The Gallery is open on Tuesday 25 April, the ANZAC Day public holiday, from 10am to 5pm. Tuesday is also the day of #ARTEXPRESS2017: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: Thomas Ellis Frost, Galston High School, 'They were there' (detail), ARTEXPRESS 2017.
The Gallery is open on Tuesday 25 April the ANZAC Day public
Cathy Bennett
Louise Taylor
Fiona Gale
We're pleased to offer 8 in-season double passes to Whiteley The Film, a visual journey into the private life and creative legacy of one of Australia’s most iconic artists.

For your chance to win, email your contact details to competitions@ag.nsw.gov.au with 'WHITELEY' as the subject line by Friday 28 April.
Were pleased to offer 8 inseason double passes to Whiteley The Film

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Tertia Starr Maynard
Dan Webb
Rosalicious Lapaz
Grace Cossington Smith was also born on this day – the second of significant birthdays for the Gallery today. This era of work from the artist's career became her crowning achievement and sealed her reputation as one of Australia's greatest colourists.

Cossington Smith features alongside Georgia O'Keeffe and Margaret Preston in our upcoming exhibition 'Making modernism': [ Bit.ly Link...
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Grace Cossington Smith was also born on this day the second of
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Amanda Gilbert
Ben Hopper
Today marks 100 years since Sidney Nolan's birth. Nolan is one of Australia’s most significant artists, whose work changed the course of modern art in this country. Now on display at the Gallery is a small selection of his works, free admission: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: Sidney Robert Nolan 'First-class marksman' 1946 © The Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust/ Bridgeman Art Library.
Today marks 100 years since Sidney Nolans birth Nolan is one of
Drew Tait
Adele Lingard
Josie Saunders
This is a drawing – Tiana Grace Chezzi's incredibly detailed #ARTEXPRESS2017 work. This is one of four in a series exploring some of the world's most endangered species.

Tuesday 25 April is the final day of the exhibition: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: Tiana Grace Chezzi, Randwick Girls High School, 'En Danger' (detail), ARTEXPRESS 2017.
This is a drawing Tiana Grace Chezzis incredibly detailed ARTEXPRESS2017 work This
Nicole Kupka
Tamara Brennan
Holly King
It's just one week until we announce the 2017 Bulgari Art Award winner. In the meantime, you can explore the previous winners in the Gallery's collection.

The award, sponsored by Bulgari, consists of $50,000 for acquisition of the painting and a residency for the artist in Italy valued at $30,000. The total award of $80,000 makes it one of the most valuable art awards in Australia.
Its just one week until we announce the 2017 Bulgari Art Award

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Sidney Nolan was born on 22 April 1917, and the Gallery invites you to celebrate the centenary of his birth with a series of free events beginning this Saturday.
Sidney Nolan was born on 22 April 1917 and the Gallery invites

Sidney Nolan centenary

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Denise Cook
David H Staneck
Susan Telford
Take a piece of #Warholbeforepop home with you and grab the book at the Gallery shop [ Bit.ly Link ]
Michelle Jan Lagniton
Rowena Collins
Learn and apply Andy Warhol's tricks and techniques in this workshop as part of #Warholbeforepop.

Please note, the 22 April session has now booked out. Secure your spot for 29 April and 6 May.
Learn and apply Andy Warhols tricks and techniques in this workshop as

Workshop: Blotted line

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Georgia Berdebes
Sandra Thach
Julie Galea
If you've been to the Gallery recently, it's been hard to miss – join us for a discussion of Emily Floyd’s huge, colourful text-based installation as part of #NationalAU.
If youve been to the Gallery recently its been hard to miss

Art After Hours 19 April 2017

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Kun Zhang
Explore one of our favourite sections of '#JohnOlsen: the you beaut country' in 360° and make sure you look up!

Image: An exhibition installation view ‘John Olsen: the you beaut country’ at the Art Gallery of NSW. All artworks © John Olsen.
Explore one of our favourite sections of JohnOlsen the you beaut country
Susan Jackson James
Beccy McBeckerson
Christina Panov
A good opportunity to revisit our unofficial Easter bunny

Image: Michael Parekowhai 'Cosmo McMurtry' 2006 © Michael Parekowhai
A good opportunity to revisit our unofficial Easter bunny
Yvette Smith
Just a handful of the 2,000 suspended hand-blown glass yams that form Yhonnie Scarce's #NationalAU work.

Image: Yhonnie Scarce 'Death Zephyr' 2017. Courtesy the artist, Melbourne and THIS IS NO FANTASY + dianne tanzer gallery, Melbourne © Yhonnie Scarce.
Just a handful of the 2000 suspended handblown glass yams that form
Caterina Elisabetta Hamilton
Philo Wijsman
Teresa Barrett
Opens Saturday: Our free exhibition 'David Stephenson: human landscapes' presents the work of one of the most important Australian photographers of his generation: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: David Stephenson 'The ice no.5' 1991-92 © David Stephenson.
Opens Saturday Our free exhibition David Stephenson human landscapes presents the work
Jordan Stokes
We wish everyone a happy and safe long weekend!

Please note, the Gallery is closed Good Friday only. We are open 10am to 5pm on Saturday, Easter Sunday, and the public holiday Monday.

Image: Tom Roberts 'Holiday sketch at Coogee' 1888. AGNSW collection.
We wish everyone a happy and safe long weekend
Joan Jockel
Rheannwynn Yve
Guerra Muerte Y Desolación
CHISWICK Restaurant at the Gallery's autumn menu is now available. Enjoy a two-course lunch with a glass of wine or beer plus an exhibition ticket to either 'Adman: Warhol before pop' or 'John Olsen: the you beaut country' for $69 per person: [ Bit.ly Link ]
CHISWICK Restaurant at the Gallerys autumn menu is now available Enjoy a
Kathryn Anne
Bianca George
Penny Pea
We're pleased to offer more than 20% off tickets to #warholbeforepop and #JohnOlsen when you book both exhibitions at the same time. Available online and at the Gallery: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Were pleased to offer more than 20 off tickets to warholbeforepop and
Lesley Treleaven
Jane Cowell
Virginia Judge
An excerpt of 'Black waves', part of our free exhibition 'Time, light, Japan' that explores Japanese video, photography, sound and installation from the 1990s to now: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Media: teamLab 'Black waves' (detail) 2016 © teamLab, courtesy Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney.
Samantha Payne
Brianna Davis
Peter Hendra
There's plenty to do and see at the Art Gallery of NSW this Easter long weekend, including eleven exhibitions plus workshops for kids and families, tours, talks and more: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Please note: the Gallery is closed Good Friday only. The Gallery is open Saturday, Easter Sunday and the Monday public holidays from 10am to 5pm.
Theres plenty to do and see at the Art Gallery of NSW
Yimmy Seifert
This week's #NationalAU talk comes from Quandamooka artist Megan Cope who speaks about her work, colonisation and her 'shell monuments'. Then ABC’s Gardening Australia host Costa Georgiadis speaks to Rentachook’s Dave Ingham, OzHarvest’s CEO and founder Ronni Kahn and The Urban Beehive's co-founder Doug Purdie about how urban dwellers can make a difference by ‘living green’.
This weeks NationalAU talk comes from Quandamooka artist Megan Cope who speaks

Art After Hours 12 April 2017

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Margaret Mossakowska