Reading Room is a peer-reviewed journal of art and culture published annually by the Gallery's E H McCormick Research Library. The journal publishes essays, artists' projects and shorter articles for its archive section.
The journal was established in 2007 through the generosity of Dr John Mayo of Queensland in memory of his late wife Marylyn Mayo and her mother Mavis Mason. Reading Room's editorial team includes managing editor Catherine Hammond and editors Christina Barton, Natasha Conland and Wystan Curnow. Jon Bywater was the editor for issue 7, Risk.