The Gallery is closed temporarily from
April – November 2019 while we undergo
an exciting $2.3 million transformation. During
this time you can still enjoy the Sculpture
Park, as well as our art classes that
are continuing in new locations.

Stay tuned for details of our grand reopening celebration in November.

Current Exhibitions

CLOSED FOR REDEVELOPMENT

April – November 2019

The Gallery is closed temporarily from April – November 2019 while we undergo an exciting $2.3 million transformation. During this time, you can still enjoy the Sculpture Park, as well as our art classes that are continuing in new locations.

All are welcome to the Grand Opening Celebration on 23 & 24 November! 

For a sneak peek at the opening festivities see our October newsletter.

News

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Be involved in Lake Macquarie’s booming arts and culture scene

With the expansion of Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery closer to completion, Lake Macquarie City Council is calling on educators, installers and volunteers to nominate to help bring the refurbished space to life.

Council’s Arts, Culture and Tourism Manager Jacqui Hemsley said Council is seeking professional exhibition installers, art tutors and volunteers to become part of the Gallery team. Read more


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Art Classes

The Big Draw

Art Classes

During the Gallery redevelopment, art classes will continue in new locations. Please see What's On for details.

All art classes are guided by trained art educators and artists. We offer classes for all levels of skill - from toddlers to adults, beginners to those with expertise. Click on the Learn page for details. Make a booking and come along for some fun.

On Tour

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

Wild Side: the animal in art

Our partnership touring exhibition project Wild Side: the animal in art was on display at Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, until late 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.