A list of galleries and exhibitions in the Blue Mountains.
14 Norman Lindsay Cres, Faulconbridge
A permanent exhibition of artist and writer Norman Lindsay is on display in a sandstone cottage and gardens that was the artist's home until he died in 1969. The gallery is run by the National Trust and displays Norman Lindsay's watercolours, oils, etchings, ship models, sculpture and Magic Pudding characters. Enjoy a meal in the lovely cafe and browse in the gift shop where you can buy limited edition watercolour and facsimile etching prints.
Consider taking a 40 minute guided tour of the studio buildings, which run between 10.30am and 2.30pm on an hourly basis. One building is Lindsay's painting studio and library and it is as he left it (brushes, easels, etc). The other studio building was his etching studio and features an information display on how he did his etchings together with his printing press, etching tools and beautiful flat-drawer filing cabinet where he stored his prints.
Special events are occasionally held in the gardens. Enjoy jazz in the gardens in February and May. Christmas Carols will be held on 3 December 2011. Tickets on sale at the front dest of the Gallery. Telephone the gallery or check their website for up-to-date information on special events.
Open: 10am-4pm, every day
Entry: $12 adult, $10 concession, $6 Child (over 6 yrs), National Trust members free.
Blue Mountains Grammar School
Matcham Ave, Wentworth Falls
This gallery is located in the grounds of the Blue Mountains Grammar School and features exhibitions by local professional artists.
Open: 10am - 5pm daily
161 Falls Rd, Wentworth Falls
Falls Gallery presents changing exhibitions of ceramics and works on paper by emerging and established artists.The gallery is located in a beautifully restored weatherboard cottage set in magnificent mountain gardens.
Open: 10am-5pm Wed to Sun and public holidays. Closed Mon and Tues.
37 Everglades Ave, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Leura
Opened in June 2011, the Everglades Gallery is located in the grounds of Everglades Historic House & Gardens and features changing exhibitions. There is an entry fee to this National Trust property (National Trust members free).
Cnr Easter and Holmes Sts, Leura
Visit the studio/gallery of Australian artist Adrian Gilbert who lives and works in Leura.
Open: 10.30am - 4.30pm Weekends and public holidays, or by appointment.
98 Lurline St, Katoomba
This is a long established commercial gallery featuring a large exhibition space, sculpture garden and 10 rooms showcasing gallery artists.
Open: 10am - 5pm daily
33-37 Echo Point Road, Katoomba
Telephone 02-4782 1979
See Aboriginal artwork, bark paintings, sculptures, basket weaving and more at the Waradah (formerly known as the Koomurri Aboriginal Centre).
Open: 9am-5pm daily
46 Narrow Neck Rd, Katoomba
John Wilson is a multi-award winning artist and is one of Australia's leading oil painters. His gallery features an ongoing exhibition of his Australian landscape paintings.
Open: 10am-4.30pm Thu-Sun and public holidays.
56A Lovel St, Katoomba
Nolan on Lovel is a contemporary fine art gallery featuring painting, ceramics, sculpture and jewellery. See their website for the monthly program of musical evenings featuring a variety of artists.
Open: 10am-5pm Thu-Sun and public holidays, or by appointment at other times.
Katoomba City Art Gallery opened in November 2012 and is one of the leading regional art galleries in Australia. The gallery is divided into three exhibition spaces and features local, regional and touring exhibitions plus educational workshops and local outreach programs.
The Katoomba City Art Gallery is part of a new, state-of-the-art Blue Mountains Cultural Centre (which includes the Blue Mountains World Heritage Exhibition).
30 Parke St, Katoomba
Telephone: 02 4780 5410
Open: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-4pm, Public Holidays 10am-2pm (closed Good Friday & Christmas Day)
Gallery: 241-242 Great Western Hwy, Blackheath
Studio: 7/134 Station St, Blackheath
Visit the gallery to see changing exhibitions by Australian artists together with glass by Keith Rowe.
Gallery open 10am - 4pm Weekends and public holidays
Studio open 10am - 2pm Everyday
44 Govetts Leap Rd, Blackheath
Telephone 02 4787 8800
Gallery Blackheath was established in December 2001. The gallery is an artist-owned and managed, non profit gallery that showcases the work of prize-winning Blue Mountains artists.
New exhibitions of work by the gallery partners are presented every two months and feature works by selected guest artists from time to time.
Open: 10am - 5pm Friday-Sunday, public holidays and by appointment.
3 Hat Hill Road, Blackheath
Telephone: 02 4787 7033
A commercial fine art gallery located in an original 1920’s printing factory in Blackheath in the Blue Mountains. See fine contemporary art created by artists of the Blue Mountains region and beyond, plus an extensive collection of rare and collectable vinyl records and CDs, and a selection of new and second-hand books specialising in art and culture.
Open: Saturdays and Sundays, 10am to 4pm
Mondays to Fridays - appointments welcome on 4787 7033
Govetts Leap Rd, Blackheath
See the works of award-winning artists Jan Ashby and John Caldwell.
Open weekends or by appointment.