Exhibitions 2016

ACQUISITIONS

26 Nov 2016 to 5 Feb 2017
Focusing on recent acquisitions, this exhibition celebrates the breadth and depth of the Newcastle Art Gallery collection which continues to grow.
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HOLDING: Contemporary fibre art

26 Nov 2016 to 5 Feb 2017
Showcasing 25 local, national and international fibre artists, the exhibition explores, through textile mediums, the idea of containment and ownership.
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JOHN OLSEN: The City's Son

5 Nov 2016 to 19 Feb 2017
Born in Newcastle in 1928, Olsen considers himself a Novocastrian and has returned home to curate an exhibition that captures the essence of his birthplace.
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Kilgour Prize 2016

27 Aug to 13 Nov 2016
The Kilgour Prize is an annual art prize for figurative and portrait painting that awards $50,000 for the most outstanding work of art.
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MARION BORGELT: Memory & Symbol

28 Aug to 28 Oct 2016
With a prodigious career spanning over 40 years, Marion Borgelt’s distinctive and highly attuned practice encompasses painting, sculpture and installation
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Anne Ferran Shadow Land

1 Jun to 1 Nov 2016
Shadow Land is a comprehensive career survey spanning almost 30 years of photo media artist Anne Ferran.
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BLACK WHITE & RESTIVE

28 May to 7 Aug 2016
Celebrating the work of over sixty artists, the exhibition reveals the diversity of approaches to cross-cultural art practice, from direct collaborations to shared – and sometimes contested – stylistic and conceptual influences.
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A DIRTY BUSINESS: Devine, Styan and Tilley

20 Feb to 15 May 2016
A Dirty Business is a collaborative exhibition by local artists Andy Devine, Andrew Styan and Peter Tilley. With images set in local and industrial landscapes, combined with personal and political narratives, this exhibition is both entrenched and...
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John Peart: Homage

6 Feb to 1 May 2016
Drawing on Newcastle's own holdings, this exhibition pays homage to John Peart, featuring 18 works across a range of media, including paper, paintings, collage and tapestry from the period 1968 – 2002.
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Just Draw

6 Feb to 1 May 2016
Just Draw celebrates drawing and its many possibilities, performance, multimedia, installation, sculpture, kinetics and robotics.
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