For students: Exhibition introduction—Abstraction—celebrating Australian women abstract artists

28 February until 5 May

Abstraction—celebrating Australian women abstract artists
25 February to 7 May 2017
A National Gallery of Australia exhibition


Explore the key themes of Abstraction: celebrating Australian women abstract artists in a collaborative discussion which fosters appropriate arts language, cross-curriculum ideas and inquiry-based learning.

Drawn from the extensive collection of the National Gallery of Australia, this exhibition reveals the astounding contribution Australian women artists have made to abstract art. Covering the work of 38 artists from a wide ranging period, the exhibition reveals a passion for colour, shape and rhythm and a dedication to experimentation and conceptual innovation. Includes works by Margaret Preston, Dorrit Black, Grace Crowley, Anne Dangar through to Inge King, Yvonne Audette, Margo Lewers, Janet Dawson and Melinda Harper, among others.   

Tours are available daily from Tuesday to Friday throughout the exhibition. An entry fee of $3 per student applies to tours led by a Gallery Educator.