Plan your visit
Where to find us
Volume is held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Address: Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
The Art Gallery of New South Wales is an art museum campus with two buildings and an art garden, on Gadigal Country. The new North Building is next to our original building, now known as the South Building.
On the eastern side of Sydney’s CBD, next to the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Domain, just down the road from St Mary’s Cathedral. About 5 minutes’ walk from Macquarie Street, across the Domain, or from Hyde Park.
Bus 441 – Departs from the York Street side of Queen Victoria Building and drops off near the Art Gallery. Returns to Queen Victoria Building, picking up outside the Art Gallery.
Train – St James and Martin Place stations are both about 10 minutes walk.
For more information about public transport options, times or disruptions, contact the Transport Infoline on 131 500 or transportnsw.info
Courtesy bus – On nights when the Art Gallery is open, a courtesy bus departs from the bus stop on Art Gallery Road near the Gallery every 15 minutes from 7pm until closing. Stops include various locations in the city with proximity to Martin Place (Macquarie St), Wynyard (Castlereagh St and Hunter St) and Town Hall (Castlereagh St and Park St).
Taxis and rideshare – Drop-off and pick-up zone on Art Gallery Road near the front of the Art Gallery.
Meter parking – On Mrs Macquaries Road and other streets around the Art Gallery.
Bicycles – Bike parking is available along Art Gallery Road, outside the North Building, from 3 December 2022.
Buses – Drop-off and pick-up zone on Art Gallery Road near the front of the Art Gallery but no dedicated parking spaces.
During all Volume evening performances, free disposable earplugs will be available from our staff, and drinks and snacks can be purchased from pop-up bars on site. More information about food and drink options during normal Art Gallery hours in both the North and South buildings is available on the main Art Gallery website.
Under 18s – The Volume program is for all ages unless otherwise specified. Proof of age will be requested for purchase of alcohol.
Cash – Volume is a cashless festival, please bring your card to purchase drinks, food and merchandise.
Smoking and vaping – Volume is a smoke-free festival. Smoking and vaping is permitted across from the Art Gallery of New South Wales in the Domain.
Photography – No photography permitted for the Solange performances on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 September and Sunday 1 October.
In most places in the Art Gallery and on our campus, you’re welcome to take photos or make videos or films if it’s for personal use only; you don’t use a flash, selfie-stick, tripod or monopod; there is no sign prohibiting photography; and it doesn’t interfere with or disrupt other visitors or Art Gallery operations. Check with one of the uniformed gallery officers if in doubt.
Commercial use of images requires Art Gallery permission. See Using images of the collection
Commercial photography and filming at the Art Gallery or on our campus must be authorised in advance. To enquire, email email@example.com
COVID-19 – For updates and latest advice on COVID-19, visit the New South Wales Government website.