Art After Hours delves into the world of Australia’s French Impressionist, John Russell. Hear from writer Sarah Turnbull, author of Almost French, who has a passion for the artist. Later, listen to French chansons performed by Glass.
Explore a selection of 16th-century portraits from the Gallery collection, currently on display with Henry VR.
Celebrity guests Russell Crowe, Ben Quilty, Rove McManus, Yumi Stynes and Rachel Perkins, with Julian Morrow, take you through the 2018 Archibald.
Find out more about the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes – including entry information – and explore the finalists and winners year by year.
Learn more about the project to transform the Gallery with new and expanded spaces for art, performance, film, study and cultural programs.
You can follow Gallery director Michael Brand on Instagram, where he posts photos of art and life in Sydney and further afield.
The range of tours on offer includes regular free guided tours of the Gallery and exhibitions, including for Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese and Korean speakers.
With two dogs, one cat and one bird among the 2018 Archibald Prize finalists, it is worth talking about the role of pets, and animals in general, in the prize.
The Studio at 2 Raper Street, Surry Hills was the workplace and home of artist Brett Whiteley. An exhibition of rarely seen works from his formative years charts his journey to figuration through abstraction and shows how his early mastery of line, tone and edge informed his life-long pursuit to represent the human figure through art.
We’ve an opportunity to add Rainy day by Charles Conder to the Gallery’s collection, and your contribution will make all the difference.