Art Gallery of New South Wales

Sydney's public art gallery and collection which includes European, Asian and Australian art including a specific gallery, Yiribana, for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection.

Name
Alternate
National Art Gallery
Alternate
National Art Gallery of New South Wales
Position
1912 - 1928
1916 - 1939
1921 -
1972 - 1977
Property
Occupied
1885 -
Type

Art Gallery of New South Wales

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,
2008

Built to house the colony's collection of art, purchased from 1874, the Gallery has been on the site in the Domain from 1884, and in the current building, and its series of extensions, from 1896.

The Archibald Prize

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,
2014

The Archibald Prize is an institution in the Australian art calendar and an event keenly anticipated every year. It is the source of great debate and controversy and above all, an exhibition the public adores.