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Rockhampton Art Gallery

62 Victoria Pde, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
+61 7 4936 8248
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"Living the art and entertainment"

Good local art gallery! It isn't big, but very interesting! Many good exposition for all! Some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Camila L
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Fantastic Art Gallery

Recently saw the Da Vinci Machines exhibition - what a fab display and how wonderful that it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jo309
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Rockhampton, Australia
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Rockhampton Art Gallery was established in 1967 and houses a group of mid-twentieth century paintings and works on paper that is arguably the finest in regional Queensland, and one of the most significant in regional Australia. Artists include Charles Blackman, Arthur Boyd, Sidney Nolan, Russell Drysdale, John Brack, Fred Williams, Grace Cossington Smith and Jeffrey Smart. The Gallery manages two art awards: the Gold Award, an acquisitive art prize worth $50,000 for contemporary Australian paintings; and the Bayton Award, a non-acquisitive prize worth $5,000 for Central Queensland residents. Through these Awards, the Gallery has re-energised its collection of paintings to now include works by contemporary artists Michael Zavros, Sally Gabori, Victoria Reichelt and Ben Quilty. The Gallery offers an innovated exhibition program, with displays drawn from the Gallery’s collection, and through hosting touring exhibitions from international, national, state, regional and university galleries. A diverse range of education and public programs are offered to visitors of all ages, from toddlers through to lifelong learners. The Gallery has a gift shop, and is supported by Rockhampton Regional Council; Rockhampton Art Gallery Trust and; Friends of Rockhampton Art Gallery.
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  • Very good44%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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62 Victoria Pde, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good local art gallery! It isn't big, but very interesting! Many good exposition for all! Some pictures from " Da Vinci Machines"

Thank Camila L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently saw the Da Vinci Machines exhibition - what a fab display and how wonderful that it was able to shared with the Rockhampton Community. The gallery has really expanded in so many ways. Hats off to the curators for their hard work and commitment.

Thank Jo309
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No matter what time of the you go there is always a display to peak your interest . Situated on the banks of the Fitzroy River this modern building is a great setting for the gallery . It contains a huge collection of all styles...More

Thank Del C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

There is always something interesting happening at the Rockhampton Art Gallery. Definitely a must to visit in Rockhampton. The shop is very interesting, although the items a bit pricey. Very often they offer a range of free workshops for children.

Thank _giselebrasileira
Reviewed 31 January 2017

As there was a 'Lego' display which took up the ground floor so the upstairs area was very limited in what art could be displayed. However the Lego display was excellent and the interactive areas around the display were great.

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Bianca A, Manager at Rockhampton Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Thanks so much for your review, we are really pleased you took the time to review

Reviewed 3 December 2016

As the gallery staff were busy mounting an incoming display for the following day only the upper floor was available to us. The children's activity section was especially good and the small selection of notable artists were a credit to the gallery. However, the gallery...More

Thank Valsjazz
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Love the Rocky art gallery, it always has on some awesome and often high profile exhibitions. They have a cute little shop and often have free art activities for kids. Definitely worth visiting!

Thank caitlin m
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I took a visitor to Rockhampton Art Gallery last week and it was as always a delight. The Indigenous art on display was very moving and informative and all other art was also very good. It was lovely and cool and very pleasant.

Thank veronicaZ7334TE
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This facility offers a great variety of art pieces. There are often visiting exhibitions for the visitor to view. You are sure to find a piece or pieces that will promote great discussion/s.

Thank DosDos61
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I was so impressed by the art in the gallery and the space itself I felt like I was transported away from reality for a short time. There were three exhibits on display the day I visited, each unique and interesting. I loved the exhibition...More

Thank Shannynsteel
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