WHAT'S ON

The Rodd, Gallery, House and Gardens will reopen to visitors on 31 March 2022. This season we will be open Thursday - Saturday 11 am - 4 pm. In the meantime, please keep an eye out for events and workshops and read about our forthcoming exhibitions below.

What's on 2022

  • Polaroid, Sidney Nolan

    Exhibition |
    Sidney Nolan
    Polaroids

    31 March - 14 May, The Library, Rodd Court

    The polaroid photographs in this exhibition represent just a tiny fragment of Sidney Nolan’s extensive photographic archive, which is estimated to contain more than 30,000 images. The exhibition reveals Nolan’s experimentation with the polaroid format and gives an insight into our ongoing work to conserve this important photographic collection.

  • Painting, Daniel MacCarthy

    Selling Exhibition |
    Daniel MacCarthy
    The Peace Of Wild Things

    31 March - 21 May, Gallery, The Rodd

    The Sidney Nolan Trust is delighted to present a major solo exhibition by painter Daniel MacCarthy. The Peace Of Wild Things is the culmination of a year spent immersed in the natural surroundings of The Rodd. The work which seeks to depict as well as enact a kind of communion with the natural world becomes in the act of making a place of refuge in a time when such places are needed.

  • Sculpture, Jim Carter

    Sculpture |
    Jim Carter

    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. Carter presents several new site-specific artworks in the gardens and grounds of The Rodd in 2022.

  • Painting, Sidney Nolan

    Exhibition |
    Sidney Nolan
    The Celtic Image

    26 May - 16 July, Gallery, The Rodd

    Inspired by his ancestral home in the Burren, County Clare, Ireland, Nolan created a series of large monochrome spray paintings which reveal his fascination with the ancient Celtic landscape and cultural symbols. This is the first presentation in the UK of Nolan’s complete Celtic Image series.

  • Painting, Fiona McIntyre

    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.

  • Painting, Kate Constantine

    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.

  • Stoneware, Verity Howard

    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.

  • 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.