Exhibitions

GREAT TEAM, GREAT SHOWS

All year round!

The dedicated professional staff at Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery work enthusiastically behind the scenes so everyone can enjoy unique cultural experiences by the lake.

The highly motivated team has built an enduring reputation for well-designed, thought-provoking exhibitions of wide-reaching appeal.

Characterised by diversity and community engagement, the exhibition program prioritises regional distinctiveness and making visual art both accessible and inspiring for all audiences.

[image right] Gallery Curator Meryl Ryan and the team installing in the gallery.

Photo: exhibition installation in progress at the gallery

Current Exhibitions

STEEL: art design architecture

29 September – 2 December 2018

STEEL: art design architecture is a JamFactory touring exhibition.

Your Collection: Hunter Steel

A gallery project curated by Rob Cleworth

Artist Focus: Matthew Tome

A gallery project curated by Rob Cleworth in consultation with the artist

Coming Up

Obsessed: Compelled to make

8 December – 3 February 2019

Obsessed: Compelled to make is an Australian Design Centre (ADC On Tour) national touring exhibition, presented with assistance from the Australian Government Visions of Australia program.

Headquarters

A gallery exhibition curated by Meryl Ryan in consultation with the artists.

Newcastle School: Making it!

A gallery project coordinated by Rob Cleworth in consultation with Newcastle School.

On Tour

Artwork: Allan Chawner 'Life in your hands' (video still) 2012 © the artist

Wild Side: the animal in art

Dec 2014 – Sept 2015

Our partnership touring exhibition project Wild Side: the animal in art was on display at Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, until 14 September 2015. Co-curated by LMCAG's Meryl Ryan and WPCC's Kent Buchanan, the exhibition considered humankind's relationship with the greater animal kingdom. Included were works from both galleries' collections, alongside loans from some of Australia's finest contemporary artists.

How to apply

Photo: Jane Lander: This is the big picture exhibition, 11 March – 17 April 2011

The gallery welcomes expressions of interest from artists, curators, galleries and artists’ groups seeking an exhibition, or proposing ideas for an exhibition for the program.