The National 2017
new Australian art
until 16 Jul 2017
This is the first of three biennial surveys of contemporary Australian art – a collaboration between the Gallery, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.
until 23 Jul 2017
One of the most important Australian photographers of his generation subverts traditional approaches to landscape photography and alters the way we look at the world and consider our place within it.
until 6 Aug 2017
Works by artists associated with 1960s minimalism are displayed alongside contemporary works that question or expand upon the minimalist tradition.
until 8 Oct 2017
A celebration of a central figure in Australian photography and his contribution to art and photojournalism over half a century.
until Oct 2017
Drawn from the Gallery’s collection, this exhibition considers the diversity of ancestors who inhabit and enliven country and the complex, ongoing attachments to country held by Aboriginal people.
Passion and procession
art of the Philippines
until 12 Nov 2017
Installations, videos, sculptures and paintings celebrating the diverse and vibrant contemporary art of the Philippines.
west of the divide
Fri–Sun only until 19 Nov 2017Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills
Showcases Brett Whiteley’s affinity with the land west of Sydney – encompassing Bathurst, Oberon, Sofala and beyond.
until 3 Dec 2017
Over 80 magnificent but seldom-seen watercolours made between the 1830s and 1900 from the Gallery’s collection are presented in a Victorian-style display in the historic Grand Courts.
earthly pleasures and heavenly realms
Explore stories and sensations from across Asia, from human desires to the worlds of the gods, through works from the Gallery’s Asian collection.