Related events

Coming events related to these galleries are listed here. They’re updated frequently so check back later if none are currently scheduled. You can look for events by date, type or specific exhibition in What’s on.

Coming events

  • Australian collection guided tour

    An introduction to selected highlights from the Australian collection

    2pm daily
    except 24 December 2014 - 1 January 2015

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Margaret Preston Implement blue 1927 © Margaret Rose Preston Estate

  • Cantonese-language guided tour

    粵語導覽

    Tuesdays 11am (except January, last 3 weeks of December and public holidays)
    Last 2014 tour: 9 December
    First 2015 tour: 3 February

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free

  • Japanese-language guided tour

    日本語による美術鑑賞ツアー

    Fridays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December and public holidays)
    Last 2014 tour: 12 December
    First 2015 tour: 6 February

    Free

    Duration 1 hour | Free

  • Korean-language guided tour

    무료 한국어 아트 투어

    Fridays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December and public holidays)
    Last 2014 tour: 12 December
    First 2015 tour: 6 February

    Free

    Duration 1 hour | Free

  • Mandarin-language guided tour

    普通話導覽

    Thursdays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December, public holidays)
    Last 2014 tour: 11 December
    First 2015 tour: 5 February

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free

Past events

  • Auslan-interpreted talk: Sydney moderns

    For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

    Wednesday 21 August 2013, 7.15pm
    Sunday 25 August 2013, 1.30pm

    Free with exhibition entry

    Information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

  • Auslan-interpreted talk: Still life in the Australian galleries

    For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

    Free

    Information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free

  • Director's talk: Michael Brand

    Hear from the director of the Art Gallery of NSW

    Wednesday 20 November 2013, 5.30pm

    Free

    20th & 21st c Australian art | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Michael Brand

  • Corroboree talks

    Talks by Gallery experts and artists

    16, 17, 23 & 24 November 2013
    See listing for times

    Free

    Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Judy Watson

  • Auslan-interpreted talk: Corroboree

    Cara Pinchbeck

    24 November 2013 at 1.30pm

    Free

    Yiribana Gallery | Duration 30 minutes | Free

  • Drop in and draw: 19th-century Australian sculpture

    Free artmaking activity for all ages

    Sunday 18 May 2014, 1-4pm

    Free

    Grand Courts | Duration 3 hours | Free

  • Suburban symphony

    Painting urban scenes from Australian life with Peter O’Doherty

    Sunday 1 June 2014, 10.30am

    Function space | Duration 5 hours, 30 minutes | Charges apply

    Image: courtesy of Peter O’Doherty

  • Coffee tour of the collection

    The Heidelberg school

    Tuesday 1 July 2014, 10.30am

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Charges apply

    Image: Arthur Streeton From my camp (Sirius Cove) 1896 (detail)

  • Drop in and make: Sculptural structures

    Free artmaking activity for kids

    Sunday 20 July 2014, 11am-4pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 5 hours | Free

    Image: Robert Klippel No 329 1977 © Robert Klippel Estate

  • Spotlight: 2014 Dundas Memorial Lecture

    Writing a history of Australian art

    Sunday 20 July 2014, 12pm

    Free

    Domain Theatre | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Cover detail from Sasha Grishin Australian art: a history, Melbourne University Press

  • Artwork of the month talk: July 2014

    James Angus’s Bugatti Type 35 (2006)

    Sunday 20 July 2014, 2pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: James Angus Bugatti Type 35 2006

  • Drop in and draw: Portraits

    Free artmaking activity for all ages

    Sunday 17 August 2014, 1-4pm

    Free

    20th & 21st c Australian art | Duration 3 hours | Free

    Image: Margaret Olley Portrait in the mirror 1948 (detail) © Estate of Margaret Olley

  • Guided tour: Focus on portraiture

    Explore selected works on display

    2pm daily
    3 July – 28 September 2014

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: William Dobell Margaret Olley 1948 (detail) © Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation

  • Drop in and draw: Australian masters

    Free artmaking activity for all ages

    Sunday 19 October 2014, 11am - 4pm

    Free

    Ground level | Duration 5 hours | Free

  • Drop in and make: Magical motors

    Free artmaking activity for kids

    Sunday 19 October 2014, 11am - 4pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 5 hours | Free

    Image: James Angus Bugatti Type 35 2006

  • Spotlight: The legacy of William Dobell

    A look at one of Australia's greatest artists

    Sunday 16 November 2014, 12pm

    Free

    20th & 21st c Australian art | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: William Dobell Self portrait (detail) © Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation

  • Art and dementia tour: Close encounters with Australian art

    For people living with younger-onset dementia

    Thursday 20 November 2014, 10.30am

    Free, bookings required

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

    Image: Russell Drysdale Sunday evening 1941 (detail) © Russell Drysdale Estate

  • Corroboree guided tour

    An introduction to the Indigenous art collection

    11am daily 22-30 November 2014

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free

  • Coffee tour of the collection

    Landscape painting

    Tuesday 2 December 2014, 10.30am

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Charges apply

    Image: John Glover Natives on the Ouse River, Van Diemen’s Land (detail) 1838. AGNSW collection.