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Saturday 27 May 2017


Warhol before pop

until 28 May 2017

The most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to Andy Warhol’s early career in more than 25 years.

Brett Whiteley
west of the divide

Fri–Sun only until Oct 2017

Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Special hours

Showcases Brett Whiteley’s affinity with the land west of Sydney – encompassing Bathurst, Oberon, Sofala and beyond.

David Stephenson
human landscapes

until 23 Jul 2017

One of the most important Australian photographers of his generation subverts traditional approaches to landscape photography and alters the way we look at the world and consider our place within it.

earthly pleasures and heavenly realms

until 2018

Explore stories and sensations from across Asia, from human desires to the worlds of the gods, through works from the Gallery’s Asian collection.

John Olsen
the you beaut country

until 12 Jun 2017

Surveying the remarkable, seven-decade career of one of Australia’s most distinguished artists, this is the most comprehensive exhibition ever mounted on John Olsen’s work.

Memory and belonging
the archive of Katthy Cavaliere

Tue–Sat only until 9 Jun 2017

Research library and archive

Special hours

Selections from the personal archive of performance/installation artist Katthy Cavaliere, reflecting the recurring themes of her childhood and family in her art.

Our lands

until 18 Jun 2017

Works from the Gallery’s collection that explore the tensions, conflicts, suspicions and political struggles that are central to any discussion about rights to land in Australia.

Works by artists associated with 1960s minimalism are displayed alongside contemporary works that question or expand upon the minimalist tradition.

Sentient lands

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.

The National 2017
new Australian art

until 16 Jul 2017

This is the first of three biennial surveys of contemporary Australian art – a collaboration between the Gallery, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.