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Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is open. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information, including hours

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2020 on now Book timed tickets online | Some sessions and days sold out!

Archie Plus On now until 10 January 2021 | Free admission

Coming soon: Streeton Opens 7 November | Buy tickets online

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Francis Bacon

That towering figure of 20th-century art, Francis Bacon, was born on this day in 1909.

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Art After Hours Online

Working from her home studio in Parramatta, artist Marikit Santiago doesn’t let her three young children get under her feet – she gets them involved with her painting. Marikit is the winner of this year’s Sir John Sulman Prize, which is awarded for the best subject painting, genre painting or mural project by an Australian artist. This week on Art After Hours Online, Benjamin Law asks the artist how she navigates the tensions that exist within her multiple identities as a Filipina, an Australian, a mother and an artist – and what it’s like working with her kids.

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The five senses

One of the Gallery’s most important old masters – Carlos Cignani’s ‘The five senses’ – is back on display in the grand courts following an extensive conservation treatment of both the painting and its magnificent frame.

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Brett Whiteley Studio

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The Studio is open

The Brett Whiteley Studio at 2 Raper Street, Surry Hills was the workplace and home of one of Australia’s most celebrated artists, and is now a museum managed by the Gallery. It’s open to the general public from 10am to 4pm Thursday to Sunday. No tickets or bookings required.

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Become a member and receive a free exhibition ticket. Plus you’ll enjoy a host of discounts, Look magazine and exclusive members lounge access.

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