Sunday 24 August 2014
19 Jul – 28 Sep 2014
The Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes is an annual exhibition eagerly anticipated by artists and audiences alike.
Fri–Sun only 23 May – 26 Oct 2014Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills
Portraiture for Whiteley was an insight into the psychology of the human condition. This exhibition includes some of his acclaimed self-portraits as well as his most ambitious portrait project.
28 Feb – 29 Sep 2014
Eleven vibrant abstract paintings from the Gallery’s collection
the Paris 'private' series and other pictures
24 May – 31 Aug 2014
Includes transcendent photographs of 18th- to 19th-century Parisian landmarks taken by Max Dupain when he travelled to Paris in 1978 with architect Harry Seidler, alongside his botanical and other architectural photographs.
18 Mar – 21 Sep 2014
Renowned for her physically immersive and optically dazzling installations, Sydney artist Nike Savvas energises the Gallery’s 'main street’ with a newly commissioned installation.
No sleep till Dreamtime
28 Jun – 30 Nov 2014
Reko Rennie’s art explores issues of Aboriginal identity within an urban environment. This work takes its cue from the Beastie Boys single 'No sleep till Brooklyn’.
The lost prince and the winter queen
royal portraits from the National Portrait Gallery, London
3 Jul – 28 Sep 2014
Two exceptional 17th-century portraits of royals Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales and Elizabeth of Bohemia, children of James I, by the remarkable Jacobean portrait painter Robert Peake the Elder.
Theatre of dreams, theatre of play
nō and kyōgen in Japan
14 Jun – 14 Sep 2014
(See exhibition page for exact dates)
Delve into the legend and dramatic wonder of Japan’s oldest theatre tradition with exquisite masks, costumes, instruments and paintings.
Gallery opensOpen every day, except Christmas & Good Friday
Collection highlights tourAn introduction to selected highlights from the Gallery's collection
Duration 1 hour
Ticketing and information desk
Gallery closesSome parts of the Gallery have different hours