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Welcome back to the National Galley Australia in Canberra-November News

Welcome back to the National Gallery Australia in Canberra-November News

Planning a visit to the Gallery over summer? Find the perfect inspiration in our free exhibitions Know My Name Part Two, celebrating Australian women artists from 1900 to now, and Project 1: Sarah Lucas, one of England’s most influential and unapologetic artists. Our summer exhibition Jeffrey Smart, a major retrospective of the acclaimed Australian artist, opens 11 December. Tickets on sale now.

Sarah Lucas live stream

Project 1: Sarah Lucas live stream and virtual tour

 

Join Emma Dexter, Visual Arts Director, British Council and Australian artists Mikala Dwyer and Natalya Hughes live in conversation on humour and its impact on Sarah Lucas’ practice. Preview the exhibition in the virtual tour.

Wed 10 Nov, 7pmOnline, free

Touring exhibitions

Find the National Gallery near you

 

Experience the National Gallery outside of Canberra with one of our touring exhibitions at a venue near you, including Terminus in Cairns, Ned Kelly in Hobart or Spowers and Syme in Canberra.

Triennial

A Tuscan Lunch

A TUSCAN LUNCH

Celebrate the art of Jeffrey Smart with a Tuscan-style lunch, inspired by the artist’s love of Italy and great Italian trattorias.

Fri, Sat, Sun between 11 Dec 21 and 30 Jan 2211.30am–1pm & 1.30pm–3pm

Sculpture Garden Art Talks

SCULPTURE GARDEN ART TALKS

Join us in the Sculpture Garden for the final three Art Talks of the year. First up, Jessi England, John T Reid Outreach Programs Convenor, discusses Clement Meadmore’s Virginia.

4, 11, 18 Nov, 12.30pmFree, bookings essential

 

Acquisition

LOLA GREENO ACQUISITION

New to the collection are several pieces by contemporary artist and Palawa woman Lola Greeno. The shell necklaces exemplify the strength, beauty, and continuity of the artist’s traditional practices.

ABC iView

ABC iVIEW DOCUMENTARIES

Don’t miss a thing. Watch Step Into Paradise and Bronwyn Oliver – The Shadows Within on ABC iView celebrating the Know My Name initiative.

 

ACCESS PROGRAMS

Art by Description

ART BY DESCRIPTION

Discover the influence of Morocco on Henri Matisse and Australian artist Hilda Rix Nicholas through audio descriptions, discussions, music and poetry. For people who are blind or with impaired vision.

Fri 5 Nov, 2pmFree, booking essential

Art for Carers

ART FOR CARERS

Join Curator of Photography, Annie O’Hehir and carers from around the country to trace the development of hand-coloured photographs from 19th-century Japan to contemporary Australia.

Tue 9 Nov, 11amFree, bookings essential

 

CHRISTMAS GIFTING

Art Store

ART STORE

Visit the Art Store for inspirational and contemporary art products and books. Browse exclusive ranges inspired by the collection and current exhibitions.

Archie Rose Gin

MARIAN TUBBS X ARCHIE ROSE GIN

Enjoy a tailored gin or vodka by Archie Rose, complete with this limited edition label featuring original artwork by Marian Tubbs – an Australian artist exhibiting in Know My Name: Australian Women Artists 1900 to Now.

 



The National Gallery of Australia acknowledges the Ngunnawal and Ngambri peoples, the Traditional Custodians of the Canberra and ACT region, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

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