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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


Some mysterious process | #TogetherInArt Behind the Scenes

Apr. 30, 2020

Drone alone! Here’s a view of what the aliens would have seen if they’d flown through some of our galleries two weeks ago, when the rooms for 'Some mysterious process: 50 years of collecting international art’ stood empty and awaiting their artworks. Thankfully, these rooms are now filling up with artworks as we prepare for our eventual reopening. Take a tour through the suspended spaces of this #ghostexhibition, and imagine them coming alive with Twombly, Bourgeois, Shonibare, McCahon, Schutz and more…

Filmed on Gadigal Country at the Art Gallery of NSW

#TogetherInArtBehindTheScenes | With thanks to Presenting partner UBS