From 8 July, 2011: Out of the West – art of Western Australia from the national collections.
Out of the West is the first survey exhibition outside Western Australia to present a large sample of western Australian art from pre-settlement until today.
Works by established early artists, Robert Dale, Thomas Turner, and Kathleen O’Connor, as well as those by more recent artists such as Herbert McClintock, Elise Blumann, and Rodney Glick, will be shown, alongside significant works by many less familiar names.
From 12 August 2011: Fred Williams – Infinite Horizons.
Fred Williams is one of Australia’s greatest painters. He created a highly original and distinctive way of seeing the Australian landscape and was passionate about the painting process itself.
This is the first major retrospective of Williams’ work in over 25 years and highlights Williams’ strength as a painter.
Open daily 10am – 5pm. Parkes Place, Parkes, Canberra 2600. T: (02) 6240 6411, www.nga.gov.au.