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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: 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

Live music: CODA

An uplifting musical journey

Image: Two of the members of CODA

Wednesday 1 February 2017, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
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

In conversation: ARTEXPRESS 2017

Shag talks to student artists

Image: Abbey Haberecht, Oakhill College Self-portrait (but I don’t fit the stereotype) (detail), ARTEXPRESS 2017

Wednesday 8 February 2017, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Pop-up performances: ARTEXPRESS 2017

Student artists showcase their work

Image: Phoebe Martyr, Ascham School My contemporary tribe (detail), ARTEXPRESS 2017

Wednesday 15 February 2017, 6.30pm

Duration 45 minutes
Location: Ground level
Free

Exhibition talks: ARTEXPRESS 2017

Hear from the curator

Image: Georgina Kozlova, Fairvale High School Self-portrait with different states of mind (detail), ARTEXPRESS 2017

Wednesdays 5.30pm
8-22 February 2017

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Panel: ARTEXPRESS 2017

Michael Brand and Del Kathryn Barton speak to ARTEXPRESS student artists

Image: Del Kathryn Barton

Wednesday 22 February 2017, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Triple J's Unearthed High alumni

Hear the sounds from young local musicians

Image: Lupa J

Wednesdays 7.30pm
8-22 February 2017

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

Wednesdays 6.30pm
15-29 March 2017

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

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