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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

Film screening: Front Up Emerge project

A behind the scenes look at the Emerge pilot program

Image: Kate Burton Phrenological Ink drawings and projected image installation, installations at Barangaroo from the Front Up Emerge Program 2016

Wednesday 7 December 2016, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Panel discussion: Front Up

Hear from artists in the Emerge Program

Image: Emily Dash The spinning room, installations at Barangaroo from the Front Up Emerge Program 2016

Wednesday 7 December 2016, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Artist talks: Front Up

Hear from artists in the Emerge Program

Image: Digby Webster

Wednesday 7 December 2016, 7.15pm

Duration 45 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Live music: The Three Handed Beat Bandits

Their exotic musical gumbo will steal your heart

Image: The Three Handed Beat Bandits

Wednesday 7 December 2016, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Talks: Up close with the nude

Artists and scholars discuss their favourite artworks in the exhibition

Image: Ben Quilty

Wednesdays 7.30pm
9 November – 7 December 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Junkyard Beats and The Human Sound Project

Performance and workshop: Making music with the body

Image: Simon Jankelson of The Human Sound Project

Wednesday 14 December 2016, 7pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Talk: Up close with Julie

Julie Ewington on Rineke Dijkstra's 'Julie'

Image: Julie Ewington

Wednesday 14 December 2016, 7.30pm

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

Exhibition talks: Art from Milingimbi

Join gallery staff and specialists in the art of Milingimbi

Image: Lindy Allen

Wednesdays 11-25 January 2016, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Live music: Mr Percival

Summer evenings of sonic bliss

Image: Mr Percival

Wednesdays 7.30pm
4-25 January 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Celebrity talks: Nude fictions

Writers read their own words inspired by the exhibition

Image: Benjamin Law

Wednesdays 6.30pm
4-25 January, 1 February 2017
18 January is Auslan interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Film series: Nude and naked

Representations of nudity in cinema

Image: Still from Tarzan and his mate

Various Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays
9 November - 18 December 2016
4 January – 5 February 2017
See listing for details

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Exhibition talks: New matter

Short talks by the curator and artists

Wednesdays 5.30pm
14 September, 12 October, 9 November,
14 December 2016, 11 January, 8 February 2017

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Photography gallery
Free