Members Screening Room 2021: Nora Heysen - a life of her own

Members Screening Room 2021 - June to August

30 June 2021 - 30 August 2021 -
We invite you to the Members Screening Room, a free and exclusive benefit available to current Members of the Art Gallery of NSW. Watch a range of handpicked arts documentaries throughout the year online from the comfort of your home.

We bring you an illuminating film about artist Nora Heysen, the first woman to win the Archibald Prize in 1938, whose painting currently features in the Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize exhibition.

Nora Heysen: A Life of Her Own (Great Australian Artists) – (56 minutes)

Daughter of renowned landscape painter Hans Heysen, Nora Heysen established her own reputation as a distinguished portrait and still-life painter. View this classic documentary featuring a rare on-camera interview with Nora Heysen, the first woman to win the Archibald Prize and to be appointed an Australian official war artist during the Second World War.

This documentary is available to view from 5pm 30 June to 5pm 30 August 2021. A secure login and password will be emailed to ticket holders upon booking.

Book your ticket now for instant access.

How to access this film:

• Book your free Members Screening Room ticket to receive login details
• Open the following website
• Enter the guest account name and password (these will be emailed to you at the time of booking)
• Click on the green box on the left marked 'Subscription' (if using a mobile phone, you will need to press the red 'Categories' button first)
• All current documentaries will appear for you to watch
Members only - (view from 30 June to 30 August)