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Coming Art After Hours events (view Calendar)

The Art Gallery of NSW is open late on Wednesdays for Art After Hours.

Admission is free, although charges may apply to some special exhibitions.

You can visit all the exhibitions and galleries as well as events including talks, films and music.

See also: Art After Hours weekly event calendar

Archive salons

Exploring the history of the Biennale of Sydney

Image: Unknown (John Coburn printing the 1973 Biennale of Sydney poster) from the John Coburn archive 1973.

Wednesdays 6pm
4-18 April, 9-30 May 2018

Duration 2 hours
Location: Lower level 2

Art Gallery Book Club

The lady and the unicorn by Tracy Chevalier

Wednesday 30 May 2018, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Study room
Charges apply

Vivid Art After Hours

Let's talk about death. It won't kill you.

Image: Mary Hoang

Wednesday 30 May 2018, 5-10pm


Directors in conversation: Glenn D. Lowry and Michael Brand

Hear from the leaders of New York's Museum of Modern Art and the Art Gallery of NSW

Image: Glenn D. Lowry. Photo by Peter Ross.

Wednesday 6 June 2018, 5.30pm

Duration 45 minutes
Location: Lower level 2

Vivid Art After Hours

Common ground

Image: Rebecca Huntley

Wednesdays 6 June 2018, 5-10pm


Vivid Art After Hours

Come closer… a revealing look at sex and pleasure

Image: Nina Funnell

Wednesdays 13 June 2018, 5-10pm


Celebrity talks: Archibald Prize 2018

Hear from artists and their sitters

Image: Fenella Kernebone

Wednesdays 6.30pm
16-23 May, 20-27 June 2018

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court

Live music: The Vampires

World-roots jazz band

Image: The Vampires

Wednesdays June 20 & 27, 2018 at 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court

Film series: Starburst

Icons of Chinese cinema

Image: Still from In the mood for love

Wednesdays 2pm & 7.15pm, Sundays 2pm
20 June - 26 August 2018
Some with live music accompaniment

Location: Domain Theatre