What’s on at the Art Gallery of NSW December 2011 January 2012 February 2012

December 12th, 2011



What’s on at the Art Gallery of NSW

  • Picasso
  • Dobell Prize for Drawing
  • New contemporary galleries
  • What’s in a face?
  • Ms&Mr
  • 20th-century Australian collection

Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris
Until 25 March 2012
Over 150 important paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings created by Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) have come from the artist’s personal collection. Representing seven decades of his work, the exhibition is part of a world tour and exclusive to Sydney.

Picasso opening hours through January, February & March
Wednesday nights until 10pm
Saturday nights until 7pm

What’s on at AGNSW for School holidays 2012 

AGNSW Art After Hours program

Sydney Festival 2012 First Night
Sat 7 Jan – Gallery open until 11pm
The Gallery stays up late to celebrate the first night of Sydney Festival 2012. Picasso: masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris will stay open until 11pm, and there’ll be a host of free events, from family-friendly afternoon activities to late-night music inspired by Picasso’s native Spain and his adopted home of Paris.

AGNSW Full evening program
Picasso at the AGNSW further info
Sydney Festival Opening Night at AGNSW  further info

Dobell Prize for Drawing
until 5 Feb – free admission
Australia’s most highly coveted drawing prize, the Dobell Prize is one of the Gallery’s highly anticipated exhibitions with some 40 drawings on display.

AGNSW Dobbel Prize for Drwaing further info

New contemporary galleries
Featuring the John Kaldor Family Collection
until May – free admission
The first display in our new floor of galleries, featuring a vibrant selection of works from the most comprehensive collection of international and Australian contemporary art in the country.

AGNSW New contemporary galleries further info

What’s in a face?
Aspects of portrait photography
until 5 February – free admission
Some 45 photographs from the gallery’s collection that look at crucial points in the history of photographic depictions of the human face.

AGNSW What’s in a face further info

until 5 Feb – free admission
A mesmerising video installation that fabricates an implausible and uncanny exchange between the late, infamous science fiction author Philip K Dick and his one-time muse and fifth wife Tessa.

AGNSW Ms&Mr further info

20th-century Australian collection
until 12 Feb – free admission
Drawn from the Gallery’s collection, this exhibition highlights key themes and artists in Australian art from the early 20th century through to the 1970s.

AGNSW 20th-century Australian collection further info

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