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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

Member events

We are thrilled to welcome our loyal members back to the Art Gallery Society’s event program. Tickets for a range of events are on sale now and we look forward to providing you with updates on all your favourite events as they develop.

The wellbeing of our members, visitors and staff is our highest priority. We are following the comprehensive COVID-Safe Plan developed by the Art Gallery of NSW in line with NSW Health guidelines, with extensive measures in place to ensure your safety.

Before your visit, we encourage you to read the latest visit information

Coffee tour: Under the Stars BOOKED OUT

With curator Jackie Dunn

Image: photo by Felicity Jenkins

Wednesday 23 September 2020, 10am

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

The roaring twenties BOOKED OUT

Fashion at its most decadent

Image: Harold Cazneaux Doris Zinkeisen 1929 (detail) gelatin silver photograph 25 × 19.8 cm image/sheet. Art Gallery of New South Wales. Gift of the Cazneaux family 1975.

Thursday 24 September 2020, 1pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

New Zealand art now

With Julie Ewington

Image: Michael Parekowhai The English Channel 2015 (detail)

Thursday 1 October 2020, 1pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Free viewings for members BOOKED OUT

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2020

Image: Kim Leutwyler Faustina Archibald 2019 finalist

Daily 10am, 10.30am, 3pm or 3.30pm
26 September - 2 October 2020
See listing for details

Duration 1 hour
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free, bookings required

The legend of the Amazons

With Iain Shearer

Image: Terracotta volute-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water) ca. 450 B.C. (detail) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Thursday 8 October 2020, 1pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

The legacy of the Scythians

With Iain Shearer

Image: Comb with a Battle Scene late 5th-early 4th century BC (detail) The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Thursday 15 October 2020, 1pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Resonate 2020 BOOKED OUT

Concert series

Image: John Bell and Simon Tedeschi

Various dates in 2020, 6.30pm
See listing for details

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Charges apply

Free viewings for members BOOKED OUT

Streeton

Image: Arthur Streeton Land of the Golden Fleece 1926 (detail) oil on canvas, 92.3 × 146 cm, Private collection, Sydney. Photo: Jenni Carter, AGNSW

Various 9.30am, 10am, 3.30pm or 4pm
8 November - 23 November 2020
See listing for details

Duration 1 hour
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free, bookings required

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