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Coming Art After Hours events (view Calendar)

The Art Gallery of NSW is open late on Wednesdays for Art After Hours.

Admission is free, although charges may apply to some special exhibitions.

You can visit all the exhibitions and galleries as well as events including talks, films and music.

See also: Art After Hours weekly event calendar

Exhibition talks: Rosemary Laing

Explore the content and context of Laing's photographs

Image: Rosemary Laing greenwork TL #8 1995, type C photograph, 100 × 100 cm, anonymous gift 2004 © Rosemary Laing

Wednesday 5.30pm
12 August, 9 September 2015

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Photography gallery
Free

Auslan tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2015 with Stefan Kater

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: Stefan Kater A black diamond, Sulman Prize 2015 finalist

Wednesday 16 September 2015, 7.15pm

Duration 1 hour
Free with exhibition entry

Wednesday 23 September 2015, 6.30pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Late night laughs

Featuring some of Australia’s funniest comedians

Image: Cocky & Pompous

Wednesdays 6.30pm
2-23 September 2015
16 September is Auslan interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: September sounds

In association with the Archibald Prize

Image: Stu Hunter

Wednesdays 7.30pm
2-23 September 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Gandhi Jayanti

A special event honouring Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday

Image: Gandhi bust, Library Lawn, UNSW Australia

Wednesday 30 September 2015, 6pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Film series: Wild in the streets

Portraits of social and political struggle

Image: Still from Germinal

Various Wednesday, Saturdays, Sundays
5 August - 30 September 2015
See listing for details

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Talk and book launch: Wendy Whiteley and the secret garden

Janet Hawley in conversation with Wendy Whiteley

Image: Janet Hawley and Wendy Whiteley

Wednesday 7 October 2015, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: 20th & 21st c Australian art
Free

Art and architecture talk: Inspirations

With Miriam Green and Andrew Burns

Image: Australia House, Japan. Photo: Brett Boardman

Wednesday 21 October 2015, 6.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Celebrity talks: Trailblazing women

In association with Julia Margaret Cameron

Image: Anna Volska

Wednesdays 7-21 October 2015, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Exhibition talks: Julia Margaret Cameron

Short talks by experts

Image: Julia Margaret Cameron Vivien and Merlin from 'Illustrations to Tennyson’s Idylls of the King’ 1874 (detail), Victoria and Albert Museum, London © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Wednesdays 7.15pm
7-21 October 2015

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Private access: Australia

The hidden gems of Australian private art collections

Image: Lyon Housemuseum. Photo Dianna Snape, courtesy Skadi Heckmueller

Wednesday 28 October 2016, 6.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply