We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of New South Wales stands.

Art After Hours

Visitors walking across the pedestrian crossing towards the entrance to the Gallery at night. The columns are uplit with pink lights.

Visitors arrive at the Art Gallery for Art After Hours 

Youth Collective

The band 902 perform at Art After Hours

Many visitors watching a performance in the entrance court of the Gallery at night.

Visitors to Queer Art After Hours 

Poet Brooke Scobie performs as part of NAIDOC Week Art After Hours

Poet Brooke Scobie performs as part of NAIDOC Week Art After Hours 

Two visitors attending Art After Hours at the Gallery looking at each other and drinking glasses of champagne.

Visitors at Art After Hours 

Sketching artworks from the Art Gallery collection during Drop in and draw at Art After Hours

Sketching artworks from the Art Gallery collection during Drop in and draw at Art After Hours 

On Wednesday nights, the Art Gallery of New South Wales stays open late. Explore our collection displays and exhibitions by night, join a guided tour, grab a drink, catch a film, stay for dinner and check out our schedule of upcoming programs including talks, performances and workshops. Discover something new or visit your art favourites. Every week, it’s free and open to everyone. 

A free shuttle bus runs every 20 minutes during Art After Hours from 7pm to 10pm from the Art Gallery to public transport hubs at Town Hall, Wynard and Martin Place. 

Art Gallery, including the restaurant, open until 10pm 
Members Lounge and Gallery Shop close 15 minutes earlier

There will be no Art After Hours on 30 November or 14–28 December 2022
The Art Gallery will close at 5pm on these days.
We look forward to seeing you at Art After Hours when we return on 4 January 2023.

Extended hours during our opening celebrations
The Art Gallery will be open 10am – 10pm every day 3–11 December 2022, including Wednesday 7 December. Find out more

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