On 26 October, we take inspiration from the exhibition Beyond words: calligraphic traditions of Asia, first with a curator’s talk then with a panel discussion on cultural objects and their origins. After which, it’s time to unleash your own creative expression and join our Indian dance and creative movement workshop.
The world’s most celebrated artist, Pablo Picasso, was born on this day in 1881. The Gallery’s collection includes the painting Nude in a rocking chair on display as well as works on paper.
Find out more about the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes – including entry information – and explore the finalists and winners year by year.
From audio descriptions to Auslan presentations to art and dementia tours, we have a range of programs to engage diverse audiences.
Discover the stories behind the artworks in Tsukioka Yoshitoshi’s supreme masterpiece of Japanese printmaking.
You can follow Gallery director Michael Brand on Instagram, where he posts photos of art and life in Sydney and further afield.
You can now view excerpts from entries into the design competition online and learn more about the project to transform the Gallery.
A recent conservation project has brought an important Australian painting - Hugh Ramsay’s 'The foil' 1901 - back to life.
Lucy O’Doherty has won the 2016 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship. Two paintings from her winning body of work are on display at the Brett Whiteley Studio alongside works by finalists Jason Phu (highly commended), Abdul Abdullah, Clara Adolphs, Tsering Hannaford, Andrew Hopkins and Zoe Tweedale.
Members can see Nude: art from the Tate collection for free on Sunday 6 November 5.15-8pm or Monday 7 November 10am – 12.30pm.