The New South Wales Art Gallery is found in Sydney, Australia. Located inside the gardens The domain, close to the financial district of the city.
The Art Gallery of New South Wales is one of the most famous museums in Sydney. It has 30 annual exhibitions and permanent collections of European, aboriginal, Asian and contemporary art by national and international artists.
The collection of Australian art it exhibits pieces from the colonial era to the current one. The gallery also shows works of art by important world-famous painters as well as icons of Australian art such as Roberts Y McCubbin. In the enclosure you can also find an area called the Yiribana Gallery, dedicated to Australian aboriginal art.
The art collection from Asia is exhibited in the Asian Gallery. You can see works of Chinese and Japanese art, as well as the description of the spread of Buddhism in that continent.
Many cultural events and artistic exhibitions are held in the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Guided tours are offered, there are workshops, courses and conferences. The gallery is responsible for organizing the awards ceremony Archibald, prize dedicated to young talents.
The gallery building is a building of cultural importance in Sydney. Currently the building has been renovated by architect Walter Vernon. It opened its doors in 1970, in 1980 it expanded almost twice its capacity. In 1994 the Yiribana gallery was inaugurated.
The address is: Art Gallery Road, The Domain. Admission is free. Open from Monday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesdays closes at 9:00 p.m.