Exhibitions

Mar
1
Tue
2016
Inside / Out @ Museum of Contemporary Ar
Mar 1 2016 @ 10:00 am – Mar 29 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Inside / Out @ Museum of Contemporary Ar | 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.

May
14
Sat
2016
Anish Kapoor
May 14 2016 @ 10:00 am – Jul 29 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Anish Kapoor

A fine example of Anish Kapoor’s work is this magnificent sculpture drawing on metaphysical theory and the ideas of the sublime. Engaging viewers both physically and psychologically with the scale of the sculpture and the saturated colours. 

If you would like to know 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

Jul
29
Sat
2017
Six Seasons Gallery @ Art Gallery Western Australia
Jul 29 2017 @ 11:00 am – Aug 31 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Six Seasons Gallery @ Art Gallery Western Australia | Northbridge | Western Australia | Australia

Six Seasons Gallery

Part of the AGWA Collection five pathways, many journeys rehang, Six Seasons Gallery is solely dedicated to the display and interpretation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art from the State Art Collection.  Close to 3,000 Indigenous works of art from all over Australia are showcased at the Gallery, with each one of them s offering great insight into life, culture and experience of Indigenous art.

If you would like to know 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.

Sep
2
Sat
2017
Time and Tides – Art in the Torres Strait Islands @ Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art
Sep 2 2017 @ 10:00 am – Aug 5 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Time and Tides - Art in the Torres Strait Islands @ Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art | South Brisbane | Queensland | Australia

Time and Tides – Art in the Torres Strait Islands

Torres Strait Islander artists embrace the beauty that is the Torres Straight, the volcanic islands, coral cays, turquoise water and the diversity and depth of the culture. The beautiful pieces on display in Time and Tide were created by a group of skillful men in the 1990s who perfected their lino and wood-block carving techniques to bring you the prints you see in this exhibition, along with elaborate and articulated dance objects work in traditional dances in the Torres Strait. 

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

 

Sep
16
Sat
2017
Problem – Wisdom: Thai Art in The 1990s @ Queensland Art Gallery
Sep 16 2017 @ 10:00 am – Aug 12 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Problem - Wisdom: Thai Art in The 1990s @ Queensland Art Gallery | South Brisbane | Queensland | Australia

Showcasing some incredible work, Problem-Wisdom includes influential figures from Thailand who have been a part of the development of contemporary art. Including some of the country’s most significant work by their most celebrated artists. This exhibition includes works reflecting on Thailand in the 1990’s from social and political views to spiritual and meditative principals. 

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
6
Sat
2018
The Art of Annemieke Mein @ Gippsland Art Gallery
Jan 6 @ 9:00 am – Jun 30 @ 5:30 pm
The Art of Annemieke Mein @ Gippsland Art Gallery | Sale | Victoria | Australia

The Art of Annemieke Mein

Though based in Sale, Australia, Annemieke Mein is a global force in the arts world, inspiring generation all over the world with her unique depiction of Australian wildlife in textile. The exhibition, dedicated to showcasing her works, will feature some of her most prominent works from the last 40 years showing her passion for the environment and nature.

If you wish to read 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
3
Sat
2018
Franck Gohier: A Thousand Miles From Everywhere @ The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – Jul 1 @ 4:00 pm
Franck Gohier: A Thousand Miles From Everywhere @ The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory | Darwin | Northern Territory | Australia

Franck Gohier: A Thousand Miles From Everywhere

Now in its third series of celebrating artists from the Northern Territory, Franck Gohier: A Thousand Miles From Everywhere celebrates the work of Franck Gohier. This exhibition brings together some of his major themes in art like the bombing of Darwin city in World War 2, Capitalism and the global pop influence as an art among others.

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