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Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is open. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information

  • A date with art

    To celebrate our reopening week, we gave people the chance to have an up-close and personal encounter with art before opening hours with our Art Date competition. The winners were matched with a curator and their favourite artworks.

    2 months ago, by Faith Chisholm

  • The power of play

    Play is vital for maintaining our sense of wellbeing through all stages of life. These works from the Gallery's collection illustrate play in its different forms, and are accompanied by ideas for fun activities, no matter what your age.

    2 months, 1 week ago, by Faith Chisholm

  • Ghosts of the Spanish flu

    The global magnitude of the COVID-19 crisis is often compared to the influenza pandemic of 1918–19, which got me wondering: how did artists respond to that situation? To my surprise, I discovered that few portrayed the events that unfolded.

    3 months, 1 week ago, by Faith Chisholm

Faith Chisholm
Editor