Touring nationally

We have up to 10 exhibitions on the road at any one time and many more in development.

Our program features the leading names in Australian contemporary art including: Richard Bell, Deborah Kelly, Shaun Gladwell, Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro, Joyce Hinterding, Angelica Mesiti and Ken + Julia Yonetani.

Read more about our exhibitions below.

Angelica Mesiti: Relay League

Relay League is the first major institutional show in Australia by acclaimed artist Angelica Mesiti. The exhibition features a newly commissioned multi-channel immersive video work and is touring nationally from 2017 to 2019.

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Creative Accounting

Drawing from alternative currencies, banking archives, pop culture and contemporary art, Creative Accounting connects diverse local audiences with ideas around currency, economic systems and historical quirks at a time when money is becoming increasingly abstract.

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Deborah Kelly: No Human Being Is Illegal (in all our glory)

Created for the 19th Biennale of Sydney (2014), the work comprises 20 life-sized photographic portraits realised through ongoing discussion, exchange and art making between the artist, the subjects and public participants.

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Justene Williams: The Curtain Breathed Deeply

The Curtain Breathed Deeply presents a series of newly commissioned video installations by Western Sydney-based artist Justene Williams. The Curtain Breathed Deeply is an immersive collection of video and sculptural work that weaves a narrative of abandon, psychosis, doubt, love, emotional vulnerability and desire.

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Moving Histories // Future Projections

Moving Histories // Future Projections brings together some of Australia’s leading female contemporary artists working across screen based media including Kate Blackmore, Mikala Dwyer and Justene Williams, Amala Groom, Deborah Kelly, Joan Ross, Soda_Jerk, Angelica Mesiti and Caroline Garcia, curated by Kelly Doley and Diana Smith of Barbara Cleveland.

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People Like Us

New technologies are being applied to digital media in countless areas of everyday life such as urban mapping, warfare, medical research and animation, yet technology in art is still viewed with hesitation by many who are used to the more traditional artistic mediums of painting, sculpture and even photography.

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Soft Core

Soft Core presents artistic practices that explore the many facets of ‘softness’ - from large-scale inflatables to forms made from soft materials to materials that simply look soft. These artists are making works that demand attention - forms that are not simply bumped into while looking at paintings.

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Tracey Moffatt & Gary Hillberg

This exhibition presents the full suite of 8 montage films by artist Tracey Moffatt and collaborator Gary Hillberg. Presented together for the first time, the exhibition spans 16 years of the artist and editor’s collaborative practice and includes their most recent work, The Art (2015).

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Museums & Galleries of NSW helps museums, galleries and Aboriginal cultural centres of NSW create exciting and inspiring experiences for visitors and strong, thriving local communities. We develop their skills, connect them with others in the industry, provide funding, point visitors their way, and give them access to ground-breaking exhibitions.

Museums & Galleries of NSW is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.

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Public Galleries Summit to be held in Sydney

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M&G NSW is on Instagram!

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Interview - Lee-Anne Hall, Director, Penrith Regional Gallery and The Lewers Bequest

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Moving Histories // Future Projections - interview with curators Diana Smith & Kelly Doley

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Interview - Nicola Teffer, Curator, Demolished Sydney

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We have moved!

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Join in: Community engagement and museums

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Enter the Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award

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Biennale of Sydney appoints a new Director and CEO

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Is a grant from the ARC for me?

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