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Due to the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) information and advice, the Gallery has suspended all function hire and events until further notice.


Wollongong Art Gallery can provide a number of spaces for use by groups for functions
and meetings. The unique atmosphere of the Gallery makes it an ideal venue for a wide
range of occasions.

Venue Hire Charges

BlueScope Gallery

Housed in the former Wollongong City Council Chambers, BlueScope Gallery is a large space with soaring ceilings and exquisite parquetry floors.​

Seating Capacity: 160 theatre style; 100 seated for dinner; 300 cocktail functions 

Cost: ​​$285.00 per hour (after 5pm weekdays and weekends) minimum 2 hours use 
          $360.00 for a half day hire (3 hours) from 10am-4.30pm Tuesdays – Fridays only 
          ​$770.00 for a full day hire (6.5hours) 10am-4.30pm Tuesdays – Fridays only

Note: setup and pack up times need to be included in any function and event. Penalties will be charged if function exceeds time agreed to.

Wedding Ceremonies

A wedding ceremony with a difference surrounded by a range of artworks from the Gallery’s exhibition program, as well as period furniture forming the perfect backdrop for the celebration and photographs.  The non-refundable fee includes the cost of setup and pack up of gallery chairs (chair covers are not provided) signing table, use of the Gallery’s P/A system and iPod dock.

Seating Capacity: 160 Chairs
Cost: $420 (non-refundable) Fridays between 2.30 – 4.30pm & Weekends between
          12.30 - 3.30pm) outside these hours will incur additional fees.


The Foyer

This space is the ideal spot for a cocktail function or product launch adjacent to one of the Gallery's key exhibition spaces.

​Seating Capacity: 200 (people) cocktail functions  ​​
​​Cost: $243.00 per hour after 5pm daily and 4pm weekends (minimum of 2 hours hire).

The Guides Room (Art Conference Room)

Situated on the third floor of the building this space is ideal for meetings of a small group of up to 15.

​Cost:  ​$200.00 for a full day hire from 10am-4.30pm. 
          $135.00 for a half day hire (3.5 hours) from 10am-4.30pm. ​
          $40.00 per hour (minimum of 2 hours hire).Not available on weekends.​

All rooms are equipped with high speed WIFI access.

For all information​ and bookings please email functionsatthegallery@wollongong.nsw.gov.au.