Saturday 31 August 2013
A Silk Road saga
the sarcophagus of Yu Hong
22 Aug – 10 Nov 2013
This magnificent 6th-century marble sarcophagus, from the tomb of Yu Hong and his wife in China’s Shanxi province, in many ways exemplifies life along the famous Silk Roads.
25 May – 22 Sep 2013
Brings together a selection of photographs from the Gallery’s collection by this renowned Australian photographer to give insight into the shifts and continuities in his expansive career.
6 Apr – 15 Oct 2013
Brenda L Croft’s works present a realistic portrayal of contemporary Aboriginal life – a positive image from an insider’s viewpoint.
Fri–Sun only 19 Jul – 1 Sep 2013Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills
A small section of works from this year’s scholarship winner and finalists.
Renaissance to Goya
prints and drawings from Spain
31 Aug – 24 Nov 2013
Over 130 exceptional prints and drawings from the British Museum, which holds one of the finest collections of Spanish drawings in the 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.
art for a new world
6 Jul – 7 Oct 2013
Over 180 works by Australia’s most iconic artists, exploring the making of a modern city.
Agatha Gothe-Snape, Sriwhana Spong
18 Jul – 1 Sep 2013
New works by Melbourne-based artist Agatha Gothe-Snape and Auckland-based artist Sriwhana Spong, incorporating installation, sculptural objects, video and live performance.
erotic, sensual and sacred
Fri–Sun only 12 Apr – 1 Sep 2013Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills
A diverse range of Whiteley works, including rarely exhibited studies, tender paintings, tactile sculptures and frank expressions of the most intimate moments between lovers.
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