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Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

In line with decisions made by the National Cabinet as communicated by the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, the Art Gallery of New South Wales is currently closed but will reopen to the public on 1 June. The Gallery will be observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of all visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the State. More information

  • Did you see that?

    If you've seen the recent feature film 'Mr Turner', you may have noticed a familiar painting - the Gallery's own 'Chaucer at the court of Edward III' by Ford Madox Brown.

    5 years, 3 months ago, by Josephine Touma

  • The rose and the thistle

    It sounds like the name of an English pub, doesn’t it? But I’m talking about the two plants that inspired a fabulous floral display in our exhibition of two 17th-century paintings from the National Portrait Gallery, London.

    5 years, 10 months ago, by Josephine Touma

  • Tick, tick, tick... Bacon and time

    What have snail slime, police mug shots and a 17th-century painting of a cardinal's head got to do with a Bacon triptych?

    7 years, 6 months ago, by Josephine Touma

Josephine Touma
Manager, public programs