WHAT'S ON

The Rodd, Gallery, House and Gardens are open to visitors between 31 March - 29 October 2022, Thursday - Saturday 11 am - 4 pm.

What's on 2022

  • Painting, Kate Constantine

    NOW SHOWING | Selling Exhibition

    Ngawiya. Ngubadi (To Give With Love)

    21 July – 1 October, Gallery, The Rodd

    The Sidney Nolan Trust, in partnership with Aboriginal Art UK is delighted to present a major exhibition of Australian Indigenous artworks at The Rodd. The exhibition will feature artworks by some of Australia’s most established artists and communities as well as up and coming indigenous artists, including Gadigal artist Kate Constantine and Wiradjuri-British artist Jasmine Coe.

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  • Painting, Fiona McIntyre

    NOW SHOWING | Selling Exhibition

    Fiona McIntyre - Dreaming The Land

    26 May - 1 October, The Library, Rodd Court

    In Dreaming The Land, McIntyre expresses an imagined landscape inspired by a synergy of objects drawn from the personal collection of Sidney Nolan. She is interested in his unique vision of landscape imagined, remembered and expressed from a perspective of separation and time.

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  • Sculpture, Jim Carter

    NOW SHOWING | Outdoors

    Jim Carter - Of Black Shires

    31 March - 29 October, Gardens, The Rodd

    Jim Carter is an environmental artist working in sculpture, ritual, sound and photography to explore themes of loss, remembrance and regeneration in relation to animals and landscape. Of Black Shires is a new body of site-specific artworks and audio developed for The Rodd in 2022.

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  • NOW SHOWING | CHIT Jony Easterby

    Continuing his exploration of plants, form and growth during his residency at The Rodd, CHIT is an exploration into the growth of plants and sprouting of seeds in their search for light. The installation will remain in situ for the next six months to explore the form created by the tubers searching shoots in response to light alongside the transformation of space within the frame. 18x18 = 324 Melody baking potatoes, larch frame and coir twine. To ‘chit’ a potato is to allow it to sprout before planting.

  • Painting, Sidney Nolan

    Exhibition | Work from the collection

    31 March - 29 October, Rodd Court

    We care for the world's largest collection of work by Sir Sidney Nolan. A changing display of artworks is presented in his former home, 17th century Rodd Court.

  • Learning | Workshops for young people

    Cultivate

    Saturday 17 September, 10 am - 1 pm, The Rodd

    Cultivate is our creative programme for 15 - 25 year olds. It runs once a month on a Saturday and is FREE to attend.

    Join us for the next Cultivate session with lead artist Emma Posey.

    Find out more and sign up here

  • Stoneware, Verity Howard

    Coming Soon | Selling Exhibition

    Mappa Marches

    6 October - 29 October, Gallery, The Rodd

    The Mappa Marches touring exhibition brings together 7 artists, 2 poets and an aerial filmmaker to celebrate the solace and magic of our landscape history and culture. Mappa Marches is co-curated by Adrienne Craddock and Helen Arthur.

  • Learning | Art workshops

    Drypoint Printmaking with Helen Arthur

    Friday 7 October, 10 am – 1 pm

    A lovely way to create your own etchings without any chemicals involved. All skill levels welcome.

    Helen will help you etch over a photograph or drawing of your choice – bring your own, or select something from Helen’s image library. You will then learn how to ink up an intaglio plate and take an impression - or “peel and reveal” as we call it.

    Enjoy the Mappa Marches exhibition during your workshop: Helen will share the background to the group’s work and touring exhibition, which she has co-curated with Adrienne Craddock.

    Free (Booking required)

    FULLY BOOKED

  • Learning | Workshops for young people

    Cultivate

    Saturday 15 October, 10 am - 1 pm, The Rodd

    Cultivate is our creative programme for 15 - 25 year olds. It runs once a month on a Saturday and is FREE to attend.

    Join us for the next Cultivate session with lead artist Emma Posey.

    Find out more and sign up here

  • Learning | Life Drawing

    Life Drawing Sessions

    Thursday 20 October - Thursday 24 November, 3 pm - 5 pm, The Rodd

    We are delighted to offer a new 6-week block of life drawing sessions in 16th-Century Rodd Court. The untutored sessions are a fun and informal way to draw together with a small group in a relaxed environment. A hot drink is included during a break in the 2-hour sessions.

    £10 per session

    £50 for 6-week block booking

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  • Learning | Art workshops

    Collagraph Print Workshop with Printmaker Adrienne Craddock

    Friday 21 October, 10 am – 12.30 pm

    Explore this wonderful, intaglio print process.

    Adrienne will guide you through creating a collagraph plate using textured papers, medium and glue using landscape as inspiration. These plates will be inked in colour and printed through Sidney Nolan’s wonderful etching press.

    You will also be given a tour of work in the Mappa Marches exhibition on show at The Rodd.

    Free (Booking required)

    FULLY BOOKED

  • Learning | Workshops for children

    Halloween Crafts

    Thursday 27 October, 11 am - 12 noon

    Ahead of Halloween, join us at The Rodd to create some spooky craft creations.

    Suitable for all ages, £5 per child

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  • Learning | Art workshops for children

    Firework-inspired art and crafts

    Friday 4 November, 11 am – 12 noon

    Ahead of Bonfire night, join us at The Rodd to make some autumn and firework-inspired art and crafts.

    Suitable for ages 5 and over, £5 per child

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  • Learning | Workshops for young people

    Cultivate

    Saturday 12 November, 10 am - 1 pm, The Rodd

    Cultivate is our creative programme for 15 - 25 year olds. It runs once a month on a Saturday and is FREE to attend.

    Join us for the next Cultivate session with lead artist Emma Posey.

    Find out more and sign up here

  • Learning | Workshops for young people

    Cultivate

    Saturday 3 December, 10 am - 1 pm, The Rodd

    Cultivate is our creative programme for 15 - 25 year olds. It runs once a month on a Saturday and is FREE to attend.

    Join us for the next Cultivate session with lead artist Emma Posey.

    Find out more and sign up here


Previously

  • Residency | Konstantina (Kate Constantine)

    18 July - 14 August, The Rodd

    Konstantina (Kate Constantine) is a proud Gadigal woman of the Eora nation and a neo-contemporary indigenous artist. Kate will spend a month in residence at The Rodd to coincide with Ngawiga Ngubadi, a major exhibition of Aboriginal painting.

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  • Exhibition

    Sidney Nolan - The Celtic Image

    26 May - 16 July, Gallery, The Rodd

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  • Selling Exhibition

    Daniel MacCarthy - The Peace Of Wild Things

    31 March - 21 May 2022

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  • Exhibition

    Sidney Nolan: The Colour of the Sky - Auschwitz Paintings

    12 August - 26 September 2021

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  • Exhibition

    Nolan à l’Atelier 17

    21 May - 8 August 2021

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  • Exhibition

    Sidney Nolan: Polaroids

    31 March - 14 May2022

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