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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

New Dates for the Inaugural Darling Portrait Prize 10 April 2019

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Artists will have more time to get their paints out after the National Portrait Gallery announces new dates for the inaugural Darling Portrait Prize.

So Fine catalogue

National Portrait Gallery takes out top gong in MAPDA awards 16 May 2019

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The National Portrait Gallery is thrilled to be named the winner of the Museums Australasia Multimedia and Publication Design Awards in the category of exhibition major catalogue level B, for our publication So Fine: Contemporary women artists make Australian history.

Gloves off (Tom Uren), 1996 Ralph Heimans

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Governance & Board

An agency plan prepared in accordance with the Information Publication Scheme.

Elle Macpherson, 1995 photographed by Andrew Macpherson

Women in Vogue: Celebrating Sixty years in Australia 20 May 2019

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Celebrating sixty years of Australia’s most exceptional women as they appeared in Vogue Australia, the National Portrait Gallery is proud to announce an exhibition in collaboration with this pre-eminent fashion title.

Tim Winton, 2019 Sally Robinson

Annual Appeal 2020

Circle of Friends

We are asking for your support by making a contribution to the National Portrait Gallery Annual Appeal. The first acquisition we wish to make is of this remarkable portrait of author Tim Winton.

The Wandering Jew video: 3:32

Macquarie Digital Portraiture Award 2015

Previous exhibition, 2015

An annual event to extend traditional notions of portraiture and foster emerging artists with an interest in contemporary technology.

Ngalim-Ngalimbooroo Ngagenybe, 2018 Shirley Purdie

Presenting… Shirley Purdie’s Ngalim-Ngalimbooroo Ngagenybe Wednesday 27 May 2020

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The National Portrait Gallery this week launches an online exhibition of Shirley Purdie’s remarkable self-portrait Ngalim-Ngalimbooroo Ngagenybe to coincide with Reconciliation Week.

Tim Winton, 2019 Sally Robinson

Annual Appeal 2020

Foundation

We are asking for your support by making a contribution to the National Portrait Gallery Annual Appeal. The first acquisition we wish to make is of this remarkable portrait of author Tim Winton.

Gettin' jiggy wit' it! video: 3 minutes 18 seconds

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Sir Gustav Nossal, 2004 Dean Home
Sir Gustav Nossal, 2004 Dean Home
Sir Gustav Nossal, 2004 Dean Home

Sir Gustav Nossal, 2004 Dean Home

Portrait, oil on board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Karen McLeod Adair and Antony Adair 2004

Edward John Eyre, Late Governor of Jamaica, 1867 John Brown
Edward John Eyre, Late Governor of Jamaica, 1867 John Brown
Edward John Eyre, Late Governor of Jamaica, 1867 John Brown

Edward John Eyre, Late Governor of Jamaica, 1867 John Brown

Portrait, engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Karen McLeod Adair and Anthony Adair2003

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Jeff Carter with his dog Annie Rose at Foxground NSW, 2000 (printed 2017) Robert McFarlane

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Steven Bishop, performer by Nathalie Latham

Australia's Creative Diaspora Photographed by Nathalie Latham

Previous exhibition, 2007

Paris based Australian photographer and filmmaker Nathalie Latham has an ongoing interest in the creative achievements of other Australian artists living in various locations around the globe.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.