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Art After Hours

Potts point
Art After Hours is back

Every Wednesday night, wander through the Gallery after hours and discover new art and old favourites in our latest exhibitions and collection displays. Join a guided tour, enjoy a drink or a bite to eat in the cafe.

Displays until 9pm
Cafe and restaurant open
Gallery shop open

Courtesy bus runs every 20mins from 6pm until closing from the Gallery to various locations in the city close to public transport.

See current exhibitions

Art After Hours: Matisse Alive

Co-produced with artist Angela Tiatia

Wednesdays 12 and 19 January 2022
5–9pm
Free, no bookings required

Start 2022 with a celebration of the rich cultures of the Pacific with our Art After Hours summer series, co-produced with Sāmoan / Australian artist Angela Tiatia whose work is currently on display in Matisse Alive.

Join a Lolly Lei making workshop and groove to sounds from across Oceania with DJ sets from Leo Tanoi, then on 19 January catch a stunning performance from Matavai Pacific Cultural Arts.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Manea Pacifica performance planned for 12 January is cancelled.

Watch and listen to past Art After Hours events online

Art After Hours is supported by Macquarie University and the Art Gallery Society of NSW.