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

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Step outside your bubble and explore a new perspective this month with this guide to the Australian exhibitions taking place this month. From Daniel Boyd at AGNSW, Manuel Ocampo at STATION, and Nadia Hernández and Jon Campbell at AGWA, Below, find a non-exhaustive guide to Australian art in November 2022.



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Culture Vault are hosting a digital art festival. Hear from performers, artists and hallowed figures in the industry like Serwah Attafuah, Client Liaison, Deep Faith, Ribal Hosn, Injury, and more.

9am-5pm, Thursday, November 24 at Bondi Pavillion.


China Heights

Times of the Day

Bryce Anderson

Opens 4 November 2022

Dean De Landre & Rachael Rose

Opens 4 November 2022


Sullivan + Strumpf

By My Side, Walking

Lara Merrett

Until November 12, 2022.

Here Or Somewhere Like Here

Dane Lovett

Until November 12, 2022.


Tony Albert

10 November – 10 December 2022



Mechanical Advantage

Orson Heidrich

This exhibition is facilitated by Art Incubator as part of their grant program that supports emerging Australian artists. 

Until November 5, 2022.


Seraphine Pick

12 November – 21 December 2022


The Lock-Up


Group exhibition featuring Lucas Abela, Kalanjay Dhir, Oliver Harlan and newly commissioned works from Billy Bain, Tiyan Baker, EJ Son and Meng Yu-Yan.

Until November 27, 2022.



52 Actions

Touring at Penrith Regional Gallery

Until November 27, 2022.


Bundanon Art Museum

Parallel Landscapes

Until November 6, 2022.




12 November 2022

Carriageworks will be taken over for a free, precinct-wide, all ages celebration of First Nations’ live music, performance, drag and digital arts.

SOUTHEAST Aboriginal Arts Market

19 – 20 November 2022


Jerico Contemporary

Mother Lover

Caroline Walls

Until November 5, 2022.


N.Smith Gallery

Recent Works

Thea Anamara Perkins

Until November 5, 2022.

Holding Leaves (Index)

Tom Blake

9 – 26 November 2022

Nocturnes II

Joshua Charadia

16 – 26 November 2022


Kungka Kuṉpu

Featuring Aṉangu artists like Angkuna Baker, Kunmanara (Wawiriya) Burton, Nyunmiti Burton, Sylvia Ken, Kunmanara (Militjari) Pumani, Rhoda Tjitayi, Tjanpi Desert Weavers, Kaylene Whiskey, Yaritji Young, and more.

Until December 11, 2022.


Olsen Gallery


Allie Webb

Until November 5, 2022.

Twenty-Four Shopping Lists Written On Post-It Notes Found Whilst Working In A Supermarket

Kenny Pittock

9 – 26 November 2022


Powerhouse Museum


Drawing on the archives of music promoter, record company founder and entrepreneur Stephen ‘Pav’ Pavlovic, the exhibit will take audiences behind-the-scenes of the alternative music scene in the 1990s.

Until June 3, 2022.

Zampatti Powerhouse

Opens November 24, 2022


Yavuz Gallery

Laa Makaan

Mehwish Iqbal

Until November 5, 2022.


Michael Reid

The Best Thing to come out of Melbourne: Portrait of the Hume Highway

Sam Field

Until November 7, 2022.


Scott Perkins

4 November – 3 December 2022


Art Gallery of New South Wales

Affinities and Resonances

Sol LeWitt

Until February 12, 2023.

Treasure Island

Daniel Boyd

Until January 29, 2023.


Museum of Contemporary Art

Do Ho Suh

4 November 2022 – 26 February 2022


Cement Fondu

Kadabal Bangkarr

Tiarna Herczeg

Until December 3, 2022.

Nura: Deep Listening

Curated by Dennis Golding and featuring works from Maddison Gibbs and Salllvage.

Until December 3, 2022.




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Ian Potter Museum of Art

Collective Unease

Until December 9, 2022.


At The Above

Love Letters

Jordan Drysdale

12 – 20 November 2022


Honey Bones Gallery


Group Show

10 – 13 November 2022


Brunswick Street Gallery

Spring Tide

Group show: Ainsley Power Walters, Alichia van Rhijn, Allison Taplin, Amber Nuttall, Amy Wright, Angie de Latour, Beatrice Dahllof, Chantel de Latour, Charlotte Alldis, Eleanor Purseglove, Emma Labattaglia, Erin Bussell, Gemma Leslie, Janicke Johansen, Jessie Rose Ford, Khaled Chamma, Kiandra Buchanan, Liam Haley, Lucy Hersey, Mali Taylor, Nikolina Brown, Ruby Bovill, Sibylla (Billie) Robertson, Stefanie Ferguson, Susan Morris and Zoe Sernack.

17 November – 4 December 2022


Koorie Heritage Trust

Layers of Blak

Featuring artists such as Thelma Austin (Gunditjmara), Mandi Barton (Yorta Yorta, Barapa Barapa, Wemba Wemba), Lorraine Brigdale (Yorta Yorta), Nikki Browne (Bidjara), Deanne Gilson (Wadawurrung), Tammy Gilson (Wadawurrung), Elijah Money (Wiradjuri), Yasmin Silveira (Palawa), Sammy Trist (Taungurung), Dominic White (Palawa) and Tracy Wise (Barkindji Ngiyampaa Maligundidj).

Until February 19, 2023.



Paintings The Lord Taught Us

Manuel Ocampo

Until November 12, 2022.

Still Moving To Me

Yevgeniya Baras

Until November 12, 2022.

Tricky Mirror

Tom Polo

19 November – 21 December 2022


National Gallery of Victoria

The Rigg Design Prize 2022

Finalists include: Clemenger BBDO Melbourne, DDB Group Melbourne, Frost* collective, Gilimbaa, Leo Burnett Australia, TBWA\Melbourne, The Royals and Thinkerbell.

Until January 29, 2023

Fred Williams: The London Drawings

Until January 29, 2023.


Heide Museum of Modern Art

Love Poem to Life

David Thomas

Until November 6, 2022.

Barbara Hepworth: In Equilibrium

5 November 2022 – 13 March 2023


Bendigo Art Gallery

Modern Australia

Featured artists include Grace Cossington Smith, Klytie Pate, Albert Namatjira, Arthur Boyd, John Brack, Gloria Fletcher Thancoupie, and Brett Whiteley.

Until November 20, 2022.




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Art Gallery of Western Australia

Media-Space 1981-1986 – challenging fictions of cultural identity

Until November 20, 2022.

Speech Patterns

Nadia Hernández and Jon Campbell

Until January 8, 2023.

dis/possession: identity and sense of place

Drawn from works in the State Art Collection, this exhibition centres on the juxtaposition of two significant works by two Australian artists: Hans Heysen’s Droving into the light and Mervyn Street’s Bull ride.

Until March 26, 2023.


Wong Ping

Until December 4, 2022.


Kolbusz Space

The Vessel Edit by Anfisa

Featuring ceramicists like Emma Lindegaard, Kura Studio and Bianca Pintan.

4 – 6 November 2022

Perth Institute of Contemporary Art

Las Hormigas

Pilar Mata Dupont

Until January 8, 2023.

A Puzzlement

Nathan Beard

Until January 8, 2023.


Fremantle Arts Centre

Still Watching

Anna Louise Richardson and Abdul-Rahman Abdullah.

5 November 2022 – 22 January 2023




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Canberra Museum & Gallery

Continuous Culture

Dr Danie Mellor, Jenni Kemarre Martinello OAM and Paul House.

Until November 26, 2022.


National Portrait Gallery

WHO ARE YOU: Australian Portraiture

Featuring Patricia Piccinini, Atong Atem, Howard Arkley, Vincent Namatjira, John Nixon and Tracey Moffatt.

Until January 29, 2023.


National Gallery of Australia

Cressida Campbell

Until February 19, 2023.

Project 2: Kara Walker

Until February 5, 2023.


National Film and Sound Archive

Australians & Hollywood: A Tale of Craft, Talent, and Ambition





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Home of the Arts

2022 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award

Until January 8, 2023.


Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art


Joe Furlonger

Until January 29, 2022.


Redland Art Gallery

Land Lines

Julie Manning

14 November 2022 – 10 January 2023


Museum of Brisbane

World of Wonder: Margot McKinney

Until November 6, 2022.

Artist in Residence: Gordon Hookey

5 November 2022 – 9 March 2023



Jam Factory


Peter Walker

Until November 27, 2022.


Felt Space

Tom Buckland, Sian Watson and Emma Rani Hodges

9 November – 3 December 2022


Adelaide Contemporary Experimental

Studios: 2022

November 12 – December 17 2022


Art Gallery of South Australia


Nalini Malani

5 November 2022 – 22 January 2023


Until January 8, 2022.




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Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Gumurr’manydji Manapanmirr Djäma

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Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards 2022

Until January 15, 2023.



Laundry Gallery

Yarla Jukurrpa (Bush Potato)

Ursula Napangardi Marks

Now showing

Araluen Arts Centre

Clay on Country

Open now


Watch This Space

The Laws of Landscape Painting

Nick Modrzewski

Until November 15, 2022.

hi spirit hi matter

Group show: Aaron C Carter, Abbra Kotlarczyk, Benjamin Woods, Beth Sometimes and Gabriel Curtin.



Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery

Tao Sublime

Tony Smibert

Until November 6, 2022.


Featuring artists like Bea Maddock, Lola Greeno, Dorothy Stoner, Penny Smith and Katy Woodroffe.


Bett Gallery

Up Early

David Keeling

Until November 19, 2022.


Museum of Old and New Art

Oceans of Air

Tomás Saraceno

17 December – 24 July 2023

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