About Us

Contact details

Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
Address : First Street Booragul NSW 2284
(adjacent to Lake Macquarie High School)
Postal : Box 1906 Hunter Region Mail Centre NSW 2310
Telephone : 02 4921 0382
Fax: 02 4921 0329

General Opening Hours

Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am – 4.00pm
and selected public holidays 11am – 4pm.

Exciting New Gallery Expansion

The Gallery will be temporarily closed from Sunday 31 March until September for construction, however, Awaba House will stay open during this period, so don't forget to drop in and have a coffee and wander around the Sculpture Park.

Admission is free

Taxi Services Co-op: 133 300
Toronto Hire Cars: 02 4950 4111
Newcastle Bus Service: 131 500
CityRail Trains: 131 500

Awaba House Café
Telephone: 02 4950 6366
Website: Awaba House Restaurant and Cafe

Gallery Staff

Photo: sculpture park featuring detail of 'Hear the Art' (1996) by Richard Tipping
Gallery Director
Debbie Abraham
Meryl Ryan
Education & Public Programs Officer
Joanna Davies
Collection & Exhibitions Officer
Rob Cleworth
Marketing and Audience Engagement Officer
Laura Wilson
Visitor Services
Anna Scobie
Lauren Potts
Jordann Charter-Smith
Nada Artym


Photo: Art Gallery facilities prepared for a dining experience

The gallery site is welcoming and visitor friendly with:

  • state-of-the-art seminar facilities for a wide range of purposes from art classes, lectures and residencies by visiting artists and academics, to community and corporate events
  • a retail outlet for contemporary craft and design
  • easy ramp access to the gallery for wheelchairs and prams
  • baby changing facilities and disability access to toilets
  • ample car parking adjacent to Hunter Rowing Club
  • helpful, knowledgeable and friendly staff
  • onsite café and catering facilities at Awaba House Café

Family Activities

Photo: Family Activity Corner

Young gallery visitors and their families can find fun things to do in our Family Activity Corner where inspiration and materials are provided all year round. Explore the sculpture park and exhibition together using our Family Exhibition Activity Sheet or our Sculpture Park Worksheet.

Group Tours

Photo: Group tour of the sculpture park

The gallery is an ideal destination for visitors. Guided tours are available for small and large groups. Come and explore the exhibition and sculpture park with your friends or colleagues. There are tea-making facilities in the gallery as well as plenty of parking for cars and coaches. For the more energetic visitor, the gallery also has bike racks.