On 5 May, join the Venerable Dr Juewei for an enlightening talk on the spectacular Buddhist cave temples in Dunhuang, China. Then discover the ancients sounds of the Tang dynasty with Changning Chai, one of the most acclaimed Chinese flautists of his generation, or catch Woody Allen’s Bullets over Broadway.
Highly regarded artist Jude Rae has received the $80,000 BVLGARI ART AWARD for her painting SL 359 2016, which now enters the Gallery collection.
Join us at the Gallery for a trio of creative talks on Saturday 28 May exploring topics from art and culture to augmented reality to mindfulness.
Budding artists between the ages of 5 and 18 are invited to submit a portrait for the Art Gallery of NSW’s Young Archie competition.
You can follow Gallery director Michael Brand on Instagram, where he posts photos of art and life in Sydney and further afield.
Try a new way of interacting with the Gallery with one of two new innovative digital tools – Art Sets and Art Tours.
CHISWICK at the Gallery is the perfect spot for lunch, a quick bite, a drink at the bar, or dinner on a Wednesday. Tang dining package available.
You can now view excerpts from entries into the design competition online and learn more about the project to transform the Gallery.
From audio-described tours to Auslan-interpreted talks, our access programs are aimed at engaging diverse audiences.
Find out more about the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes – including entry information – and explore the finalists and winners year by year.
Mexican artist Pedro Reyes has turned illegal firearms into musical instruments, designed to be played. Revolvers, shotguns and machineguns have been recomposed as a guitar, xylophone, psaltery, pan pipes and rain stick.
Closes 8 May Brett Whiteley travelled extensively, setting down his experiences in charcoal, photographs and paint – a visual diary of Paris, New York, Tokyo and Tangier. The exhibition Brett Whiteley: other places includes both his early works of Paris, which have never been displayed before, and his last experiences of this beautiful city.
Our members organisation organises lectures, workshops, tours and other events. Some are exclusive to members; for others, members pay a discounted price.