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Brett Whiteley Studio Museum

2 Raper Street | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9225 1881
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Explore one of Sydney's best kept secrets: the Brett Whiteley Studio, where one of Australia's most celebrated artists of the 20th century lived and worked, from 1988 to 1992.The Studio exhibits a selection of Whiteley's work, and glimpses of his private world can be seen in his sketchbooks, photographs, music collection and personal memorabilia.Located close to the CBD, within the cosmopolitan suburb of Surry Hills.
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2 Raper Street | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Surry Hills
+61 2 9225 1881
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free entrance Friday, Saturday & Sundays 10am - 4pm. Video with Brett Whiteley his artistic thoughts. Unique insight into this brilliant artist, his artworks, photographs,personal memorabilia.

Thank Sally R
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We found this gallery after watching the documentary film currently being shown around Aust, the gallery is fantastic and is full of Brett's works on display. There is plenty of space to view and covers many of his different styles. It was certainly worth the...More

Thank Griggster22
Reviewed 2 June 2017

A very memorable and unique art experience. Famous artist's studio gives one a glimpse into the artists process. This was furthered by music playing from the artist's music collection and fascinating to see books owned by the artist, works in progress etc. A very worthly...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

A free gallery Seriously good collection of Whiteley's. Situated over two stories in a dedicated gallery. Lots of Whiteley stories unfold. It's really worth a visit Highly recommended

Thank Coroona
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We were amazed that a number of tourist information staff we approached had no idea who Brett Whiteley was and were of little help in providing public transport information. Brett lived and worked there in the last years of his life - his paints and...More

Thank jfmcmahon
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Painting and sculptures and interesting momentos of an inspired life. Although there is obviously a finite quantity of his work available, its not a static display and they do change things around and add newly provided pieces. A great space. Footage and interviews playing, and...More

Thank 2c0ffees
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It was so good to see not only a fantastic collection of Bretts work, but to really get an insight into the feel of his studio. esp enjoyed sitting on the couch reading thru the books and checking out all his sketches. so much information...More

Thank rob h
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Seeing Brett Whiteley's studio was an amazing experience for a group of Art students from Canberra. We were guided by Yaeli Ohana who gave our students an unforgettable presentation, including showing Brett Whiteley's art book collection which made it easier to connect with and see...More

Thank Lena B
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Brett Whiteley Studio is such a lovely intimate space and definitely a must see when visiting Sydney. To see the his artwork up close and personal is truly inspiring and the people running the studio certainly know their stuff.

Thank Looy2u
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Whiteley's art may not be for everyone - it's very eccentric - but nonetheless it was great to get an insight into this artist's life. It felt very personal to be where the man lived and made many of his artworks.

Thank k2881q
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