SH Ervin Gallery

The S.H. Ervin Gallery is one of Sydney's leading public art institutions housed in the historic National Trust Centre on Observatory Hill, The Rocks in Sydney.

The Gallery’s exhibition program is designed to explore the richness and diversity of Australian art, both historical and contemporary, and present it in new contexts. The Gallery is renowned for encouraging research and promoting scholarly appraisal of artists from all periods of Australian art history. In addition, the S.H. Ervin Gallery has developed an excellent name for presenting important exhibitions and programs that recognise the valuable contribution made by Australian women artists.

The S.H. Ervin Gallery hosts seven exhibitions each year, including travelling exhibitions, which focus on the work of Australian artists. The Gallery presents major survey exhibitions of significant artists and also hosts popular annual shows including the Salon des Refusés: The alternative Archibald and Wynne Prize, and the Portia Geach Memorial Award for women artists.

Nearby events

  1. ANZAC Day March

    Thursday 25 April 2019 , City Centre

    Sydney's ANZAC Day March gives participating veterans and the general public an opportunity to honour those who served in the defence of Australia or its interests, especially remembering those who paid the supreme sacrifice or otherwise…

    25 Apr
  2. Ray LaMontagne: Sydney

    Thursday 25 April 2019 , City Centre

    The Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter will is make his long-awaited return Down Under after a 10-year hiatus, performing his intimate show with John Stirratt, bass player and founding member of Wilco. Hitting the roads of…

    25 Apr