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Art After Hours - Every Wednesday at the Gallery

Andrew Denton interviewing Edmund Capon at the opening of Surrealism: Revolution by Night July 1993

Enjoy Italian nights at the Gallery every Wednesday evening until 9pm to celebrate the landmark exhibition of revolutionary 16th century Italian artist Caravaggio.

Explore the passion, pain and pleasure of Caravaggio's world with the Art After Hours programme featuring free celebrity talks, films, exhibition tours and Baroque inspired performances.

Every Week during January/February - ALL EVENTS FREE OF CHARGE
(Admission charges apply for certain exhibitions)
 
5pm Viva String Trio - 17th Italian Baroque Music in Caravaggio exhibition

5pm Kids Tour of the Asian galleries with Zhenmu Shou: The Guide from the Grave (January only)

6.30pm Celebrity Talk (programme below)

7.15pm Film (programme below)

7.30pm Neapolitan Music in the Art Bar

7.30pm Guided Tour of Darkness & Light: Caravaggio & His World

Wednesday 7 January
6.30pm Celebrity Talk Caravaggio: A Rock & Roll Lifestyle with Emma Tom, columnist for The Australian
7.15pm Film Cry of the City (Dir: Robert Siodmak 1948, 16mm )

Wednesday 14 January
6.30pm
Celebrity Talk Caravaggio: Cinematic Champion with Bruce Beresford, film director

Wednesday 21 January
6.30pm
Celebrity Talk Caravaggio: Staging Miracles with Jim Sharman, theatre director
7.15pm Film Les Diabolique (Dir: Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1955, 35mm)

Wednesday 28 January
6.30pm
Celebrity Talk Caravaggio: Behind the Scenes with Andrew Denton, Media Personality and Edmund Capon, AGNSW Director
7.15pm Film The Killing (Dir: Stanley Kubrick, 1956, 35mm)

Wednesday 4 February
6.30pm Celebrity Talk Caravaggio: Guilty! with Clive Evatt QC, barrister
7.15pm Film Riffifi (Dir: Jules Dassin 1955, 35mm)

Wednesday 11 February
6.30pm Celebrity Talk - Caravaggio: Opera in Art, with Adrian Collette, Executive Director, Opera Australia
7.15pm Film Le Samourai (Dir: Jean-Pierre Melville 1967, 35mm)

Wednesday 18 February
6.30pm Celebrity Talk Artemisia: Surviving in Caravaggio's World with Libbi Gorr, performer, writer & producer
7.15pm Film Blue Velvet (Dir: David Lynch 1985, 35mm)


Art Gallery of New South Wales
Art Gallery Road
The Domain Sydney 2000
Telephone: (02) 9225 1744 or 1800 679 278
Website: www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au

Media Information
Virginia Lovett, Press Office
Telephone (02) 9225 1791 or 0414 437 588
Email vlovett@ag.nsw.gov.au

Art After Hours A JPMorgan Contemporary Project

JPMorgan, Sydney Morning Herald, Presidents Council, Art Gallery Society of NSW


Image: Andrew Denton interviewing Edmund Capon at the opening of Surrealism: Revolution by Night July 1993, Art Gallery of New South Wales. Photographer Susie Ireland, Copyright Art Gallery of New South Wales