It’s officially Archibald season! Join Yumi Stynes as she talks to Archibald finalist, Dee Smart and her sitter; dancer, choreographer and director Meryl Tankard. Watch a free film as part of the Starburst film series, or grab a drink and listen to the cool jazz of The Vampires.
Explore a selection of 16th-century portraits from the Gallery collection, currently on display with Henry VR.
Celebrity guests Russell Crowe, Ben Quilty, Rove McManus, Yumi Stynes and Rachel Perkins, with Julian Morrow, take you through the 2018 Archibald.
Learn more about the project to transform the Gallery with new and expanded spaces for art, performance, film, study and cultural programs.
Discover the stories behind one of the world’s greatest treasures, the beautiful and enigmatic The lady and the unicorn tapestry series.
You can follow Gallery director Michael Brand on Instagram, where he posts photos of art and life in Sydney and further afield.
Find out more about the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes – including entry information – and explore the finalists and winners year by year.
In early 16th-century England the art of portraiture was developing rapidly and there were more pictures of King Henry VIII in existence than of any earlier British monarch. But who created these images, and how?
The Studio at 2 Raper Street, Surry Hills was the workplace and home of artist Brett Whiteley. An exhibition of rarely seen works from his formative years charts his journey to figuration through abstraction and shows how his early mastery of line, tone and edge informed his life-long pursuit to represent the human figure through art.
We’ve an opportunity to add Rainy day by Charles Conder to the Gallery’s collection, and your contribution will make all the difference.