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Exhibition Preview: Rachel Milne: Nest

Where: Newcastle Art Gallery
When: Friday 14th May 2021 at 5.30pm
Cost: $45 includes private viewing with the artist followed by light refreshme Read More

The legacy and memory of Val and John Ryan

The Foundation looks forward to hosting a larger member celebration of Val and John Ryan’s life and legacy when it is possible. HMRI and the Newcastle Art Gallery Foundation are joint beneficiaries of the Valerie and John Ryan Bequest which has an estimated value of $20million. Read More

Foundation nominates Nick Mitzevich for City Ambassador Program

The Foundation was delighted its nomination of former Gallery Director, Nick Mitzevich, for the City of Newcastle Ambassador Program saw him presented with the 'Key to the City’ by Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes in an intimate ceremony at Newcastle Art Gallery on 7 Dec. Read More

The Chair’s Report focuses on Foundation activities and achievements in 2020

Regardless of the year, the foundations guiding principles do not change. We have remained focused on providing: • A trusted independent source of funding and advocacy support for Newcastle Art Gallery • Strong and engaging relationships with our members and stakeholders. • Prudent financial management of our investments. • Strong governance and compliance processes Read More

Making a donation to the Foundation

You can support the Foundation by making a donation through your membership, a cash donation or a bequest. Read More

A big thank you for making the love of ART on-line auction a success

Thank you to all those who bought or bid on works, the generous contributing artists and the many people who enjoyed viewing the wonderful online Artist interviews Read More

The Valerie and John Ryan Bequest

The Newcastle Art Gallery Foundation is honoured to announce it is the beneficiary of an extraordinary bequest from the late Valerie Ryan with an estimated value of $10 million.
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