Canberra Art Galleries
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Canberra Art Galleries


National Gallery of Australia

National Gallery of Australia

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The National Gallery of Australia lies on the south shore of Lake Burley Griffin and is located in The National Triangle. The National Gallery displays Australia’s largest collection of Australian art, which includes aboriginal artists, as well as famous Australian artists Sidney Nolan, Arthur Boyd, Arthur Streeton, Tom Roberts and many more. Another highlight is the sculpture garden around the gallery, that displays 24 sculptures. Parkes Place (02 6271 2502).

National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery

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The National Portrait Gallery is housed in Old Parliament House and was once the seat of the Australian government between 1927 and 1988. The National Portrait Gallery is a visual who’s who of some of Australia’s notable political figures and other famous Australians. King George Terrace (02 6270 8222).

Date posted: 11th November, 2017

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