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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

Japanese Film Festival classics program

Great Japanese directors and actresses of the 20th century

Image: Still from Under current

Wednesdays 2pm & 7.15pm, Saturdays, Sundays 2pm
15 – 26 October 2014

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Curators tour: Conversations

A walkthrough of our refreshed Asian galleries

Image: Justin Paton

Wednesday 29 October 2014, 5.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Upper Asian gallery
Free

Drawing with David Legge

Join us for a mass drawing lesson

Image: David Legge

Wednesdays 22 & 29 October 2014, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Gossamer Tide

Our resident musicians this October

Image: Gossamer Tide

Wednesdays 1-29 October 2014, 7.15pm

Duration 1 hour, 45 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Exhibition talks: European prints and drawings 1500-1900

Bite-sized talks that unpack the masterpieces

Image: Albrecht Dürer Melencolia I 1514 (detail), engraving, Art Gallery of NSW

Wednesdays 7.15pm
1 - 29 October 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Artist talk: Reko Rennie

Hear about his current installation

Image: Reko Rennie No sleep till Dreamtime 2014 (detail), birch plywood, metallic textile foil, synthetic polymer, diamond dust, gold leaf. Courtesy of the artist and Blackartprojects

Wednesday 5 November 2014, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Artist talks: My trip

Hear about their works and photographic practices

Image: Jon Rhodes Rockhole wave 1987, printed 2000, gelatin sliver photograph, 21.7 × 31.9 cm. Gift of Henry Ergas 2009. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program © AIATSIS

Second Wednesday of the month, 5.30pm
8 October & 12 November 2014

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

Corroboree talk: Emily McDaniel

Hear from the assistant curator

Image: Reko Rennie No sleep till Dreamtime 2014 (detail), birch plywood, metallic textile foil, synthetic polymer, diamond dust, gold leaf. Courtesy of the artist and Blackartprojects © Reko Rennie

Wednesday 26 November 2014, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Celebrity talk: Adam Goodes with Hetti Perkins

A special interview celebrating Corroboree Sydney 2014

Image: Adam Goodes

Wednesday 26 November 2014, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Pirra

Special performance celebrating Corroboree Sydney 2014

Image: Jess Beck

Sunday 23 November 2014, 3-3.30pm
Wednesday 26 November 2014, 7.15-9pm

Location: Entrance court
Free

Corroboree workshop: weaving

Free drop-in artmaking activity

Wednesday 26 November 2014, 7.30-9.30pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Live music: Pop

A celebration of old and new pop tunes

Image: Mindi Jackson

Wednesdays, 7.30-9pm
5, 12 & 19 November 2014
3 & 10 December 2014

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Oz pop talks

Short talks on pop art in Australia

Image: Brett Whiteley The American dream 1968-69 (detail) State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia, purchased 1978 © Art Gallery of Western Australia

Wednesdays 6.30pm
5 November 2014 – 25 February 2015
except 17, 24 & 31 December 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free with exhibition entry