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2 Oct 2021

Flight dates are subject to change depending on weather conditions. We'll keep you posted. 

“Every heart sings is a project that talks about nature, family, evolution, care and wonder. They float into our lives to make us smile and think.” – Patricia Piccinini

Following their debut flights together in Canberra in February, March and April 2021, Skywhale and Skywhalepapa are travelling nationally throughout 2021 and 2022 as a National Gallery of Australia Touring Event thanks to the Principal Patronage of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, supported by Visions of Australia.


Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA), Albury, NSW | 17 April

Home of the Arts, Gold Coast, QLD | 26 June

Cairns Art Gallery, Cairns, QLD | 28 August & 4 September

Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Maitland, NSW | 18 September

Walkway Gallery, Bordertown, SA | 2 October

Araluen Art Centre, Alice Springs, NT | 23 October

MPavilion, Melbourne, VIC | 11 December


Hamilton Gallery, Hamilton, VIC | 14 May

Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat, VIC | 9 July

Flight dates are subject to change depending on weather conditions – please check venue websites for further information on individual flights.

Follow the skywhales' journey throughout the tour with #WhereAreTheSkywhales on Twitter.

Image: Patricia Piccinini, Skywhalepapa, 2020, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, commissioned with the assistance of The Balnaves Foundation 2019,purchased 2020. © Patricia Piccinini.

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