National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery, Explore Australia Publishing

The National Portrait Gallery opened in December 2008, in a new building next door to the High Court of Australia and the National Gallery of Australia in Parkes. The National Portrait Gallery has a permanent display of over 400 portraits that represent the human face of Australia – those who have contributed to Australian society or whose lives have set them apart. Included are paintings, sculptures, photographs and multimedia works. The gallery also hosts changing exhibitions as well as those online. King Edward Tce, Parkes; (02) 6102 7000; open 10am–5pm daily; general admission free.

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Don’t miss this inspiring gallery, with many unique portraits of recognisable Australian identities.


Viewing portraits of well-known Australians at the Australian Portrait Gallery

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