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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

Queer Art After Hours 2017

The Gallery goes queer in a celebration of LGBTQI art and performance!

Image: James Welby (YUMMY)

Wednesday 1 March 2017, 5-10pm

Free

Live music: Tina Harrod

Celebrating International Women's Day

Image: Tina Harrod

Wednesday 8 March 2017, 6.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Celebrity talk: Jane Caro

On women and advertising

Image: Jane Caro

Wednesday 8 March 2017, 7.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Curators’ tours: John Olsen

Hear the stories behind the artist and exhibition

Image: John Olsen Nightfall, when wattle stains the doubting heart 1980 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Wednesdays 5.30pm
15-29 March 2017

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Wednesdays 6.30pm
15-29 March 2017

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Celebrity talks: Off the grid

What does it mean to be socially engaged?

Image: Costa Georgiadis

Wednesdays 6.30pm
5-26 April 2017
5 April is Auslan interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Australia

The band, not the country, not a country band

Image: Australia Photo: Maclay Heriot

Wednesdays 7.30pm
5-26 April 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Guided tour: Adman

An introduction to highlights in the exhibition

Image: Philip Pearlstein Andy Warhol in New York City c1949 (detail), Philip Pearlstein papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Wednesdays 7.15pm
1 March – 25 May 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Auslan tour: The National 2017

With Stefan Kater for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: Stefan Kater

Wednesday 5 April 2017, 7.15pm
Sunday 28 May 2017, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings recommended

Film series: Asian new waves

Films from China, Taiwan and Iran

Image: Still from The white balloon

Wednesdays 2pm & 7.15pm, Sundays 2pm
8 February – 28 May 2017

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Exhibition talks: The National 2017

Get to know the artists and their work

Image: Khaled Sabsabi Guerrilla 2016 (detail). Courtesy the artist and Art Gallery of New South Wales © the artist

Wednesdays 5.30pm
5-26 April, 14-28 June 2017

Free

Social sounds

Come make some noise with Junkyard Beats and The Human Sound Project

Wednesdays 7pm
14-28 June 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free