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Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

In line with decisions made by the National Cabinet as communicated by the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, the Art Gallery of New South Wales is currently closed but will reopen to the public on 1 June. The Gallery will be observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of all visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the State. More information

a view inside Modern gallery

Also known as the Margaret Olley 20th-Century European Gallery, the modern gallery usually houses painting and sculpture from the birth of modernism at the beginning of the 20th century to the present.

Coming soon to Modern gallery

Real worlds
Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2020

2020 – 2021

View collection works on display in Modern gallery

Modern gallery Study room Contemporary galleries Contemporary project space Art Zone Photography gallery

Directions

From the front entrance, ground level

  1. Head towards the rear of the Gallery
  2. Take the escalators down two levels
  3. Turn right

Accessible directions

From the rear entrance, lower level 1

  1. Take the lift (on your left) down one level, to 2
  2. Exit the lift and veer right, through the photography gallery