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White Rabbit Gallery

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Address: 30 Balfour Street | Chippendale, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2008, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 8399 2867
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

Showcasing modern Chinese art from the current century, the White Rabbit...

Showcasing modern Chinese art from the current century, the White Rabbit Gallery offers four floors of diverse works and free film screenings, as well as a relaxing tea house on the ground floor. The gallery is open Thursdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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A nice surprise

I was visiting a friend who suggested we visit this gallery. I hadn't realised it exists so was surprised to find this great gallery so close to Central Station, in Chippendale... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
Giusee L
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting a friend who suggested we visit this gallery. I hadn't realised it exists so was surprised to find this great gallery so close to Central Station, in Chippendale. The exhibition we saw was great. This gallery features contemporary Chinese art. This is a nice art space and had a gallery shop and a Tea House which was... More 

Thank Giusee L
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The gallery provided a thought-provoking, sometimes confrontational creative experience. The art and art installations by often unknown and cutting edge Chinese artists fascinated and challenged us. This is not your average art gallery! It was a great finish to be able to have lunch in the White Rabbit cafe comprising platters of dumplings and the most interesting range of hot... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

I have been meaning to visit this highly rated private gallery before but finally this visit I I made it. Off the beaten track but just a wonderful experience. Touted as the best collections of contemporary Chinese Art the exhibition changes twice a year. A private philanthropic gallery that is free, shows thought-provoking art and has a wonderful cafe what... More 

Thank Graham C
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Cool gallery with 3 floors of art and floor level shop and Chinese restaurant. Small- and large-scale works were provocative and engaging. Missed the free gallery tour but will definitely do it next time. Easy walk from the Redfern train station. Would go back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

I've loved White Rabbit since it opened many years ago. I have seen the best contemporary art here. I can say this having just returned from a trip to London, Paris and Amsterdam. The best contemporary art in the world is coming our of China and the Nelson's are doing a remarkable job of collecting and showing it. I suspect... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

A new exhibition has just opened (Vile Bodies) and like most exhibitions here, it is very confronting - can't imagine such an exhibition in any other Sydney Gallery - definitely worth visiting for a different experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Very unusual, but amazing art! Terrific to see Chinese art instead of Western art. We were particular fans of the photos of burning orchids, stunning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

This is a private gallery that showcases some stunningly original Chinese contemporary art, with exhibitions changing every six months or so. Some of the art is challenging but by and large it is very accessible. The gallery is a wonderful ambassador for the brilliance of the contemporary Chinese art scene and - maybe in a perverse way - for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

The White Rabbit Gallery is a haven for innovative and unique Asian artist to showcase their work. The curator has an amazing eye for special artworks crated by very talented artist from across Asia. Grab a free guided tour. The tour guide are passionate, knowledgeable and bring the artworks to life. Enjoy.

1 Thank Brian P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

The Chinese contemporary art collected by Judith Neilson in her White Rabbit gallery is jaw dropping. The added bonus is the not to be missed guided tours. Phil usually does one at 11am, she is absolutely fabulous and worth going just for her. The tea and dumpling bar is a must as are the quirky and fun objects and books... More 

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