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Saturday 1 March 2014

EXHIBITIONS

Australian vernacular photography

8 Feb – 18 May 2014

Looks at 16 photographers from the 1960s to the 2000s to consider their various approaches to the depiction of modern Australian life.

Brett Whiteley
nature

Fri–Sun only 4 Oct 2013 – 18 May 2014

Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Special hours

Whiteley redefined the way we see the Australian landscape, becoming one of our most celebrated 20th-century painters with his interpretations and moods of the countryside.

Forcefields

until 14 Sep 2014

Eleven vibrant abstract paintings from the Gallery’s collection

Illuminate

16 Nov 2013 – 16 Mar 2014

This immersive installation, created with paper, light, sound and performance, explores ideas of home and housing, culture and community.

Sol LeWitt
Your mind is exactly at that line

until 3 Aug 2014

Showcases 40 years of work from a pioneer of conceptual art and one of the most influential artists of the second half of the 20th century.

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.

The connoisseur and the philanthropist
30 years of the Sternberg Collection of Chinese Art

31 Jan – 27 Apr 2014

Ceramics, stone and bronze sculptures, textiles and paintings from the Gallery’s collection, acquired through the generosity of benefactors Edward and Goldie Sternberg and their friends.

  • 10am

    Gallery opens

    Open every day, except Christmas & Good Friday
  • Lecture / symposium

    Coffee lectures: The great poets

    TS Eliot

    Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
    Domain Theatre
    Charges apply

  • 10.30am

  • 11am

    Tour

    Aboriginal art guided tour

    A guided introduction to the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander collection

    Duration 1 hour
    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

  • 1.30pm

  • 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