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Members Lounge FAQs

Where is the Members Lounge?

The Members Lounge is located on lower level 3 of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

How do members and guests get to the Lounge?

AGNSW members and guests access the Lounge from the escalators on lower level 2.

Members and guests requiring special access can use AGNSW lifts (located near the Art Gallery Restaurant) to travel to lower level 3.

From lower level 3, members and guests enter the Lounge from the Domain Theatre foyer.

How can members access the Members Lounge?

Members scan their membership card at the scanners at the entry to the Lounge.

Can members bring guests into the Members Lounge?

Yes, individual members can bring one (1) guest into the Lounge. Joint members can bring two (2) guests into the Lounge. Premier members can bring up to three (3) guests into the Lounge.

How can guests access the Members Lounge?

A Members Lounge guest pass is issued at the Members Lounge reception desk. The pass is valid for Lounge access on the day of issue only.

Are children permitted in the Members Lounge?

Yes, children and juniors can access the Members Lounge. They must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Is there a cloaking facility at the Members Lounge?

No. Guests can cloak their belongings at the cloak room near the information desk on ground level of AGNSW.

When is dining available in the Members Lounge?

The servery is open seven days a week from 10am – 4pm and until 9pm on Wednesday evenings to coincide with Art After Hours.

Do members receive a discount for food and beverage purchased in the Lounge?

Yes, the advertised price of food and beverage in the Lounge is the ‘Members Price’ and already includes their members discount.  

What are the protocols of the Lounge?

Members and guests agree to the Member Lounge terms and conditions of entry and use when they enter the Lounge.

Will there be free tea or coffee available in the Lounge?

Complimentary tea and coffee will no longer be available in the Members Lounge. 

This service was becoming increasingly costly and impacting upon our ability to raise funds to support the Art Gallery.  

We are pleased to advise that members will be regularly provided with special offers and discounts for the Lounge. Keep an eye out for these offers in our e-newsletters.  

Do members have to order food and beverage to use the Lounge?

No, members and guests are not required to purchase any items from the Members Lounge. However, only food and beverage purchased from the Members Lounge can be consumed while using the Lounge.  

Complimentary water will be provided on the bar.  

Can a member reserve a table in the Lounge?

No. The Members Lounge operates on a first in best dressed basis.