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.

Summer Dance 2018!

Sunday 21 January
3—10pm
NAS Campus

Summer Dance is back! Thanks to ASTRAL PEOPLE we will kick off the 2018 series with Dan Shake, Project Pablo, Adi Toohey & Fortune Taylor on our campus on January 21st. Last season all events SOLD OUT in advance, so make sure to get tickets!

Museum of Love & Protest

Friday 16 February — Sunday 4 March 2018
Monday—Sunday, 11am—5pm
NAS Gallery

Presented in association with Mardi Gras, the Museum of Love & Protest celebrates 40 years of love, protest, diversity, acceptance,humour, pride, family, passion and creativity.

MARDI GRAS BAR OF LOVE & PROTEST AT NAS: Friday and Saturday evenings, come together with friends for a drink after the exhibition in the heart of Darlinghurst at the Mardi Gras Bar of Love & Protest.

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.

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.

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.

Alumni Exhibitions

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

Updated monthly