Research Support

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We support artists, scholars and students to do their research. We offer residency opportunities, host scholars in residence and organise student workshops. 

JW Power, Sketch for Danse Arabe (Arabian dance), Chau Chak Wing Museum, PW1961.1369.

In addition to producing our own events and publications, the Power Institute supports scholars, students and artists to do their work.  We host one of our Australia's premiere art libraries, and host visiting scholars.  We also support residencies, reading groups and research seminars.  



First Nations Visiting Professorships

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A series of leading scholars of First Nations art in North America will travel to Sydney to teach, collaborate, and conduct research in Sydney, thanks to a generous grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art.