We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of New South Wales stands.

🛈 In line with NSW Health advice, the Art Gallery is temporarily closed to the public. Stay updated on our social media.

Brett Whiteley at Home

Brett Whiteley
Brett Whiteley in Whiteley’s studio, April 1970, National Art Archive, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Estate of Robert Walker
Stay connected to art with Brett Whiteley at Home

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.

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. 

Learning resources

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.

Presenting partner

Media partners

Supported by patrons of the Brett Whiteley Studio philanthropic initiative and by the Brett Whiteley Foundation