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This is a fabulous gallery. I came in a group to see the space makers and room shakers exhibition... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
massimoMelbourne
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Great museum

Great combination of old and modern artists. Many great free tours inside. Check on Internet for... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fabulous gallery. I came in a group to see the space makers and room shakers exhibition and it was absolutely brilliant. The work is by young and wonderful ceramicists whose pieces take up whole rooms, enabling the viewer to be completely emmersed....More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Great combination of old and modern artists. Many great free tours inside. Check on Internet for schedule. I took contemporary art tour and ask for Australian art review.

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

This is a fabulous Gallery to visit, especially because it is free and you walk past some wonderful trees and vistas in the Domain to get there. It would take the best part of a day to see everything it has to offer. Unfortunately, wanting...More

Thank mardimarvel
Reviewed 23 July 2018

If you want to learn more about australian painters, their history, the history of this country threw art it's the right place to go! Plus most of the exhibitions are free! There's also a cafe where you can have a snack, lunch, drink!

Thank Tatiana B
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Went primarily to the Archibald, which was its usual mixture of the whimsical t o tedious sycophantic picture of politicians and the glitterati , A shame that the Henry V111 was out of action

Thank NigelBacon
Reviewed 21 June 2018

The Art Gallery of NSW is great. We went for an afternoon visit last year and ended up staying for 5 hours. There is so much really good quality art to look at. We didn't even make it to the Aboriginal art section. We did...More

Thank Yasmin D
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

My sister and I met up in Sydney for the long weekend. We went to see the 500 year old Tapestries that were amazing. Whilst there we thought we might as well see the Archibald Exhibition and were lucky enough to follow the Tour Guide...More

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 19 June 2018

How wonderful to see these magnificent 15th century tapestries. A unique experience, that I had travelled from Queensland to see. The setting for the display of 6 large exhibits and the information provided via books, adjacent descriptions and film were very good. I did not...More

Thank Barb_Lady_AB
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

The Lady and the Unicorn is an exhibition that is unique. I was lucky enough to be in a small group that had a gallery staff talk about these magnificent tapestries from the 15th century. As well, you can pop down to see the famous...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

I've visited the Archibald for a number of years and always enjoyed my visit. This year, however, was a disappointment. Too many self-indulgent self-portraits and very little talent on view. The Art Gallery does a wonderful job of displaying the paintings but it appeared to...More

1  Thank jpatto26
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