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2023 CAPO Launch at the National Portrait Gallery

2023 CAPO Launch at the National Portrait Gallery.

Portrait of Bateman’s Bay artist Nancy’s fascinating life

Nancy, aged 98 of IRT Crown Gardens Batemans Bay, is a largely self-taught artist who made a name for herself in the NSW and Australian art scenes across the mid-20th century.

Shea Kirk’s winning portrait ‘a celebration of photography’

Melbourne artist Shea Kirk’s portrait of friend and fellow-artist Emma Armstrong-Porter has won the 2023 National Photographic Portrait Prize, announced today by the National Portrait Gallery.

Pictures of you, National Portrait Gallery redefines portraiture

The National Portrait Gallery (NPG) is known for capturing people’s likenesses in its incredible displays of photographs, drawings and paintings. However, in its latest exhibition Portrait23: Identity, on until 18 June, the institution is redefining what portraiture means.

Bree Pickering appointed director of National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery has been appointed with a new Director, Bree Pickering, the institution's board announced earlier this week.

National Portrait Gallery reflects on who we are

How well do you know who you are, and is who you think you are, the way other people see you? In an opportunity to gain some understanding of how Australians have been seen throughout history, the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) has opened the doors to its newest exhibition.

National Portrait Gallery announces people’s winners

The National Portrait Gallery has today unveiled the winners of the people’s choice award for this year’s portrait prize season. The entrants for the 2022 Darling Portrait Prize and the 2022 National Photographic Portrait Prize are on display at the gallery until 9 October.

‘Silent Strength’ awarded 2022 National Photographic Portrait Prize

Indigenous photographic artist Wayne Quilliam has won the 2022 National Photographic Portrait Prize (NPPP) with his portrait of Aurukun man, Eric Yunkaporta, titled Silent Strength 2021.

ACT CEOs sleep out in the cold to raise funds for Vinnies

The ACT’s business and community leaders will sleep out in the cold to help St Vincent de Paul raise funds for Canberra's homeless people.

National Portrait Gallery opens ‘once in a lifetime’ Shakespeare to Winehouse

Artworks depicting some of Britain’s most influential figures are in Canberra as part of the NPG's new exhibition, Shakespeare to Winehouse.

British icons to make special Canberra visit

Shakespeare to Winehouse will bring portraits of iconic Brits spanning popular culture to the National Portrait Gallery in March 2022.