The gallery is managed by a skeleton staff, comprising a director, an assistant clerk,
two typists, a messenger, five gallery attendants and two cleaners.
To achieve its objectives the gallery organizes monthly exhibitions, weekly workshops occasional seminars, various competitions and so on.
The gallery is located on the first floor of the Science Centre (second building) of the Sabah Museum, off the Penampang Road. Click here for the map to Sabah Art Gallery
The gallery has so far acquired over 1,500 pieces of art works in its permanent collection in the form of paintings, carvings, sculptures, installations and so on, mostly by local artists.
To showcase the gallery’s various thematic exhibitions the limited space on the first floor of the Science Centre is partitioned into four small galleries where the monthly, quarterly and permanent exhibitions are staged.
The gallery usually planned and showcased more than twelve exhibitions annually in which more than half of them are of annual activities. The exhibitions are aimed at featuring and introducing new works, new faces of artists, new themes and new approaches in the
visual art especially in the local context for educational and promotional purposes.