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The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO with the Gallery’s quarterly publication, Portrait.

The National Portrait Gallery’s publishing program comprises magazines, books and catalogues, learning resources, and online publishing.

We are passionate about this element of the Gallery’s outreach, and conscious of its central role in increasing public engagement with the collection and our exhibitions, and, through this, broadening the knowledge and understanding of portraiture and Australian history. Gallery publications have won numerous national design and publishing awards.

They feature a wide range of expert insights from curatorial staff, academics and prominent thinkers, exploring the genre of portraiture and its role in shaping Australian culture and identity.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

The National Portrait Gallery is an Australian Government Agency