National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

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Explore Australia's largest collection of art at the National Gallery of Australia. This sleek glass-and-concrete building holds more than 160,000 works from all over the world. Learn about Australian art from colonialism to the present and discover Aboriginal pieces from the oldest living culture in the world. Visit the sculpture garden where 26 pieces by international and Australian artists reside among local plants that thrive throughout the year. Check the schedule for current exhibits while you're in town. Take a look at our Canberra road trip website to schedule your visit to National Gallery of Australia and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We went to the National Gallery primarily for the Cartier Exhibition and having never been before we didn’t know what to expect. The Gallery is fantastic infact we enjoyed it so much we went back the ...  more »
  • Went to the Cartier Exhibition this week. Fabulous jewellery etc on display together with highly interesting background and history into many of the pieces. An insight into a world of yesteryear when ...  more »
  • Drove down from Sydney to go and view the Cartier exhibition at the Art Gallery. As always the exhibition was fantastic. Had lunch at the Gallery's Cafe. Tip - get there early. The food is good but th...  more »
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