Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery

  • Phone: (07) 4688 6652
  • Address:
    Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
    531 Ruthven St
    Toowoomba, QLD 4350
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Located beside City Hall at 531 Ruthven Street, the Toowoomba Art Gallery was established in 1938, making it the oldest public art gallery in regional Queensland .The current Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery facility was opened in March 1994 and is owned and maintained by council.Admission is free.Access for the disabled is from street level, with a lift leading to the upper floor. Toilet facilities cater for visitors using wheelchairs and parents and guardians tending babies and young children. Parking is available in Ruthven Street and in nearby off-street car parks.Gallery hours:Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm.Sunday: 1pm - 4 pm.Public Holidays: 10am - 4pm.Closed Christmas Day and Good FridayPlease note that The Gallery Shop closes at 3:45pm - ie 15 minutes before the Gallery closes.


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ARTISTS' BOOKS and MULTIPLES

16th May

Artists' books are not books about art. They are artworks in the book format. However, some of the artists' books in this exhibition bear little...

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Poppies for Reg and Ruby: Remembering the Great War through the Lindsay Family

1st May

During the Great War, the brothers Percy, Lionel and Norman Lindsay made propaganda art. Their younger brothers Reginald and Daryl served on the Western...

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Bimblebox: art – science – nature

1st May

Inspired by the life found at the Bimblebox Nature Refuge, a group of selected artists camped and captured the environmental, social and scientific...

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Screen Legends by Graham Stewart

2nd May

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The Fred and Lucy Gould Art Collection

22nd March

The Fred and Lucy Gould Art Collection comprises fine and decorative art holdings which were donated to Toowoomba in 1950. Fred and Lucy Gould were avid...

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The Fred and Lucy Gould Art Collection

20th December

The Fred and Lucy Gould Art Collection comprises fine and decorative art holdings which were donated to Toowoomba in 1950. Fred and Lucy Gould were avid...

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On yer bike! The cycling photography of Allan Scurr

1st May

This exhibition highlights some of Scurr’s most memorable cycling photographs including his award winning image of the FKG Tour of Toowoomba 2012. In...

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Surrender by Evangeline Cachinero

1st May

Recent paintings by Brisbane artist Evangeline Cachinero. Fantastical themes, desperate figures, bold brushstrokes, bright colours and humour become the...

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Black masses: Backgrounds to Lionel Lindsay’s wood engravings

20th December

‘Mr. Lindsay’s engravings’, Campbell Dodgson stated in 1935, ‘almost invariably [adopt] the convention of a dead black background.’ What abysmal practices...

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Cream: Four decades of Australian Art

6th January

This impressive exhibition chronicles the development of modernism in Australia from 1940 to 1980 and tells one of the greatest art stories of regional...

Free

Indecorous

20th December

Indecorous showcases recent work by local artist Simon Mee. This exhibition presents drawings and assemblages that meld insight with the real, the...

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Inside out

14th December

This exhibition is a significant suite of works on paper from printmaking group Inkmasters Cairns Inc, curated by Marian Wolfs. The Far North Queensland...

Free

The sausage of Damocles

30th November

Original drawings of the 1890s and early 1900s, made to illustrate jokes, political cartoons, poems, short stories, folklore and a Greek myth. Featuring...

Free