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Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is open. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information

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Ask A Curator Day

Have your questions answered by passionate experts

Wednesday 12 September 2018, 10am

Duration 4 hours

Film screening: Whiteley BOOKED OUT

AACTA award-winning documentary about an iconic Australian artist

Image: Whiteley

Sunday 10 February 2019, 11am

Duration 2 hours
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Celebrity talk: Wendy Whiteley

With exhibition curator Anne Ryan and author Lou Klepac

Image: Wendy Whiteley.

Wednesday 13 February 2019, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Thursday 31 January & Tuesday 19 February 2019, 10am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Members lounge
Charges apply

Celebrity talk: 'Whiteley' the Opera

With Opera Australia artistic director Lyndon Terracini and opera consultant Ashleigh Wilson

Image: Lyndon Terracini. Photo by Peter Derrett.

Wednesday 20 February 2019, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Frances Madden

A rising star of jazz and blues

Image: Frances Madden

Wednesdays 13 & 20 February 2019, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Art and dementia: Drawing is everything

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia and their care partners

Thursday 7 March 2019, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Peter Griffen weekend studio workshop BOOKED OUT

At the artists studio

Image: Peter Griffen studio

Friday 8 March 2019, 11am - 1pm
Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 March 2019, 9.30am - 4pm

Charges apply

Access workshop: Brett Whiteley

Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

Wednesday 13 March 2019, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Exhibition talks: drawing is everything

Short talks by artists and experts

Image: Lucy O’Doherty

Wednesdays 5.30pm
6-20 March 2019

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Guided tour: Brett Whiteley: drawing is everything

An introduction to highlights in the exhibition

Image: Brett Whiteley Bather and mirror (second version) 1964, Brett Whiteley Studio Collection © Wendy Whiteley

Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays 12pm
15–19 December 2018
5 January – 31 March 2019

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

Auslan tour: Drawing is everything

For visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: Brett Whiteley Self portrait in the studio 1976 (detail), oil, collage, hair on canvas. Purchased 1977 © Wendy Whiteley

Sunday 31 March 2019, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Whiteley Art Bus

Free shuttle bus

Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
1 February to 31 March 2019, 2pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Front of the Gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Drop in and make: Dynamic drawing

Free artmaking activity for families

Sundays 3, 17 March and 7 April 2019
11am-3.30pm

Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free