Current exhibitions

artwork: Ken Unsworth's 'Untitled no 19' 1978

Wild Side: the animal in art, Animal Sanctuary and A Tribute: Uncle Jim Ridgeway

The animals are coming! Wild Side: the animal in art is both entertaining and thought-provoking. Also on display are our exhibitions Animal Sanctuary showcasing the work students from Newcastle Junior, Middle and Senior schools have produced throughout the year; and A Tribute: Uncle Jim Ridgeway celebrating the life and contribution of the late Aboriginal Elder Clifford James (Jim) Ridgeway.


Summer holiday classes

Attention all artists and art students, we have one day Masterclasses available in drawing, painting and printmaking. These popular workshops with professional contemporary artists are limited in numbers. Contact the gallery to book your place.

Art Classes

Artmaking for all

We have a range of fun summer holiday classes to suit both children and adults. From clay to tie-dye and print there is something for everyone. Numbers are limited so please contact the gallery for details and to make a booking.

On Tour

Photo: Life in your hands installation

Life In Your Hands Tour

Our in-house exhibition project Life in Your Hands has just completed its 18-month Australian tour to venues in Victoria, South Australia, NSW, ACT and Queensland, where it was unanimously well received.