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Tuesday 5 November 2013

EXHIBITIONS

A Silk Road saga
the sarcophagus of Yu Hong

22 Aug – 10 Nov 2013

This magnificent 6th-century marble sarcophagus, from the tomb of Yu Hong and his wife in China’s Shanxi province, in many ways exemplifies life along the famous Silk Roads.

Alex Kershaw
Fantasticology Tokyo: faults, flesh and flowers

12 Sep – 10 Nov 2013

In a multi-screen video installation, presented alongside raw and woodfired ceramics, Kershaw considers the practice of Japanese flower arrangement, known as ikebana, and its relationship to the human body.

Joy before the object

28 Sep 2013 – 2 Feb 2014

Explores the nature of the object and the variety of ways in which artists from the 19th century to today have rendered things photographically and shaped our perception of the material world.

Renaissance to Goya
prints and drawings from Spain

31 Aug – 24 Nov 2013

Over 130 exceptional prints and drawings from the British Museum, which holds one of the finest collections of Spanish drawings in the world.

Soul of simplicity
seven centuries of Korean ceramics

8 Feb 2013 – 21 Apr 2014

Discover the clarity of forms, understated elegance of decoration and subtlety of colour in these exquisite objects from the world’s most outstanding collections of Korean ceramics.

Still life

27 Jul 2013 – 23 Mar 2014

Featuring some of Australia’s most famous and popular artists, this exhibition of 25 works from the Gallery’s collection charts the continuous development of the still life in Australian art.

  • 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

  • Art After Hours    Tour

    Guided tour: Renaissance to Goya

    An introduction to the exhibition

    In association with Renaissance to Goya.
    Duration 1 hour
    Temporary exhibitions gallery
    Free with exhibition entry

  • 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