What's On

The National Art School hosts a diverse schedule of events, including exhibitions, performances, short courses, screenings, discussions, talks and tours. Here you can find information on the upcoming NAS events throughout the year, as well as stay up to date with our latest news.

EuroVisions: Contemporary Art from the Goldberg Collection

3 June — 5 August 2017
Monday—Saturday, 11am—5pm
NAS Gallery

EuroVisions features a vibrant cross-section of leading tendencies in art from Europe drawn from the collection of Lisa and Danny Goldberg OAM.

Dr Melissa Chiu in conversation with Danny Goldberg OAM

25 July 2017
Cell Block Theatre, Tickets $12

Join us for an exclusive opportunity to hear Dr Melissa Chiu, Director of the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC in conversation with Danny Goldberg OAM on collecting contemporary art.

NAS Life Drawing Club

During Semester
Monday & Thursday 5:30—8:30pm
Building 16

Join a friendly community of people who love drawing from life models, in the new bi-weekly Drawing Club. No experience necessary or long-term commitments, pay as you go and draw at your own pace.

Open Day

2 September 2017
10am—4pm, NAS Campus

Come and see what we do at Open Day - explore the studios, talk with lecturers and current students and imagine the possibilities.

Underbelly Arts Lab and Festival 2017

Lab: 25 September — 6 October, NAS Campus
Festival: 7— 8 October, NAS Campus

Witness the madness and magic of experimental art at the Underbelly Arts Lab and Festival 2017. Discover 21 ambitious new projects by Australia’s boldest voices in contemporary art amongst every nook and cranny of the National Art School.

Old Darlinghurst Gaol

Paid tours $12 per person
Offered twice a month
Meet at Forbes Street entrance

Join us for a tour of the Old Darlinghurst Gaol, shedding light on the fascinating history of the site and exposing the dark, hidden corners which aren’t usually open for public access.

Art Forum

During Semester
Wednesday 1—2pm
NAS Campus (locations vary)

Art Forum is a free weekly lecture series which provides a platform for artists, curators, writers and professionals from diverse fields to speak about their work and interests, and issues concerning contemporary arts practice.

Alumni Exhibitions

A selection of alumni, staff and student exhibitions on this month around Australia and the world.

Updated monthly