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The Trust was founded by Sir Sidney Nolan as a place for creative exploration and encounters.     Explore this site to find out how we are delivering his vision.

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Creative projects that raise self esteem, enhance individual learning and enrich people's lives

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"I feel that I can arrive almost anywhere in the world now and feel, in some way, at home"

About Sidney Nolan

 

Undisturbed since Nolan died, his studio at The Rodd is a tribute to his extraordinary life and creative practice

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Supporting established and emerging artists, composers and musicians

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#ARTISTS' CAMPS

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A SNAPSHOT OF NOLAN'S WORKING LIFE

Opened in 2017 for the first time since his death in 1992

SIDNEY NOLAN'S STUDIO

What's on

Sidney Nolan: Spray Paintings             
2 May - 29 August 2018

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WHAT WE DO

Residencies, artists camps, master classes, creative workshops and more

Our programmes

Green Room Blog

Stories, pictures and films from residency artists, learning programme participants, workshop and masterclass students and artist campers sharing their experiences and responses to time spent at The Rodd

SIDNEY NOLAN

Self-taught, experimental and innovative Nolan considered himself a citizen of the world and from the outset was resolutely modern

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The Nolan 100

A birthday tribute to Sidney Nolan from 100 individuals worldwide.                   

In 2017 we invited people who knew Sidney, worked with him, or have been influenced by his work or his legacy to choose a ‘favourite’ Nolan work and tell us why.

No 63. Myth Rider - Desmond Browne

The first moment I saw Myth Rider conjured to mind a photograph in Alan Moorehead’s account of Gallipoli published in 1956…

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No 88. Footballer - Gerard Vaughan

Sidney Nolan played a central role in the collecting and curatorial life of the NGV in the first decade of the 21st century…

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No 96. Digital image - Joe Studholme

This post-Ned Kelly image was one of a planned portfolio of prints, which sadly was never published. It was to have been…

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Learning Programme

The Learning Programme enables children, young people and their families to engage in innovative arts practice and to respond creatively to the landscape and our rural heritage. The programme aims to enhance individual learning, raise self-esteem and enrich people's lives, helping them develop social, emotional and practical skills.

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