Behind closed doors

Chris Haskett

Enter the scorched rustic world of Russell Drysdale’s 1940s landscapes with the wandering mood of Chris Haskett’s ‘Lost Dog’.

4 weeks ago
Chris Haskett

Sumn Conduit

Australian duo Sumn Conduit create a densely layered sound-work for voice and electronics exploring ‘The tongue in the middle of the port’ by American artist Mark Bradford.

2 months ago
Sumn Conduit

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.

2 months ago
A date with art

Heather Shannon

Fall into the hauntingly beautiful sounds of ‘Midnight sun’, a piano composition by Heather Shannon.

3 months ago
Heather Shannon

Conserving a classic

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

3 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.

3 months ago
Maissa Alameddine

Night in the museum

It’s sad to think of our Gallery closed, but the photographic series Las meninas reborn in the night I-VIII by Yasumasa Morimura helps take the edge off the melancholy.

4 months ago
Night in the museum

Joji Malani

Bringing a silent space to life, Fijian guitarist Joji Malani performs an electrifying arrangement of music in the Gallery’s Grand Courts.

4 months ago
Joji Malani

Ngaiire
Fall into my arms

Filmed just days after the Gallery’s closure to the public, Ngaiire performs ‘Fall into my arms’, our first Together In Art performance.

4 months ago
Ngaiire – Fall into my arms