Henri Matisse The Codomas, from the illustrated book Jazz 1947 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Margaret Hannah Olley Art Trust 2014 © Succession H Matisse. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Youth programs

The Gallery recognises the unique and important contribution that young people bring to the arts. Through our youth programs, we want to empower you to be actively involved in creating a vibrant arts community where we can celebrate creativity and diversity. Our specialist Gallery staff offer professional guidance to support tomorrow’s leaders by providing valuable practical experience and insight into one of Australia’s leading art institutions.

Youth Collective

A professional mentorship program for young people aged between 15 and 24 to gain hands-on experience with creating events and programs at the Art Gallery of NSW.


Fear of missing art? FOMArt is a free monthly program created by the Youth Collective to engage young people with art and ideas.