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Art Gallery of New South Wales

The Art Gallery of New South Wales presents fine international and Australian art in one of the most beautiful art museums in the world. Located within parklands overlooking Sydney Harbour, the Art Gallery is accessible by public transport and only a 15-minute walk from the city centre.

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Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

Located on the spectacular Sydney Harbour, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) is dedicated to exhibiting, collecting and interpreting the work of today's artists. Situated on Circular Quay West, the MCA is easily accessible by public transport and a short walk from all major transport stops.

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Sydney Culture Trails

Enhance your gallery visit and discover nearby heritage and cultural sites, along with delicious food, by following a Sydney culture trail.

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Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

Book the Sofitel So Cultural offer from $370.* Includes one night in a Superior Room with bespoke Balmain amenities and sumptuous Sofitel MyBed™. Additionally, you'll receive two welcome drinks at Soirée Bar, a buffet breakfast for two at Garden Court Restaurant, and two tickets to the Louise Bourgeois or Kandinsky exhibitions at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

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Harbour Rocks Hotel

Complete your night out with a stay in Sydney’s most beautiful heritage boutique hotel. Conveniently located in the heart of Sydney's famous historical precinct The Rocks, just moments from the MCA, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay and Sydney Opera House. Experience a 59-room, 5-star hotel steeped in history.

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Graze at MCA

Located on the ground floor of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA), Graze MCA is the perfect location for a relaxed lunch with friends or colleagues. All outdoor tables have stunning, uninterrupted views across Circular Quay to the Sydney Opera House.

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MCA Cafe

Take in spectacular views of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge at the MCA Cafe on Level 4 while you sample a carefully curated food and wine menu.

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Art Gallery Cafe

This beautiful light-filled space offers a casual dining experience in a relaxed environment. It is a perfect stop before or after you enjoy our exhibitions, serving a selection of dishes suitable for all-day dining.

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The Art Gallery Restaurant, Crafted by Matt Moran

Experience unique dining in one of Sydney's most stunning dining rooms. Reflecting Moran's signature style, the restaurant showcases locally sourced produce and premium Australian meat and seafood through a light, Mediterranean-inspired menu guided by the seasons.

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MOD Dining by Clayton Wells

MOD Dining by Clayton Wells is an all-day dining experience from one of Australia's most exciting chefs. The menu reflects multicultural Sydney, offering creative, edgy and culturally diverse dishes using Australia's best produce. Sit down and enjoy a contemporary culinary experience with colourful, innovative fare.

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The Art Gallery's kiosk is a commitment to celebrating and educating about native Australian ingredients and Indigenous culture. It offers takeaway food and beverage options for visitors to the Art Gallery. Each item on the menu, curated by Indigenous Elder Aunty Beryl Van-Oploo, features native Australian ingredients.

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Pop-up Bar

Enjoy champagne and oysters at the Art Gallery's viewing terrace pop-up bar on weekends throughout November.

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Group Tours

Louise Bourgeois and Kandinsky Exhibition Private Tours

Private group tours for both Sydney International Art Series exhibitions at the Art Gallery of New South Wales can be organised during Art Gallery opening hours, or for guests as part of a corporate function or private social event.

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