Monday 25 September 2017
until 22 Oct 2017
The Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes is an annual exhibition eagerly anticipated by artists and audiences alike.
until 29 Oct 2017
Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, this small collection display offers contemporary Australian perspectives on some of the defining moments of Russian avant-garde art.
earthly pleasures and heavenly realms
Explore stories and sensations from across Asia, from human desires to the worlds of the gods, through works from the Gallery’s Asian collection.
until 8 Oct 2017
A celebration of a central figure in Australian photography and his contribution to art and photojournalism over half a century.
a shape of thought
until 4 Feb 2018
New and recent work from one of Australia’s most inventive artists, including an elaborate suspended sculpture and spectacular levitating balloon work.
Out of the ordinary
works from the ARTAND Emerging Artist Collection
Presents works by Australian and New Zealand contemporary artists who engage with a diverse range of materials in surprising and transformative ways.
O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith
until 2 Oct 2017
Discover how these three renowned artists championed a new way of picturing the world as trailblazers of a shared modernist vision.
Passion and procession
art of the Philippines
until 7 Feb 2018
Installations, videos, sculptures and paintings celebrating the diverse and vibrant contemporary art of the Philippines.
the body electric
until 11 Feb 2018
Drawn from the Gallery’s collection, this exhibition showcases the work of one of Australia’s most significant contemporary artists and traces her interest in the body as a fluid and flexible form.
until Oct 2017
Drawn from the Gallery’s collection, this exhibition considers the diversity of ancestors who inhabit and enliven country and the complex, ongoing attachments to country held by Aboriginal people.
until 11 Feb 2018
Reveals the defiant energy and strange vitality of contemporary figurative painting, with subjects including sex, food, family life, combat and the self.
until Aug 2018
A display of contemporary abstract paintings from the Gallery’s collection, focusing on unconventional and experimental approaches to the age-old discipline of painting.
until 3 Dec 2017
Over 80 magnificent but seldom-seen watercolours made between the 1830s and 1900 from the Gallery’s collection are presented in a Victorian-style display in the historic Grand Courts.
Gallery opensOpen every day, except Christmas & Good Friday
Aboriginal art guided tourAn introduction to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection
Collection highlights tourAn introduction to selected highlights from the Gallery's collection
Contemporary art guided tourAn introduction to contemporary art highlights in the Gallery
Australian collection guided tourAn introduction to selected highlights from the Australian collection
Gallery closesSome parts of the Gallery have different hours