Reopens with two daily sessions | 2 Jun
The Newcastle Art Gallery will re-open to visitors with separate, two-hour daily sessions as of the 2 Jun, with sessions from 10am to noon and 2pm to 4pm.
To ensure the Gallery capacity can be monitored, online bookings are now required, to book your free Gallery session Click Here.
After first booking their attendance online, up to 40 people per session will be able to view HOMEWARD BOUND: the art and life of Tom Gleghorn and REPEATER: from the collection, an exhibition exploring repetition drawn from the Gallery’s collection.
Visitor numbers will be monitored through a ticketing system and extra cleaning and touch-free hand sanitisers will be provided as part of our focus on keeping our guests and staff safe. Signage and floor decal markers will help ensure social distancing.
“We are delighted to re-open Newcastle Art Gallery in a way that’s safe to the public,” Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes said.
“With regional tourism permitted from 1 June we’re looking forward to safely welcoming visitors back to our Gallery while giving some of the 1,000 people who have viewed our current exhibition online the chance to see Tom Gleghorn’s works of art in person.”
While public programs remain suspended, the Gallery continues to share their virtual tours online.
Take a virtual tour of two of the NAG’s past exhibitions, EVERYTHING CHANGES: Tim Maguire and PAINTING MEMORY: A collection show featuring iconic works by artists such as William Dobell, Margaret Olley, John Olsen and Brett Whiteley.
Visit their virtual tours here.
For information about the Maitland Regional Art Gallery, click here.