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Coming Contempo events (view Calendar)

Contempo is for young art lovers aged 18-40 who want to keep on the pulse of Sydney’s vibrant, eclectic contemporary and emerging art scene.

Get inspired by your surroundings; get engaged with art and culture; get in touch with like-minded people. Get along to a Contempo event at the Art Gallery of NSW.

Most are also open to non-members.

More info

Face off

Portrait drawing with Mike Barnard

Image: Mike Barnard Ian 2009 (detail)

Sunday 27 July 2014, 1pm
Sunday 17 August 2014, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Art, food, fun Thailand

Experience Thailand through art and food

Image: Phaptawan Suwannakudt 1 Bhava 9 2013 (detail). Courtesy the artist and Arc One Gallery.

Tuesday 19 August 2014, 6pm

Duration 3 hours
Charges apply

Collection stories: Liz Nowell and Jason Wing

A sneak peek into a private collection

Image: courtesy Liz Nowell and Jason Wing

Thursday 21 August 2014, 6.30pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Drawing in the landscape

Head outdoors to sketch

Image: iStockphoto

Saturday 23 August 2014, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Scavenging the old and new

Try a new approach to painting and drawing

Image courtesy the artist

Sunday 24 August 2014, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

In situ: Janet Laurence

Go behind the scenes in an artist’s studio

Image courtesy the artist

Saturday 30 August 2014, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply