Current visitor information

In line with the recent WA government announcement, the Art Gallery of Western Australia will be open on Saturday 6 June 2020 to the public. The Gallery hours are 10am-5pm, Wednesday – Monday, closed Tuesday.

Below are some tips and information to help plan your visit to the Gallery.

Related Information

Will there be restrictions on numbers?
Yes, there will be a 2,000-person limit on patrons in the building at any one time.

Do I need to register my details to enter the Gallery?
No. As part of Phase 4, you are not required to register your details.

Can I bring my children to the Gallery?
Yes, you can. We do request that children are supervised at all times while in the Gallery space, and they adhere to physical distancing rules.

What exhibition spaces will be open?
All State Art Collection galleries will be open together with special exhibitions including Pulse Perspectives, Tom Malone Prize and WA Now: MONOLITH SCORES.

Will the AGWA Shop be open and what are the operating hours?
Yes, the Gallery Shop will be open and operate on the same days and hours as the main Gallery.

Will the AGWA Shop accept cash payments?
We encourage contactless payment however cash payments will also be accepted.

Will the café FRANK be open?
Yes, the café will re-open Saturday 6 June and will operate on all days except for Tuesdays from 10am to 3pm
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Will there be any public programs available?
Some public programs and guided tours in the Gallery have resumed. Please visit our website for details.

Are schools groups still able to visit the Gallery?
School groups will be able to book in excursions in Term 3. Please contact educate@artgallery.wa.gov.au to inquire.

Will the Imagination Room be open?
The Imagination Room remains closed.

Can I book a venue for a function?
Yes we are now accepting bookings for venue hire. Visit our venue hire page for more information. 

How will the Gallery cater for visitors with disabilities?
Visitors with access requirements will be able to use equipment including wheelchairs, walkers and electric buggies. Access toilets are located in the main Gallery building. ACROD parking is available in the Perth Cultural Centre car parks. You can arrange special vehicle access to the Gallery entrance by contacting +61 8 9492 6600. Companion cards are welcome

Safety measures

For the health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff, we have put in place additional safety measures. These include:

  • Hand sanitiser stations throughout the Gallery. 

  • Additional cleaning of the Gallery including high-traffic areas and high-touch items.

  • Mobility equipment sanitised after each use.

 

Visit requirements

For the health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff, we ask all visitors to consider the following:

  • Please do not visit the Gallery if you are feeling unwell. 
  • Please use hand sanitiser upon entering the Gallery. You will also find sanitiser stations throughout the Gallery. 

  • Please keep a 1.5m distance between yourself and other visitors. 

  • Please follow the instructions of Gallery staff. 
  • Please keep a 1.5m distance between yourself and other visitors. 

  • Please follow the instructions of Gallery staff. 
  • Please inform Gallery staff if you become unwell during your visit.