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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

Wednesday 8 July 2015, 5.30pm

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

Exhibition talk: Go East

Hear from the experts

Image: Zhang Huan Family Tree 2000 (detail), The Gene & Brian Sherman Collection, and Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney © the artist

Wednesdays 5.30pm
3, 24 June, 8 July 2015

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery

Exhibition talk: Seven artists from the John Kaldor Family Collection

Hear from the curator

Image: Wilhelm Sasnal Untitled 2009 (detail) John Kaldor Collection © Wilhelm Sasnal

Wednesday 15 July 2015, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries

Celebrity talk: Quiet riot

A series exploring art, protest and change

Image: Ben Quilty

Wednesdays 6.30pm
3 June - 15 July 2015

Location: Entrance court

Life of Sidney Nolan

The truth behind one of Australia's most famous artists

Image: Sidney Nolan Self portrait 1943 (detail) © the Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust. Bridgeman Art Library

Wednesday 15 July 2015, 7.30pm

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

Live music: Quiet riot

Songs of art, protest and change

Image: Martha Marlow

Wednesdays 7.30pm
3 June - 15 July 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court

Film series: Taking flight

The arrival of East Asian cinema

Image: Still from Not one less

Wednesdays and Sundays
17 June - 2 August 2015
See listing for details

Location: Domain Theatre

Art and architecture talk: Barbara Flynn

Hear from Sydney’s public art curator

Image: Barbara Flynn

Wednesday 19 August 2015, 6.30pm

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

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

Cocktails and curators: Matisse and the moderns

Cocktail class and curator-led tour

Wednesday 23 September 2015, 6.30pm

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