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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

Film series: Papua New Guinea stories

A rare chance to see these ground-breaking docos

Image: Still from Joe Leahy’s neighbours

Wednesdays 2pm & 7.15pm, Sundays 2pm
11 June - 27 July 2014
except 15 June

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Live music: Green Mohair Suits

Launching Archibald Prize party season

Image: Green Mohair Suits

Wednesdays 23 & 30 July 2014, 7.15pm

Duration 1 hour, 45 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Short talks: portraits

Explore a different portrait each week

Image: Robert Peake the Elder Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia c1610 (detail). National Portrait Gallery, London

Wednesdays 7.15pm
23 July - 13 August 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Film series: Vengeful ghosts, ghoulish demons

Supernatural tales from Japan

Image: Still from Onibaba (1964). Courtesy Kindai Eiga Kyokai

Wednesdays 2pm & 7.15pm, Sundays 2pm
30 July - 17 August 2014

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Live music: Miriam Lieberman

Our resident musician this August

Image: Miriam Lieberman

Wednesdays 6-27 August 2014, 7.15pm

Duration 1 hour, 45 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Exhibition talks: Max Dupain

Gallery experts, artists and Dupain’s contemporaries

Image: Max Dupain The magnolia 1983, gelatin silver photograph, 39.5 × 49.8 cm image/sheet, gift of the artist 1986 © Estate of Max Dupain.

Second Wednesday of the month, 5.30pm
11 June - 13 August 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Photography gallery
Free

Guided tour: Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

An introduction to the exhibition

Image: Nō mask Ko-omote, Edo period, 17th century, National Noh Theatre

Daily 12pm, Wednesdays 7.15pm
14 June – 14 September 2014
except 28-30 July

Duration 1 hour
Location: Lower Asian gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Celebrity events: Archibald Prize 2014

Interviews, talks and a comedic routine

Image: The Honorable Bob Carr

Wednesdays 6.30pm
23 July - 24 September 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Sydney students speak

Explore works from the 19th Biennale of Sydney

Image: Mircea Cantor Sic Transit Gloria Mundi 2012 (video still). Courtesy the artist; Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris; Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv; and Magazzino, Rome. Sound: Semantron of Putna Monastery

Wednesdays 5.30pm
30 April - 4 June 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free

Sydney students speak: portraits

Explore a different portrait each week

Image: Students from the 2013 Sydney Students Speak program

Wednesdays 7.15pm
20 August - 24 September 2014

Duration 20 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes

Highlights from the 2014 exhibition

Monday-Friday 11am, 2pm, 3pm
Wednesday also 5.30pm, 7pm
Saturday, Sunday 2.30pm
21 July - 28 September 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Portraits film series

In conjunction with the Archibald Prize 2014

Image: Still from Broken flowers

Wednesdays 2pm & 7.15pm, Sundays 2pm
20 August - 5 October 2014

Location: Domain Theatre
Free