Together In Art
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.
Sabina Krusevljanin knows the importance of welcomes. Twenty-five years ago, she fled war-torn Sarajevo seeking peace and a new life in Sydney.
The Art Gallery of NSW and Red Room Poetry invited six poets to respond creatively to the artworks in Shadow catchers, an exhibition of photographs and moving image from the Gallery’s collection.
Visionary arts patron
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.
There’s one thing more important than coming to the Art Gallery of NSW, and that is coming back.
Our Youth Collective answer this crucial question via a #PassThePaperChallenge.
Play is vital for our sense of wellbeing through all stages of life. Check out these artists and activities for a hit of play inspiration.
Remembering the vibrant ikebana arrangements of the Gallery’s inaugural curator of film, the late Robert Herbert.
With the Gallery set to reopen, I’ve been imagining being greeted by the spectacular floral arrangements in our vestibule. Until then, here is a virtual welcome from artists in our collection.
The Gallery’s volunteer guides lead nine hypothetical visitors on a tour of their favourite works of art.
What does art want? Art wants to be looked at! Shining a light on shows that have been left in the dark.
Yes, welcomes matter. Some favourite tales of crossing cultural thresholds.
Fall into the hauntingly beautiful sounds of ‘Midnight sun’, a piano composition by Heather Shannon.
Witness the power and perception of south-west Sydney hip-hop artist L-FRESH The LION in this intimate spoken-word performance.
Some of the exhibitions we wished we’d seen in person before the pandemic interrupted.
Watch Tracey Emin, Wäka Munuŋgurr, William Kentridge, Lindy Lee and Takashi Murakami discuss their art and lives.
I don’t know about you, but the temporal markers upon which I ordinarily rely – minutes and hours, weekdays and weekends – have now completely dissolved.
As enigmatic as it is iconic, Charles Meere’s painting Australian beach pattern took on new meaning when COVID-19 closed Sydney’s beaches.
Deities of comfort and care.
Filmed just days after the Gallery’s closure to the public, Ngaiire performs ‘Fall into my arms’, our first Together In Art performance.
This is a story of crisis and hope.