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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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The art that made me

Artist Helen Wright discusses works in the collection that have inspired, influenced or simply delighted her.

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Art After Hours

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Art After Hours Online

Drawing is a fundamental way to observe, interpret and comprehend the world around us. But how much of what we see and draw is coloured by memory, history and imagination? Artists Helen Wright and Jack Stahel like to reimagine the world in their complex drawings that combine fantasy and reality. Their imaginative drawings of teetering architectural structures and ‘imaginary science’ are part of our new exhibition Real Worlds: Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2020. Next week on art After Hours Online, writer and broadcaster Yumi Stynes asks the artists about their unique observations of our fragile and nonsensical world and places a microscope on the bizarre year that has been 2020.

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Kiwis and the Archibald

With the Archibald Prize conditions specifying that entering artists must be residents of Australasia, New Zealand artists, and sitters, have been part of the prize since its early days.

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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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