The Joy of Museums

Finding Meaning in a Museum

Art Gallery of New South Wales


The Art Gallery of New South Wales, located in the centre of Sydney is one of the largest and oldest in Australia. The Gallery first  opened in 1874.

Today admission is free to the general exhibition space, which displays Australian art, European and Asian art.

The Masterpieces of the Art Gallery of New South Wales include:

Further information about the Art Gallery of New South Wales is available via the following links:


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