History

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.

4 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.

5 months ago
A date with art

Welcome from Michael Brand

Our director Michael Brand welcomes you back to our home on Gadigal Land as we open our doors to the world for the first time in ten weeks.

5 months ago by Michael Brand
Welcome from Michael Brand

Sun, sand and social responsibility

As enigmatic as it is iconic, Charles Meere’s painting Australian beach pattern took on new meaning when COVID-19 closed Sydney’s beaches.

6 months ago by Denise Mimmocchi
Sun, sand and social responsibility

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.

7 months ago
Night in the museum