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Opening celebrations: AGNSW’s stunning new building


Every day, 10am to 10pm Saturday 3 December to Sunday 11 December

Join us for a free program of exciting events and cultural experiences as we celebrate the opening of Sydney’s newest landmark – the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ stunning new building, designed by award-winning architects SANAA. 

A huge range of performances, talks, tours and workshops is set to bring many forms of art to life. Highlights include a concert in the Domain headlined by Grammy-nominated international pop star Ellie Goulding, supported by Australian artists Meg Mac and Electric Fields; a nightly drone show over Woolloomooloo Bay created by Kamilaroi artist Reko Rennie; and a series of conversations with artists, creatives and thought leaders held at the Art Gallery. 

Opening weekend Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 December 2022

Opening celebrations 3–11 December 2022

Extended hours during opening celebrations 10am – 10pm



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Drone show with Reko Rennie
Today 8.30pm to 8.40pm
Daniel Boyd: Treasure Island

Daniel Boyd: Treasure Island

Celebrate the interconnected histories of First Nations peoples
Today 10am to 5pm
Art Gallery of New South Wales opening celebrations

Art Gallery of New South Wales opening celebrations

Nine days of free art, music, performances and talks to celebrate the opening of the new Art Gallery of NSW building
Today 10am to 10pm