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Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

In line with decisions made by the National Cabinet as communicated by the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, the Art Gallery of New South Wales has closed to the public until further notice to help protect the health of all visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the State. More information

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Saturday 28 March 2020

EXHIBITIONS

The 22nd Biennale of Sydney is an expansive artist- and First Nations-led exhibition of contemporary art that connects local communities and global networks.

ARTEXPRESS 2020

until 26 Apr 2020

This dynamic and popular exhibition features a selection of outstanding student artworks developed for the artmaking component of the HSC examination in Visual Arts 2019.

In one drop of water

until Dec 2020

Explores the significance of water in Asian art through a range of works from the Gallery’s collection.

John Brack
the austere everyday

until 21 Jun 2020

A collection focus exhibition on this painter of modern urban life. John Brack (1920−99) is an artist of singular originality his work often bearing witness to the depersonalisation of ritual.

Shadow catchers

until 17 May 2020

Shadow catchers, drawn from the Gallery’s collection, investigates the way shadows, body doubles and mirrors haunt our understanding of photography and the moving image.

Under the stars

until 20 Sep 2020

This exhibition presents multiple approaches to stargazing from Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists, highlighting our shared understandings of the night sky.