Exhibitions 2019


16 November 2019 - 16 February 2020
Between two worlds aims to create conversations between artists and audiences while promoting the diversity of works of art being produced by Australian artists of Chinese heritage.
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WISH YOU WERE HERE: landscapes from the collection

26 October 2019 - 27 January 2020
Wish you were here offers a unique adventure through the Australian landscape and beyond featuring works of art drawn exclusively from the Newcastle Art Gallery collection.
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24 August - 3 November 2019
This exhibition celebrates a major new donation to Newcastle Art Gallery of 40 paintings by Australian artist Robert Dickerson with works of art dating 1995-2011.
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INTRODUCING: from the collection

3 August – 13 October 2019
INTRODUCING some of the newest faces and figures to join the Newcastle Art Gallery collection, this exhibition presents a range of approaches to figurative representation across style, scale and...
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3 August - 13 October 2019
The KILGOUR PRIZE 2019 is Newcastle's annual $50,000 art prize for figurative and portrait painting. Each year the Gallery receives hundreds of applications from across Australia.
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JAMES DRINKWATER: the sea calls me by name

1 June - 11 August 2019
James Drinkwater is a dynamic and multi-faceted artist who immerses himself in the places he paints exploring connections between art, cultural and personal histories.
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VIRGINIA CUPPAIDGE: the nature of abstraction

11 May - 21 July 2019
Virginia Cuppaidge is recognised as one of Australia’s foremost abstract painters and this survey exhibition celebrates her return to Australia after 40 years in New York.
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SODEISHA: connected to Australia

2 March - 19 May 2019
Sodeisha literally translates from Japanese as "Crawling through mud". Newcastle Art Gallery holds one of the largest collections of Sodeisha ceramics by this important group of artists outside of...
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FLORIBUNDA: from the collection

9 February - 28 April 2019
Latin for 'many flowers', the subject of flora has been an enduring and alluring theme for artists of all epochs and genres.
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