Friday 14 September 2018
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.
pathways to figuration
Fri–Sun only 31 Mar – Oct 2018Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills
Rarely seen paintings and works on paper from his formative years chart Brett Whiteley’s journey to figuration through abstraction.
Fri–Sun only 7 Sep – 7 Oct 2018Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills
Begun in 1999, this scholarship for young Australian painters is now in its 20th year. Its inspiration was the profound effect international travel and study had on the artist Brett Whiteley.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Asian art guided tourAn introduction to Asian art highlights in the Gallery
Contemporary art guided tourA one-hour 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