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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

Celebrity talks: The greats of Koori culture

Exploring the unique and continuing Aboriginal culture of south-east Australia

Image: Jack Charles. Photo by Gary Heery

Wednesday 3 February 2016, 7.30pm
Wednesday 10 February 2016, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Microwave Jenny

Contemporary Indigenous Australian music

Image: Microwave Jenny

Wednesday 3 February 2016, 6.30pm
Wednesday 10 February 2016, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Exhibition talks: Murruwaygu

Celebrating the Aboriginal culture of south-east Australia

Image: Tommy McRae Spearing the kangaroo c1880s-c1890s (detail)

Wednesdays 5.30pm
3-17 February 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Shield carving talk and demonstration

An insight into the unique Aboriginal culture of south-east Australia

Image: Andrew Snelgar

Wednesday 17 February 2016, 6.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Live music: Charlie Trindall

Contemporary Indigenous Australian music

Image: Charlie Trindall

Wednesday 17 February 2016, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Cafe
Free

Artist talks: When silence falls

Exploring the capacity of art to bear witness to horror

Image: Tony Albert. Photo: Mark Pokorny

Wednesdays, 5.30pm
24 February - 9 March 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Disarm

Stu Hunter and special guests perform live on Pedro Reyes’ artwork

Image: Stu Hunter. Photo: wilk

Wednesdays, 6.30pm
24 February - 9 March 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Tut workshop by Shaun Parker & Company

Experience the new dance craze, tutting

Image: Shaun Parker & Company

Wednesday 16 March 2016, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Lower level 3
Free

Exhibition talks: Imprint

Short talks by photography experts

Image: Ingeborg Tyssen Balmain, Sydney 1 1981, gelatin silver photograph, 25.9 × 25.9 cm, Art Gallery of NSW, Hallmark Cards Australian Photography Collection Fund 1989 © Ingeborg Tyssen. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Wednesdays 5.30pm
10 February, 9 March, 13 April, 11 May 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Photography gallery
Free