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City Galleries & What's on

Rainy day in the city? Need to add a bit of culture to your weekends? Australia boasts a range of galleries offering insight into the world of the timeless classics, emerging new artists and intriguing contemporary exhibitions. Read on for our selection of galleries and their exhibitions in our capital cities.

SYDNEY

Art Gallery of NSW

ADELAIDE

MELBOURNE

National Gallery of Victoria (temporarily closed)

ACMI - Australian Centre for the Moving Image (temporarily closed)

BRISBANE

GOMA - Queensland Gallery Modern Art

CANBERRA

National Portrait Gallery

National Gallery of Australia

PERTH

AGWA - Art Gallery of WA

  • Pulse Perspectives - showcases works by recent Year 12 graduates across schools in WA (closes 30 August 2021).

HOBART

MOMA - Museum of Old and New Art

WHERE TO STAY

    Sydney Harbour YHA - The Rocks
    Sydney Harbour YHA - The Rocks
    The only hostel in Sydney that has views of Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. Sydney Harbour YHA is the best place to stay in Sydney for the New Years Eve fireworks!
    Brisbane City YHA
    Brisbane City YHA
    An award winning travellers' hostel, Brisbane City YHA is close to Suncorp Stadium, Roma St Transit Centre, South Bank, the Gallery of Modern Art and the Queensland Museum. Oh, and did we mention that we have a pool overlooking the Brisbane River?
    Melbourne Metro YHA
    Melbourne Metro YHA
    Only a short free tram ride to the CBD and close to the University of Melbourne and Queen Victoria Market. Melbourne Metro YHA has everything you need for a great stay in cultural Melbourne.
    Adelaide Central YHA
    Adelaide Central YHA
    Located right in the centre of the city, Adelaide Central YHA is only a 7-minute walk to Adelaide Central Market and a short bus ride to Adelaide Festival Centre and Adelaide Zoo.
    Hobart Central YHA
    Hobart Central YHA
    Hobart YHA is the perfect base for all of Hobart's galleries and museums including MONA. Located only a block from the city's waterfront.
    Fremantle Prison YHA
    Fremantle Prison YHA
    Fancy a historic and unique stay? Fremantle Prison YHA backpackers hostel has what you are after - if you’re feeling brave, sleep in an actual prison cell!
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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present, emerging and the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island community.