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.

Measured Response

Exhibition: Thursday 31 May — Saturday 28 July 2018 
Opening Night: Wednesday 30 May, 6pm

Sydney-based curator Emily McDaniel presents an exhibition that explores hidden or obscure stories, accounts and cultures in Australia’s 230-year history of colonisation. Selecting artists who evocatively use materials and space, the experience will be both thought-provoking and visually engaging.  

Old Darlinghurst Gaol Historic Tours

Paid tours $15 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.

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.

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