FREE UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE GALLERY
Late opening every Wednesday extends the opportunity to see the Archibald Prize before it closes on the 13 May. The Gallery also presents leading International Contemporary Art this month with three free exhibitions opening:
AN INCOMPLETE WORLD: WORKS FROM THE UBS ART COLLECTION Over 50 works from 31 leading international artists including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Lucian Freud, Damien Hirst, Andreas Gursky and Cindy Sherman.
ANSELM KIEFER: RECENT WORK Monumental recent work from one of the most important artists working in the world today.
ISHIUCHI MIYAKO: MOTHER'S A highlight of the 2005 Venice Biennale from the Japanese Pavilion. Intimate and moving contemporary photographs.
CELEBRITY TALKS 6.30pm
2 May Clover Moore Lord Mayor, Sydney, subject of Archibald portrait, 2006
9 May Neville Wran Former Premier of NSW, subject of Archibald portrait, 2007
23 May Peter Holmes á Court with Indigenous players from the Rabbitohs
In association with Gifted: Contemporary Aboriginal Art
30 May Myf Warhurst, triple j Broadcaster in association with An incomplete world
6 June Jennifer Byrne, ABC TV presenter in association with An incomplete world
13 June Louis Nowra, author and playwright in association with An incomplete world
16 May Jazz piano concert with Stu Hunter
GUIDED TOURS 7.15pm
Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes until 11 May
An Incomplete World commencing 19 May
Anselm Kiefer: recent work commencing 19 May
SPECIAL EVENT - GET TO KNOW YOUR COLLECTION 7.15pm
30 May Love contemporary art, but want to know what it all means? Join our guides for an informative tour of the Gallery's contemporary collection. Especially designed for Contempo members, but also open to the general public, we encourage you to bring your friends for a great evening. After the tour join Contempo for a glass of wine in the members lounge. Meet at the information desk.
FREE MUSIC IN THE ARTBAR 7.30pm
2 May The Australian Army Band Sydney Brass Quintet
9 May The Australian Army Band Sydney Saxophone Quartet
16 May - 13 June Mr. Percival is art for the ears mesmerizing spontaneous and experimental vocals.
FILM PROGRAM 7.15pm
Landscapes of the Mind: the films of Werner Herzog. A contemporary of Kiefer's, Werner Herzog was a one of the key filmmakers in the New German Cinema movement of the 1970s. Highlights include Woyzeck (1978) and Nosferatu: phantom der nacht (1979).
EXHIBITIONS ON VIEW IN MAY
The Archibald Prize until 13 May
An Incomplete World opens 19 May
Anselm Kiefer: Recent work opens 19 May
Ishiuchi Miyako: Mother's opens 23 May
Howard Arkley until 6 May
Gifted: Contemporary Aboriginal Art
Weekly program information at http://www.artafterhours.com.au/
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