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Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

In line with decisions made by the National Cabinet as communicated by the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, the Art Gallery of New South Wales has closed to the public until further notice to help protect the health of all visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the State. More information

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In praise of care

To ask that we take care is to ask that we hold ourselves and others, gently. It’s an idea explored in this Together In Art Pocket Exhibition, curated by Isobel Parker Philip.

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Art After Hours has been suspended until further notice

While we’re taking a break, you can explore the best of Art After Hours from home. Delve into our archive of recorded celebrity and artist talks, performances and conversations, and wander through the Gallery’s online collection.

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Bodhisattvas of Compassion

Bodhisattvas are those who, due to their great compassion, forgo their own personal nirvana to lead others there. It seems an idea that has particular resonance in these frightening times, particularly on 8 April which marks the celebration of Buddha's birthday.

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Brett Whiteley Studio

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Studio closed 16 March – 21 May 2020

The Brett Whiteley Studio at 2 Raper Street, Surry Hills is closed due to building works and will reopen Friday 22 May 2020. It 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 public and to booked education groups, with changing exhibitions and a range of events.

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