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About

Wollongong Art Gallery is one of the largest regional art museums in Australia, with a major collection  of over 2,500 items and objects in for collection areas Illawarra landscapes prior to 1935, Contemporary Australian, Aboriginal Art from around Australia including the work of local and South Coast Artists and Asian Art and objects.

The Gallery develops and presents diverse program of over 20 exhibitions each year including collection shows and contemporary exhibitions by local, national and international artists. The Gallery also develops and delivers over 200 education and public programs each year. These provide multiple points of engagement and access to both the exhibitions and many of the ideas, themes and rationales that underscore them.

The Gallery also provides a unique external exhibition space around building through multiple temporary panels and provides community access through the Community Gallery and facility hire of its multifunction space.

The Gallery occupies the former City Council Administration Building, which was designed Reginald J McGoffin in an austere , stripped back classical style was  officially opened in 1956, and was converted, into a gallery in 1991. The floor plan of the building evokes the shape of a jewelled crown, commemorating the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

Contact

(02) 4227 8500
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Getting There

Corner Kembla and Burelli Streets
Wollongong, NSW 2520

Opening Hours

Sunday, Saturday

12:00 to 16:00

Tuesday- Friday

10:00 to 17:00 (Closed every Monday, Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day)

Gallery Bookshop

The Gallery Bookshop offers a range of posters, book titles, art journals, unique gift ideas and a range of postcards and greeting cards.

Museums & Galleries of NSW helps museums, galleries and Aboriginal cultural centres of NSW create exciting and inspiring experiences for visitors and strong, thriving local communities. We develop their skills, connect them with others in the industry, provide funding, point visitors their way, and give them access to ground-breaking exhibitions.

Museums & Galleries of NSW is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.

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