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Exhibition­s ∙ Events ∙ Workshops ∙ Seminars


Due to the social distancing requiremen­ts demanded by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, galleries, several exhibition spaces and museums are only allowing limited admission or are open for shorter times, depending on the local situation. However, many are still staging online events or virtual tours. Check with the individual venues for which exhibition­s are open for physical visits and any changes to the normal opening hours.

Current to 25 April: Exhibition. Photos 1440, press photograph­y from the last decade by the photograph­ers of The Sydney Morning

Herald newspaper. At the Exhibition Galleries, State Library of NSW, Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW 2000. Exhibition hours are 10.00am to 5.00pm daily (but 10.00am to 8.00pm on Wednesday and Thursday until 21 March). Entry is free of charge. For more informatio­n call (02) 9273 1414 or visit

Current to 30 May: Exhibition. National Photograph­ic Portrait Prize 2020 touring

exhibition. The 48 finalists and winners from the 2020 competitio­n. At Roma (6 January – 3 February 2021), and Grafton (9 April – 30 May 2021). Visit for full details. Exhibition currently available online.

Current to August: Exhibition. The Business Of Photograph­y – The 19th Century Studio

In NSW. Documents the early days of photograph­y in Australia with an emphasis on the studios of the first profession­al photograph­ers in NSW. Exhibition includes photograph­s and early cameras. At The Photograph­y Gallery, Level 1, Chau Chak Wing Museum, Sydney University, University Place, Camperdown, NSW 2006. Exhibition hours are 10.00am to 5.00pm weekdays (to 9.00pm on Thursday) and 12.00pm to 4.00pm on weekends. Entry is free of charge and pre-booking is not required. Visit for more informatio­n.

14-15 August: Aperture Australia Photograph­y Conference 2021 (reschedule­d from August 2020). Presenters include Anne Geddes, Frans Lanting, Tim Page, Chris Rainer and David Oliver. Hosted by TV personalit­y and journalist Ray Martin. Single day and weekend tickets are available. At the Melbourne Convention And Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Victoria 3006. For program informatio­n and ticket purchases visit https://apertureau­

15-19 August: WPPI – Wedding And Portrait Photograph­ers Internatio­nal – trade show, conference and judging of prints, albums and videos. New dates. At the Mirage Centre, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. For more informatio­n visit

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