Current exhibition

the artist Lola Greeno at work

Lola Greeno: Cultural Jewels

24 july – 30 August

This touring solo exhibition features breathtaking works by internationally respected Tasmanian Aboriginal artist Lola Greeno. Her meticulous shellworks combine storytelling and environmental concerns to create sculptural objects considered to be among the finest in Australian craft. Also on show during this period are the finalists of ABC Newcastle Portrait Prize, and After Your Collection. STOP PRESS Lola Greeno will be at the gallery this weekend – sharing her skills in sold-out sessions at the gallery on Saturday, and speaking at the opening on Sunday 26 July at 2pm. Be there!.


Photo: Kristie Hitchcock's winning 1233 ABC Newcastle portrait prize announcement

1233 ABC Newcastle Portrait Prize

The popular Hunter-based photographic portrait prize was announced with a live broadcast from the gallery on Friday 17 July. Come along and see Kristie Hitchcock's winning portrait Daniel (pictured above) and the exhibition of finalists (open during gallery hours, except Wednesday mornings).

Art Classes

Artmaking for all

We have a range of great art classes to suit both children and adults, especially in the holidays. 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: Wild Side exhibition

Wild Side

Our partnership touring exhibition project Wild Side: the animal in art is now on display at Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, until 14 September 2015. Curated by Meryl Ryan (LMCAG) and Kent Buchanan (WPCC), the exhibition considers humankind's relationship with the greater animal kingdom. Included are works from both galleries' collections, alongside losns from some of Australia's finest contemporary artists.