drawing is everything
15 Dec 2018 – 31 Mar 2019
Looks at the central place of drawing in Brett Whiteley’s art, from his early drawings of Sydney and France to his later lyrical landscapes, interiors and nudes.
Heaven and earth in Chinese art
treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei
2 Feb – 5 May 2019
A rare opportunity to see some of the highest artistic achievements in Chinese history, exclusive to the Gallery.
7 Feb – 28 Apr 2019
This dynamic and popular exhibition features a selection of outstanding student artworks developed for the artmaking component of the HSC examination in Visual Arts 2018.
The National 2019
new Australian art
29 Mar – 21 Jul 2019
The second of three biennial surveys presenting the latest ideas and forms in contemporary Australian art
13 Apr – 14 Jul 2019
Explore points of view in Aboriginal photography in these provocative works from the Gallery’s collection.
27 Apr – 11 Aug 2019
The most in-depth survey of the art and life of Marcel Duchamp ever to be seen in the Asia-Pacific region
11 May – 8 Sep 2019
The Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes is an annual exhibition eagerly anticipated by artists and audiences alike.
11 May – 29 Sep 2019
A display of the Gallery’s leading collection of works by the artist, including recent acquisitions, reflecting different stages and places in his career.
Jun 2019 – Jan 2020
Take a journey through 2000 years of figurative sculpture from the Gallery’s collection of Asian art.
Jun 2019 – Jan 2020
A fantastical, immersive journey from death to rebirth set in the streets and lush river landscapes of Vietnam.
Jun 2019 – Dec 2020
Explores the significance of water in Asian art through a range of works from the Gallery’s collection.
art from Balgo
27 Jul – 17 Nov 2019
This small community in Western Australia has been home to some of Australia’s most extraordinary artists.
24 Aug – 13 Oct 2019
Leading Australian and international artists explore the intricacy and intensity of human relationships in this exhibition of major recent acquisitions for the Gallery’s collection.
Kaldor Public Art Projects
half a century in the public eye
7 Sep 2019 – 16 Feb 2020
Celebrates one of the world’s most ambitious public art initiatives and revisits some of the most iconic large-scale artworks to have been presented in Australia.
Oct 2019 – Mar 2020
The true story of the Gallery’s unfinished frieze and the new commission to complete it
9 Nov 2019 – 2 Feb 2020
The first major survey exhibition in a decade of one of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists.