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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

  • The band name game: conservation edition

    Our conservators, like pretty much everyone we know, love inventing names for fictitious bands and have found plenty of inspiration in the conservation lab. In what we're pretty sure is a world first, we present a music-conservation crossover that is not only fun but also surprisingly educational.

    4 months, 1 week ago, by Together In Art

  • Through young eyes

    With props at the ready, they move swiftly through the Gallery spaces, gaggles of children in tow, greeting artworks like old friends. Who are these passionate art warriors? They are the Gallery’s children’s guides and volunteers, and these are some of their stories.

    4 months, 3 weeks ago, by Together In Art

  • Art is my oxygen

    There’s one thing more important than coming to the Gallery, and that is coming back. Emma Price is a young artist who knows this very well, as she's been visiting since she was a toddler,

    4 months, 3 weeks ago, by Together In Art

  • Be my guide

    To celebrate National Volunteer Week and the Gallery's reopening on 1 June, our volunteer guides imagine nine very different visitors, each with a different hope for their Gallery visit, and tell us which artwork they would share with each of those viewers.

    5 months ago, by Together In Art

  • Scenes from the family album

    As we count down the days to 1 June when the doors reopen, we're celebrating the people who have kept the Gallery ticking during the COVID-19 closure. Find out about their favourite place in the building and their favourite collection artwork.

    5 months ago, by Together In Art

  • The art of the welcome

    Welcomes matter, whether you’re opening the door to friends at home or greeting visitors at a major public art museum. Members of our visitor experience team share some of their favourite welcomes from museums and galleries in Australia and around the world.

    5 months ago, by Together In Art

  • Behind the scenes of Faboriginal

    You've watched it avidly during iso, or you should. Now go behind the scenes of Australia's deadliest game show for stories from the Gallery team who brought 'Faboriginal' into being.

    5 months, 2 weeks ago, by Together In Art

  • Art interrupted: part 2

    They’re still out there, behind closed doors – full of potential, yet unseen. We refer, of course, to the ‘ghost exhibitions’ created by COVID-19 closures. Art Gallery of NSW staff salute ten more of those unfairly sequestered shows.

    5 months, 2 weeks ago, by Together In Art

  • Five great talks by five great artists

    We miss being at live events at the Gallery with artists and the public so we've taken a trip down memory lane and selected videos of some of the great artists’ talks we’ve presented over the years, featuring Tracey Emin, Wäka Munuŋgurr, William Kentridge, Lindy Lee and Takashi Murakami.

    5 months, 2 weeks ago, by Together In Art

  • Self-portraits for strange times

    What kind of face should you show to the world when the world has turned thoroughly weird? We went looking for answers to this question in the Gallery’s contemporary collection.

    5 months, 2 weeks ago, by Together In Art

  • Art interrupted

    From staff at the Art Gallery of NSW, a guide to some of our favourite 'ghost exhibitions' - displays that the COVID-19 pandemic rudely interrupted.

    6 months ago, by Together In Art

  • From Oaxaca to Bronte: interview with a self-isolating curator

    Together In Art catches up with Lisa Catt, the Gallery’s assistant curator of international art, about her excellent (but unexpectedly brief) art adventure in Mexico.

    6 months, 2 weeks ago, by Together In Art

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