NSW art galleries and their APRIL 2024 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

Flying Spanners Gallery
7 Anzac Parade, Teralba 2284.
Sat–Mon 9.00 to 3.00.
Paintings. Sculpture. Ceramics.

Fort Scratchley
Nobbys Road, East Newcastle 2300.
Wed–Mon 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Tues.
May 11 to 26 Sculptures at Scratchley, in collaboration with Out of the Square.

Gosford Regional Gallery
36 Webb Street, East Gosford 2250.
(02) 4304-7550.
Instagram: @gosfordgallery
Free entry.
Daily 9.30 to 4.00.
Gosford Regional Gallery and Edogawa Commemorative Gardens is located on the Caroline Bay precinct, East Gosford.
To April 14 Atong Atem: Banksia.
April 13 to May 21 Zac Craig: Soft Conversations.
April 20 to June 9 A Glint of Koi: Significant Artwork from the Permanent Collection.

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 April 28 Look around (it’s not all roses) by Wanjun Carpenter.
Also, Mnemonic Vegetables by Charlotte Haywood with invited artists Kylie Caldwell, Helle Jorgensen, Immortal Soil, Sue Simpson, Shellie Morris, Emily Lubitz, Jennifer Williams, Tilly Hewett, Pedro Espi-Sanchis, Michelle Chapman, Chris Brown, and Peta Lumley.

Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG)
230 High Street, Maitland 2320.
(02) 4934-9859.
Tues–Sun 10.00 to 5.00. Closed public hols.
Visit website for exhibition program.

Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie, yapang
First Street, Booragul 2284.
(02) 4921-0382.
Facebook + Instagram: @themacmuseum
Tues–Sun 9.00 to 3.00. Closed public hols.
Visit website for full exhibition program.

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

222 Denison Street, Broadmeadow 2292.
Thurs–Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat–Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
March 30 to April 21 Deciduous Dream by Patrick Mavety, and Butchers Block by Liam Power.

Liam Power, Pink Rack, 2024, oil on canvas, 47 × 53cm. Courtesy the artist and Straitjacket

The University Gallery
University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan 2308.
(02) 4921-5255.
Wed–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To April 20 Caroline Zilinsky: Exquisite Cadaver – this survey exhibition establishes Caroline Zilinsky’s powerful visual commentary as a profound cultural marker of time.

Watt Space Gallery
Cnr King and Auckland streets, Newcastle 2300.
(02) 4921-5255.
Wed–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To May 4 WH!P COLLECTIVE: Stories of Light.
Stories of Light presents WH!P COLLECTIVE’s anthology of lens-based stories devised around a sense of place, the personal, the familial, and the inspirational.

Northern Rivers

Glasshouse Regional Gallery
Cnr Clarence and Hay streets, Port Macquarie 2444.
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat–Sun and public hols 10.00 to 2.00. Closed Mon.

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, public hols may differ.
Visit website for full exhibition program.
To April 28 Kellie O’Dempsey: Wish you Were Here, and Jennifer Keeler-Milne: Close Focus.
Also, Cher Breeze: 339 Steps . . . , Madeleine Richey: Proud To Be A Binge, and Rindi Salomon and Andrew Shillam: Interior with Figures.

Manning Regional Art Gallery
12 Macquarie Street, Taree 2430.
(02) 6592-5455.
Tues–Sat 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Sun–Mon and public hols.
Visit website for full exhibition program.
April 2 to May 18 Untethered Fibre Artists – Strange Notions, and Hidden jewels of the southern night sky by Kevin Mitchell.

Mist Gallery
1b/51 Tweed Coast Road, Cabarita Beach 2488.
Visit website for opening hours.
March 30 to April 27 (opening Sat March 30, 4–6pm) Autumn Soirée – Mirka Mora, Toni Clarke, Peter Berner, Kylie Findlay and more.

National Cartoon Gallery
1 John Champion Way, Coffs Harbour 2450.
Tues–Sun 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, and Good Friday.

Northern Rivers Community Gallery
44 Cherry Street, Ballina 2478.
Wed–Fri 9.00 to 3.00, Sat–Sun 9.30 to 1.00. Closed public hols.

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 April 7 The Immortal Poet by Gary Shead.
To April 28 Light & Life: Margaret Olley, Laura Jones, India Mark and Mirra Whale.
To May 19 synergy: identity, portraiture and the moving body – Atong Atem, Gerwyn Davies, Tim Georgeson, and Sue Healey.
To May 26 Looking Back There Were Signs by Samuel Leighton-Dore, and Portraits of Sounds by Trish Tait.
To June 30 Slow Motions by Emily Ebbs.
To Jan 26, 2025 A Delicate Terrain.
Long-term loan, Monet, Olley and Morandi in Murwillumbah: Sharing the National Collection.
April 19 to Oct 13 Precipice: The Edges of Things by Kat Shapiro Wood.

Yarrila Arts and Museum
Yarrila Place, 27 Gordon Street, Coffs Harbour 2450.
(02) 6648-4700.
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 2.00.
Closed Mon and all NSW public hols.
Yarrila Arts and Museum (YAM) is located in the heart of Coffs Harbour within the new, vibrant community hub, Yarrila Place.
Permanent exhibition: Yaamanga Around here.
To May 19 Inner and Outer Worlds by Jeremy Sheehan and Jo Elliott.
To May 26 Sea Monsters.

Jeremy Sheehan, This Floating World, 2024, mixed media. Courtesy the artist and Yarrila Arts and Museum

Jo Elliott, Beacon, 2024, mixed media. Courtesy the artist and Yarrila Arts and Museum

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.
April 4 to 16 (opening Sat April 6, 2pm) Line of Latitude II by Sue Meredith and Terry Wright.
April 21 to 30 (opening Sun April 21, 6pm) 2024 Blue Square Art Exhibition sponsored by Arthead Bowral.

The Milk Factory Gallery and Exhibition Space
33 Station Street (rear), Bowral 2576.
Thurs–Mon 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Tues–Wed.

1 Art Gallery Lane, Bowral 2576.
(02) 4861-5348.
Admission free.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
To May 5 Ross & Rothwell: in the same boat.

Retford Park Round Yard and White Cottage Galleries
The Artists of the Round Yard
Retford Park, 1325 Old South Road, Bowral 2575.
(02) 4861-1933.
Instagram: @artistsoftheroundyard
Thurs–Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
April 18 to May 26 Water – Works featuring paintings, sculpture, jewellery, puppetry and ceramics by Tracy Hopkirk, Sonja Millis, Helen Oprey, Robyn Rumpf, Brock Sykes, Sue Wallace, and Toni Warburton. Come and celebrate Life’s Essence with us.

Tracy Hopkirk, Cloud Brooches, anodised aluminium, 10 × 8cm and 8 × 6cm. Courtesy the artist

Brock Sykes, Stone Quarry walk1, acrylic on canvas, 91 × 122cm. Courtesy the artist

South Coast

Bundanon Art Museum
170 Riversdale Road, Illaroo 2540.
Wed–Sun 10.00 to 5.00. Closed Mon–Tues.
To June 16 ‘Tales of Land & Sea’:
Jumaadi: ayang ayang;
Sancintya Mohini Simpson & Isha Ram Das: par-para / phus-phusa; and
Arthur Boyd & Indra Deigan: Sangkuriang.

Sancintya Mohini Simpson, An ocean, 2023, clay lotas fired in sugarcane and sawdust, sugarcane ash, sound. Photograph: Andrew Curtis. Courtesy the artist and Bundanon Art Museum

Egg & Dart
Shop 2, 175 Keira Street, Wollongong 2500.
Visit website for current opening hours.

84 Wallace Street, Braidwood 2622.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00.

Jervis Bay Maritime Museum & Gallery
Woollamia Road, Huskisson 2540.
(02) 4441-5675.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Christmas Day.

SECCA (South East Centre for Contemporary Art)
Zingel Place, Bega 2550.
(02) 6499-2201.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To April 10 SECCA Gallery One: Jessica Loughlin: Of Light – Jessica Loughlin is one of Australia’s most internationally acclaimed glass artists and is renowned for her innovative technical approach to kiln-formed glass. She creates ethereal glass works that explore her fascination with the beauty of emptiness and her extensive research into light and space. A studio glass artist for over 25 years, Loughlin has dedicated her practice to capturing the transient qualities of light and the quiet sense of contemplation it provokes. A JamFactory Icons touring exhibition.
April 20 to June 19 Chambers Gallery: Ruth Maddison: An Abundance of Caution 2024. SECCA Gallery One: Bruno Booth: Body Shots.

Installation view, Jessica O’Loughlin: Of Light. Courtesy the artist, JamFactory, Adelaide and and SECCA (South East Centre for Contemporary Art)

Shoalhaven Regional Gallery
12 Berry Street, Nowra 2541.
(02) 4429-5444.
Free entry.
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.
To May 4 Comfort Zone by Alison Mackay and Nicci Bedson.
Also, The Giver by Aidan Gageler, and Desert Jungle by Jeannie Baker.

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 June 30 Impressions of Love/Magic and The Dreaming In The Northern Territory – First Nations Prints From The Collection. Stories of tenderness, ceremony, eroticism, and love/magic (Yilpinji) of the Warlpiri and Kukatja peoples, as well as The Dreaming stories of the Yolŋu people. Artists: Abie Jangala, Bai Bai Napangarti, Elizabeth Nyumi Nungurrayi, Judy Martin Napangardi, Judy Watson Napangardi, Liddy Nakamarra Nelson, Molly Tasman Napurrula, Paddy Japaljarri Stewart, Ronnie Jakamarra Lawson, Rosie Tasman Napurrula, Teddy Morrison Jupurrula, Gulumbu Yunupingu, Nyapanyapa Yunupingu, and Barrupu Yunupingu.

Bai Bai Napangarti, Love Magic Ceremony Design, 2003, screenprint from linoleum blocks, 76 × 56cm. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Adrian Newstead OAM. © Bai Bai Napangarti/Copyright Agency, 2023. Courtesy the artist and Wollongong Art Gallery

To May 26 Ante/ Anti/ Post: Here + Now IV – emerging Dharawal-based artists address the ongoing impacts of colonialism. This includes but is not limited to the state’s various systems of violence against Bla(c)k, queer, non-white, and other minoritised ways of being. Also, violence against land, non-human life, and viable futures. Artists Monisha Kumar, Angry Girl, Stephanie Beaupark, Monty Hancock, Chip, Matthew Grayson, and Sarah Carr grapple with this “here and now” and imagine worlds otherwise. Curated by Alinta Maguire and Aneshka Mora.

ANGRY GIRL x FITH STUDIOS, Caught in Possession (still), 2023, digital video. Courtesy the artist and Wollongong Art Gallery

To May 26 Clare O’Toole: Best Before – working in both acrylics and ceramic sculpture, the artist explores consumer culture, transforming everyday items into vivid still life. The exhibition captures the nostalgic allure of pantry staples, offering a bold reflection on modern consumption that invites the viewer to examine the transient nature of consumer goods.

Clare O’Toole, 30 Nissin Noodles, 2023, air-dry clay, acrylic and PVA. Courtesy the artist and Wollongong Art Gallery

To June 2 Landscape Tells The Way – Illawarra – brings together contemporary artists who share a connection to the Illawarra and features their unique perspectives on the local landscape. Artists: Suzanne Archer, Sophie Cape, Elisabeth Cummings, Warwick Keen, Riste Andrievski, Steve Lopes, Jo Lyons, Euan Macleod, Noel McKenna, Reg Mombassa, Idris Murphy, Lucy O’Doherty, and Amanda Penrose Hart. Curated by Riste Andrievski.

Reg Mombassa, Escarpment and Back-lit gums, Coledale, 2023, charcoal and coloured pencil on paper, 38 × 28cm. Courtesy the artist and Wollongong Art Gallery

Suzanne Archer, Reflection, 2023, oil and wax on canvas, 229 × 368cm. Courtesy the artist and Wollongong Art Gallery

To Nov 3 Shifting Ground – Landscape from the Collection – an exhibition of works traversing traditional and contemporary perspectives of landscape art, including works which present First Nations stories of place, climate change and environmental impacts, the effects of colonisation, settlement and the many approaches artists take to capture different fragments, reflections and narratives within landscapes. The exhibition investigates these notions with works from the First Nations, Colonial, Early Australian, Contemporary and Asian collections including drawing, painting, prints, ceramics, photography and film.

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. Closed public hols.
To April 28 Bill Hope: Living Room – a bold showcase of contemporary illustration, including live drawing, traditional formats and larger than life characters. A Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Altitude exhibition.

Bill Hope, Katoomba on the Move, 2023, watercolour and coloured pencil, 100 × 64cm. Courtesy the artist and Blue Mountains City Art Gallery

To May 19 Three Echoes – Western Desert Art – showcases 81 paintings, prints and batiks by 57 acclaimed artists heralding from Ikuntji (Haasts Bluff), Papunya and Utopia Aboriginal communities in the western desert regions of the Northern Territory, Australia. Curated by celebrated curator, writer, artist and activist, Djon Mundine OAM FAHA.

Blue Mountains Heritage Centre
270 Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath 2785.
Daily 9.00 to 4.30. Closed Christmas Day.

Kedumba Gallery
Matcham Avenue, Wentworth Falls 2782.
Contact gallery to make an appt.

Lost Bear Gallery
98 Lurline Street, Katoomba 2780.
Mon–Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 10.00 to 4.00, or by appt.

Nolan on Lovel Gallery
56A Lovel Street, Katoomba 2780.
Thurs–Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 10.00 to 4.00, or by appt.

Norman Lindsay Gallery
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

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
Wiradjuri Country, 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.

Broken Hill City Art Gallery
Sullys Emporium, 404–408 Argent Street, Broken Hill 2880.
(08) 8080-3444.
Tues–Sun 10.00 to 4.00. Hours may vary on public hols.

Ceramic Break Sculpture Park
“Bondi”, Warialda 2402.
(02) 6729-4147.
Thurs–Sun 10.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
From April 29 A collective of women artists from New England N/W and works by new artist Cherri Bate.
Browse through our galleries, view our Allosaurus. Or take a stroll along one of our bushwalks.

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 May 12 Dobell Drawing Prize #23 exhibition is an unparalleled celebration of over 45 finalists’ artworks that respond to the Prize’s fundamental question: what is drawing? Toured by the National Art School, Sydney.

GANG GANG gallery
206 Main Street, Lithgow 2790.
Fri–Sun 10.30 to 4.30, or by appt.
March 28 to April 28 Hands on Clay – an exhibition and celebration of the extraordinary talent throughout Central West NSW in ceramics.

Goulburn Regional Art Gallery
Civic Centre, 184 Bourke Street, Goulburn 2580.
(02) 4823-4494.
Mon–Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00. Closed Sun and public hols.
To May 4 James Tylor: Turrangka . . . in the shadows, and Lily Cummins: The curtain breathes and the room glows lilac.

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 website for exhibition program.
To April 21 Lost in Palm Springs – Kate Ballis, Tom Blachford, Darren Bradley, Anna Carey, Sam Cranstoun, Paul Davies, Rosi Griffin, Jim Isermann, Troy Kudlac, Lance O’Donnell, Kim Stringfellow, Vicki Stravrou, Robyn Sweaney, and Gosia Wlodarczak. Curated by Dr Greer Honeywill. A national touring exhibition presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts, in partnership with Museums & Galleries Queensland.
April 26 to June 9 JamFactory ICON Jessica Loughlin: Of light. A JamFactory touring exhibition.

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 website for exhibition program.

Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre
1–3 Bridge Street, Muswellbrook 2333.
(02) 6549-3800.
Mon–Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
To May 25 Art Tracks VII: Not at the Dinner Table! and Warrior Expressions: Warrior Disability Services.

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.
Closed Mon, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, and Anzac Day.
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.

Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail
Australia’s newest major public sculpture collection along 150km of the Snowy Valleys Way, located halfway between Sydney and Melbourne.

Suki & Hugh Gallery
38A Gibraltar Street, Bungendore 2621.
(02) 6238-1398.
Fri and Mon 10.00 to 2.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 4.00. Closed public hols.
To April 14 Within Reach by Isobel Rayson.
Within Reach introduces a shift in Rayson’s practice as she broadens her field of exploration to address a growing curiosity in human experience. Her wood carvings depict long, wandering lines, weaving and intersecting across the surface of the work, alluding to interactions or conversations and inviting reflection on notions of time, memory and change.

Isobel Rayson, Passing by, 2024, wood carving, 41 × 41cm. Photograph: Dorian Photographics. Courtesy the artist and Suki & Hugh Gallery

Tamworth Regional Gallery
Level 1, 466 Peel Street, Tamworth 2340.
(02) 6767-5247.
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
Please see the gallery website for public hols.

Tyger Gallery
Memorial Hall, 84 Comur Street, Yass 2582.
Director: Martyn Pearce.
Visit website for opening times.

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery
Civic Centre, cnr Baylis and Morrow streets, Wagga Wagga 2650.
(02) 6926-9660.
Facebook + Instagram: @waggawaggaartgallery
Free entry.
Tues–Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 10.00 to 2.00. Closed Mon.
To June 23 Anna Louise Richardson: The Good.

Installation view, The Good, Anna Louise Richardson’s studio, 2023. Photograph: Bo Wong. Courtesy the artist and Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

Walcha Gallery of Art
15n Derby Street, Walcha 2354.
Contact gallery for opening hours.

Western Plains Cultural Centre
76 Wingewarra Street, Dubbo 2830.
(02) 6801-4444.
Admission free.
Daily 9.00 to 4.00, Fri 9.00 to 6.00.
Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day.
Visit website for full exhibition program.
To May 19, 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Ceremony – a National Gallery of Australia touring exhibition.

Weswal Gallery
192 Brisbane Street, East Tamworth 2340.
Wed–Fri 9.30 to 2.00, Sat–Sun 9.30 to 1.00.

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