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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

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prize winners announced Exhibition on now - book untimed tickets online to avoid the queues

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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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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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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