Home About Us Media Media Releases 2022 2022 Angelica Mesiti’s ASSEMBLY opens at the National Gallery 3 November 2022 From Venice to Kamberri/Canberra, Angelica Mesiti’s ASSEMBLY is now on display. National Gallery opens Cressida Campbell with announcement of major new acquisition 23 September 2022 The opening of Cressida Campbell is celebrated with the acquisition of Bedroom nocturne, 2022. National Gallery announces 40th Anniversary Program 14 September 2022 This October, the National Gallery celebrates 40 years since the opening of its iconic building with a dynamic program of art and events. National Gallery presents Victory over the Sun with Justene Williams 8 September 2022 Artist Justene Williams, with Sydney Chamber Opera and the Australian National University Chamber Singers present the wildly irreverent ‘anti-opera’ Victory over the Sun. National Gallery’s 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Ceremony begins national tour 25 August 2022 The nation-wide tour of the 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial has begun with Ceremony opening at The University of Queensland Art Museum. Contemporary Australian Architects Speaker Series 2022 program announced 17 August 2022 In its 27th year at the National Gallery of Australia, the Contemporary Australian Architects Speaker Series tackles issues facing the community, architects, and the architecture profession. Kara Walker’s first Australian exhibition opens at the National Gallery 11 August 2022 The first exhibition of African American artist Kara Walker to be held in Australia opens at the National Gallery of Australia. Experience the art of Cressida Campbell in National Gallery survey exhibition this September 16 June 2022 The National Gallery invites people on a journey into the imagination of artist Cressida Campbell, a renowned colourist whose work blends printmaking and painting. Rauschenberg & Johns: Significant Others opens at the National Gallery 10 Jun 2022 A new exhibition depicting one of North America’s most important artistic dialogues opens this weekend at the National Gallery. The Aboriginal Memorial moves to heart of the National Gallery of Australia as part of major revitalisation project 31 May 2022 Following three years of planning and community consultation, The Aboriginal Memorial has been relocated to the heart of the National Gallery. Largest exhibition of First Nations art to travel to Asia opens at National Gallery Singapore 27 May 2022 Works of art by over 150 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists will travel to Singapore as part of the Ever Present: First Peoples Art of Australia touring exhibition. National Gallery acquires Jeffrey Smart work ahead of final weeks of exhibition 13 Apr 2022 With only weeks left to go before Jeffrey Smart closes, the National Gallery of Australia’s collection of his work has grown with the acquisition of Near Knossos. National Gallery announces new annual oration in memory of Betty Churcher AO 12 Apr 2022 The National Gallery presents a new major annual event in memory of former director Betty Churcher AO (1931-2015). National Gallery's 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Ceremony opens 25 Mar 2022 The 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Ceremony opens on Ngunnawal and Ngambri land this Saturday. Curated by Arrernte and Kalkadoon woman Hetti Perkins National Gallery launches first Gender Equity Action Plan 8 Mar 2022 On International Women's Day, the National Gallery is launching its inaugural Gender Equity Action Plan, the first by a major public visual arts-collecting institution in Australia. Daniel Crooks presents Structured Light for Enlighten 4 Feb 2022 Naarm/Melbourne based artist Daniel Crooks has been commissioned to illuminate the National Gallery’s façade for the 2022 Enlighten Festival as part of The Balnaves Contemporary Series. Judy Watson and Helen Johnson present the red thread of history, loose ends 24 Feb 2022 Work by two of Australia’s leading artists – Judy Watson and Helen Johnson – will be presented in conversation at the National Gallery of Australia as part of The Balnaves Contemporary Series. Media National Gallery announces 2022 Program 10 Dec 2021 The National Gallery announced its 2022 artistic program which includes a range of exhibitions, contemporary projects and freshly curated displays. More Media Media The National Gallery's Media Centre brings together the latest news, listings alerts, invitations and more. Media Releases The latest news and announcements from the National Gallery. Media Kits The National Gallery has developed these online media kits for media usage only.