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Newcastle Art Gallery

1 Laman St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4974 5100
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We visited specially to view last year’s Archibald Prize exhibition which we had missed in Sydney... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bentley2012
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Sydney, Australia
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Could be better

Minimalist in every way - that art, the attention of staff. The high point was buying a post care... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carl A
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Adelaide, Australia
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1 Laman St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited specially to view last year’s Archibald Prize exhibition which we had missed in Sydney. What a great gallery. Easy access by lift or stairs to second level, no crowds, plenty of time to read everything about each work, no pressure to move on...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Minimalist in every way - that art, the attention of staff. The high point was buying a post care and the good coffee shop around the corner!

Thank Carl A
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Newcastle Art Gallery is definitely worth a visit. You'll be surprised at what you might find on display. The Newcastle Regional Gallery has a wide range of art works in their collection - early landscapes of Newcastle attributed to Joseph Lycett, as well as works...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Spent 2 days in Newcastle so made the most of available time to discover the sights and attractions of this very nice town on the coast which is about a 2 1/2 hr drive out of Sydney. Newcastle is very much a city to be...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

When I was 8, I gazed in awe at a Fred Williams landscape, as a teenager I gazed in awe at a kinetic art exhibition (even before Star Wars) and 30 years on I kept coming back to the Gallery every time I return to...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This gallery has an excellent collection and many great travelling exhibitions as well. It's right in the centre of Newcastle, minutes' walk from Darby St an always a pleasure to walk around. From contemporary to modern and back again, the shows are always worth a...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

This is one of the best Galleries to visit and its even better on the last Friday of the month when they open late have the most amazing displays of art on show. I saw Dobell, Whitely, Smart, Bunny, Streeton, Beckett... just to name a...More

Thank Grant T
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We really enjoyed this place, it is only small but has a very eclectic mix of pieces. The guides are very informative and we really enjoyed the experience. It is nice and close to the city centre so was an easy walk and the gardens...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

A really enjoyable afternoon wondering, taking in a range of artists. Good place a to sit and enjoy ones best painting.

Thank Steve G
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

A quiet space to enjoy beautiful art in the middle of the city. Just right across the University of Newcastle city campus and the park at King's street. They have art sessions for kids too. The space is beautiful and offers different art mediums.

Thank Oliver P
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