We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of New South Wales stands.

MOD Dining

A dining space with four-seat square tables

MOD Dining, photo © Art Gallery of New South Wales, Jacquie Manning

A dining space with four-seat square tables

MOD Dining, photo © Art Gallery of New South Wales, Jacquie Manning

A dining space with four-seat square tables

MOD Dining, photo © Art Gallery of New South Wales, Jacquie Manning

Dining tables and chairs in the foreground with a large artwork in the background depicting people on a vessel on water

MOD Dining, photo © Art Gallery of New South Wales, Jacquie Manning

Situated on lower level 1 of the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ new North Building, this light-filled space with its impressive, curved roof has views to Woolloomooloo Bay, Sydney Harbour and East Sydney.

The MOD Dining space can accommodate up to 80 guests on long tables using the existing furniture, or 150 guests cocktail-style.

This space connects seamlessly to the harbour terrace, providing even more event planning options. Both spaces can be hired outside of Art Gallery opening hours.

Capacities

  • 150 cocktail-style

  • 80 on long tables

  • 120 cocktail-style event with dancefloor

Function types

  • intimate cocktail and dinner events

  • birthday parties and other special occasions

  • casual, mid-sized networking and dinner events

  • wedding receptions

Additional features

  • a prime location to take in all the Art Gallery has to offer: architecture, art and harbour view

  • full-range in-ceiling speaker system capable of supporting speeches, background music and select live-music set-ups

  • LCD presentation screens for displaying slides and video (additional hire fees apply)