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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 18th c European porcelain

A selection of 18th-century porcelain from the Kenneth Reed Collection is displayed outside the entrance to the research library and archive.

View collection works on display in 18th c European porcelain

See also the European galleries

Major exhibition gallery Research library and archive Cafe foyer Cafe Lower Asian gallery Japanese tea room Centenary Auditorium 18th c European porcelain


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 into 15th–19th c European art, then left
  4. Continue to the end
  5. Take the marble staircase

Accessible directions

Not directly accessible by wheelchair. See the ticketing and information desk or phone 02 9225 1738 in advance to discuss access needs.