Australian art

Sidney Nolan

Head behind the scenes as we unpack some of the artist’s amazing artifacts and the stories behind them.

8 months ago by Paula Dredge
Sidney Nolan

Australian art arrivals 1832–2007

To coincide with Refugee Week, we’re challenging you to complete McKenna’s crossword with some new clues – all related to artists who have immigrated to Australia and enriched cultural life here.

9 months ago
Australian art arrivals 1832–2007

A date with art

To celebrate our reopening week, we gave people the chance to have an up-close and personal encounter with art before opening hours with our Art Date competition.

9 months ago
A date with art

Art is my oxygen

There’s one thing more important than coming to the Art Gallery of NSW, and that is coming back.

10 months ago
Art is my oxygen

Dorrit Black

What’s in the box? Find out in this Together In Art series, which reveals treasures from behind the scenes of our museum.

10 months ago by Hannah Hutchison
Dorrit Black

From my window

We’re thrilled to present a series of new artworks by contemporary Australian artists who were invited to record their familiar spaces in unfamiliar circumstances.

10 months ago by Lisa Catt
From my window

Conserving a classic

Switch on for a slow TV experience as senior conservator Simon Ives cleans Arthur Streeton’s The Gloucester Buckets from 1894.

10 months ago
Conserving a classic

Maissa Alameddine

This sublime sensory experience by performance artist Maissa Alameddine, set against a vibrant abstract painting by Lesley Dumbrell, features ‘Hal Asmar el Lon’, a traditional Arabic song about yearning for the beloved.

10 months ago
Maissa Alameddine