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Royal Art Society of NSW

Open Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Reflections

The exhibition got its title after Yve Close painting the Reflections, that raised many storms and... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
stinkwink
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Sydney, Australia
Must see fortourists and locals

One of the iconic arts venues in Sydney CBD easily accessible from harbour and the Rocks. Always... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
Simon E
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North Sydney, Australia
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21 May 2018
“Reflections”
15 Dec 2017
“Must see fortourists and locals”
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Art classes and gallery in North Sydney. Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am to 4pm. Wonderful exhibitions by contemporary Australian artists. Studios upstairs with dedicated teachers taking classes 7 days a week...more
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25 Walker St | Quiet, Lavender Bay side of Walker St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

The exhibition got its title after Yve Close painting the Reflections, that raised many storms and effected friendships. Those who care about the story, both the artwork and a short description, are in the Margaret Preston chamber. Even without knowing the origin of the title...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Susie D, Public Relations Manager at Royal Art Society of NSW, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Dear Stinkwink, Thanks so much for writing such a comprehensive and sensitive review of our exhibition, “Reflections”. We hope you’ll come back for our next exhibition, the “Young Artist Prize”, which showcases some astonishing talent in the 18 to 30 year old age range. Opening...More

Reviewed 16 December 2017

One of the iconic arts venues in Sydney CBD easily accessible from harbour and the Rocks. Always something new to see and very modern art. Top floor has a great cafe that has stunning harbour views and reasonable menu/prices. The shop has a eclectic mix...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Susie D, Public Relations Manager at Royal Art Society of NSW, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Dear Simon, Thanks so much for your wonderful review. It sounded so much like the Royal Art Society, that it wasn’t until I read about the cafe that I realised you had us confused with the MCA. We have a fantastic gallery full of contemporary...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

VERY VERY Hard to find, takes forever to get to, nothing special really, nothing out of the ordinary, don't bother!More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Susie D, Public Relations Manager at Royal Art Society of NSW, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Hi James, We are very sorry you didn't enjoy your visit to the Royal. We pride ourselves on having great exhibitions and a vibrant art school upstairs. Can only suggest a little advance research might help as we are actually only 3 minutes walk from...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful opening night at the Royal Art Society Gallery for Susie Devenport's magnificent exhibition "As I See It". It covered a huge array of genre and media with peaceful walks through "Glorious Gardens" in oils, the rich earthy colors of the "Australian Outback" in pastels...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Susie D, Public Relations Manager at Royal Art Society of NSW, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Dear Coleman 22, Thanks so much for your lovely review. We are very happy you enjoyed the exhibition. Cheers, Susie

Reviewed 3 February 2017

This historic gallery features some of Sydney's best artists. It's just a short stroll from North Sydney railway station or from Lavender Bay wharf. I have really enjoyed the quality and diversity of artworks at the regular exhibitions so one visit isn't enough. One of...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Susie D, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Art Society of NSW, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Dear John R, Thanks so much for your five star review. As you are probably aware, we change our exhibitions regularly and we have a wonderful art school upstairs. We look forward to your return visit. Kind regards, Susie

Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

As part of my regular pastel class on Thursday morning with Greg Hansell I visited the Royal Art Society Gallery. It is packed with beautiful paintings by their eminent members for their annual ballot fund raiser. It works by buying a ticket for $370 and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

You'll find the Royal Art Society gallery nestled in a row of historic terraces in Walker Street, just behind North Sydney station. I love to visit the gallery and admire the paintings, drawings and sculptures & plan my collection. They also have greetings cards and...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Susie D, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Art Society of NSW, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Dear Jane, Thanks so much for your lovely review. We hope to see you back again soon. Kind regards, Susie

Reviewed 17 August 2016

The Royal Art Society is a great art Gallery, they mount very good exhibitions well worth a look. The Gallery is just a short walk from Milsons Point Station and central to the cafes of Kirribilli and McMahons Point. Wendy's Garden is just down the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Susie D, Public Relations Manager at Royal Art Society of NSW, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Dear Sydmeg, Thanks so much for taking the time to write about the Royal. We take great pride in our gallery and classes and appreciate your comments. Hope you'll be back again soon. Kind regards, Susie

Reviewed 16 August 2016

I am a regular cVisitor to this treasure of gallery and artvschool. Interesting exhibitions - variety and changing regularly. The art school offers painting and drawing classes plus sketch clubs - great to keep your drawing skills up there. The opening nights are warm and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is a very fine day out. Catch the train to Milsons point or North sydney and its a 5-10 minute walk to this beautiful old building with intimate galleries and a proud history dating back to the late 1800s - set up as an...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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