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Tin Sheds Gallery

A contemporary exhibition space located within the school

The Tin Sheds gallery provides a platform for public debates about the role of architecture, art, design and urbanism in contemporary society through the production of innovative exhibitions, publications and related activities.

The gallery is currently closed until February 24, 2022. Please view our upcoming exhibitions below for more details.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Moonbah Ski Hut under construction

Moonbah Ski Hut by Bill Lucas (Under Construction), Photograph by the architect

Bill Lucas: Architect Utopian

Febuary 24 - March 27, 2022

The exhibition consists of a curated set of original archival drawings, artworks, observations and writings from one of Sydney’s most influential Modern architects. The curatorial team will have unprecedented access to the personal archive of Bill Lucas in order to develop an exhibition of previously unexhibited content covering the full extent of his working life.

An Aboriginal art potraying a nuclear refuge camp by Glenda Ken

Camp by Glenda Ken, acrylic on canvas. Made at Yalata Womens Centre in 2016.

Art and Activism in the Nuclear Age

April 7 - May 14, 2022

This atomic-art exhibition, Art in the Nuclear Age: From Hiroshima to Now, will feature artworks made in direct response to nuclear disasters, testings and war; including Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Bikini Atoll, Maralinga, Chernobyl and Fukushima. The exhibition and its symposium will showcase and explore wide-ranging responses to the Nuclear Age by committed activists, academics and artists, all working to overcome the past and find a way forward in the search for peace and total nuclear disarmament.

Untitled, polaroid photo by Miriam Charlie, 2015

The Promise of Housing

April 7 - May 14, 2022

The exhibition presents Yanyuwa Garrwa elder Miriam Charlie’s 2015 photographic series, ‘The Promise of Housing’. This collection showcases portraits of Indigenous residents and their houses in the Northern Territory town of Borroloola and is the central focus of the exhibition. Miriam’s polaroids will be complemented with other works and public talks initiated by Housing for Health Incubator, aimed at exploring infrastructural inequalities as they impact regional and remote communities in Australia.

Visitor safety information

In line with the NSW Government’s Public Health Order and the University’s COVID-19 Safety plan, the following conditions of entry apply:

  • All visitors must check-in using the Service NSW QR code at the entrance to the Gallery. If you do not have access to a smartphone our staff will make a record of your contact details.
  • Proof you have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccination or have a medical exemption is required for all visitors 16 years and over. Unvaccinated visitors under 16 must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated member of their household.
  • Masks must be worn correctly while in the Gallery at all times unless an exemption applies. Children 12 years and under are exempt but encouraged to wear masks where practical.
  • Maintain 1.5m physical distancing and observe room capacity limits.
  • Practice good hygiene and use the hand sanitiser stations provided.

Do not attend the Gallery if you:

  • Are feeling unwell with any COVID-19 symptoms
  • Have been tested for COVID-19 and are awaiting results
  • Have had contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days or are required to get tested or self-isolate

Ways to prove vaccination status:

  • COVID-19 digital certificate or immunisation history statement through the Medicare App, Medicare online account through myGov, or smartphone wallet
  • Printed version of the COVID-19 digital certificate or immunisation history statement

Proof of exemptions required:

  • Vaccination – medical exemption (either a NSW Health medical contraindication form completed by a registered medical practitioner or a medical clearance notice issued by NSW Health)
  • Masks – medical certificate or letter from the health practitioner or NDIS provider
  • Please have this information ready to show to staff to gain entry to the Gallery.
  • Visitors who do not comply with these conditions will not be admitted or will be asked to leave the Museum to ensure the safety of all visitors and staff.

How we are keeping you safe:

  • All staff are fully vaccinated
  • We have enhanced daily cleaning regimes in place
  • Hand washing facilities and sanitiser stations are available throughout the premises

If you visit other parts of the University before or after your visit to the Gallery, you must follow the University’s general conditions of entry to campus, including by:

  • Limiting your movements and interactions while on campus
  • Complying with current public health orders on campus, such as limits on outdoor gatherings
  • Maintaining 1.5m physical distancing
  • Wearing a mask while indoors as required by the public health orders
  • Registering your attendance for spaces you are permitted to access via the Service NSW QR code and swipe card (if you have one)
  • Not attending campus if you are feeling unwell with any COVID-19 symptoms, have been tested for COVID-19 and are awaiting test results or have had contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days or are required to get tested or self-isolate

By accessing the University’s campus you agree to comply with our conditions of entry.


Tin Sheds Gallery

  • 148 City Road, Darlington Sydney, NSW
Opening hours
Tuesday to Friday: 11am-5pm Saturdays: 12-5pm

The gallery is currently closed until February 24, 2022. Please view our upcoming exhibitions for details.

Tin Sheds Gallery