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
A fantastical, immersive journey from death to rebirth set in the streets and lush river landscapes of Vietnam.
1 Jun 2019 – Jan 2020
Take a journey through 2000 years of figurative sculpture from the Gallery’s collection of Asian art.
15 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 intricacies 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.
12 Oct 2019 – Mar 2020
The true story of the Gallery’s unfinished frieze and the new commission to complete it
Nov 2019 – Mar 2020
Be spirited away from the everyday by an exhibition like no other, featuring over 200 wildly imaginative works by Japanese artists past and present – from historical master Katsushika Hokusai to superstar Takashi Murakami.
9 Nov 2019 – 2 Feb 2020
The first major survey exhibition in a decade of one of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists.