Australian art

Sidney Nolan

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

5 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.

6 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.

6 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.

6 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.

7 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.

7 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.

7 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.

7 months ago
Maissa Alameddine