Ekphrasis refers to writing that evokes or responds to works of visual art. Six poets – Cassandra Atherton, Tony Barnstone, Susan Fealy, Luke Fischer, Ravi Shankar and Paul Hetherington – will read and discuss their ekphrastic work in this event, co-presented with Australian Poetry as part of the touring Australian Poets Festival.
Collection display galleries
The collection display includes a wide selection of portraits that tell extraordinary stories of encounter, exploration, independence, individuality and achievement in Australia. Visitors to the Gallery can follow the development of portraiture from oil painting to digital media.Entry is free.