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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, including hours

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The art of melancholy

Discover Dürer’s celebrated print with Michael Ann Holly

Image: Albrecht Dürer Melencolia I 1514 (detail), engraving, Art Gallery of NSW

Sunday 24 August 2014, 2pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Special lecture: Piranesi as architect

Fabio Barry, assistant professor of art history, Stanford University

Image: Giovanni Battista Piranesi The Arch of Constantine 1771 (detail), etching, Art Gallery of NSW

Sunday 31 August 2014, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Auslan-interpreted talk: European prints and drawings

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: Albrecht Dürer Melencolia I 1514 (detail), engraving, Art Gallery of NSW

Sunday 28 September 2014, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Carnevale masks

Free drop-in artmaking activity for children

Image: Agostino Carracci Portrait of Giovanni Gabrielli, called 'Il Sivello’ c1599 (detail)

Monday 29 September - Friday 3 October 2014
11am-4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Function space
Free

Commedia dell’Arte

School holiday performance

Monday 29 September - Friday 3 October 2014, 1.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Curator's tour: European prints and drawings 1500-1900

The stories behind the collection

Image: Albrecht Dürer Melencolia I 1514 (detail), engraving, Art Gallery of NSW

Saturday 11 October 2014, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Art Club: In the manner of the masters

For children aged 9–12

Image: Samuel Palmer The lonely tower 1879 (detail)

Saturday 11, Sunday 12 October 2014
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Members lounge
Charges apply

Jazz at the Gallery 2014 BOOKED OUT

Step in, sit back and ease into an evening of jazz

Image: Monica Trapaga

Tuesdays 7pm
30 September, 14 October 2014

Duration 3 hours
Location: Entrance court
Charges apply

Celebrity events: European prints and drawings

Our guests talk about love, gender and mathematics

Image: Dr Clio Cresswell

Wednesdays 6.30pm
1-15 October 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Drop in and draw: Australian masters

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Sunday 19 October 2014, 11am - 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Ground level
Free

Spotlight: Conserving works on paper

Find out how conservators care for fragile, old works

Image: Michael Wolgemut or Wilhelm Pleydenwurff Pope Pius II and the Emperor Frederick III seated on one throne 1493 (detail)

Sunday 19 October 2014, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Artwork of the month talk: October 2014

Hendrick Goltzius’ ‘Pluto’ and ‘Prosperine’ (1588-90)

Image: Hendrick Goltzius Pluto 1588-90 (detail)

Sunday 19 October 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Cantonese-language guided tour: European prints and drawings 1500-1900

粵語導覽:公元1500 年 至 1900 年歐洲版畫及素描特展

Image: Jean-Honoré Fragonard Rinaldo in the gardens of Armida 1761-64 (detail)

Tuesdays 11am
7 - 28 October 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Korean-language guided tour: European prints and drawings 1500-1900

한국어 안내 관람: 유럽의 판화와 드로잉전 (1500-1900)

Image: Jean-Honoré Fragonard Rinaldo in the gardens of Armida 1761-64 (detail)

Wednesdays 11am
3 September - 29 October 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Drawing with David Legge

Join us for a mass drawing lesson

Image: David Legge

Wednesdays 22 & 29 October 2014, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Exhibition talks: European prints and drawings 1500-1900

Bite-sized talks that unpack the masterpieces

Image: Albrecht Dürer Melencolia I 1514 (detail), engraving, Art Gallery of NSW

Wednesdays 7.15pm
1 - 29 October 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Mandarin-language guided tour: European prints and drawings 1500-1900

普通話導覽:公元1500 年 至 1900 年歐洲版畫及素描特展

Image: Jean-Honoré Fragonard Rinaldo in the gardens of Armida 1761-64 (detail)

Thursdays 11am
2 - 30 October 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Guided tour: European prints and drawings 1500-1900

An introduction to the exhibition

Image: Henri Toulouse-Lautrec Mlle Marcelle Lender en buste 1895 (detail)

Wednesdays, Sundays 1.30pm
3 September - 2 November 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free