To experience the NSW Art Gallery at any time is wonderful, but it can get so busy and sharing the moment with kids can be tricky. However Art After Hours at the gallery is a wonderful opportunity to experience all it has to offer with maybe a few less people and with a magical night vibe. Coming to an end is the Corroboree at the Gallery Celebration, my two boys and I had the amazing joy to watch Adam Goodes interviewed last night in the halls of the Art Gallery surrounded by art and art lovers alike. It was a pleasure to listen to his honesty and openness but most of all his belief in forgiveness and compassion. We then spent the evening visiting our old favourite permanent residents and finished with the amazing Pop to Popism exhibition. The Gallery staff were so welcoming and encouraging of the children's art experience, they played Marilyn Monroe twister with other art lovers, they were sent on a Pop art trail to discover all the different types of mediums in the art works and they were encouraged to be completely engaged in the moment. It is fun to see all the Andy Warhol's and Lichtenstein's and we are lucky to have this exhibition until March next year, if you wanted to share art with your children this is such a great exhibition to show them, you may even find they know more about Pop art than you do!
Sydney based mixed media artist.