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Cooee Aboriginal Art Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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great collection

very nice collection of paintings we discovered while walking and lunching away in bondi beach... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Australian culture displayed

this is a must stop when in Sydney we spent hours there our guide was well spoken and really... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
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2 Aug 2018
“great collection”
29 Jan 2018
“Australian culture displayed”
Australia's oldest Aboriginal fine art gallery. Regular exhibition program. Indigenous paintings, sculpture, limited edition fine art prints, quality artefacts and hand crafted gifts. Cooee Art Gallery is Australia's oldest exhibiting Aboriginal...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
31 Lamrock Ave, Bondi, New South Wales 2026, Australia
Bondi Beach
+61 2 9300 9233
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

very nice collection of paintings we discovered while walking and lunching away in bondi beach. will surely visit again. very friendly customer service.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

this is a must stop when in Sydney we spent hours there our guide was well spoken and really informative about all the origins and stories behind each piece on display

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Jamillah B
Mirri L, Owner at Cooee Aboriginal Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thanks Jamillah. Glad to hear you enjoyed your time.

Reviewed 5 January 2017

Don't miss this excellent collection of Aboriginal Art from all over Australia. In a two-level cottage on a quiet Bondi street, you can explore authentic artifacts in all price ranges. The knowledgeable attendant explained about each artist of pieces that interested myself, my son and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

Tucked away up a side street only a few minutes walk from the sea front. We spent about 20 minutes here looking at the current exhibition by a female aboriginal artist. The curator of the gallery was very helpful and informative, explaining to us the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Grumbla
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Wonderful variety of styles of Aboriginal and Island art and artifacts available to purchase from various communities including Central Australian. Friendly, helpful staff especially Tess - a walking encyclopaedia.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank ChrisGarry89
Management response:Responded 2 July 2016

Thanks Chris. That is great to hear and I will pass on the love to Tess. She is incredibly knowledge.

Reviewed 10 May 2016

i am so impressed with the beautiful aborigine art work.though the stuff was out of my range.i wish i could own their art work.lovely beautiful colourful artwork .worth a trip

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Saintjoan2001
Management response:Responded 2 July 2016

Thanks Saitjoan! Lovely to hear!!

Reviewed 23 January 2016

Isn't the point of travelling to experience what is unique about the places you go? There are many unique experiences in Australia, but one of them that you can actually take home is aboriginal art. Don't bother with the tourist souvenir shops downtown. This gallery...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank GA-Sea
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Great to get an update as to new Aboriginal-artist. Beautiful education - I am such a cultural anthropologist. Being able to STUDY the traditional Aboriginal art and look at how the painting is composed and why the composition and the layers of meaning. I actually...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Birdflyer49
Reviewed 3 January 2016

An inspiring selection of aboriginal art from all parts of Australia. Has been operating over a very long period of time. Makes for a good extra activity when visiting Bondi. Exhibitions change fairly regularly.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Graham B
Reviewed 16 December 2015

The painting are lovely the bunumbirr poles which in English is called the morning star is available to buy the staff are very friendly and one could take photos close to Bondi beach a must to aboriginal art and craft lovers

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Charmaine/Chris J
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