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Temporary building closure

The Gallery reopened to the public on Saturday 14 September 2019 following the temporary closure to the public on Tuesday 23 April 2019 to undertake rectification works to maintain the integrity of the building and the Gallery’s collection of prized artworks.

The Gallery temporarily closed again to the public on Tuesday 24 March 2020 at the direction of Government to deal with the covid-19 pandemic. The Gallery reopened to the public with reduced capacity as per the Government’s guidelines on Saturday 6 June 2020.

The Gallery continued to have a strong online presence through the website and an expanded program of live, fully-interactive virtual excursions during the closures.