National Portrait Gallery

Australian Love Stories

Reconnect and reflect with our new major exhibition, Australian Love Stories (in real life!) as we explore love, affection and connection in all its guises. From the enduring to the forbidden, romantic to platonic, the unrequited, obsessive, scandalous or creative. Swoon over more than 200 artworks from across photography, painting, works on paper, small sculpture AND an immersive glass installation.

Think Bob and Blanche, Kath and Kim, Jimmy and Jane Barnes, Nick and Susie Cave, Nell and Kylie Kwong. Think iconic artists like John Brack, Vincent Namatjira, Del Kathryn Barton, Davida Allen, Charles Blackman and more! See old favourites alongside loans from private and public collections and new works commissioned exclusively for the exhibition.

The Australian Love Stories exhibition accompanies Australian Love Stories Online, the interactive amorous adventure launched in August 2020.

Rachel Ward and Bryan Brown 2006 (printed 2020) by Peter Brew-Bevan Collection: National Portrait Gallery, Australia

© Peter Brew-Bevan

Event starts
Saturday 20 March, 2021
Event ends
Sunday 1 August, 2021
National Portrait Gallery
Venue Address
King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600

Canberra ,

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