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

Watson Road

Observatory Hill (The Rocks)

Venue Hire

Venue Hire

Located at the National Trust Centre on Observatory Hill, S.H. Ervin Gallery occupies a Georgian style building which dates from 1856, originally built as classroom accommodation for the Fort Street School. The S.H. Ervin Gallery is unique within Sydney for specialising in Australian art and culture, and presents a scholarly and engaging program of historical and contemporary exhibitions. Featuring high ceilings, gracious spaces and natural light, the S.H. Ervin Gallery offers an elegant backdrop for functions such as product launches, cocktails, lunches, private exhibition viewings and presentations.

The Gallery  accommodates up to 250 people for a cocktail-style function, 100 for a theatre style presentation or up to 120 for a seated lunch or dinner.

The Gallery is available for hire 8am-10pm Monday or between 5pm-10pm Tuesday to Friday.*

Facilities including a lectern, digital projector and a screen for audio-visual presentations are available if required. Free on-site parking for up to 50 cars is available for venue hirers (subject to site availability).

All enquiries –  email [email protected]


* Please note that the Gallery is open to the public from 11am- 5pm Tuesday to Sunday. Due to the precious nature of some of the exhibitions, venue hire may not be available at all times.


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