Celebrating Val and John Ryan

Celebrating Val and John Ryan

More than 100 members and guests gathered in the gallery on Saturday, 4 December to celebrate the Life and Legacy of the late John and Valerie Ryan Valerie gifted the residue of her estate, with an estimated value of $20million, equally to the Foundation and the...
Media Release – Memorandum of Understanding

Media Release – Memorandum of Understanding

28 September 2021 City of Newcastle and Newcastle Art Gallery Foundation agree on $10 million contribution to long-awaited expansion project Councillors will consider a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the City of Newcastle and the Newcastle Art Gallery...
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...