While our doors are closed, we are bringing you ways to learn, be inspired and get creative at home and online.
Enter the bold and distinctive world of Brett Whiteley – a realm filled with ultramarine blue Sydney Harbour views, intimate and revealing portraits, characterful birds and animals, and lyrically observed landscapes.
Discover one of Australia’s most celebrated artists, explore his last studio and home (now a museum managed by the Art Gallery), and find out more about his artistic legacy.
Explore a 360-degree immersive experience of the Brett Whiteley Studio and the exhibition ‘Brett Whiteley: Feathers and flight’
Who was Brett Whiteley? Discover the path he took from country schoolboy to celebrated artist.
Explore the world of Whiteley
Find out more about Brett Whiteley with this insightful digital resource of videos and commentary on the artist’s life and work.
Brett Whiteley in the collection
Explore all the paintings and works on paper by Brett Whiteley in the Gallery’s collection alongside photographic portraits of the artist at work.
Artists at work
Enter the creative world of the artist’s studio in this series of interviews about artmaking, inspiration and what it takes to be an artist in Australia.
Multidisciplinary artist Abdul Abdullah discusses art as a platform for expressing the personal and political, and the importance of finding a creative community.
Thea Anamara Perkins
Join Thea Anamara Perkins in her studio and hear her thoughts on the power of art to create change and having the confidence to pursue your artistic vision.
Painter Natasha Walsh discusses art as an intuitive language and the creative process of bringing a multidimensional experience to the canvas.
Outlining approaches and ideas for the classroom, these learning resources have been designed by practising teachers currently working in the classroom. Aimed at different teaching levels, the Brett Whiteley learning resources encourage experimentation across a range of creative processes for Stage 1 to Stage 6 students.
Gallery Shop online
Bring the art of Brett Whiteley home with our selection of prints, books and giftware