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Thursday 18 October 2018


Anne Dangar
ceramics from Moly-Sabata

11 Aug – 21 Oct 2018

A display of the Gallery’s major new acquisitions from this much-admired Australian modernist painter and potter.

Brett Whiteley
wildlife and other emergencies

12 Oct 2018 – 12 May 2019

Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Special hours

Paintings, drawings and sculptures exploring Whiteley’s favourite theme – animals and birds from observation.


23 Jun – 28 Oct 2018

Fantasy, dark humour and a strong sense of theatre characterise this display of works from the Gallery’s collection.

contemporary South Asian art

21 Jul 2018 – 13 Jan 2019

The Gallery’s first exhibition to focus on women artists with ties to South Asia explores politics, nationalism and the consequences of shifting borders.

earthly pleasures and heavenly realms

27 May 2017 – 6 Jan 2019

Now in its second stage, this exhibition presents moments of joy from the Gallery’s collection of Asian art from the first century to the present.

John Russell
Australia’s French impressionist

21 Jul – 11 Nov 2018

Discover the Sydney artist at the heart of impressionism, who was a close friend of Van Gogh and Rodin, dined with Monet and taught Matisse.

Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

13 Oct 2018 – 3 Mar 2019

Featuring groundbreaking works by the most influential figures of modern art, including Monet, Picasso, Cézanne, Matisse, Gauguin and Kandinsky.

Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2018

7 Jul – 21 Oct 2018

Presents new work by Australian artists that find a connection between drawing and the moving image.

Spacemakers and roomshakers
installations from the collection

14 Jul – 21 Oct 2018

Become a ‘space explorer’ and experience some of the most immersive and expansive artworks in the Gallery’s collection.

William Kentridge
that which we do not remember

8 Sep 2018 – 24 Mar 2019

Features one of the artist’s most ambitious and celebrated video installations – a major new addition to the Gallery’s collection from one of the most powerful voices in art today.