Art Gallery

The major collection is of over 4,000 works of contemporary art by Australian artists purchased and commissioned mainly during the 1980s when Parliament House was being built. It also includes artworks which are integrated with the architecture of the building and is expressive of Australia's national identity; the Historic Memorials Committee Collection, dates from 1911 and includes some 150 official portraits and paintings of significant events in Australian history and a diverse collection of parliamentary memorabilia including one of the four Magna Carta.Approximately 3,500 items
The Australian War Memorial commemorates the sacrifice of Australian men and women who have served in war, through its ceremonial areas, extensive exhibitions and research facilities. The focus of commemoration is the Hall of Memory, together with the Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier, the Pool of Reflection and the Roll of Honour that lists the names of over 102,000 Australians who have died in war.

The Memorial is internationally recognised for its exhibitions, that cover over 12,000 square metres, which present stories of Australia's military history from colonial times to...
Canberra Contemporary Art Space is a vibrant centre for the experience of contemporary art which presents a curated program of exhibitions and events by Australian and international artists. It also provides professional support for ACT based artists. In a national context, CCAS is one of a network of fifteen organisations, known as CAOS (Contemporary Art Organisations Australia) based in each of the State and Territory capitals of Australia with a charter to present the best in contemporary art practice.CCAS operates three venues in two separate locations: CCAS Gorman House and CCAS Cube at...
The ANU collection is spread throughout the Australian National University campus in both public and private areas. Annual exhibitions of some works are held at the Drill Hall Gallery. The works are loaned to other institutions and exhibitions. The collection was established in 1949 and aims to reflect significant developments in Australian art.1,400 artworks including 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional works
The National Gallery of Australia is home to the nation's collection of art and has works drawn from every branch of the visual arts. The core of the collection is the Australia Collection which includes works by Roberts, Streeton, Condor, Boyd and Nolan. The International Collection parallels the Gallery's holdings of Australian art over the past two hundred years. It represents the major schools and movements in art from 1850 to the present. Other collections include Aboriginal Art comprising selections of traditional bark paintings through to contemporary works and Asian Art, including...
A vibrant place in the heart of the city, Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG) celebrates the region's social history and visual arts with dynamic exhibitions and unique community programs and events. Working in partnership with the community to celebrate our rich and diverse cultural heritage, CMAG also features the permanent exhibition, 'Reflecting Canberra'.Collection has only been developing since 1996 (therefore it is small). Visual arts and social history of Canberra and region in particular, local history and that which explores nexus between local and national. Australians often forget...
The gallery has a charter to provide the Canberra community and the Australian National University (ANU) with a selective program of high quality exhibitions of Australian and international art.

The Gallery supports the arts in the Canberra region by providing link exhibitions developed in conjunction with the ANU's wide ranging academic interests or to coincide with major conferences and public events. National and international exhibitions, and works from the University's own extensive collection are features of the Gallery's program.
Begun in May 1998, the collection is growing rapidly. The majority of works in the collection have been gifts thanks to the generosity of donors.The collection spans from Eighteenth century to contemporary works, focusing on portraiture where the subject is Australian, either by birth or by association.
The ANU Canberra School of Art Gallery is a public art space which performs an intergrated and critical function within the CSA community. It also plays and instructional and educational role for the broader campus of the Australian National University and the ACT community. The gallery co-ordinates the foyer gallery as an access gallery in which community groups, local and visiting artists, school staff and students can exhibit.Artwork from the school, international and international visiting artists.
The Gallery is located in the Goulburn Civic Centre designed by Philip Cox Architects and completed in 1990. The Gallery's exhibition and public programs cover a broad range of art media and conceptual investigations, with areas of particular interest being contemporary Australian textiles and regional art. It is recognised for its role in developing collaborative curatorial projects. The collection is small but includes a nucleus of significant contemporary textiles and a series of drawings by Australian artist Guy Warren.150 items, including paintings, works on paper and textiles
Artspace is a changing exhibition venue space and educational resource. It focuses on contemporary visual art practices with an emphasis on conceptual works, installation practices, multi media and multidisciplinary works which explore technology, film, video and performance. It manages four studios and maintains an extensive and continuously updated research archive of Australian and international catalogues, magazines and other material relating to visual cultural practices.
The Watchouse is an old stone lockup designed by the Government Architect Edmund Blackett and built in 1854. It houses a museum with a permanent display cell on the history of the Balmain peninsula, a photographic collection and a resource centre for local and genealogical inquiries about people, places and events on the peninsula. An exhibition space comprising three cells, the charge room, lobby and part of the former kitchen is available for hire.
There are three exhibition galleries within the Grafton Regional Gallery - historic Prentice House, Main Gallery and The Loft. Major additions and renovations were completed in 1999. There are now state of the art exhibitions spaces, a multi-purpose studio workshop, an outdoor arena and collection storage facility. The gallery is home to the prestigious Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (JADA). With prize money of over $15,000, the JADA seeks to encourage and promote contemporary Australian drawing.The Gallery Collection of over 400 works is constantly growing through an active policy and...
The Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery is the oldest regional gallery in New South Wales, being established in 1904. The Gallery houses the famous Silver Tree, which was produced in the 1880s for Charles Rasp, founder of BHP and discoverer of Broken Hill. The Gallery also houses works by the Heidelberg School Artists, and contemporary artists such as John Olson, Arthur Boyd and Colin Lanceley. We also have a broad collection of artworks by local artists such as Pro Hart, Jack Absalam and Roxanne Minchin. The Gallery is located in a vibrant local art scene, which encompasses more than 40...
The Albury Regional Art Gallery is housed in a renovated building which was the former Town Hall, built in 1908. It is a splendid example of late Victorian 'wedding cake rococco'. Opened as the Art Gallery in 1981, it organises an extensive program of exhibitions, public lectures, education activities, holiday workshops and musical programs.The collections comprise the City Collection, begun in 1947, with the Albury Art Prize as the major source of objects. In 1981 Photography was established as a major strand within the colleciton along with other works on paper. The policy was to collect...
The Manning Regional Art Gallery has an ongoing program of temporary exhibitions of regional, national and international sources and significance. The community is, involved in the gallery exhibitions, workshops, performances etc. The regional community of the Manning is important to us.Approximately 160 paintings and drawings created between 1950 - 2002. All works are Australian. A recent focus on contemporary Australian Landscape and Nudes.
This art gallery was formerly the home and workplace of artists Margo and Gerald Lewers. The permanent collection is an important survey of the development of Modernism in Australian art from the early 1930s to the late 1970s. The collection focuses on abstraction and is represented by the Lewers and their contemporaries, including artists such as Ralph Balson, Yvonne Audette, Carl Plate, Frank and Margel Hinder and Tony Tuckson. The Gallery has three distinct exhibition spaces - a large purpose built gallery; the original homestead (c1900); and Ancher House, a fine example of domestic...
Housed in the Trench Building, erected in 1908, the Lismore Regional Art Gallery has been operating since 1953. The National Trust has stated that this building, a combination of Art Nouveau and Continental Secession, is almost unique. In February 2004 the Lismore Regional Gallery celebrates its 50th Anniversary with an exhibition of historic works from the permanent collection.Over 400 items. Works by significant Australian artists such as Margaret Olley, Albert Namatjira and Kevin Connor as well as many talented and well known local artists such as Jan Davis, Patsy Hely, Dennis Monks and...
The building which houses the Museum is heritage trust listed. It's collection is very basic at the moment.100 items
Nativity House is the only Christmas Museum in Australia. It displays over 600 nativity scenes (cribs) from 60 countries. The materials used to create a nativity scene are unique to each country and include silk, gold, silver,, wood, ebony, maize leaves, straw, wood shavings, embroideries, plaster terracotta, clay, turtle shell, glass and crystal. Other displays include antique Christmas cards, handcraft and nativity paintings after the old masters. A unique multicultural Christmas celebration which shows the true meaning of Christmas, which is the birth of Christ.The true meaning of...

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