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Tuesday 20 November 2012

EXHIBITIONS

This exhibition of the Australian Bookbinders focuses on contemporary practice in the art form known as design binding. On display are 32 books with unique bindings created by 20 artists.

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.

Flatlands
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.

Home

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

    Tour

    Aboriginal art guided tour

    A guided introduction to the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander collection

    Duration 1 hour
    Free

  • Tour

    Cantonese-language guided tour

    粵語導覽

    Duration 1 hour
    Ticketing and information desk
    Free

  • Tour

    Collection highlights tour

    An introduction to selected highlights from the Gallery's collection

    Duration 1 hour
    Free

  • 12pm

    Tour

    Asian art guided tour

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

    Duration 1 hour
    Free

  • Tour

    Contemporary art guided tour

    An introduction to contemporary art highlights in the Gallery

    In association with Sol LeWitt.
    Duration 1 hour
    Free

  • 2pm

    Tour

    Australian collection guided tour

    An introduction to selected highlights from the Australian collection

    Duration 1 hour
    Free

  • 5pm

    Gallery closes

    Some parts of the Gallery have different hours