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Here we are

Being 200km east of Broken Hill hasn’t stopped some of the state’s most dedicated young art viewers and makers.

4 months ago by Wesley Shaw
Here we are

I built a life: Sabina’s story

Sabina Krusevljanin knows the importance of welcomes. Twenty-five years ago, she fled war-torn Sarajevo seeking peace and a new life in Sydney.

4 months ago by Hannah McKissock-Davis
I built a life: Sabina’s story

The band name game: conservation edition

Our conservators, like pretty much everyone we know, love inventing names for fictitious bands. So they went looking for more possible band names lying in wait in the conservation laboratory.

5 months ago
The band name game: conservation edition

You’re the voice

Considering the power of music and its intersection with art through a Wurlitzer jukebox of 100 protest songs.

5 months ago by Anwen Crawford
You’re the voice

A date with art

To celebrate our reopening week, we gave people the chance to have an up-close and personal encounter with art before opening hours with our Art Date competition.

5 months ago
A date with art

Art is my oxygen

There’s one thing more important than coming to the Art Gallery of NSW, and that is coming back.

5 months ago
Art is my oxygen

The power of play

Play is vital for our sense of wellbeing through all stages of life. Check out these artists and activities for a hit of play inspiration.

5 months ago by Faith Chisholm
The power of play

An art of touch and tending

Remembering the vibrant ikebana arrangements of the Gallery’s inaugural curator of film, the late Robert Herbert.

5 months ago by Ruby Arrowsmith-Todd
An art of touch and tending

Be my guide

The Gallery’s volunteer guides lead nine hypothetical visitors on a tour of their favourite works of art.

5 months ago
Be my guide

Ghosts of the
Spanish flu

The present crisis is often compared to the influenza pandemic of 1918–19. So how did artists of the time respond?

6 months ago by Faith Chisholm
Ghosts of the Spanish flu

Time alone with art

I don’t know about you, but the temporal markers upon which I ordinarily rely – minutes and hours, weekdays and weekends – have now completely dissolved.

6 months ago by Lisa Catt
Time alone with art

Sun, sand and social responsibility

As enigmatic as it is iconic, Charles Meere’s painting Australian beach pattern took on new meaning when COVID-19 closed Sydney’s beaches.

6 months ago by Denise Mimmocchi
Sun, sand and social responsibility

A light in dark times

As Jewish people celebrate the festival of Passover, we remember artist Judy Cassab’s personal story.

7 months ago by Steven Miller
A light in dark times