Through the 2017-18 National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach program the funding will assist nine major exhibitions to go on tour in 2017 and 2018 with a focus on regional and remote areas of Australia. The funding also supports four new exhibitions to be created for future touring.
Exhibitions on tour in 2017 and 2017 include:
The Australian National Maritime Museum’s exhibition The Art of Science: Baudin’s voyagers 1800–1804.
The National Museum of Australia’s Happy Birthday Play School: Celebrating 50 Years exhibition.
Two National Gallery of Australia’s exhibitions, Abstract Woman: Australian women abstraction artists and Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Triennial.
A collaboration between the National Portrait Gallery and the National Film and Sound Archive called Starstruck, an exhibition exploring Australia’s feature-film industry through portraiture.
New exhibitions to be developed are:
The National Museum of Australia’s Midawarr – Harvest: wild food and art in an Arnhem Land flood plain (working title).
The National Library of Australia’s Cook 2018 (working title).
The National Gallery of Australia’s The National Picture.
The Bundanon Trust’s Arthur Boyd: The Shoalhaven Years