Travelling Exhibitions

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Terminus

Inspired by Sci-Fi, comics and fantasy movies, Terminus is a virtual reality (VR) installation that transports the viewer into an imaginary landscape of colour and pattern populated by human clones, moving walkways and gateways to new realms.

Venues

2019/2020

  • Heide Museum of Art, VIC
    4 Nov 2019 – 1 Mar 2020
  • Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart TAS
    13 Mar – 3 May 2020
  • Academy Gallery, Launceston TAS
    15 May – 21 Jun 2020
  • Murray Bridge Regional Gallery, SA
    25 Jul – 20 Sep 2020
  • Anne and Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, SA
    2 Oct – 11 Dec 2020
  • Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, WA
    5 Feb – 18 Apr 2020
  • Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, WA
    30 Apr – 18 Jul 2021
  • Cairns Art Gallery, QLD
    20 Aug – 7 Nov 2021

Ned Kelly

This travelling exhibition showcases Australian artist Sidney Nolan’s series of 26 paintings of the nineteenth-century bushranger Ned Kelly. Created in 1946–47, the outlaw’s story is distilled into a visual narrative in which the Australian landscape plays a key role.

Venues

2019/2020

  • Museum and Art Gallery of the NT, Darwin NT
    16 Nov 2019 – 23 Feb 2020
  • Cairns Art Gallery, QLD
    6 Mar – 14 Jun 2020

Defying Empire

Presenting work by 30 contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and engaging with issues such as identity, racism, displacement, sovereignty and the Stolen Generations, Defying Empire celebrates the ongoing resilience of Australia’s Indigenous people, from first contact through to the present day.

Venues

2020

  • Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney NSW
    23 May - 18 Oct 2020

David Hockney: prints

Drawing from the National Gallery's collection of David Hockney's works on paper from 1961 to present, David Hockney: prints highlights the depth and scope of the artist's printmaking output. It is a thrilling insight into the mind of an iconic artist still searching for new ways of seeing.

Venues

2019

  • Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, VIC
    5 Oct – 1 Dec 2019

Art Deco from the National Collection

The World Turns Modern

Art Deco emerged in the early decades of the twentieth century as a style in art, architecture and design. Drawn from the national collection, this travelling exhibition comprises work by Australian artists who embraced, adapted and advanced the Art Deco style, as well as selected international examples.

Venues

2019/2020

  • Ipswich Art Gallery, QLD
    7 Sep – 27 Oct 2019
  • Horsham Regional Art Gallery, VIC
    16 Nov 2019 – 2 Feb 2020
  • Canberra Museum and Gallery, ACT
    9 May – 20 Jun 2020
  • Hazelhurst Arts Centre, NSW
    26 Jun – 23 Aug 2020

The Elaine and Jim Wolfensohn Gift

The Elaine and Jim Wolfensohn Gift enables people from all around Australia to discover and handle treasured objects. Made possible by Jim Wolfensohn, the Australian-born former president of the World Bank, the gift comprises three art-filled suitcases and the 1888 Melbourne Cup.

Venues

2019/2020

1888 Melbourne Cup

  • Burra Regional Art Gallery, Burra SA
    Until 18 Nov 2019

Red Case: Myths and Rituals and Yellow Case:  Form, Space and Design

  • Geelong Heritage Centre, VIC
    4 Nov – Dec 2019

Blue Case: Technology

  • NGA – Learning Studio, Mini Members, Art and Dementia
    11 Nov – 2 Dec
  • Royal Australian Mint, ACT
    2 Dec 2019 – 3 Feb 2020
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