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John Murray Art Gallery

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Loved John Murray's work, innovative and funny. Totally unique, so very different to anything I've... read more

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Elizabeth C
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Newcastle, Australia
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What a great artist. So looked forward to visiting this place. Some great paintings and prints to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steven R
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The Entrance, Australia
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The colour and humour of life in the bush jumps out of the work with the whimsy and realism that sets John Murrays artwork apart from the pack. No visit to Lightning Ridge is complete without some time spent in the John Murray Art Gallery...more
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8 Opal St, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
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+61 2 6829 1130
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Reviewed today

Loved John Murray's work, innovative and funny. Totally unique, so very different to anything I've seen elsewhere.

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great artist. So looked forward to visiting this place. Some great paintings and prints to pick up at bargain prices. This is a must whilst in Lightning Ridge.

Thank Steven R
John M, Owner at John Murray Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Happy to hear you enjoyed the experience! We hope our artwork provides you with great memories of Lightning Ridge for years to come.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Large well lit gallery with some large and small pieces on display. Helpful staff and some reasonable prices for prints. great place to visit.

Thank Mark C
John M, Owner at John Murray Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the 5 star review - always so nice to hear people enjoying their time in the Gallery. We hope you enjoyed your entire stay in The Ridge and can come back and visit us sometime.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in town you simply have to go to this place. I had never heard of John before but absolutely love his art. The vibrancy of the colours and the humour means that even our kids were happy to spend 40 minutes in...More

Thank nita n
John M, Owner at John Murray Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your 5 star review, it is so appreciated! We love it that you not only enjoyed the gallery and artwork during your visit, but that you also took time out of your busy day to write a lovely review and recommend us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having read about this Gallery in the RM Williams Outback magazine. I was thrilled to be able to see it in the flesh. What a fabulous exhibition of amazing art. We were thrilled to purchase a couple of signed prints. The sales lady was fabulous...More

Thank Genevieve G
John M, Owner at John Murray Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

What an absolutely touching review, thanks mate. Always so nice to hear people enjoying the artwork, hopefully see you again next time.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a stroll through and it’s free to view. The artist captures the Australian outback really well. You can purchase smaller prints at a good price

Thank WestOZ1
John M, Owner at John Murray Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the visit and for taking the time to review us, we hope to see you in Lightning Ridge again sometime.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was really taken aback by this gallery. After having seen John Murray art on numerous buildings and structures as I have travelled - I was still surprised at the quality, and colour of so much of the work. A must do.

Thank bigdenw
John M, Owner at John Murray Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the great review! We're so glad you enjoyed your time looking around the Gallery.

Reviewed 11 September 2018

Went to the art gallery at Lighting Ridge. Amazing paintings with true Australian humour. Bought a couple of prints to go with my growing collection. A must on the itinery at Lightning Ridge.

Thank sbutcher912
John M, Owner at John Murray Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the great review! We're so glad you enjoyed your time looking around the Gallery.

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I couldn't believe we were staying in a motel right next door to this wonderful gallery. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit and seeing this amazing art work up close and personal- even more chuffed I could afford a mounted poster of "this must be the...More

Thank Bev W
John M, Owner at John Murray Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your 5 star review, it is so appreciated! We love it that you not only enjoyed the gallery and artwork during your visit, but that you also took time out of your busy day to write a lovely review and recommend us...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018

The art work here is fascinating and well worth a visit. The video of the artist talking about his work is very interesting too.

Thank owls_au
John M, Owner at John Murray Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the 5 star review and spending some time with us in the Gallery - we hope to see you in the Ridge again

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