Thursday 12 December 2013
Tue–Sat only 7 Nov – 14 Dec 2013Research library and archive
This exhibition of the Australian Bookbinders focuses on contemporary practice in the art form known as design binding. On display are over 40 books with unique bindings created by 33 artists.
painting a nation
8 Nov 2013 – 9 Feb 2014
Spectacular landscapes, epic stories and diverse peoples feature in the most expansive historical survey of American art ever presented in Australia, from the colonial era to the mid 20th century.
Ian Milliss and Lucas Ihlein
The Yeomans Project
28 Nov 2013 – 27 Jan 2014
Based on the figure of Australian farmer and engineer PA Yeomans, this project proposes new, creative and sustainable ways of working with the land.
16 Nov 2013 – 16 Mar 2014
This immersive installation, created with paper, light, sound and performance, explores ideas of home and housing, culture and community.
28 Sep 2013 – 2 Feb 2014
Explores the nature of the object and the variety of ways in which artists from the 19th century to today have rendered things photographically and shaped our perception of the material world.
Soul of simplicity
seven centuries of Korean ceramics
8 Feb 2013 – 21 Apr 2014
Discover the clarity of forms, understated elegance of decoration and subtlety of colour in these exquisite objects from the world’s most outstanding collections of Korean ceramics.
27 Jul 2013 – 23 Mar 2014
Featuring some of Australia’s most famous and popular artists, this exhibition of 25 works from the Gallery’s collection charts the continuous development of the still life in Australian art.
12 Dec 2013 – 23 Feb 2014
Vibrant crayon drawings, produced by senior ceremonial leaders at Yirrkala in Arhnem Land in 1946-47, are displayed for the first time alongside the work of their descendants in this important exhibition.
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
Duration 1 hour
Australian collection guided tourAn introduction to selected highlights from the Australian collection
Gallery closesSome parts of the Gallery have different hours