Support the Future of Australian Art

Get in touch with our experienced events team below for more information and to book your next event.

We are Australia’s leading fine arts institution with studio practice being taught on the grounds for over 100 years. NAS is where creativity and artistry thrive, and your event will support the next generation of Australian artists.

At NAS we’re able to adapt to your needs so you can make your best impression and craft your own story. Our spaces are highly coveted for their character, flexibility, and layered history that will make your event visually stunning and impressive.

Our spaces

Cell Block Theatre

Sandstone, soaring ceilings, and state-of-the-art light and sound.

Rayner Hoff Space

Film and Photo Shoots

Margaret Olley Building

Past Events

Taking pride of place at the top of inner-city Darlinghurst, the National Art School provides a range of beautiful settings and state-of-the-art technical capabilities for any event.

What do people say about us

We had the immense pleasure of hosting our Emma Lewisham Australian community event at the National Art School in March 2023. The event team at NAS are world-class, they collaborated with us to deliver an exceptional experiential event for our industry guests with artist, Florence + The Machine. What we created together on the night will be remembered for many years to come. We highly recommend the venue and their services.
Liam Sharma
Head of Public Relations and Brand Partnerships, Emma Lewisham
Cellblock Theatre is truly spectacular, from drinks and canapes on the courtyard into a magnificent dining hall our guests were in awe of the venue. The staff at NAS could not have been more hospitable.
Craig McCall
Senior Events Manager, St Vincent’s Curran Foundation

Contact Us

Support the Future of Australian Art

NAS Venue Hire is part of the National Art School.

Get in touch with our experienced events team below for more information and to book your next event.

156 Forbes Street
Darlinghurst, 2010
Sydney, Australia.

+61 2 9339 8650
[email protected]