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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

Exhibition talks: Chinese Bible

Short talks by experts

Image: Yang Zhichao Chinese bible 2009, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Yang Zhichao

Wednesday 17 April, 5.30pm
Wednesday 24 April, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Lowy, Gonski Gallery

In conversation: Isobel Parker Philip and Amrita Hepi

Following Amrita Hepi's performance

Image: Amrita Hepi. Photo by Nikki To.

Wednesday 24 April 2019, 7.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Punch lines: poets play Duchamp

Part of the Sydney Writers' Festival 2019

Image: Marcel Duchamp Bottlerack 1961 (replica of 1914 original) Philadelphia Museum of Art, gift of Jacqueline, Paul, and Peter Matisse in memory of their mother, Alexina Duchamp,1998-4-23. © Association Marcel Duchamp/ADAGP. Copyright Agency, 2018

Performance: Wednesday 1 May 2019, 6pm
Poems on display in exhibition: 27 April - 5 May 2019

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court

Film series: Neon gods

In association with the exhibition ’Heaven and earth in Chinese art: treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei’

Image: Still from Yi Yi

Various Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays
20 February - 5 May 2019
See listing for details

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Celebrity talk: Artists and their alter egos

With Liam Benson, Shahmen Suku and Emma Maye Gibson, moderated by Yumi Stynes

Image: Yumi Stynes

Wednesday 8 May 2019, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Lachy Hamilton

Image: Lachy Hamilton

Wednesday 1 & 8 May 2019, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Art Gallery Book Club BOOKED OUT

The Stolen Bicycle by Wu Ming-Yi

Wednesday 10 April 2019, 6pm
Wednesday 1 May 2019, 6pm
Wednesday 15 May 2019, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Study room
Charges apply

Celebrity talks: Archibald Prize 2019

Hear from the prize winner and finalists

Image: Yvette Coppersmith

Wednesday 15 & 22 May, 2019, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Wednesday 22 May 2019, 7.15pm

Duration 1 hour, 40 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings recommended

Live music: The Morrisons

A unique blend of bluegrass, country, gospel and folk

Image: The Morrisons

Wednesday 15 & 22 May 2019, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Vivid Ideas

Presented in partnership with Vivid

Image: Meshel Laurie

Wednesday's 29 May and 5 & 12 June, 2019, 6.30-7pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Vivid Music

Presented in partnership with Vivid

Image: Andrew Bukenya

Wednesdays 29 May, 5 & 12 June 2019, 7.30-8.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Art Gallery Book Club

The Biographer's Lover, by Ruby J Murray

Wednesday 12 June 2019, 6pm
Wednesday 26 June 2019, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Study room
Charges apply

Contemporary art express tour: The National 2019

A half-hour introduction to the exhibition

Wednesdays 6pm
3 April – 17 July 2019

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free