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Newcastle Art Gallery

1 Laman St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4974 5100
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Simply a must

This is one of the best Galleries to visit and its even better on the last Friday of the month when... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grant T
Melbourne, Australia
nice way to spend a few hours

We really enjoyed this place, it is only small but has a very eclectic mix of pieces. The guides... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
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1 Laman St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4974 5100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best Galleries to visit and its even better on the last Friday of the month when they open late have the most amazing displays of art on show. I saw Dobell, Whitely, Smart, Bunny, Streeton, Beckett... just to name a...More

Thank Grant T
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We really enjoyed this place, it is only small but has a very eclectic mix of pieces. The guides are very informative and we really enjoyed the experience. It is nice and close to the city centre so was an easy walk and the gardens...More

Thank SealWoods
Reviewed 4 October 2017

A really enjoyable afternoon wondering, taking in a range of artists. Good place a to sit and enjoy ones best painting.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

A quiet space to enjoy beautiful art in the middle of the city. Just right across the University of Newcastle city campus and the park at King's street. They have art sessions for kids too. The space is beautiful and offers different art mediums.

Thank Oliver P
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We visited the Newcastle Art Gallery and were pleasantly surprised by The Phantom Show that is currently on exhibition until 20 August 2017. Great art work from a diverse range of artists - a splendid collection! Viewing art works up an appetite and what a...More

Thank KouklaOz
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

It's a simple two storey setup most of which is free unless there is a special exhibition. We visited at the time of the excellent Phantom retrospective exhibition which is worth seeing if you have a chance. The staff are friendly and helpful. A great...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We have visited the twice in recent times, once to view an amazing exhibition of John Olsen's work and recently a wonderful exhibition of female abstract artists.

Thank carlie1512
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Interesting, inspiring, thought provoking and educational. We all loved the exhibitions on show and the staff were very helpful and informative.

Thank Keen2reviewU
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Newcastle Art Gallery is home to one of the most significant collections in regional Australia. It also hosts touring art shows and has a vibrant programs of talks and other public events. I suggest you check on their website to see what is on.

Thank geowyo
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

The Newcastle Art Gallery is a wonderful Gallery with many excellent art exhibitions. A very spacious and open gallery which hosts amazing art openings by many famous Australian artists. Most exhibitions are free to the public. The latest exhibition is "Magic Mike" a truly outstanding...More

Thank Thomas S
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