CHINESE ART IN SYDNEY
ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES
Established in 1874, the Art Gallery of NSW is one of Australia’s leading art museums. Overlooking Sydney Harbour and only 15 minutes walk from the city centre, the gallery houses over 1000 pieces of artwork originating from China.
The Art Gallery of NSW frequently holds major visiting exhibitions from China. In 2011, the gallery hosted an exhibition of 120 objects from the Terracotta Warriors collection of Xi’an.
Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney NSW 2000
T 1800 679 278
WHITE RABBIT GALLERY
The White Rabbit Collection is one of the world’s largest and most significant collections of contemporary Chinese art. It focuses on works produced after 2000.
The White Rabbit Gallery, a converted former knitting factory near Sydney’s Central Station, has four floors of exhibition space as well as a theatrette, a library and a teahouse. Only a fraction of the Collection is on show at any time. The entire contents of the gallery are rehung twice a year.
30 Balfour Street, Chippendale NSW 2008
T +61 2 8399 2867
4A CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ASIAN ART
4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art is Australia’s peak national body for contemporary Asian art and cultural thinking. It is a highly regarded pioneering organisation that fosters excellence and innovation in contemporary Asian and Australian culture through research, documentation, development, discussion and presentation of contemporary visual art.
181–187 Hay Street, Haymarket, Sydney NSW 2000
T +61 2 9212 0380
SHERMAN CONTEMPORARY ART FOUNDATION
Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF) was established in April 2008 as a not-for-profit organisation to champion research, education and exhibitions of significant and innovative contemporary art from Australia, the Asia- Pacific and the Middle East.
16–20 Goodhope Street, Paddington, Sydney NSW 2021
T +61 2 9331 1112
Chinalink Gallery was established in Sydney in 2010 as a base for the activities of the Zhong Guo Society. With a vision of deepening cultural integration, the gallery aims to explore the dynamics of cross-cultural exchange between Australia and China via the visual arts.
107 Regent Street, Redfern NSW 2016
T +61 2 8084 2287
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART (MCA)
Following a major AUD$53 million redevelopment, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney will reopen in March 2012 as a bold, new and significantly expanded Museum. The opening of the new MCA promises to be a highlight on the
international art calendar, as the Museum is transformed into a major cultural centre for contemporary art and education.
140 George Street, The Rocks NSW 2000
T +612 9245 2400