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2017

April

NGA confirmed that some sculptures in collection are subject to investigations (21 April 2017)
The National Gallery of Australia today confirmed that four sculptures in its collection have been reported as stolen by the Idol Wing of Tamil Nadu Police.

NGA celebrates more than 190,000 visitors to Versailles: Treasures from the Palace (21 April 2017)
The exhibition Versailles: Treasures from the Palace closed on 17 April at the National Gallery of Australia drawing 190,128 visitors.

NGA announces new Assistant Director (6 April 2017)
National Gallery of Australia Director, Gerard Vaughan, today announced the appointment of Alison Wright as Assistant Director, Engagement and Development.

March

New contemporary art from the Philippines at the NGA (16 March 2017)
Works by contemporary Filipino artist, Rodel Tapaya, will go on display at the National Gallery of Australia this weekend featuring the newly commissioned triptych, as well as paintings, works on paper and sculptural installations.

NGA opens Pipilotti Rist immersive video installation (10 March 2017)
A newly-acquired large-scale immersive video installation by Swiss contemporary artist, Pipilotti Rist, goes on display tomorrow at the National Gallery of Australia. Worry will vanish revelation (2014) opens in the Contemporary Galleries on Lower Ground 1 until August.

February

NGA announces 30 contemporary artists for 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial (24 February 2017)
This major exhibition surveys contemporary art by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists in the year that marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum. It brings together established, mid-career and emerging Indigenous artists from across the nation.

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