Your Visit

your visit

Making your visit easier

The Gallery has various security and conservation protocols in place to safeguard the works on display.


Guidlines for Sketching and Note-taking

Making the Most of Your Visit


Risks and Responsibility

The Gallery buildings and service provision conforms to all safety and building code standards offering a safe environment for group visits. Security guards are present in all public and Gallery spaces. In the event of an emergency they provide first aid assistance and coordinate building evacuation. In the interest of the security of the works on display and general comfort of all visitors, a general code of behaviour is expected.

Excursion Policy

Certificate of Currency


Supervising adults

Supervising adults must accompany the students throughout their visit to actively monitor student behaviour. It is the teacher's responsibility to oversee the general behaviour and to intervene when necessary.

Before your visit

Click here to learn about protecting your State Art Collection during your visit.


Parking is available for buses and coaches on Beaufort Street, adjacent to the James Street Mall. You'll find further information about the Gallery's location and accessibility here.


Grassed areas for lunch are sited in the James Street Mall and near the main entrance to the Art Gallery.

Wheelchairs and Mobility

The Art Gallery of WA is in possession of one automated and one manual wheelchair, one walking frame and a child's stroller.  These are loaned and provided free of charge to assist groups moving around the Gallery.  Bookings are essential.



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