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Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery

The Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery will be CLOSED  as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic until the situation is reviewed again on 14 April 2020.

The safety and wellbeing of our employees, volunteers and customers is a priority for Coffs Harbour City Council and we are following the advice of the Australian Government, World Health Organisation (WHO) and NSW Health in the implementation of workplace measures to help minimise any possible infections. Council is taking a risk management approach to the pandemic and seeking to minimise any potential impact.

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The Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery offers an exciting program of exhibitions, talks, workshops and other events that will spark your imagination. Featuring works by a diversity of local, regional, national and international artists in many mediums, the Gallery is a hub of the vibrant community life of the Coffs Coast region. You’ll be inspired by the natural beauty and diverse cultures that the Gallery embraces and celebrates. Immerse yourself in the creative possibilities.

The Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery Exhibition Program provides details of the exhibitions that the Gallery will host during Autumn & Winter 2020.


The 2019 Archibald Prize is coming to Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery 4 July – 15 August 2020.

Awarded to the best painting of a notable Australian, the Archibald Prize is a who’s who of Australian culture, from politicians to celebrities and from sporting heroes to artists.

Find out more about the exhibition, the Young Archie Competition and School Group Tours.

 
Gallery Events

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​Gallery staff and volunteers conduct information sessions for pre-booked group visits. The tours will offer insight to the current Gallery exhibitions.  If you would like to arrange a group tour, please complete the Expressions of Interest Information form, and we will contact you to discuss the arrangements and finalise the details.

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​Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery welcomes visits from school groups wishing to explore our current exhibitions. Gallery staff and volunteers can conduct tours for your school group.

If you would like to arrange a tour, please complete the Expressions of Interest Information form and we will contact you to discuss the arrangements and finalise the details.

Education Kits

Education kits are available for some of our exhibitions to support school visits to the Gallery. The kits are designed to provide background information on the exhibitions, artists and different art forms. They can be used across a range of Education Stages.

 

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​The new biennial National Still Life Award; a nationally significant, acquisitive art award celebrating the genre of still life, and now open to all mediums.

Learn more.

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​Join the Friends of the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery at their website​ and follow them ​on Facebook.

Let’s be Friends - Join, Enjoy, Support, Get Involved!

Becoming a Friend of the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery is easy and affordable.

Go to the Friends of the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery website​ where can join as an individual, family or concession member.

As a Friend of the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery you receive the following benefits:

  • You are invited to a series of free, and discounted, special previews, artist talks and workshops, and drinks at the Gallery and other venues, throughout the year.
  • You get to connect with a select group of stimulating people, dedicated to enjoying a range of cultural events and activities.
  • As a member you help support the local arts industries, and contribute to establishing a new regional gallery for the Coffs Coast region.
  • The Friends is a volunteer-led organisation, and all subscriptions and fund-raising from various activities go towards the purchase of new works for the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery.

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​The Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, a service of Coffs Harbour City Council, relies on volunteers to support a wide variety of functions within the gallery. If you are interested in joining our valued team of volunteers, please register your interest online.

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​The Coffs Coast is a thriving hub of arts and culture. Whatever your favoured technique and skill level, there are many art groups, galleries and other creative individuals who can help you achieve your creative dreams.

Community Run Art Galleries

Bellingen - Nexus Community Gallery​

Coffs Harbour - Showground Gallery, Coffs Harbour Creative Arts Group

Dorrigo - Gallery 2453

Nambucca Heads - Stringer Gallery, Nambucca Valley Arts Council

Sawtell - Sawtell Art Gallery

Toormina - Pop Up Gallery, Toormina Gardens

Urunga - Sculpture in the Park, Art Urunga

Woolgoolga - Woolgoolga Art & Craft Gallery

Commercial Art Galleries & Art-based Businesses

Bellingen - the blackhole 

Boambee - Wood We Create 

Coffs Harbour - The Art Factory * The Bunker Cartoon Gallery * Jeffrey Baker Art * Open Studio 

Dorrigo -  Pinnata Gallery 

Macksville - Matilda Street Gallery 

Newee Creek - Hibiscus Framing & Artisan Studio

Toormina - Sawtell Framing

Urunga - Island Art Shop & Studio * The Art Space​

Woolgoolga - cbreeze framing artspace  


Indigenous Arts

Coffs Harbour - Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance

Corindi Beach - Wadjar Gallery, Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre

Art Groups & Educational Organisations

Bellingen - Nexus Community Gallery

Coffs Harbour - Coastal Claymakers * North Coast TAFE 

Dorrigo - Dorrigo Visual Arts Group

Nambucca Heads - Nambucca Valley Arts Council 

Sawtell - Sawtell Art Group

Woolgoolga - Woolgoolga Art Group


​Arts Support Organisations

Bellingen - Bellingen Community Arts Council

Coffs Harbour - Coffs Harbour Arts Council 

Dorrigo - Arts Council of the Dorrigo 

Nambucca Heads - Nambucca Valley Arts Council


 

Other Venues that Exhibit & Promote Artists

Bellingen - Bellingen Brewery & Co * Big Fig Arts 

Coffs Harbour - Dark Arts Brew & Bar 

Dorrigo - Food Angel Cafe 

Urunga - Liberty Providores 

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​Fee Description​Quantity​Type(​2019-20)$
​Art Education Workshops​1​Person​From 5.00 to 20.00
​Teacher In-Service​1​Person​35.00
​Art Classes​1​Hour​From 5.00 to 20.00

​Art Workshops

(1 - 5 Days)

​1​Day​From 100.00 to 600.00
​Cultural Events​1​Person​From 5.00 to 50.00
​Touring Exhibitions​1​Person​From 5.00 to 20.00
​Commission on Sale of Art Work​1​Each​33%
​Hire of Gallery Premises - During Business Hours​1​Hour​85.00
​Hour of Gallery Premises - Outside Business Hours1​​Hour180.00​
​Hire of Gallery Piano​1​Each​200.00

 

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Location: Cnr Coff & Duke Streets, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
Entry: Free
Open: Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm
Phone: 02 6648 4863
Email Us
Mail: Locked Bag 155, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450