Cairns Regional Gallery is Far North Queensland's only visual art museum and in 2005 it celebrates it's 10th Birthday: a decade of documenting and presenting history, heritage and contemporary culture of this vast and distinctive region of Australia and the world through the visual arts, craft and design.
Houses in a refurbished heritage building in central Cairns, the gallery incorporates four individual exhibition spaces inside the building, showcasing an average of 30 exhibitions per year, and featuring the work of National and International artists, with a strong focus on local and indigenous works of art.... more
The Gallery is also accompanied by a stylish gift shop and cafe. The Gallery Shop has a wide range of functional, artistic, local and designer gifts at a variety of prices, the Gallery Shop can make finding that perfect gift an enjoyable journey.
Located at the front of the Gallery is the highly acclaimed cafe, Perrotta's. Discover the tantalising flavours, superb beverages and excellent service the local food critics rave about, it is the perfect way to conclude and relax after your visit to the Gallery.
Exhibitions change every four to eight weeks ensuring there will be something new to see every time you visit, with displays ranging from paintings, to sculpture, installations, photography and prints. A stimulating program of workshops, lectures and special events are held regularly to compliment these exhibitions.
Cairns Regional Gallery is a limited liability and non-profit organisation, and is controlled and funded entity of Cairns City Council.
It is the dynamic combination of the region's cultural diversity, tourism and the distance from Australia's capital cities that sets Cairns, and the Cairns Regional Gallery, apart from other regional arts centres.... less
Children under 16 years of age are free.
Cairns Regional Gallery offers full access to disabled and elderly patrons through the installation of an elevator and a series of ramps throughout the building and cafe.
Handbag restrictions apply throughout the gallery due to insurance reasons. Bags may be checked in at the Gallery's front entry desk and redeemed on departure from the Gallery at no cost.
All Gallery tours depart from the front entry desk, located at the entry point of the gallery on the ground floor. A discounted price can be arranged for pre-booked tours.
|Adult||$5.00||01 Apr - 31 Mar||AUD2.00 extra fee for guided tour - Must be booked in advance.|
|$0.00||01 Apr - 31 Mar||AUD2.00 extra fee for guided tour - Must be booked in advance.|
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