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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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Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4046 4800
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I decided to get a group of friends and their kids together to go while it was free for the month of December. Kids had a great time, especially with the bug exhibit. The exhibits here are top notch (I drag my kids there often),...More

Thank Georgia B
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Some very beautiful and interesting art peices. It's free entry as well and there's a lift for people unable to use the stairs. It is rather small so won't take long to go round everything.

Thank Robyn G
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I wasn't expecting to see good arts in Cairns, but this historical building in the heart of the city has many great arts of local artists. If you are happend to be in the area, just go in, and you'll enjoy the arts and air...More

Thank akm193Sydney
Reviewed 22 November 2016

In a newly renovated building, the Cairns Art Gallery is a small gem in the heart of the main shopping area of Cairns. When I was there they were showing an exhibition called 'Country and Western', which was an exhibition of indigenous and non-indigenous artists'...More

Thank Maggie S
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Cairns Regional Gallery is a small but very interesting Gallery. I especially liked the top floor, which featured a very different type of exhibition. The paintings were also very different and we spent a very pleasant time there. The gift shop also offered good items....More

Thank Deblonay
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a delughtful little gallery that is well worth the visit. When I went the whole upstairs was one exhibition and I was very impressed

Thank cg19582016
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were not overwhelmed by this Gallery but I'm sure it is just getting traction. It would be interesting to visit again in 3 or 4 years.

Thank Cush2013
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I had an afternoon without the family and wondered into the Gallery. Was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the art and the gift shop. Nice way to pass some time.

Thank ausam95
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We loved this small gallery with the current display of aboriginal art works and porcelain , etc. We found lots of great gifts in the gift shop, good quality and workmanship. The air conditioning was far to cold so we did not spend as much...More

Thank Woosle68
Reviewed 18 October 2016

What they do with limited space and resources is very good. I believe there is a plan afoot to buy the heritage property next door and extend the area into an arts precinct. Hope so. There's a great little shop at the entrance for unusual,...More

Thank Tony T
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