Late night opening
Fridays in summer
The Portrait Gallery will keep its doors open until 8.00pm on Fridays 13, 20, 27 January and 3, 10, 24 February. We will have a variety of fascinating (and free!) performances throughout the summer, and don’t forget to catch our Popular Pet Show highlights tour at 7.00pm (exhibition ticket required).
February 24: Gone to the dogs
Ken Done relates many a tall ‘tail’ about his furry companions, accompanied by music performed by the John Mackey Trio and special infused gin and treats from our friends at Broadbean!
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.