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Art in March: Your guide to the Australian exhibitions taking place this month

march australian art guide 2024

Maybe you're tired, maybe you're coming down from the high of summer. Consider this your pick-me-up. Because what else invigorates the brain, taps into your emotions and floods you with new ideas like a day at the gallery? So, what's on this month in Australian art? From Ryan McGinley at Shepparton Art Museum as part of the PHOTO 2024 festival, Anne Zahalka at ARC One, and Scotty So at Art Gallery of Ballarat, here's your Australian art guide for March 2024.

For the best in Australian art in March 2024, keep scrolling.




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Marian Tubbs

Until April 6, 2024.


Biennale of Sydney

Ten Thousand Suns

Highlights include work from Serwah Attafuah, Tracey Moffatt, VNS Matrix, and William Yang.

9 March – 10 June 2024


Sullivan + Strumpf

The Dark Current

Angela Tiatia

14 March – 20 April 2024


Pass~Port Store & Gallery

Above Control

Curated by Chloe Borich, with works by Emily McGuire, Audrey Newton and Caitlin Aloisio Shearer.

14 March – 14 April 2024


China Heights

Midnight Hour

Lena Gustafson

Until April 7, 2024.

Neither Dream nor Delusion

Adele Warner, Drew Holland, Maya Man, Nicholas Aloisio-Shearer, Robert Schmitt and Wade Kelly.

Until April 7, 2024.


Olsen Gallery

Notes on Growth

Myles Young

6 – 28 March 2024


COMA Gallery

I need to switch myself

Young-jun Tak

1 – 30 March 2024




18 May – 30 June 2024


Arthouse Gallery

The Thin Places

Leah Fraser

Until March 30, 2024.

Two Moons

Lauren O'Connor

7 – 30 March 2024


Bundanon Art Museum

Jumaadi, Sancintya Mohini Simpson, Indra Deigan

2 March – 16 June 2024


N.Smith Gallery

The Light Inside A Grid

Holly Anderson

15 – 30 March 2024


Murray Art Museum Albury


Until June 10, 2024.



Stanislava Pinchuk

The Theatre of War

Until June 9, 2024.



Ten Thousand Suns

Highlights include works by Doreen Chapman, Adebunmi Gbadebo, Li Jiun-Yang, r e a, Eric-Paul Riege, Sana Shahmuradova Tanska and Trevor Yeung.

Until June 10, 2024.


M Contemporary

Nas Emerging Artists

Until March 23, 2024.


Granville Centre Art Gallery

The Microdot

Dacchi Dang

Until June 15, 2024.


HAKE House

Worldmaking/The Me I saw

Highlights include works from artists like Ash Holmes, Sara Mugnes, Emily Ebbs and Lucinda Jones.

Until April 2, 2024.


Bathurst Regional Art Gallery


Deborah Kelly

Until April 21, 2024.


Art Gallery of New South Wales

Has the Day Invaded the Night or Has the Night Invaded the Day?

Louise Bourgeois

Until April 28, 2024.

ArtExpress 2024

Until April 21, 2024.

Ten Thousand Suns

Until June 10, 2024.


Cement Fondu

Disco Dreamtime Drums

John Prince Siddon

16 March – 5 May 2024


Museum of Contemporary Art

Past Continuous

Julie Rrap

28 June 2024 – 16 February 2025




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West Space

A Most Beautiful Experiment

Wani Toaishara

Until May 11, 2024.



Spatial Play

Patrick Lundberg, Tomislav Nikolic, and Oliver Perkins

Until April 20, 2024.

Shepparton Art Museum


Ryan McGinley

Until July 14, 2024.



Future Past Present Tense

Anne Zahalka

Until April 6, 2024.


TarraWarra Museum of Art


Peter Atkins and Dana Harris

23 March – 14 July 2024


Linden New Art

The Promised Land Refigured

Jill Orr

Until May 19, 2024.


Buxton Contemporary


Nadine Christensen

Until April 7, 2024.


Art Gallery of Ballarat

The Ballad of Sexual Dependency

Nan Goldin

Until June 2, 2024.

Queen of Begonias & Hai Kot Tou

Scotty So

Until April 4, 2024.


Hamilton Gallery

Emerging from Darkness

Artemisia Gentileschi, Lavinia Fontana, Sofonisba Anguissola, exhibited alongside paintings from Peter Paul Rubens, Valentin de Boulogne, Guercino, and Bartolomeo Manfredi.

Until April 14, 2024.


National Gallery of Victoria

Wurrdha Marra


Heide Museum of Modern Art


Lee Miller

Until April 14, 2024.


Art Gallery of Western Australia

Death Metal Summer

Deanna Templeton and Ed Templeton

Until April 21, 2024.

The Light of Day

Yhonnie Scarce

Until May 19, 2024.


Fremantle Arts Centre

Polarity: Fire & Ice

Until April 28, 2024.




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National Portrait Gallery

Frocked Up

Open daily


National Gallery of Australia

Emily Kam Kngwarray

Until April 28, 2024.


Belconnen Arts Centre

Lines of Sight

Patsy Payne and John Pratt

Until March 28, 2024.




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Institute of Modern Art

Love Is the Message, the Message Is Death

Arthur Jafa

Until April 7, 2024.

Somewhere Eternal

Justine Youssef

Until April 7, 2024.


Home of the Arts

Kingdom of Kindness

Abdul Abdullah



Edwina Corlette Gallery


Lyndal Hargrave

Until April 9, 2024.


Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art

The Castle of Tarragindi

Natalya Hughes

Until July 14, 2024.

The Legend of the Rainbow Stag

Jakkai Siributr

Until April 28, 2024.


Museum of Brisbane

Rearranged: Art of the Flower

Until August 11, 2024.



Adelaide Contemporary Experimental


Panteha Abareshi, Sophie Cassar, Makeda Duong, Carolyn Lazard, Sam Petersen, Elizabeth Reed and Finnegan Shannon.

Until May 4, 2024.


Adelaide Festival Centre

By Barry Humphries: From the David Dridan Family Collection

Until April 13, 2023.


18th Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art

Inner Sanctum

Until June 2, 2024.




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Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Gumurr’manydji Manapanmirr Djäma (Making successful business together)

Open now

2023 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award 

Open now


Laundry Gallery

Wuninjakama, the Big Wind

Opens March 16 2024


Araluen Arts Centre

Alice Prize 1970 - 2020

Until March 3, 2024.



Museum of Old and New Art

Jean-Luc Moulène and Teams

Until April 1, 2024.

Heavenly Beings: Icons of the Christian Orthodox World

Until April 1, 2024.


Salamanca Arts Centre

Three Perspectives

Rebecca Coote, Denise Hallett and Ange Cooper.

22 March – 2 April 2024


Despard Gallery

Contemporary Tasmanian Women Artists

Artists include Katie Barron, Keryn Fountain, Kirsty Riddle, Maggie Jeffries, Rosanagh May, Sophie Witter and Zoe Grey.

6 – 30 March 2024

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Ryan McGinley: YEARBOOK (detail), installation view, Shepparton Art Museum, 2024, as part of PHOTO 2024.