Exhibitions

Mar
1
Tue
2016
Inside / Out @ Museum of Contemporary Art
Mar 1 2016 @ 10:00 am – Mar 29 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Inside / Out @ Museum of Contemporary Art | The Rocks | New South Wales | Australia

Inside / Out

Inside/Out  is a complete overhaul of a room so as to create a new display of a selection of Museum of Contemporary Art resources and behind-the-scene resources that will support visitors from across all ages. This transformation will be done by Julia Gorman, an artist famous for her site-specific vinyl installations using abstracted geometric shapes and sinuous lines.

If you wish to read more about this exhibition, please visit their website here.

Sep
1
Thu
2016
Today Tomorrow Yesterday @ Museum of Contemporary Art
Sep 1 2016 @ 10:00 am – Mar 29 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Today Tomorrow Yesterday @ Museum of Contemporary Art | The Rocks | New South Wales | Australia

Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Today Tomorrow Yesterday is an drawn from the Museum of Contemporary Art. This exhibition explores the historical influence  and impact that the past has had on present day art. More importantly, this exhibition primarily focuses on the Museum of Contemporary Art’s leading art principle. It also focuses on contemporary practices by Aboriginal, Australian and and Torres Strait Islander artists.

If you wish to read more about this event, please visit their website here

Jan
1
Sun
2017
Sweetheart: Museum icon @ Museum and Art Gallery Northern Territory
Jan 1 2017 @ 10:00 am – Feb 16 2025 @ 5:00 pm
Sweetheart: Museum icon @ Museum and Art Gallery Northern Territory | The Gardens | Northern Territory | Australia

Sweetheart: Museum icon

Sweetheart, a large male saltwater crocodile, is a legend in Norther Territory’s recent history. He is notoriously famous for  several attacks on dinghies in one of Darwin’s popular fishing spot. After safety concerns were raised in 1979, the decided to capture him and transfer him to a local crocodile farm, but he drowned and died after becoming entangled with a sunken log when the Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory attempted to sedate and capture him so as to transfer crocodile farm.

If you wish to read more about this exhibition, please visit their website here

Jul
1
Sat
2017
Indigenous Australian Collection: Namatjira Story @ Queensland Art Gallery
Jul 1 2017 @ 10:00 am – Nov 14 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Indigenous Australian Collection: Namatjira Story @ Queensland Art Gallery | South Brisbane | Queensland | Australia

One of the best known indigenous Australian artists is Albert Namatjira, he was a Western Arrernte-speaking artist from the MacDonnell Ranges and instead of traditional style paintings, he chose to paint in Western-Style, primarily landscapes which made him a celebrated pioneer of contemporary Indigenous art in the 1950s as well as the most famous Indigenous Australian of his generation. 

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here.

Jul
14
Fri
2017
Occupied Territory @ Art Gallery of South Australia
Jul 14 2017 @ 10:00 am – Dec 31 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Occupied Territory @ Art Gallery of South Australia | Adelaide | South Australia | Australia

Occupied Territory

When Australia was claimed by Europeans in the late 18th century, it was already ‘occupied territory’ and home to hundreds of Aboriginal nations. 

The exhibition, Occupied Territory, showcases artworks from both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal artists. The artists seek to assert through their artworks, the sovereignty of First Nations as well as the legacy of colonisation.

If you wish to read more about this exhibition, please visit their website here

Aug
5
Sat
2017
Tow Row @ Queensland Art Gallery
Aug 5 2017 @ 10:00 am – Nov 21 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Tow Row @ Queensland Art Gallery | South Brisbane | Queensland | Australia

Tow Row is an exhibition deeply connected to concealed histories and the significance of object along with the power of memory and loss, specifically for the Aboriginal people from the Waanyi homeland along the Brisbane River. Using woven nets which are a traditional fishing tool among Aboriginals in the area, Judy Watson acknowledges the traditional owners of the site and their everyday fishing activities. 

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here.

Aug
12
Sat
2017
The Long Story @ Queensland Art Gallery
Aug 12 2017 @ 10:00 am – Sep 23 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The Long Story @ Queensland Art Gallery | South Brisbane | Queensland | Australia

Come and explore the themes and practices that have shaped the Queensland Art Gallery’s Asian and Pacific Art Collection through their latest exhibition The Long Story. New acquisitions , seminal holdings, historical artefacts and other such works are all included in this exhibition which is displayed over two chapters addressing the ideas of historical narrative, relationships to land and much more. 

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here.

Oct
27
Fri
2017
International and Asian Collection @ Queensland Art Gallery
Oct 27 2017 @ 10:00 am – Oct 31 2020 @ 5:00 pm
International and Asian Collection @ Queensland Art Gallery | South Brisbane | Queensland | Australia

Come along and experience the International and Asian Collection exhibition, wander among major works from the Gallery’s collections from around the world, including early European religious paintings, British portraits, Dutch paintings and even East Asian and European porcelain. 

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here.

The World Turns @ Queensland Art Gallery
Oct 27 2017 @ 10:00 am – May 18 2019 @ 5:00 pm
The World Turns @ Queensland Art Gallery | South Brisbane | Queensland | Australia

The center of this exhibition The World Turns is a small native water, known as the Kuril. In Aboriginal traditions, the Kuril is the caretaker of the land upon which this gallery and the sculpture stand. The kuril in this exhibiton is going about it’s business, even though it has shifted the world – represented by a large, upturned elephant – from its axis. The exhibition reminds us that many times, specific moments in history are recorded, but, as the world turns, there are many other stories. 

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here.

Oct
28
Sat
2017
Glen Mackie and Daniel O’Shane @ The Art Gallery of New South Wales
Oct 28 2017 @ 10:00 am – Dec 31 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Glen Mackie and Daniel O’Shane @ The Art Gallery of New South Wales | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia

Glen Mackie and Daniel O’Shane

This is a celebration of Glen Mackie and Daniel O’Shane, two of Torres Strait Islands’s artist at the forefront of North Australia’s artist’s experiments with various forms of printmaking.  This exhibition brings together several artworks from various artists acquired by the gallery over the years.

If you wish to read more about this exhibition, please visit their website here

 

Nov
10
Fri
2017
Australian Impressionism @ National Gallery of Australia
Nov 10 2017 @ 10:00 am – Oct 3 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Australian Impressionism @ National Gallery of Australia | Parkes | Australian Capital Territory | Australia

Australian Impressionism

Displaying all Australian Impressionism masterpieces owned by the NGA, the exhibition will signal the return of Arthur Streeton’s Golden summer, Eaglemont from the National Gallery in London and  will give people an opportunity to fully experience the depth of the national collection. 

If you wish to read more about this event, please visit their website here

 

Jan
1
Mon
2018
Rethinking Australian Art @ The Art Gallery of South Australia
Jan 1 @ 10:00 am – Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm
Rethinking Australian Art @ The Art Gallery of South Australia | Adelaide | South Australia | Australia

Rethinking Australian Art

Rethinking Australian Art is an exhibition that aims  to highlight changes that Australian art has gone through since the end of the Second World War. The changes highlighted include conceptual art, Aboriginal art and the feminist art movement among others.

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here

Jan
23
Tue
2018
Dorrit Black: Linocuts @ The Art Gallery of South Australia
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm
Dorrit Black: Linocuts @ The Art Gallery of South Australia | Adelaide | South Australia | Australia

Dorrit Black: Linocuts

Coinciding with  Dorrit Black’s Unseen Forces monogram, the Dorrit Black: Linocuts exhibition is a selection of Dorrit Black’s colour linocuts.

Having studied in London under the influential British printmaker, Claude Flight in 1927, Black became inspired by his teachings and later by the Cubist principles of French artists André Lhote and Albert Gleizes. Black’s linocuts express a the beautiful dynamism and rhythms of modern day life.

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here

Jan
25
Thu
2018
Rhianon Vernon-Roberts Memorial Collection @ Art Gallery of South Australia
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm
Rhianon Vernon-Roberts Memorial Collection @ Art Gallery of South Australia | Adelaide | South Australia | Australia

Rhianon Vernon-Roberts Memorial Collection

Established in 1991 by Jane and Barrie Vernon-Roberts as a memorial to their daughter Rhianon, the Rhianon Vernon-Roberts Memorial Collection is a collection of more than 130 art works of contemporary Australian jewelery. Currently, the exhibition features beaded works by some of the leading jewelers in Australia. 

If you wish to read more about this exhibition, please visit their website here

Feb
20
Tue
2018
Amata Women’s Paintings @ Queensland Art Gallery
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm
Amata Women's Paintings @ Queensland Art Gallery | South Brisbane | Queensland | Australia

Amata Women’s Paintings

Amata Women’s Paintings is an exhibition of artwork by 3 generations of Tjala women painters for the QAGOMA’s collection. Featured paintings include the Dreaming Story of the Seven Sisters and the story of Tjala Tjukurpa. Connected via 2 main narratives, the artworks explore stylistic, dynamic and fresh  expressions of their culture and country.

If you wish to read more about this exhibition, please visit their website here.

Mar
13
Tue
2018
Liquid Form: Ancient and Contemporary Glass @ The Ian Potter Museum of Art The University of Melbourne
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm
Liquid Form: Ancient and Contemporary Glass @ The Ian Potter Museum of Art The University of Melbourne | Parkville | Victoria | Australia

Liquid Form: Ancient and Contemporary Glass

Liquid Form is an exhibition that celebrates glass as a medium of art. On display will be artwork from  contemporary artists alongside artifacts from Egyptian and Roman periods. The exhibition seeks to examine the development of faience and the manufactures of glass in the ancient times, in addition to demonstrating how this art has been extended to the modern times.

if you wish to read more about this exhibition, please visit their website here

Mar
15
Thu
2018
Colony: Frontier Wars @ National Gallery of Victoria
Mar 15 @ 10:00 am – Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm
Colony: Frontier Wars @ National Gallery of Victoria | Southbank | Victoria | Australia

Colony: Frontier Wars

Colony: Frontier Wars is an exhibition that explores Australia’s colonial era and the devastating effects it had on the First People. By using art, this exhibition brings to light some of the consequences of colonization that the Aboriginal people have gone through, and are still going through. Featuring both indigenous and non-indigenous artists including William Barak, Tommy McRae, J.W. Lindt, Arthur Boyd, Brook Andrew, Maree Clarke among many others.

If you wish to read more about this exhibition, please visit their website here.

Mar
17
Sat
2018
Feeling For Pattern @ The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm
Feeling For Pattern @ The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory | Darwin | Northern Territory | Australia

Feeling For Pattern

Feeling For Pattern is an exhibition that showcases the change, style and the direction of the pottery industry in that has occurred in Tiwi  through in the last half a century. Tiwi pottery was started by Eddie Puruntatameri and John Bosco Tipiloura in 1972 after completing their traineeships at Bagot Pottery.

If you wish to read more about this exhibition, please visit their website here

Mar
23
Fri
2018
Melrose Wing of European Art @ Art Gallery of South Australia
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – Dec 28 @ 1:15 pm
Melrose Wing of European Art @ Art Gallery of South Australia | Adelaide | South Australia | Australia

Melrose Wing of European Art

The Melrose Wing at the Art Gallery of South Australia boasts close to 2000 years of art, having been refreshed with additional art from some well known Australian artists who have spent some of their years abroad learning and expanding their skills and technique..

If you wish to read more about this exhibition, please visit their website here

OA_CAMO @ Art Gallery of South Australia
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – Dec 28 @ 5:00 pm
OA_CAMO @ Art Gallery of South Australia | Adelaide | South Australia | Australia

OA_CAMO

OA_CAMO is part of the Visible Invisible series and one of the many collections of artwork by Reko Rennie, an Aboriginal artist who majors in contemporary media. The exhibition will be held at galleries 6,7 with more to be added in gallery 17, the designs invert the use of camouflage which is generally used to hide an object, this series turns that which would be made invisible by camouflage, highly visible.

If you wish to read more about this exhibition, please visit their website here