The Macquarie Digital Portraiture Award is an annual event to extend traditional notions of portraiture and foster emerging artists with an interest in contemporary technology.
Death masks, post-mortem drawings and other spooky and disquieting portraits... Come and see how portraits of infamous Australians were used in the 19th century.
Take a 30 minute tour of the Portrait Gallery exploring the collection and the building.
Daily tour of the summer exhibition Sideshow Alley:Infamy, the macabre & the portrait.
Curator Joanna Gilmour puts a Valentine’s Day twist on the exhibition Sideshow Alley: infamy, the macabre & the portrait.
Interactive tour for people living with dementia and their carer.
Meet for conversation around the portrait of Simon Mordant by Chloe Vallance.
The National Portrait Gallery is open until 8pm on Fridays throughout summer. Enjoy victorian gothic fun inspired by our exhibition Sideshow Alley.
For the Term of his Natural Life is a tale of wrongful conviction and transportation to colonial Australia.
Poet Subhash Jaireth and cellist David Pereira respond to the self-portraits of Bert Flugelman and Stella Bowen.
The National Portrait Gallery is open until 8pm on Fridays throughout summer. Enjoy spooky men and magic lantern horror show inspired by Sideshow Alley.
Sandra Minchin-Delohery, visual artist and cancer survivor, talks about her new body of work.
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