Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 11am-5pm

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Observatory Hill (The Rocks)

Coming Exhibitions

Coming Exhibitions


  • Margaret’s Gift

    4 Jan 2020 11:00 am until 22 Mar 2020 11:00 am
      This summer the S.H. Ervin Galley is presenting an exhibition celebrating the generosity of Margaret Olley AC (1923-2011) who in the course of her lifetime and following her death donated hundreds of art works to cultural institutions across the country. Curated by Renee Porter, the exhibition brings together over...

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  • First Light: the art of Peter Kingston

    28 Mar 2020 until 3 May 2020
    A survey exhibition of works by Peter Kingston focusing on his passion for Sydney harbour in his paintings and drawings.

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  • Salon des Refusés 2020

    9 May 2020 until 26 Jul 2020
    The Salon des Refusés was initiated by the S.H. Ervin Gallery in 1992 in response to the large number of works entered into the Archibald Prize which were not selected for display in the official exhibition. The Archibald Prize is one of Australia’s most high profile and respected awards which attracts hundreds of entries each year and the S.H. Ervin Gallery’s ‘alternative’ selection has become a much anticipated feature of the Sydney scene.

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  • Portia Geach Memorial Award 2020

    31 Jul 2020 until 13 Sep 2020
    The Portia Geach Memorial Award is Australia’s most prestigious art prize for portraiture by women artists. The Award was established by the will of the late Florence Kate Geach in memory of her sister, Portia Geach. The non-acquisitive prize is awarded by the Trustee for the entry which is of...

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