sublime in Art and Man's Fall from Grace.

Tuesday 8th May 2012
6.30pm for 7pm. $75.
Join us for a culinary and litterary exploration with writers Louis Nowra and Mandy Sayer in conversation with Hilary Linstead and Elisabeth Davies for the launch of Growing Old Outrageously, A memoir of travel, food and friendship by Hilary Linstead and Elisabeth Davies.

Tuesday 24th April 2012
6.30pm for 7pm. $75.
Artist Profile magazine editor, Owen Craven in conversation with the Director of Artbank, Geoffrey Cassidy and prominent Australian contemporary artist, Lindy Lee on Buying into a Changing Chinese Culture







Tuesday 27th March 2012
6.30pm for 7pm. $75.
Artist Profile Magazine editor, Owen Craven in conversation with renowned paper engineer Benja Harney and exhibiting artist, Lizzie Buckmaster Dove on Paper’s Place In Art.

Tuesday 14th February 2012
6.30pm for 7pm. $75.
Artist Profile Magazine editor, Owen Craven in conversation with Richard Morecroft - television presenter & photographic artist, Kon Gouriotis - Director of the Australian Centre of Photography and curator and photographic artist Sandy Edwards on ' The Good, the Bad and the Pretty - Sins of Originality in Art

Wednesday 12th October 2011
6.30pm for 7pm. $85.
Artist Profile Magazine editor, Owen Craven in conversation with National Art School Director Professor Anita Taylor on ' Food for survival, food for thought: The objectification of inspiration' in celebration of the SMH International Crave Food Festival.

 







Tuesday 13th September 2011
6.30pm for 7pm. $75.
Dr. Rod Pattenden, art historian and Chair of the Blake Society in conversation with ABC Producer and Presenter of the Spirit of Things Dr Rachael Kohn on 'Passion, Art, Justice and the Erotic'.

Wednesday 31st August 2011
6.30pm for 7pm. $85.
Artist Profile Magazine editor, Owen Craven in conversation with artist Ken Done and Archibald winner Nicholas Harding on ' A journey through an Ocean - Coastal Dwellers in Art.'

Wednesday 3rd August 2011
6.30pm for 7pm. $85.
Editor of Artist Profile Magazine Owen Craven in conversation with artist Nick Stathopoulos, film critic David Stratton and ‘That Movie Guy’ Marc Fennell on ‘Defined by our Obsessions.’

 

 





Tuesday 19th July 2011
6.30pm for 7pm. $75.
Editor of Artist Profile Magazine Owen Craven in conversation with Ian Grant, Rachel Fairfax and Elisabeth Cummings on 'A sense of place.'

Tuesday 21st June 2011

Richard Morecroft in conversation with Artists Ann Cape, Jenny Sages and The Strutt Sisters on Painting the Beast.

Wednesday 8th June 2011
6.30pm for 7pm. $85.
Editor of Artist Profile Magazine Owen Craven in conversation with comedian Judith Lucy and artist Susan O'Doherty on It's a Man's World.

Tuesday 10th May 2011
Editor of Artist Profile Magazine Owen Craven in conversation with media personality and photographic artist Richard Morecroft and photographers Rex Dupain (Represented by Tim Olsen Gallery) and Mark Tedeschi (Frances Keevil Gallery) on Art through the Lens.

 





Tuesday 19th April 2011
Editor of Artist Profile Magazine Owen Craven in conversation with artists and political cartoonists for the Australian Newspaper, Eric Lobbecke and Bill Leak and Alan Moir, political cartoonist, SMH, on The Comedy of Life.

Tuesday 29th March 2011
Editor of Artist Profile Magazine Owen Craven in conversation with artists Wendy Sharpe and Bernard Ollis, and owner/chef Serge Dansereau of Bathers’ Pavilion on The French Experience - Art, wine, food and culture.

Tuesday 15th March 2011
Deputy Editor of Artist Profile Magazine Owen Craven in conversation with National Art School Lecturer Dr Michael Hill and Dean of Sydney College of the Arts Professor Colin Rhodes on The Grotesque and the Beautiful in Art.




Wednesday 23rd February 2011
Deputy Editor of Artist Profile Magazine Owen Craven in conversation with 2008 Archibald Prize Winner Del Kathryn Barton & Artist Mitch Cairns on The Intercourse of the Erotic, Romantic & Sensual in Art.

Tuesday 1st February 2011
Arts Writer Elizabeth Fortescue will be in conversation with Reg Mombassa & Euan Macleod on Reflections & parallels in painting and poetry.

Tuesday 12th October 2010
Food Writer & Author John Newton in conversation with celebrity cook & author Maggie Beer, NAS lecturer Dr Michael Hill and restauranteur & author Victoria Alexander on The Belly Rules the Mind: The Iconography of Food – What’s in a Saying? In celebration of the SMH International Food Festival.






Tuesday 21st September 2010
The Chair of the Blake Prize Dr Rod Pattenden in conversation with Artists Rodney Pople and Fiona White (Winner of the 2010 Blake Prize For Human Justice) on Art As Irritation Or Inspiration - The Blake Prize And The Social Role Of Art. There will also be an artist talk with Mai Nguyen-Long!

Tuesday 31st August 2010
Arts Writer Elizabeth Fortescue will be in conversation with Sculpture by the Sea Founding Director David Handley and Sculptors Ron Robertson Swann and Bjorn Godwin on What is... And what isn’t... Sculpture? There will also be an artist talk with Jane Gillings!

Tuesday 10th August 2010
Arts Writer Elizabeth Fortescue in conversation with celebrated artists Janet Laurence & Julie Rrap on The Alchemy of Art, Science, Memory and Imagination.
There will also be an artist talk with Patricia Casey!






Tuesday 20th July 2010
In association with Lesley McKay bookshop & Harper Collins - Journalist David Marr in conversation with author Peter Rose discussing Peter’s witty and seductive new novel – Roddy Parr. Plus artist talk by Tracy Luff.

Tuesday 29th June 2010
Dr Rod Pattenden, chair of the Blake Prize for Religious Art in conversation with crown prosecutor & photographer Mark Tedeschi QC and Archibald prize winner Adam Cullen on: Feast for the Censors - Clashes between Photographers, Art and the Law.

Tuesday 8th June 2010
Author Murray Waldren in conversation with brothers and Dog Trumpet band members Peter O'Doherty and Chris O'Doherty* (aka Reg Mombassa) on Scores, Sketches and Notes on Canvas. Includes a live performance of tunes from their latest album, River of Flowers. Plus an artist talk by Lizzie Buckmaster Dove.







Wednesday 19th May 2010
Richard Morecroft in conversation with artists Wendy Sharpe, Jason Benjamin, Sarah Rhodes, Anne Zahalka and writer Alice McCormick (The Artist’s Lunch) on The Silhouette of Appetites in Love, Food, Sex & Art.

April 10
ABC Radio journalist Simon Marnie in conversation with, drummer of The Go Betweens Lindy Morrison & artist Susan O'Doherty on Assemblage & The Perfect Woman.

March 10
Richard Morecroft in conversation with Sydney Morning Herald art critic John McDonald and Richard Neville, publisher and editor of the infamous Oz magazine on: Popular Culture Controversy

March 10
Richard Morecroft in conversation with MCA curator Glenn Barkley, Dean of the Sydney College of the Arts, Colin Rhodes & Campbelltown Arts Centre Indigenous curator Djon Mundine on Ingenious or Genius - The Spirit of Art







February 10
Richard Morecroft in conversation with Euan Macleod, Lucy Culliton & Ann Thomson on Painting En Plein Air with Friends

January 10
In conversation with David Larwill, Greg Weight & Paula Duncan on: Shared Experiences - New Horizons & including a preview of the documentary A shared Canvas by filmmakers Anna Cater & Helen Barrow.

October 09
Nicky Ginsberg in conversation with Australian scientist (CSIRO) Dr Denis Anderson and film Director Stefan Moore on: Honeybee Blues, saving the European Honeybee from annihilation. Two course Mediterranean Feast accompanied by wines from the Margaret River wine region WA, generously sponsored by West Cape Howe.






October 09
Richard Morecroft in conversation with the Director of the SMH International Sydney Food Festival, Joanna Savill, author & food writer John Newton and Senior Curator of the Casula Powerhouse Paul Howard on: My heart, my food, my country. Five course degustation menu, accompanied by wines from Canowindra in the central ranges of NSW, generously sponsored by Falls Wines Vineyard Retreat.

September 09
Richard Morecroft in conversation with the Chair of the Blake Prize Rod Pattenden, ABC journalist & 2009 judge of the Blake Prize Stephen Crittenden & Professor Anita Taylor, Director of the National Art School on: Prizing the Spirit: Art, Art Prizes and the changing nature of spirituality in Australia.

September 09
Feast for the Senses Dinner
Richard Morecroft in conversation with celebrated artists Luke Sciberras and Gria Shead on: The Two of Us - Romancing Hill End







August 09
Feast for the Senses Dinner
Richard Morecroft In conversation with Bernard Ollis, former Director of the National Art School and Archibald Winner Wendy Sharpe on: Studios at Home & Abroad

August 09
Feast for the Senses Dinner
Richard Morecroft in conversation with celebrated artists John Firth Smith and Peter Kingston on: Synesthetic perceptions in Art. Live music performance by Diane Weston

July 09:
Feast for the Senses Dinner
Nicky Ginsberg in conversation with internationally renowned composer Peter Sculthorpe with acclaimed Australian writer David Malouf on: A Life as a Score... on a page amongst Words in support of MS Research 5 Million Foundation. Live performance by the Sydney Omega Ensemble in support of MS Australia's F5 Million Foundation





July 09:
Feast for the Senses Dinner
Justin Miller Chairman of Sotheby's on: Buying Collecting and Investing In Art. Lives Blues Harmonica Performance by renowned musician & composer Jim Conway in support of MS Australia's F5 Million Foundation

June 09:
Feast for the Senses Dinner
Richard Morecroft in conversation with Alasdair Foster, Director of the Australian Centre for Photography, Head On photographic portrait prize curator Moshe Rosenzveig and 2009 winner of Head On, photographer Gary Heary: Can photography access the real - Is there a definitive truth?






May 09:
Feast for the Senses Dinner
In conversation with Richard Morecroft, Anne Zahalka and James Powditch on: The Changing Face of the RSL

April 09:
Feast for the Senses Dinner
In conversation with Chairman of the Biennale Luca Belgiorno-Nettis and Publisher of Art & Australia Eleonora Trigabuff on: Underground to Aboveground Art on the Cutting Edge

March 09:
Feast for the Senses Dinner
Award winning artists Peter and Susan O'Doherty in conversation on: 'The Two of Us' - Shared Palette





February 09:
Feast for the Senses Dinner
Award winning artist Garry Shead in conversation with cartoonist and artist Eric Lobbecke on: Newsprint to Canvas

October 08: In conversation with food writer John Newton, sustainability expert, Michael Mobbs, Greens councillor Chris Harris, Powerhouse Museum curator, Anni Turnbull & artists Janet Laurence & Juliet Holmes a Court on: The Future of Food

Sept 08: In conversation with SMH art critic John McDonald & Director of The Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre Kon Gouriotis on: State & Self-Censorship: Whose Voice?




Sept 08: In conversation with Rod Pattenden and the judges of the Blake Prize for Religious art on: Questioning the Gods: Judging the Blake

Sept 08: In conversation with Dr Rachael Kohn & artist Yaeli Ohana on art & spirituality.

July 08: In conversation with Dr Shirley Fitzgerald & artists Nicholas Harding & Eric Lobbecke on Sordid Tales of Chippendale

July 08: In conversation with Archibald winner Euan Macleod and editor of Artist Profile Magazine Paul Flynn on Artists and their Audience




June 08: In conversation with Radio National presenter Michael Duffy and AGNSW public programs coordinator Jethro Lynne on Cold War: Hot Heads and Art

June 08: In conversation with artists Lucy Culliton, Ann Cape and Kerry Lester on: Face to Face

May 09: In conversation with MCA curator Glenn Barkley and artist Idris Murphy on: How to see anew the landscape

May 08:
In conversation with Sotheby's Managing Director Lesley Alway and Director of ArtBank, Geoffrey Cassidy on: Buying & Collecting Art




May 08: In conversation with Adrian Newstead, Director of Coo-ee Aboriginal Art & indigenous curator of Campbelltown Arts Centre, Djon Mundine & ABF member & distinguished author Jennifer Isaacs on: Aboriginal Art and the Yirrkala Community

April 08: In conversation with Bernard Ollis, Director of the National Art School & SMH art critic John McDonald on: Art and the Theatre of the Absurd

April 08: In conversation with Bernard Ollis, Director of the National Art School and Archibald Winner Wendy Sharpe on: The Two of Us





March 08: In conversation with the chair of the Blake Prize, Rod Pattenden and Father Peter Maher on: Art is a Blasphemy! A Pious Explanation

Nov 07: In conversation with landscape artist Mia Ng on: Of a Place

Nov 07: in conversation with prize winning artist Peter O'Doherty on: The Urban Landscape

Oct 07: In conversation with prize winning photographic artist Patricia Casey on: Home Alone - Art & Memories in Photography




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