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.

Museum of Love & Protest Exhibition

Friday 16 February — Sunday 4 March 2018 
Sunday–Thursday, 11am–5pm, Friday and Saturday 11am–10pm (6pm Saturday 3 March)

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

Each Friday and Saturday night: 
(16, 17, 23, 24 February and 2, 3 March), 5:30–10pm 
Special Parade Day Bar: 
Saturday 3 March, 12–6:00pm 

Join us at the Bar for the Museum of Love & Protest to celebrate all that is Mardi Gras. Open for each Friday and Saturday night during the exhibition, the Bar is the perfect place to amplify the Museum of Love & Protest experience. 

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