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Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is open. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information

a view inside 15th–19th c European art

The 15th–19th c European art galleries, also known as the James Fairfax Galleries, includes old master works from the late Renaissance, Mannerism and baroque styles.

View collection works on display in 15th–19th c European art

See also the European galleries

19th c Australian art 19th & 20th c European art 19th c European art 15th–19th c European art Ticketing and information desk Entrance court Cloaking Vestibule Restaurant Function space Upper Asian gallery Gallery Shop Front of the Gallery 20th & 21st c Australian art Lowy, Gonski Gallery


From the front entrance, ground level

  1. Head through the vestibule into the entrance court
  2. On your right you will see three large archways. Enter the closest archway into 19th c Australian art
  3. Turn right

Accessible directions

From the rear entrance, lower level 1

  1. Take the lift (on your left) up one level, to G
  2. Turn right into the entrance court and head towards the front of the Gallery
  3. On your left you will see three large archways. Enter the furthest archway into 19th c Australian art
  4. Turn right