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The National Art School is located at 156 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst, on the corner of Forbes Street and Burton Street.

Postal Address
National Art School
156 Forbes St
Darlinghurst NSW 2010

Getting to NAS

Conveniently located next to Taylor Square, NAS is located in the heart of Darlinghurst and is easily accessible by public transport.

By bike NAS is very close to the Bourke Street cycleway and we have ample bike racks.

By bus is a two minute walk from Oxford Street. Buses are frequent and easy to catch on Oxford Street, get off at Taylor Square and walk down Forbes Street to NAS.

By train is a 10 minute walk from Kings Cross station or Museum Station, exit the station at Hyde Park (the corner of Liverpool and Elizabeth Street) and head up Oxford Street to NAS.

As bus, rail and ferry timetables and routes can change, we suggest you visit the Transport for NSW trip planner before you set out.

We have no public parking available on-site, however paid parking is available on the surrounding streets and the St Vincent’s Hospital car park. Should you require accessible parking, please contact us at or on +61 2 9339 8744 for us to arrange prior to your visit.


If you have accessibility requirements, please contact us prior to your visit at or on +61 2 9339 8744.

Entrances and Exits

The National Art School’s main entrance and exit is accessible by foot at 156 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst NSW. For wheelchair and vehicle entry, access is required through our Burton Street entrance. If you are entering or exiting the campus through the Burton Street entrance by wheelchair or on foot, please follow the pedestrian crossing alongside Building 5.

Gallery Spaces

NAS Gallery is fully accessible by wheelchair, with the top floor of the gallery accessible via a lift. If you require access to The Drawing Gallery or Chapel, please contact us prior to your visit: +61 2 9339 8686 or


Toilets are located in Building 2 (behind NAS ArtBar & Kitchen) and on the ground floor of Building 11 in the Rayner Hoff Project Space. There is an accessible toilet in Building 3 next to our Security Office (enter via the roadway and turn right to follow it around the paved section to the toilet), the Rayner Hoff Project Space has an all-gender, accessible toilet.