University Art Gallery - Sydney University Museums

The University of Sydney Art Collection contains over 2600 works of art including paintings, works on paper, sculpture and decorative arts which have been acquired by donation and bequest since 1850.

The collection includes:

high quality examples of Australian art including landscape, genre, portrait, print and abstract works,

a collection of Japanese prints, a nineteenth century colonial collection of European works, and works from other areas of interest to University scholars.

The Collection is available for teaching and research to tertiary students, independent scholars and school groups.

The University Art Gallery holds regular temporary exhibitions which include works from the University Art Collection.


Paintings, works on paper, sculpture and decorative arts held in the University of Sydney's art collection.