Exhibition Preview. Rachel Milne: Nest

Exhibition Preview. Rachel Milne: Nest

The Foundation members preview for nationally recognized local artist Rachel Milne’s first solo exhibition, Nest, opened to a crowded gallery floor on Friday May 14. Milne, a three-time Kilgour Prize finalist, employs the unapologetically intimate collection of...
The Gallery Expansion Update

The Gallery Expansion Update

City of Newcastle increases funding support for Expansion The Foundation welcomes the City of Newcastle’s increased funding commitment of $16.2 million to the proposed Newcastle Art Gallery Expansion. The Lord Mayoral Minute requesting the funding increase was...
Oceanic Artefacts and Indigenous Dance Recital

Oceanic Artefacts and Indigenous Dance Recital

Foundation Fundraiser A dynamic dance performance from the Torres Strait and a viewing of Sophie Mill’s diverse collection offered members a unique opportunity to connect with art. A private viewing always reveals a glimpse into the passions of the collector and...
The legacy and memory of Val and John Ryan

The legacy and memory of Val and John Ryan

The Foundation and HMRI hosted an intimate event on Sunday 13 December commemorating Valerie Ryan on what would have been her 96th birthday. The event celebrating Valerie and John Ryan’s life and legacy was attended by Val’s niece Megan McManus, her partner Jason Rush...