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Monday 19 November 2012


Cate Consandine
Cut Colony

8 Nov 2012 – 6 Jan 2013

In these video works, two staged performances unfold in the spectacular and unforgiving landscapes of clay pans and desert lakes in outback NSW.

Dadang Christanto
They give evidence

15 Sep 2012 – 7 Jul 2013

A reprise of the confronting and moving, larger-than-life sculptures of human suffering by Dadang Christanto.

photography and everyday space

13 Sep 2012 – 3 Feb 2013

Examines photography’s role in transforming the way we perceive, organise and imagine the everyday world, by looking at the changing ways artists have depicted public and private environments.

Francis Bacon
five decades

17 Nov 2012 – 24 Feb 2013

Surveying Bacon’s life and work, this is the first major exhibition in Australia of rare works by this towering figure of 20th-century art.


27 Jun – 2 Dec 2012

Explores the idea of home through the works of Aboriginal artists who belong to nations and language groups that today fall within the area defined as New South Wales.

  • 10am

    Gallery opens

    Open every day, except Christmas & Good Friday
  • 11am


    Aboriginal art guided tour

    A guided introduction to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection

    In association with Our spirits lie in the water.
    Duration 1 hour
    Ticketing and information desk

  • 12pm


    Asian art guided tour

    A guided introduction to art from China, Korea, Japan, the Himalayas, India and Southeast Asia
  • Tour

    Contemporary art guided tour

    An introduction to contemporary art highlights in the Gallery

    Duration 1 hour

  • 2pm


    Australian collection guided tour

    An introduction to selected highlights from the Australian collection

    Duration 1 hour
    Ticketing and information desk

  • 5pm

    Gallery closes

    Some parts of the Gallery have different hours