Art Gallery of NSW

Art Gallery of NSW

A culturally rich and historic Sydney venue with room to be creative

First impressions don’t get much more impressive than this. Arguably one of Sydney’s most iconic and culturally rich venues, the Art Gallery of New South Wales was established in 1871 and features a dramatic heritage listed façade, which sets the tone for maximum impact when it comes to your event. Multiple spaces can accommodate events from intimate to expansive, making artful use of this artfully charged venue.

Grand Court

Capacity: 350-900 guests

Extending beyond the classical vestibule, the Grand Court is the main foyer of the Gallery and the largest space for a function. With capacity for up to 350 guests for a seated dinner and 900 guests for a cocktail function, this venue is the ideal location for a large-scale corporate event.

The Modern Australian Gallery

Capacity: 170 guests

Located on entry level of the Gallery, this area boasts spectacular views of Woolloomooloo and the Domain accompanied by an ever-changing collection of 20th and 21st Century Australian artworks. With capacity for a cocktail function for up to 170 guests, this venue provides the perfect location for arrival cocktails for a dinner function, or for a drinks reception following a full day conference.

Centenary Auditorium

Capacity: 90 guests

With tiered seating for up to 90 guests, this fully equipped theatre is a state-of-the-art facility suited to presentations, lectures, film screenings and seminars.

The Domain Theatre

Capacity: 320 guests

Featuring a large cinema-size screen and with tiered auditorium seating for 320 guests, this theatre is purpose built for large-scale conferences and presentations.

Chiswick at the Gallery Restaurant

Capacity: 128-200 guests

This iconic restaurant site features a contemporary dining room with beautiful furnishings and design, a casual bar area with a large communal table, and views overlooking Woolloomooloo and Sydney Harbour. The space has capacity for 128 sit-down and 200 cocktail.

Restaurant Function Space

Capacity: 140-180 guests

With floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing impressive views of Woolloomooloo, this venue provides a unique semi-private space with an abundance of natural light. With capacity for 140 guests for a dinner function or 180 guests for a cocktail event the venue is an ideal location for your next corporate function and can be booked for exclusively by day or night.

Venue Features

Exclusive caterer Exclusive caterer
Iconic Australian location Iconic Australian location
Choice of spaces Choice of spaces
Small intimate to large scale Small intimate to large scale
Audio / visual Audio / visual


The Domain, Art Gallery Rd
Sydney NSW 2000

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