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

  • Sydney students speak 2016

    Explore different artworks around the Gallery each week

    Wednesdays 5.30pm
    7-28 September 2016

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Jennifer Min from Sydney Students Speak 2015 with Matthys Gerber’s Slavedriver 2003

  • Lecture: Creating the English icon

    The materials and techniques of Tudor and Jacobean painting

    Wednesday 12 October 2016, 7.30pm

    Free

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Anglo-Flemish Workshop Henry VIII c1540 (detail)

  • Cantonese-language guided tour

    粵語導覽

    Tuesdays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December and public holidays)

    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)

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free

  • Korean-language guided tour

    한국어 안내 투어

    Fridays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December and public holidays)

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free

  • Mandarin-language guided tour

    普通話導覽

    Thursdays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December, public holidays)

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free

Past events

  • Auslan-interpreted talk: Focus on the European galleries

    For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

    Free

    Information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free

  • Diploma lecture series 2013

    Revolution to romanticism: European art and culture c1750–1850

    Various Wednesdays 6pm
    Various Thursdays 1pm
    30 January – 28 November 2013
    See listing for dates

    Domain Theatre | Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

    Image: Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825) Mars being disarmed by Venus and the three graces 1824 (detail), Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels

  • Spotlight: The expert eye

    Rococo curves to minimalist angles

    Sunday 15 June 2014, 12pm

    Free

    Duration 1 hour, 15 minutes | Free

    Image: Jean-Marc Nattier Madame de La Porte 1754 (detail)

  • Art Club: In the manner of the masters

    For children aged 9–12

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

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Samuel Palmer The lonely tower 1879 (detail)

  • Art and dementia tour: Meet the modern masters

    For people living with younger-onset dementia

    Thursday 16 October 2014, 10.30am

    Free, bookings required

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

    Image: Paul Cézanne Banks of the Marne c1888 (detail)

  • Special lecture: Vive l’Empereur meets its maker

    with Richard Beresford

    Monday 27 October 2014, 2pm

    Domain Theatre | Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

    Image: Edouard Detaille Vive L’Empereur 1891 (detail)

  • Coffee tour of the collection

    Links with artists of the Royal Academy

    Tuesday 4 November 2014, 10.30am

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

    Image: Sir Edward John Poynter The visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon 1890 (detail)

  • Art appreciation lecture series 2014

    Realism to surrealism: European art and culture 1848-1936

    Various Wednesdays 6pm and Thursdays 1pm
    29 January - 13 November 2014
    See listing for dates

    Domain Theatre | Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

    Image: Paul Gauguin Te aa no areois (The Seed of the Areoi) 1892 (detail), oil on burlap, 92.1 × 72.1 cm, The William S Paley Collection SPC14.1990. Photo: The Museum of Modern Art, New York/Scala, Florence

  • 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.

  • Drop in and make: Oriental peacocks

    Free artmaking activity for kids

    Sunday 7 & 21 June 2015, 11am – 4pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 5 hours | Free

  • Express tour: European collection

    A half hour of highlights in the Gallery

    Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 1pm
    24 October - 19 December 2015
    6 January - 13 February 2016

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Agnolo Bronzino Cosimo I de’ Medici in armour c1545 (detail)

  • ReCollection: John Hoppner

    Hear from Professor Mark Ledbury

    Thursday 14 April 2016, 12.30pm

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: John Hoppner Madame Hilligsberg c1790-95

  • Drop in and make: Magical masks

    Free artmaking activity for families

    Sundays 11am - 4pm
    1, 15 May 2016

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 5 hours | Free

  • ReCollection: Alphonse de Neuville

    Hear from military historian Clinton Reilly

    Thursday 26 May 2016, 12.30pm

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Alphonse de Neuville The defence of Rorke’s Drift 1879 1880 (detail)

  • Art and dementia: Costume drama

    For people living with dementia and their carers

    Thursday 21 July 2016, 10.30am

    Free, bookings required

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

    Image: Frans Pourbus Portrait of a man (detail)