Tickets go on sale for the exclusive Canberra season of Botticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from the National Gallery, London, which opens on 5 March 2021 at the National Gallery of Australia.
Constant is a five-part series that includes interviews with a range of Australian artists plus essays, videos and photo galleries, all hosted on the National Gallery’s website.
Over the next year, the National Gallery of Australia will celebrate the work of Australian women artists in its major, two-part exhibition Know My Name: Australian Women Artists 1900 to Now, which opens to the public on Saturday, 14 November 2020.
In the National Gallery of Australia’s 2020 Annual Lecture, titled Decolonise Your Feminism, First Nations scholars Crystal McKinnon, Kimberley Moulton and Paola Balla will question whether feminism has been relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in the arts.
Feminist art historian and cultural theorist, Griselda Pollock, will join leading global thinkers on gender, feminism and the arts for the National Gallery of Australia’s Know My Name Conference, which will celebrate the achievements of all women in the arts and plan an inclusive future for the sector.
The National Gallery of Australia has acquired 20 new works of art valued at $8 million thanks to the ongoing generosity and support of donors to its private giving program.
For the first time in the title’s 60-year history, an original work of art will feature on the cover of Vogue Australia – and it will be the work of renowned Anangu (Aboriginal) Pitjantjatjara artist, Betty Muffler.
Leading curator Hetti Perkins, an Arrernte and Kalkadoon woman from Central Australia, has been appointed curator of the National Gallery’s 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial, which will open in late 2021.
22 June 2020
Through a female lens: The Body Electric
The Body Electric, a new exhibition opening at The National Gallery of Australia, will put a focus on the human experience of sex, pleasure, and desire through the eyes of women.
The painting that launched a love affair with art for many Australians – Jackson Pollock’s Blue poles 1952 – has gone under the microscope for its most comprehensive conservation project to date.
Australian women artists will take centre stage across the National Gallery Australia in November with the opening of Know My Name: Australian Women artists 1900 to Now, a flagship exhibition to showcase and increase the visibility of art made by women.
The National Gallery of Australia will present one of the first major international exhibitions in the Southern Hemisphere, Botticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from the National Gallery, London. Featuring works of art by 57 of Europe’s most revered artists and spans 500 years of art making, from the 15th century to the turn of the 20th century.
The National Gallery of Australia will welcome people back into the gallery from Tuesday 2 June. The re-opening follows recent advice from the ACT Government that galleries can re-open with up to 20 visitors at a time.
27 Feb 2020
XU ZHEN®: ETERNITY VS EVOLUTION
International contemporary artist XU ZHEN® – famous for his large-scale works exploring the collision of cultures – will present his first major solo Australian exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia in March.
oOh!media and the National Gallery of Australia will join forces to present the nation’s largest art event across the oOh!media networks from Monday 24 February.
Performance artists and legends of the Sydney queer nightclub scene – Club Ate – will light up the iconic 60 metre façade of the National Gallery of Australia next month for Canberra’s 2020 Enlighten Festival.
The National Gallery of Australia notes with deep sadness the passing of the Gallery’s founding director, James Mollison AO.