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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection Extended to 23 October - book timed tickets online to avoid disappointment

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Nude: art from the Tate collection Opens 5 November 2016 - tickets available now

Close to home: Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2016 On now

Art After Hours

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Open until 10pm Wednesdays

Like Mexican food? On 31 August we’ll explore the similarities between the country’s cuisine and its art with Maeve O’Meara, host of SBS’s Food Safari, and chef Rafael Nazario. Continue the Latino flavour with Victor Valdes and his mariachi band, or sample some Iranian New Wave with the celebrated film Baran.

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The art that made me

Australian artist Peter Kingston discusses works in the collection that have inspired, influenced or simply delighted him.

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Drawing stories

When I was a kid I was notorious for disappearing for hours to read. I am grateful for those adults that indulged my anti-social tendencies as a child, leaving me be to inhabit the world of literature and learn my first lessons in drawing stories.

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Brett Whiteley Studio

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Poetry readings at the Studio

The Studio at 2 Raper Street, Surry Hills was the workplace and home of Australian artist Brett Whiteley. Join us there on the fourth Sunday of the month for our regular poetry readings. Most months feature a poet from our curated program. At other times there are special open readings.

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Help acquire this work

We’ve a great opportunity to add In the afternoon by 19th-century Australian artist John Russell to the Gallery’s collection, and your contribution could make all the difference.

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