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jpg Hear actor Felix Gentle recite the poetry that inspired John Olsen

jpg Open until 10pm Wednesdays

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Experience poetry and painting in harmony as you hear some of the verse that inspired John Olsen while viewing his lyrical paintings. Antiquarian bookseller Nicholas Pounder, a friend of John’s, discusses his and John’s shared appreciation of poetry and literature, and the poetic references and metaphors throughout John’s work. Afterwards The National artist Raquel Ormella presents a performance lecture about the trade of native birds in Yogyakarta’s caged pet market.

31 May 2017

Exhibitions

David Stephenson
human landscapes

until 23 Jul 2017

Glorious
earthly pleasures and heavenly realms

until 2018

John Olsen
the you beaut country

until 12 Jun 2017

Memory and belonging
the archive of Katthy Cavaliere

until 9 Jun 2017

Our lands

until 18 Jun 2017

Sentient lands

until Oct 2017

The National 2017
new Australian art

until 16 Jul 2017

On Wednesdays the Gallery stays open late for Art After Hours


Displays until 10pm


Cafe until 9.30pm


Restaurant until 9pm


Gallery Shop until 9pm


Members lounge until 9pm


Library and archive until 6.30pm


Courtesy bus runs every 15 mins from 7pm until closing from the Gallery to surrounding car parks and Martin Place




Art After Hours is supported by the Art Gallery Society of NSW, the membership program of the Art Gallery of NSW