Information on works you own
The Gallery provides a free information service to members of the public.
Appraisals, authentications and valuations of artworks are NOT available through the Gallery.
Visit the library to do research
The library and archive staff may be able to help you find information about your artwork. Research can be conducted to locate biographical information, auction results, history of ownership (if recorded) or other relevant information if available.
Looking for a valuer or conservator?
The Gallery is not able to provide appraisals, authentications or valuations of works of art or opinions on their merit, or to give conservation advice to individuals.
A list of licensed valuers is available on the Australian Government website for the Cultural Gifts Program.
A directory of conservators in private practice is available on the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Materials (AICCM) website.
Library and archive
Last day open in 2017: 15 December
First day open in 2018: 6 February
Open to the public
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10am–4pm
No appointment necessary
Conditions apply to accessing archive
Physical access to the library and archive for those who cannot use the stairs can be arranged with prior notice (preferably one working day): tel 02 9225 1738. Visitors with disabilities may wish to contact the Gallery’s access coordinator: tel 02 9225 1647.
Contact the library and archive
Tel 02 9225 1785