Australiana – Designing a Nation: Bendigo Art Gallery

Vincent Namatjira

18 Mar - 25 Jun 2023

Australiana: Designing a Nation

18 March – 25 June 2023

Presented exclusively at Bendigo Art Gallery in partnership with the NGV

‘Australiana: Designing a Nation’ identifies the distinct traditions that have reflected and changed with popular notions of Australian identity and style.

This expansive exhibition showcases works by over 200 artists and designers, including many Australian masterpieces. Spanning the visual and decorative arts as well as photography, illustration, furniture, jewellery, moving image and fashion, this exhibition charts Australia’s social and popular cultural history. Works from The Australiana Fund, the Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive and a selection of contemporary Australian artists will also be featured, including a new major commission by Kenny Pittock, ‘100 Australian Ice-Creams’.