Dominic Smith’s gripping tale of an art forgery is partly set at the Gallery. On 3 August, he discusses his novel with Gallery director Michael Brand. Then it’s time for a capella with a twist from the world-famous Harvard Din & Tonics, or catch Jimmy Stewart in the classic mistaken-identity comedy The shop around the corner.
2015 Archibald Prize winner Nigel Milsom used to work at the Gallery years ago. Here, he discusses some memorable works in the collection.
Find out more about the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes – including entry information – and explore the finalists and winners year by year.
See the finalists and honourable mentions chosen from more than 2200 budding young artists aged 5 to 18 who entered our portrait competition.
Tickets now available for the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibition, and sessions are selling out! You’ll need to select a date and time to visit when you book.
Frida Kahlo was one of the world’s most adored artists. Find out more about her life and art. Discover stories and images, and access special offers.
From audio descriptions to Auslan presentations, our Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera events include programs to engage diverse audiences.
If you’re a tertiary student, this is a chance to get some hands-on experience in one of Australia’s major galleries and add an interesting line to your CV.
You can follow Gallery director Michael Brand on Instagram, where he posts photos of art and life in Sydney and further afield.
You can now view excerpts from entries into the design competition online and learn more about the project to transform the Gallery.
From the first timers to those you'll encounter more than once in the exhibition, here's an introduction to some of the artists in the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2016 and their choice of sitters.
In mono-prints, drawings and paintings, Brett Whiteley paid tribute to Francis Bacon, Henri Matisse, Vincent van Gogh, Bob Dylan and Arthur Rimbaud as subject and inspiration. This exhibition celebrates Whiteley’s art through the themes of visual art, literature and music.
We’ve a great opportunity to add In the afternoon by 19th-century Australian artist John Russell to the Gallery’s collection, and your contribution could make all the difference.