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National Gallery of Australia pays tribute to former Director Betty Churcher (31.03.15)
The National Gallery of Australia is deeply saddened to learn of the death of former Director, Betty Churcher.

Australian photographers challenge the status quo with new exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia (24.03.15)
Colour my world is the first exhibition dedicated to this significant aspect of Australian art since the 1970s: the hand coloured photograph.

Seated Buddha announcement (06.03.15)
The National Gallery of Australia (the "NGA") and the Nancy Wiener Gallery, Inc. (the "NWG") today announced that they will voluntarily donate an ancient sculpture, a Seated Buddha, to India.

National Gallery of Australia announces independent reviewer of Provenance Research Project (06.03.15)
The National Gallery of Australia is pleased to announce that The Hon. Sue Crennan, former Justice of the High Court of Australia has been appointed as the independent reviewer to its Asian Art Provenance Research Project.


Top art students shine at National Gallery of Australia's Summer Art Scholarship Program (13.01.15)
Winners of the 2015 National Summer Art Scholarship have arrived in Canberra for an intensive program of workshops, tours and activities to develop their professional and creative skills.


Media Centre

The Gallery has developed an online media centre to provide the media with images and information about exhibitions and key events. If you would like information about this resource please email below contacts for acces to this service.

Media contact

  • Head of Marketing and Communications Alison Wright ph +61 2 6240 6643 mob 0409 997 226
  • Marketing and Communications Manager Jennifer Dobbins ph +61 2 6240 6700 mob 0409 030 511
  • Tourism and Online Marketing CoordinatorCaitlin Taylor ph +61 2 6240 6505
  • Marketing and Communications Coordinator Cara Becker ph +61 2 6240 6431