12 Oct 2018 11:00 am until 2 Dec 2018 11:00 am
The Award was established by the will of the late Florence Kate Geach in memory of her sister, Portia Geach. The non-acquisitive prize is awarded by the Trustee for the entry which is of the highest artistic merit, ‘…for the best portrait painted from life of some man or woman distinguished in Art, Letters, or the Sciences by any female artist resident in Australia during the twelve months preceding the close date for entries.’ The 2018 winner of the Portia Geach Memorial Award is Zoe Young, for her portrait of film and opera director, Bruce Beresford titled ‘Drawing story boards.’
7 Dec 2018 11:00 am until 17 Mar 2019 11:00 am
Destination Sydney Re-imagined brings together once again three Sydney public galleries - Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Mosman Art Gallery and S.H. Ervin Gallery - in an innovative collaboration to present an exhibition of work by nine eminent artists responding to the important influence of Sydney as subject and theme.
22 Mar 2019 11:00 am until 5 May 2019 11:00 am
The Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship was established by Ms Beryl Whiteley who generously allocated funds for the scholarship in memory of her son, Brett Whiteley, to provide young painters the opportunity to travel to Paris and explore Europe in order to develop their artistic practice. Since its inception in 1999, 20 young painters have followed in the footsteps if Brett Whiteley who won the Italian Government Travelling Scholarship in 1959. The exhibition features works of the 20 scholarship winning artists, many of whom are well-known, alongside those of Brett Whiteley. Presented with the support of the Art Gallery of New South Wales through the Beryl Whiteley Bequest.