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Cairns Regional Gallery

Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4046 4800
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Housed in a landmark heritage building the Cairns Regional Gallery is the region's premier destination for exhibitions featuring historical and contemporary art by leading regional, national and international artists. The Gallery also presents exhibitions highlighting key works and themes from the permanent collection that focus on the unique cultural heritage of Far North Queensland. Throughout the year the Gallery presents a range of creative learning programs for audiences of diverse ages and backgrounds including art classes, talks and events that relate to exhibitions and the permanent collection.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4046 4800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For a relatively small regional gallery it attracts some great exhibitions. Our third visit and impressed every time. Very helpful staff and an interesting and excellent value gift shop

Thank GreyJW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What with all the possibilities for jumping out of planes and plunging off boats into the GBR, it is a welcome respite to just stand somewhere and absorb some creative artistic genius. The four curated exhibits all deserve your attention. This is a boutique gallery...More

Thank Lloyd B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rated the Gallery as 5/5 as an excellent REGIONAL gallery. A temporary Brett Whiteley exhibition was on show while when we visited, the best small show of that artist we've seen. Permanent exhibits often had a local flavour, which we liked a lot. Don't...More

Thank HK_Sydney2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had some really interesting pieces on display, not a huge place but I enjoyed the wonder around. Friendly staff.

Thank Sophiasimlat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful old building and well curatored exhibitions. I loved the Brett Whitely selections and Rosa display. The gift shop had a wonderful collection of quality gifts for all ages including Australian themed goods.

Thank LetsGoFamily2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love wafting though the Cairns galleries and this one is a treat. I just keep returning and each time is different.

Thank Stanthorpe
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We went here to see the Brett Whitely exhibit.It was fantastic and well set out.Set aside about an hour. We also looked at the exhibit upstairs tracing an Italian family in the area,which was quite interesting too.

Thank Julene M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The gallery is housed in a grand old building with the normal souvenir shop. Brett Whitely exhibition was on which was good. Worth popping in to have a look if you are in the area.

Thank GreyGums
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a very good small gallery. We saw two exhibitions. The Brett Whiteley one was great. The gift shop has some good quality souvenirs of Cairns.

Thank b d
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The Gallery is housed in an impressive building on the main street of Cairns. There is a $5.00 entry fee, and for this you can see all the permanent holdings on display as well as the current exhibits. We enjoyed the exhibit with the 19th...More

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