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a view inside Major exhibition gallery

This is where the Gallery’s major exhibitions, such as the Archibald Prize, are displayed.

Currently on show in Major exhibition gallery

John Olsen
the you beaut country

until 12 Jun 2017

Coming soon to Major exhibition gallery

Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age
masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum

11 Nov 2017 – 18 Feb 2018

View collection works on display in Major exhibition gallery

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. Turn left just before the ticketing and information desk
  3. Take the stairs down one level
  4. Turn left
  5. The entrance to the major exhibitions gallery is straight ahead

Accessible directions

From the rear entrance, lower level 1

  1. Turn left and left again
  2. Continue down the corridor
  3. The entrance to the major exhibitions gallery is on your right