Joy of Museums

Exploring Museums, Art & Historic Sites

The Masterpieces of the National Gallery of Australia

Australian War Memorial - Joy of Museums - National Gallery of Australia 2

The National Gallery of Australia (originally the Australian National Gallery) is the national art museum of Australia. The collection of the National Gallery of Australia includes:

  • Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art
  • Australian Art in the European Tradition
  • Western art
  • South and East Asia art
  • Modern Art
  • Pacific Arts
  • Photography
  • Crafts
  • Sculpture Garden

Among the many masterpieces in the National Gallery of Australia the following are highlights:

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“A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour.” Australian Proverb

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