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2016

July

Ramesh Nithiyendran exhibition opens at the NGA
An installation of five monumental ceramic sculptures by Ramesh Nithiyendran, Mud men, will be on display from this weekend until 29 January 2017.

Blue poles leaves Australia for the first time in decades
The National Gallery of Australia temporarily farewelled its most famous painting – Blue poles (1952) by Jackson Pollock.

Power, passion and the palace: Versailles at the NGA this summer
The NGA has revealed details of the sumptuous treasures from the Palace of Versailles which will be on show in Canberra from this December.

Media statement: Robert Foster
The National Gallery of Australia is very saddened by the death of artist, designer and Fink + Co founder, Robert Foster.

April

NGA launches Venice Biennale exhibition: Fiona Hall's Wrong Way Time
The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) today launched Fiona Hall's Wrong Way Time exhibition in Canberra.

March

NGA partnership with Versailles
The NGA is working with the French Government and the Palace of Versailles to develop a major exhibition in Canberra.

NGA acquires original Tom Roberts easel and celebrates the artist's 160th birthday
The National Gallery of Australia announced the acquisition of an original easel owned and used by the legendary artist Tom Roberts.

February

NGA releases independent review into Asian art provenance project
The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) today published an independent review of the Asian Art Provenance Project.
Click here for the full report and press release.

January

Never before seen Tom Roberts portrait gifted to the National Gallery of Australia
A previously unseen Tom Roberts pastel portrait has been generously gifted to the NGA by the artist’s great granddaughter Dr Lisa Roberts.

Australia's top art students get creative at the 2016 NGA Summer Art Scholarship Program
Sixteen Year 12 students from across Australia will spend this week immersed in the visual arts at the National Gallery of Australia as part of the 2016 Summer Art Scholarship Program.

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