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Listing State NSW

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Art Gallery Rd, The Domain, Sydney, NSW 2000

The Gallery remains open, including exhibitions and displays, but public programs and events have been suspended for an initial period of two weeks from Monday 16 to Sunday 29 March 2020, inclusive.

For more information click here.

Japan Supernatural
2 November – 8 March

Discover the fascinating world of Japan supernatural, an extraordinary exhibition revealing three centuries of folklore and fantasy in Japanese art. Explore this wildly imaginative realm through more than 180 works from historical master Katsushika Hokusai through to contemporary superstar Takashi Murakami.

Through masterworks from collections worldwide and the Gallery’s own rich holdings, Japan supernatural introduces an astonishing array of phenomenal beings from fiendish goblins through to mischievous shapeshifters. Come face to face with these mysterious creatures in an immersive environment featuring large-scale installations and classic Japanese cinema and animation, alongside miniature carvings, humorous paintings and the vibrant ukiyo-e woodblock prints that define the tradition of the supernatural in Japanese art.

Centred on a monumental installation of painting and sculpture by Takashi Murakami, the exhibition features some of the greatest Japanese artists of the past including Katsushika Hokusai, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi and Kawanabe Kyosai, alongside contemporary artists Chiho Aoshima and Miwa Yanagi who update the tradition for our times.

Strong light can damage sensitive artworks. We are keeping light levels low in certain areas and some fragile works on paper will be replaced during the exhibition period.

Tickets: $25 adult | $22 concession | $18 member | $62 family | $12 youth | children under 12 free ($2 transaction fee applies online)

Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University, Parramatta Campus, Corner of James Ruse Drive and Victoria Road, Rydalmere, NSW 2216

Australia – China Institute for Arts and Culture Gallery (Parramatta Campus)

25 February – 16 April 2020
A New Life
An exhibition featuring the works of Heli Yang.

20 April – 3 July 2020
Universe in Coins
An exhibition featuring the works of Xifa Yang.

Gallery open Monday – Thursday 10 am – 3pm.
Parking $9 per day
Ground floor, EA Building, Room EA.G.13, Parramatta Campus
Corner of James Ruse Drive and Victoria Road, Rydalmere 2216
T: (02) 9685 9943
www.westernsydney.edu.au/aciac/exhibitions2

 

Margaret Whitlam Galleries, Female Orphan School (Parramatta Campus)

14 February – 24 April 2020
Marriage, Love and Law
Marriage, Love and Law is a NSW State Archives exhibition that explores the laws, beliefs and social attitudes that have shaped and reshaped marriage in Australia over three centuries.

Gallery open, Wednesday – Friday, 10 am – 4 pm and the first Saturday of each month.
Parking $9 per day
First Level, West Wing, EZ Building, Parramatta Campus
Corner of James Ruse Drive and Victoria Road, Rydalmere 2116.
T: (02) 9685 9210
www.virtualtours.westernsydney.edu.au

 

Margot Hardy Gallery (Bankstown Campus)

1 February – 12 March 2020
The Road Less Travelled
The Road Less Travelled, recent works by Rafat Yacoub.

17 March – 15 May 2020
Access Printmaking Studio – Revisited
This exhibition features works from Western Sydney University’s Art Collection, by artists who produced works at this printmaking studio, based at the University’s Bankstown campus during the 1990s.

Gallery open Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5pm.
Parking: $7 per day
Foyer, Building 23, Bankstown Campus, Bullecourt Avenue, Milperra 2214.
T (02) 4620-3450
www.virtualtours.westernsydney.edu.au

 

2020 Western Sydney University Sculpture Award and Exhibition
The health, safety and wellbeing of students, staff and our communities are our highest priority.

Western Sydney University is guided by Australian Government and health authority advice, and we are taking all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our community.

Please be advised that the 2020 Western Sydney University Sculpture Award and Exhibition will be postponed until further notice.

Please check back later for up-to-date details on event dates:
https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/wsusculpture.html