Hilarie Mais

ANU Drill Hall exhibition (Canberra)

This exhibition of 20 works by Hilarie Mais presents a recent decade of practice. It is an exhibition by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (Sydney) showing at the Drill Hall in Canberra till 29th July 2018.

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Choosing an art gallery director

How to get it wrong – or right

There’s a story in the Los Angeles Times that has implications for the management of all public art galleries, large and small.

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Emily Kame Kngwarreye at the NGA

The Alhalkere Suite (1993)

An unexpected thing happened last Sunday as I went through the Indigenous Galleries at the National Gallery of Australia – the NGA. Continue reading “Emily Kame Kngwarreye at the NGA”

New Zealand National Gallery collection

Opening of new visual arts at Te Papa

We all remember when the New Zealand National Gallery of Art disappeared and was consumed in to the new Museum of New Zealand Te Papa.

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Scandal at NGA – well maybe not

Someone trying to catch the NGA out on something – anything!

When there are so many things to be thinking about – the Crimes of Canberra has a focus on the purchase of chairs at the NGA.

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Angela Philp

Angela Philp, first Director of the Canberra Museum and Gallery, died in Newcastle on January 29 2018. Helen Musa's notice below from City News.

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 13 February 2018

National Gallery Singapore

Century of Light – Exhibitions:  16 Nov 2017–11 Mar 2018

Century of Light features two exhibitions, Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay and Between Worlds: Raden Saleh and Juan Luna, that demonstrate the range of painting styles and art movements that developed in 19th century Europe during the post-enlightenment period of innovation and change.

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Sasha Grishin and Canberra’s Visual Arts

National collection gems out of sight

Sasha Grishin has written an opinion piece on his blog on the current situation of visual arts in Canberra – many of his thoughts I share.

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NGV Triennial

I was hoping that someone would offer a real, subjective and personal review of the NGV Triennial – rather than just…

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 20 December 2017

NGA Australian Collection

A highly recommended visual arts experience is to meander around the first floor galleries of the National Gallery of Australia – to take in the Australian collection exhibitions.

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NGA International Art Exhibition

A highly recommended visual arts experience is to visit the National Gallery in Canberra and to take the time to explore the selections of the NGA’s collection exhibitions.

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National Portrait Gallery collection exhibitions

Any time you are wandering through Canberra galleries, make sure you allow time to meander through the permanent collection galleries.

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