New on the National Exhibition Register

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The National Exhibition Register is bigger, better, online and on demand.

Australia's touring exhibition portal, the National Exhibition Register (NER), lists a diversity of exhibitions for venues of all sizes and capabilities. The NER is a free service that allows Australian organisations to promote, browse and book touring exhibitions of contemporary visual culture.

Galleries and venues across Australia are invited to submit their touring exhibitions.

The NER is supported by the National Exhibitions Touring Support (NETS) Australia, a national network of arts organisations who support and deliver high-quality arts programming to regions across the country.

The user-friendly search and sort functionality allows you to search touring exhibitions from around the country and filter according to your needs - cost, size and available dates. Browse the exhibitions on offer, select an exhibition and find out all you need to know such as artist and curator information, available dates, size, accompanying resources, cost, contact details and much more.

New exhibitions on the NER:

2016 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, 2016 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize - The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize and the Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize have the largest prize money of any art competitions in Australia. They showcase the best of portraiture and photography, judged by eminent experts in their fields. The Moran Arts Foundation is seeking venues for touring the Prizes in 2017. The Prizes can be exhibited together or separately.

Shapeshifters: 3D Printing the FutureAustralian Design Centre in partnership with Western Plains Cultural Centre has curated this exhibition all about imagination, innovation and new methods of making, drawing on the high-tech and rapidly evolving world of 3D printing and fluid extrusion methodology.

As far as the eye can see -  As far as the eye can see is a new exhibition touring from the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre that celebrates the contemporary topography of both landscape and printmaking. The exhibition challenges these doubly conventional themes through the work of twenty-two Australian artists whose work reflects the breadth and depth of print practice in Australia today.

Between the Desert and Moon: Central and Western Desert artists – The Moon Gift is a collection of late 20th to early 21st century Central Desert Aboriginal art donated to Murray Art Museum Albury and represents a broad survey of the painting movements of the Western Desert that are now established as an integral part of the modern history of the Aboriginal peoples of the desert and of Australian art history. The works are drawn from a number of communities and include works by major artists such as the recently deceased Tiger Palpatja from the community of Amata in South Australia, Lucy Yukenberri from Balgo in Western Australia and Johnny Yungut Tjupurrurla from the Papunya Tula Artists cooperative in the Northern Territory.

Take a look at what’s new to NER and available to tour from NSW!

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