Artwork: Esther Giles Nampitjinpa, Untitled 2010, acrylic on linen, 2440 x 4850 x 60 mm
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Craig Edwards in memory of Edmund Charles Edwards and Alan Edmund Edwards, Teachers.
Rob Little Install Image from Western Desert Sublime – The Craig Edwards Gift to The ANU 2018


Essential information for visitors to the Drill Hall Gallery in relation to COVID-19:

For your safety the Drill Hall Gallery will be following guidelines, recommendations and enforceable public health directions published by ACT Health and Safework Australia. We will be collecting contact tracing information from all visitors to the gallery.

To ensure a safe and healthy environment while visiting the Drill Hall Gallery at this time we request that you:

● Stay at home if you’re unwell.

● Stay at home if you’ve been in contact with a known or suspected COVID-19 case.

● Practice good hand hygiene and cough etiquette.

● Utilise hand sanitisers provided at the entrance of the gallery.

● Assist our staff in filling out your contact tracing information on entry and exit from the gallery.

● Maintain 1.5 metres distance from other visitors and staff.

● Comply with the number restrictions clearly signposted in each of the gallery spaces.

● Comply with any written or verbal directions from staff.

● Use contactless payment for any purchases made at the Drill Hall Gallery.

● Consider downloading the COVIDSafe app if you haven’t already.

Thank you for your patience and understanding, and we appreciate your help in keeping our community safe during this time.


Location Kingsley Street, off Barry Drive, Acton (view map)
Hours 10am – 5pm Wednesday – Sunday
Admission Free
Telephone +61 2 6125 5832
Fax +61 2 6125 7219
Director Terence Maloon
Curator, Exhibitions Tony Oates
Curator, Collections Oscar Capezio
Communications & Outreach Coordinator Anne-Marie Jean
Memberships and Weekend Coordinator Lucija Chetcuti
Communications and Graphic Design Officer Joanne Leong


Plan your visit to the Drill Hall Gallery

NEW MAP 2016

Parking at the Gallery

There is free 45 minute parking at the front of the Drill Hall Gallery – this is however not always readily available.

1 hour paid parking is available in adjacent streets, such as Hutton and Childers Streets.

Parking stations, multi level and underground are located on Childers Street.

There is now a new union court car park in the Kambri precinct. Click for more details and parking fees

Bus stops near the Drill Hall Gallery

ANU Rimmer Street: 2 minutes walk

Marcus Clarke Street before Rimmer Street: 4 minutes walk

Alinga Street Health Building: 6 minutes walk

City West Platform 1: 6 minutes walk

City Bus Station: 11 minutes walk

The Jolimont Centre bus station for interstate and regional visitors is an 8- 10 minute walk from the gallery.

Updated:  17 April 2021/ Responsible Officer:  DHG Director/ Page Contact:  Drill Hall Gallery