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Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

In line with decisions made by the National Cabinet as communicated by the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, the Art Gallery of New South Wales is currently closed but will reopen to the public on June 1. The Gallery will be observing strict social distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of all visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the State. More information


Henri Matisse ‘Jazz’ | #TogetherInArt Behind the Scenes

Apr. 21, 2020

Explore a story of imagination in a time of isolation, with this special behind-the-scenes look at Henri Matisse’s ‘Jazz’.

In a visit to the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ secret art storage facility, head curator of international art Justin Paton shows how the great artist found new ways, in adversity, to express joy, courage, risk and hope.