NSW art galleries and their AUGUST 2022 exhibition schedules are listed below, grouped by region. For listings in other Australian states please use the What’s On menu above.

Newcastle, Central Coast

ASW Gallery
40 Annie Street, Wickham 2293.
Fri–Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Aug 12 to 21 (opening Sat Aug 13, 3pm) Local Landscapes by Steven Jankovic.

Steven Jankovic, Bogey Hole Sunrise II, oil on acrylics on canvas, 95 × 65cm. Courtesy the artist and ASW Gallery

Steven Jankovic, Nobbies Headland, oil on acrylic on canvas, 51 × 98cm. Courtesy the artist and ASW Gallery

Gosford Regional Gallery
36 Webb Street, East Gosford 2250.
(02) 4304-7550.
Daily 9.30 to 4.00. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, and Good Friday.
Aug 20 to Oct 23 Gosford Art Prize exhibition.

The Lock-Up
90 Hunter Street, Newcastle 2300.
(02) 4925-2265.
Free entry.
Wed–Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 11.00 to 3.00.
To Aug 7 Promise the Earth – Vicky Browne, Ryan Andrew Lee, Evelyn Malgil, Brett McMahon, Sara Morawetz, Isha Ram Das Simpson, Sancintya Mohini Simpson and Leyla Stevens. Read more . . .

Sancintya Mohini Simpson, Dhūwã̄, 2021, video projection, 16mm-to-digital, 4:3, two-channel sound, 4:45 minutes, and scent. Courtesy the artist and The Lock-Up

Ryan Andrew Lee on location. Courtesy the artist and The Lock-Up

Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG)
230 High Street, Maitland 2320.
(02) 4934-9859.
Tues–Sun 10.00 to 5.00. Closed public hols.
To Aug 14 Daughter of the Lightning Snake by Nongirrna Marawili – presented in partnership with the Hassall Milson Collection and Buku-Larrngay Mulka Centre.

Nongirrna Marawili, Daughter of the Lightning Snake, installation view at Maitland Regional Art Gallery, 2022. Courtesy the artist and Maitland Regional Art Gallery

To Aug 28 Female Drivers, curated by Madeleine K Snow.
To Sept 4 Sleepwalking: From the Maitland Regional Art Gallery Collection, including the commissioned work Shallow Pond Deepest at Night by LOVEDAVID and e4444e.
Also, Connected to Nature: Mai-Wel Creative Arts.
To Sept 11 See You in the Soup: Soft Stories – a collaboration between Cat Rabbit and Isobel Knowles.

Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie
First Street, Booragul 2284.
(02) 4921-0382.
Facebook + Instagram: @themacmuseum
Free entry.
Tues–Sun 9.00 to 3.00. Closed public hols.

Newcastle Art Gallery (NAG)
1 Laman Street, Newcastle 2300.
(02) 4974-5100.
Gallery Director: Lauretta Morton.
The Gallery is closed for major renovations until 2024. Visit the website for updates.

The University Gallery
University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan 2308.
(02) 4921-5255.
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To Sept 3 TRUTH: Then, Now, Everywhen – a national Indigenous exhibition from the Sims Dickson collection.

Watt Space Gallery
Cnr King and Auckland streets, Newcastle 2300.
(02) 4921-5255.
Wed–Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To Sept 3 TRUTH: Then, Now, Everywhen – a national Indigenous exhibition from the Sims Dickson collection.

Northern Rivers

Byron School of Art Project Space
112 Dalley Street, Mullumbimby 2482.
July 29 to Aug 19 Blue Island – Jude Rae, Tom Polo, Gemma Smith, Ben Quilty, Matthew Tome, Guido Maestri, Lara Merrett, Karen Black, Christopher Bassi, Celia Gullett, Julian Meagher, Clara Adolphs, Lisa Patroni and Sally Anderson. A group exhibition curated by Sally Anderson, which investigates the interplay of colour and memory in relation to individual experience.

Jude Rae, Hydrangea Dreaming (#459), 2021, oil on linen. Courtesy the artist, The Commercial, Sydney) and Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

Julian Meagher, For Dorothy, 2021, oil on linen, 110 × 110 cm. Courtesy the artist and Yavuz Gallery, Sydney

Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
Cnr Coff and Duke streets, Coffs Harbour 2450.
(02) 6648-4863.
Free entry.
The Gallery is closed to the public for the move to Yarrila Arts and Museum (YAM) at Yarrila Place. Please visit the website to sign up to the newsletter for updates.

Grafton Regional Gallery
158 Fitzroy Street, Grafton 2460.
(02) 6642-3177.
Facebook: @graftonregionalgallery
Instagram: @grafton_regional_gallery
Tues–Sun 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Mon and public hols.
To Sept 11 Inland See – looking at undercurrents in contemporary art.
Sept 17 to Dec 11 JADA: Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award – the 2022 finalists exhibition.

Manning Regional Art Gallery
12 Macquarie Street, Taree 2430.
(02) 6592-5455.
Tues–Sat 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Sun–Mon.

Mist Gallery
1b/51 Tweed Coast Road, Cabarita Beach 2488.
Mon 10.00 to 2.30, Wed–Sat 9.30 to 3.00, Sun 9.30 to 2.00. Closed Tues.

National Cartoon Gallery
1 John Champion Way, Coffs harbour
(02) 6651-7343.
Tues–Sun 10.00 to 3.00.
Australia’s only cartoon gallery is home to the most extensive collection of contemporary cartoons in the Southern Hemisphere. Two galleries present changing exhibitions of works selected from the collection of over 24,000 works as well as hosting travelling exhibitions and themed events..

Tweed Regional Gallery
& Margaret Olley Art Centre
2 Mistral Road (cnr Tweed Valley Way), Murwillumbah South 2484.
(02) 6670-2790.
Director: Susi Muddiman OAM.
Free entry.
Wed–Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 28 An Artist’s View: Margaret Olley and contemporaries from the Tweed Regional Gallery collection.
To Sept 18 Vessel: Linda Kruger.
Also, Absorption: Natalie Popovski, and ARTEXPRESS 2022.
To Oct 16 Animal as Object: Deb Mostert.
To Feb 2023 Transcending Likeness: Contemporary portraits from the collection.

Southern Highlands

Bowral Art Gallery
1 Short Street, Bowral 2576.
(02) 4861-4093.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
The Bowral Art Gallery, home of the Bowral & District Art Society and BDAS workshops.
To Aug 29 Let Loose – Southern Highlands Textile and Fibre Network.
Aug 3 to 9 (opening Sat Aug 6, 4pm) Winter Members Exhibition.
Aug 10 to 16 (opening Sat Aug 13, 1pm) Diversity V – Picton Art Group.

Steve Underwood, Mitre Peak. Courtesy the artist and Bowral Art Gallery

Aug 19 to 29 (opening Sat Augu 20, 1pm) Let Loose – Southern Highlands Textile and Fibre Network.

Retford Park, 1 Art Gallery Lane, Bowral 2576.
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
Aug 9 to Oct 9 Spring Collection by Rosie Deacon and Ken Done.

Rosie Deacon, Fashion Forest Seduction, installation view, Wollongong Art Gallery, 2019. Photograph: Document Photography. Courtesy the artist, Wollongong Art Gallery, New South Wales and Ngununggula

South Coast

Bega Valley Regional Gallery
Zingel Place, Bega 2550.
(02) 6499-2222.
Free entry.
The gallery is temporarily closed for redevelopment and will re-open in Dec.

Wollongong Art Gallery
Cnr Kembla and Burelli streets, Wollongong 2520.
(02) 4227-8500.
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
To Aug 14 Reassess Progress – Eloise Cleary, Gavin Coote, Fabric & Flora, Dakota Feirer and Lucia Hayes.
To Aug 14 Deep Sounding – Friederike Krishnabhakdi-Vasilakis and Leon Vasilakis – this multi-arts exhibition combines moving visuals of coastal oceanscapes overlaid with a soundscape of modulated sound of underwater animals and their environment. Curated by Xanthe Barker.
To Aug 28 There’s A Crack In Everything – Liam Benson & Caitlin Kozman, David Capra & Katrina O’Brien, Tina Havelock Stevens & Lizzie and Daniel Mudie Cunningham & Wart. Curated by Illawarra mental health and suicide prevention advocate and visual art curator Carrie Lumby.

Tina Havelock Stevens, And Lizzie on Drums, 2022, chromogenic print. Courtesy the artist and Wollongong Art Gallery

Aug 27 to Nov 6 Drawn By Stones – Ray Chan See Kwong with Chuen Lung community members, Dean Cross, Penny Evans, Wen-Hsi Harman with Lakaw, Dogin, Palos, Lisin and Biyimu, Ruth Ju-Shih Li and Jody Rallah. Brings together artists who utilise the ceramic medium to interrogate contested histories, stolen land, Indigenous sovereignty, and national identity.

Ray Chan See Kwong, NEW RE NEW (detail), 2018, 49 teacups. Photograph: Christian Capurro. Courtesy the artist and Wollongong Art Gallery

Aug 27 to Nov 20 Healing Garden Illawarra: Hiromi Tango – a participatory journey that explores how art and nature can contribute to well-being for each of us.

Hiromi Tango, Healing Garden Magic, 2022. Photograph: Josef Ruckli. Courtesy the artist and Wollongong Art Gallery

Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains City Art Gallery
30 Parke Street, Katoomba 2780.
(02) 4780-5410.
Mon–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 4.00. Public hols 10.00 to 2.00. Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.
To Sept 4 Eddie Abd: killer tongue, i love you – a major new body of work by multimedia artist Eddie Abd. A Blue Mountains City Art Gallery exhibition.

Eddie Abd, Mother’s tongue (still), 2022, two-channel video projection. Courtesy the artist and Blue Mountains City Art Gallery

To Sept 4 Haunting: Vic McEwanHaunting is a travelling exhibition developed by the Cad Factory and the National Museum of Australia, supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW, Sidney Myer Fund, Nelson Meers Foundation, W & A Johnson Family Foundation and assisted by the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia program.

Vic McEwan, Mary Gilmore 3: fog, 2015, projection. Courtesy the artist and Blue Mountains City Art Gallery

Aug 13 to Oct 2 Yvette Hamilton: Space, Time, Light – an exhibition of new works by Blue Mountains artist Yvette Hamilton based around her recent artist residency where she researched the Transit of Venus observation at Woodford Academy that occurred in 1874. A Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Exposé Program exhibition.

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
14 Norman Lindsay Crescent, Faulconbridge 2776.
(02) 4751-1067.
Entry fees apply.
Thurs–Mon 10.00 to 4.00, last entry 3pm.
The Norman Lindsay Gallery is the home of The Magic Pudding and displays the work of artist and writer Norman Lindsay, 1879–1969.

Central Tablelands, Western Districts, Greater NSW

Art @ 22 Gallery
22 Victoria Street, Millthorpe 2798.
Facebook: @timkellyartist
Fri–Sat 10.00 to 2.00, or by appt.
TORN SIGNS: Collages and collagraphs by Tim Kelly.

Tim Kelly, Courija Rivulet 7, 2018, unique collagraph. Courtesy the artist and Art @ 22 Gallery

Tim Kelly, Walking to Forest Reefs, 2019, collage. Courtesy the artist and Art @ 22 Gallery

Bank Art Museum Moree
25 Frome Street, Moree 2400.
(02) 6757-3320.
Mon–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 1.00. Closed Sun.
To Aug 13, 2022 BAMM Art Fair: Browse Online – an annual event to promote the work of our regional artists.

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
70–78 Keppel Street, Bathurst 2795.
(02) 6333-6555.
Free entry.
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun and public hols 10.00 to 2.00. Closed Mon.
To Aug 7 Luke Sciberras: Side of the Sky. A Bathurst Regional Art Gallery and Campbelltown Arts Centre partnership.
Aug 13 to Oct 2 Linda Jackson: Romance of the Swag. A BRAG exhibition.

Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery
404–408 Argent Street, Broken Hill 2880.
(08) 8080-3444.
Entry by donation.
Tues–Sun 10.00 to 4.00. Hours may vary on public hols. Closed Christmas Day.
Aug 5 to Sept 25, 30 Years of Print Making: Rona Green.

Ceramic Break Sculpture Park
‘Bondi’, Warialda 2402.
(02) 6729-4147.
Thurs–Sun 10.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
Continuing through Aug, Myall Creek Memorial Exhibition – featuring artworks by Anthony Harwood, Kerrie Walker and Brian Irving.

Cowra Regional Art Gallery
77 Darling Street, Cowra 2794.
(02) 6340-2190.
Admission is free.
Tues–Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 10.00 to 2.00.
To Aug 14 Dobell Drawing Prize #22 – one of the leading drawing exhibitions in Australia and showcase of expansive approaches to drawing by acclaimed and emerging drawing practitioners. A National Art School touring exhibition.
Aug 21 to Oct 2 Prue Venables: Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft – the works in this exhibition explore the significance of everyday objects through multiple sequences of forms in porcelain, with additional elements in metal and wood. Prue Venables’ work has shifted over the course of her career from decorated surfaces and utilitarian function to forms that merely suggest use and are devoid of overt surface decoration. The stillness evoked by her work belies its richness and complexity. A touring exhibition by the Australian Design Centre.

Goulburn Regional Art Gallery
Civic Centre, 184 Bourke Street, Goulburn 2580.
(02) 4823-4494.
Free entry.
Mon–Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00. Closed Sun and public hols.
To Aug 6 Gallery 2: Julie Monro-Allison. The Window: curated by Lily Cummins.
To Oct 8 All light, all air, all space – Megan Cope, Bonita Ely, Rosalie Gascoigne, D Harding, Rebecca Mayo and Cameron Robbins.

Griffith Regional Art Gallery
167 Banna Avenue, Griffith 2680.
(02) 6962-8338.
Wed–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 11.00 to 2.00. Visit the website for exhibition program.
To Aug 21 JamFactory Icon: Tom Moore: Abundant Wonder.
Aug 26 to Oct 23 Dobell Drawing Prize #22.

Mudgee Arts Precinct
90 Market Street, Mudgee 2850.
(02) 6378-2850.
Daily 9.00 to 5.00.

Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA)
546 Dean Street, Albury 2640.
(02) 6043-5800.
Free entry.
Mon–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun and public hols 10.00 to 4.00. Anzac Day 1.00 to 4.00. Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.
Visit the website for exhibition program.

Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre
Cnr Bridge and William streets, Muswellbrook 2333.
(02) 6549-3800.
Mon–Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 3.00.
To Aug 27 Mullins Conceptual Photography Prize exhibition.

New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM)
106–114 Kentucky Street, Armidale 2350.
(02) 6772-5255.
Entry by donation.
Tues–Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
NERAM is home to one of the nation’s most significant art collections outside the capital cities and holds a collection of over 5,000 works of historical, modern, and contemporary art. NERAM presents a dynamic program of exhibitions, educational, and public events.

Orange Regional Gallery
149 Byng Street, Orange 2800.
(02) 6393-8136.
Facebook + Instagram: @orangeregionalgallery
Daily 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and Good Friday.
To Sept 4 Catherine O’Donnell: Beyond the Shadow. Read more . . .

Suki & Hugh Gallery
38A Gibraltar Street, Bungendore 2621.
(02) 6238-1398.
Sat–Sun 10.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
July 31 to Sept 4 Quiet Compositions by Stefan Gevers – this exhibition is about removing evidence of our current life and seeing the land as it was, understanding the landscape in order to protect it.

Stefan Gevers, Cultural Fields, 2022, watercolour on Magnani paper 300HP, 42 × 78cm, framed in stained oak. Courtesy the artist and Suki & Hugh Gallery

July 31 to Sept 4 Of Skin and Stone by Jo Victoria – works in porcelain with imprints from nature.
Sept 10 to Oct 16 Colleen Southwell.

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery
Civic Centre, cnr Baylis and Morrow streets, Wagga Wagga 2650.
(02) 6926-9660.
Facebook + Instagram: @waggawaggaartgallery
Tues–Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 10.00 to 2.00.
To Aug 28 Pack and Follow – The Quilts of Jenny Bowker.

Jenny Bowker AO, Burqa and Kurdish Rug, 2006. Courtesy the artist and Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

Western Plains Cultural Centre
Dubbo Regional Gallery / Dubbo Regional Museum, 76 Wingewarra Street, Dubbo 2830.
(02) 6801-4444.
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00, Fri 10.00 to 6.00. Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day.
To Sept 18 The Collection: Predator Becomes Prey.
Also, Experimenta Life Forms: International Triennial Of Media Art, and Melissa Kelly: Not Fragile Like A Flower.
To Oct 23 Capturing Nature: Early photography at the Australian Museum 1857–1893.

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