Friends of the Drill Hall Gallery – Next Members evening

Our next Friends’ Night Friday 25 July between 5-7 pm.


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New acquisitions for the ANU Collection

History paintings such as Twin Towers 2014 by Papua New guinea artist Simon Gende are now on display in the Nolan Gallery.

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Discover the Drill Hall Gallery

Get to know the gallery on campus. Situated in building 29 in Kingsley Street opposite the intersection with Hutton Street, the Drill Hall Gallery is open between 12 – 5 pm, Wednesday – Sunday. A program of changing exhibitions (8 per year) showcases contemporary Australian art at its finest and most thought provoking.

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Drill Hall Gallery Publishing

The Drill Hall Gallery has a proud tradition of scholarly catalogues accompanying all our exhibitions.  These are written by leading art historians, critics, curators, artists and academics.

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Gems from the ANU Art Collection

Now on display at the gallery is Roland Wakelin’s Stormy Landscape, 1921.

This was painted two years after the exhibition that won him enduring fame as a pioneering Australian modernist.


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COLOUR MUSIC coming soon

Botborg Principle 9
COLOUR MUSIC brings together the work of visual artists who speculate on connections between pictorial form and pitch, harmony, movement and musical notation.

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Village and Elsewhere: Thai Villagers and Gentilleschi’s Judith and Holofernes, Jeff Koons, 2011

inkjet on paper, 100 x 100 cm. University of  Sydney Collection

Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook: Storytellers of the Town is the first major solo exhibition to be held in Australia by this foremost Thai artist. Her work is concerned with fundamental ideas of life and death, history and fate, the tragic limitations and absurd failures of communication, and the reconfigurations of self through a succession of artistic displacements. Storytellers of the Town includes key video installations and photographic images which eerily highlight the uncertainty of meanings and messages.  This exhibition is curated by John Clark and Clare Veal.

Produced by the Drill Hall Gallery in partnership with 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, and and University of Sydney and is supported by the Commonwealth through the Australia-Thailand Institute of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Gordon Darling Foundation and 100 Tonson Gallery, Bangkok.


Updated:  23 July 2014/ Responsible Officer:  DHG Director/ Page Contact:  Exhibitions Officer