Grafton Regional Gallery
The Grafton Regional Gallery is located in the heritage precinct of Grafton and is a cultural hub for the region.
It has recently gone under an extensive renovation and now boasts a new multi level exhibition space as well as an Artist Cottage.
The Gallery provides a dynamic program of exhibitions, events and tourism services.
Historic Prentice House is surrounded by a cottage garden that attracts visitors who wish to enjoy arts and culture in a tranquil environment.
The Gallery collection holds over 3,000 works including significant representations of work by Doris and Gladys O'Grady, John William Lindt, and Ken Done.
Ongoing programs include the Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award and Clarence Valley Indigenous Art Award which provide a focus on excellence in contemporary drawing and local Aboriginal stories.
The Gallery also offers an inhouse cafe called Rubony's offering fantastic coffee and meals from breakfast fare, scrumptious lunches and dinner from Thursday to Saturday night.
A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility
Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)
Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)
Have step free access to restaurant, lounge and bar
Have step free access to the conference or function room
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Have wheelchair accessible picnic tables (picnic tables require 720mm knee clearance and 800mm maximum height)
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Train your staff in communicating with people with learning or behavioural challenges
Train your staff in disability awareness
Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)
Website meets WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)