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Related events

Coming events related to these galleries are listed here. They’re updated frequently so check back later if none are currently scheduled. You can look for events by date, type or specific exhibition in What’s on.

Coming events

Corroboree guided tour

An introduction to the Indigenous art collection

11am daily 22-30 November 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Coffee tour of the collection

Landscape painting

Image: John Glover Natives on the Ouse River, Van Diemen’s Land (detail) 1838. AGNSW collection.

Tuesday 2 December 2014, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Australian collection guided tour

An introduction to selected highlights from the Australian collection

Image: Margaret Preston Implement blue 1927 © Margaret Rose Preston Estate

2pm daily
except 24 December 2014 - 1 January 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Tuesdays 11am (except January, last 3 weeks of December and public holidays)
Last 2014 tour: 9 December
First 2015 tour: 3 February

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Japanese-language guided tour

日本語による美術鑑賞ツアー

Fridays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December and public holidays)
Last 2014 tour: 12 December
First 2015 tour: 6 February

Duration 1 hour
Free

Korean-language guided tour

무료 한국어 아트 투어

Fridays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December and public holidays)
Last 2014 tour: 12 December
First 2015 tour: 6 February

Duration 1 hour
Free

Thursdays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December, public holidays)
Last 2014 tour: 11 December
First 2015 tour: 5 February

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Past events

Auslan-interpreted talk: Sydney moderns

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Wednesday 21 August 2013, 7.15pm
Sunday 25 August 2013, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Duration 1 hour
Location: Information desk
Free

Director's talk: Michael Brand

Hear from the director of the Art Gallery of NSW

Image: Michael Brand

Wednesday 20 November 2013, 5.30pm

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

Corroboree talks

Talks by Gallery experts and artists

Image: Judy Watson

16, 17, 23 & 24 November 2013
See listing for times

Duration 30 minutes
Free

24 November 2013 at 1.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Drop in and draw: 19th-century Australian sculpture

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Sunday 18 May 2014, 1-4pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Grand Courts
Free

Suburban symphony BOOKED OUT

Painting urban scenes from Australian life with Peter O’Doherty

Image: courtesy of Peter O’Doherty

Sunday 1 June 2014, 10.30am

Duration 5 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Function space
Charges apply

Coffee tour of the collection BOOKED OUT

The Heidelberg school

Image: Arthur Streeton From my camp (Sirius Cove) 1896 (detail)

Tuesday 1 July 2014, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Drop in and make: Sculptural structures

Free artmaking activity for kids

Image: Robert Klippel No 329 1977 © Robert Klippel Estate

Sunday 20 July 2014, 11am-4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Spotlight: 2014 Dundas Memorial Lecture

Writing a history of Australian art

Image: Cover detail from Sasha Grishin Australian art: a history, Melbourne University Press

Sunday 20 July 2014, 12pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Artwork of the month talk: July 2014

James Angus’s Bugatti Type 35 (2006)

Image: James Angus Bugatti Type 35 2006

Sunday 20 July 2014, 2pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Drop in and draw: Portraits

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Image: Margaret Olley Portrait in the mirror 1948 (detail) © Estate of Margaret Olley

Sunday 17 August 2014, 1-4pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: 20th & 21st c Australian art
Free

Guided tour: Focus on portraiture

Explore selected works on display

Image: William Dobell Margaret Olley 1948 (detail) © Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation

2pm daily
3 July – 28 September 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Drop in and draw: Australian masters

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Sunday 19 October 2014, 11am - 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Ground level
Free

Drop in and make: Magical motors

Free artmaking activity for kids

Image: James Angus Bugatti Type 35 2006

Sunday 19 October 2014, 11am - 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Spotlight: The legacy of William Dobell

A look at one of Australia's greatest artists

Image: William Dobell Self portrait (detail) © Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation

Sunday 16 November 2014, 12pm

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

Art and dementia tour: Close encounters with Australian art

For people living with younger-onset dementia

Image: Russell Drysdale Sunday evening 1941 (detail) © Russell Drysdale Estate

Thursday 20 November 2014, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required