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a view inside Major exhibition gallery

This is where the Gallery’s major exhibitions, such as the Archibald Prize, are displayed.

Currently on show in Major exhibition gallery

20th Biennale of Sydney
The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed

until 5 Jun 2016

Coming soon to Major exhibition gallery

art from the Tate collection

5 Nov 2016 – 5 Feb 2017

View collection works on display in Major exhibition gallery

Major exhibition gallery Research library and archive Cafe foyer Cafe Lower Asian gallery Japanese tea room Centenary Auditorium 18th c European porcelain


  1. Head through the vestibule into the entrance court
  2. Turn left just before the ticketing and information desk
  3. Take the stairs down one level
  4. Turn left
  5. The entrance to the major exhibitions gallery is straight ahead

Accessible directions

  1. Turn left and left again
  2. Continue down the corridor
  3. The entrance to the major exhibitions gallery is on your right