Galleries in NSW
Regional galleries can be found in most major centres around New South Wales. They have important collections of Australian art and an ever-changing calendar of exhibitions.
Art galleries in NSW
The best regional art galleries in NSW are often worth visiting as stand-alone attractions. They are likely to have important collections of Australian art, an ever-changing calendar of exhibitions and dynamic public programs. Many regional art galleries such as Lake Macquarie City Gallery, Newcastle Region Art Gallery and Tweed River Regional Art Gallery attract thousands of visitors each year.
If you’d like to see authentic Aboriginal art, there are several galleries worth visiting. They include Kiama’s Boolarng Nangamai, Dunghutti-Ngaku Aboriginal Art Gallery in Kempsey and Laddie Timbery’s Aboriginal Art and Crafts at Huskisson. Many regional galleries such as Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery have strong Aboriginal collections.
There are hundreds of small, private art galleries where you’ll find exquisite pottery, jewellery, ceramics, leatherworks and fine art. Don’t miss the National Art Glass Collection at Wagga and Bundanon, a living arts centre near Nowra.
Clifton Art School
Clifton Art School, Illawarra. Image Anson Smart
Moree Plains Gallery
Art on display at Moree Plains Gallery, New England. Image Paul Matthews
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Exterior view of the Art Gallery of New South Wales at night, Sydney. Image Art Gallery of NSW
Bell Gallery, Berrima
View contemporary Australian art at The Bell Gallery, Jellore St, Berrima, Southern Highlands.
Peter Browne Gallery, Silverton
Exterior view of Peter Browne Gallery, Silverton, Outback. Image Mike Newling