galleries & studios

The Northern Rivers is home to the largest concentration of practicing artists in regional Australia. The laidback lifestyle and colourful communities of the region, along with the natural beauty of the hinterland and nearby rainforests provide a stunning backdrop and inspiration to many local and visiting creative workers.

Follow the arts trail to meet our wonderful artists and take home a unique piece of the Northern Rivers. While out and about you might be interested in our dining guide!

  • Galleries

  • Cawongla Art Studio

    Cawongla Art Studio

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    Cawongla Art Studio is a group of local artists sharing their work and skills within the historic Cawongla Community Centre. Next to the Cawongla Cafe and (more)

  • Brush Off Art

    Brush Off Art

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    Roslyn has established her new gallery in Nimbin to showcase her own work and to represent emerging and established local artists.The exhibitions are  from (more)

  • Blue Knob Hall Gallery & Cafe

    Blue Knob Hall Gallery & Cafe

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    Blue Knob Hall, established in 1930, is situated beneath the sacred Aboriginal landmark of Lillian Rock, and Blue Knob mountain.Many social and educational (more)

  • Lismore Regional Gallery

    Lismore Regional Gallery

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    Lismore Regional Gallery presents energetic and thought provoking exhibitions and events for the enjoyment of locals and visitors (more)

  • Communities Hub Art Space Inc.

    Communities Hub Art Space Inc.

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    The Communities Hub Art Space Inc. was formed creative community space for artists and healers. We are a not for profit organisation promoting and encouraging (more)

  • Fox Photo Den

    Fox Photo Den

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    Fox Photo Den is Lismore's first and only dedicated Photography space. The Den is a creative space for photographers and photography lovers to meet, share, (more)

  • Grant Vaughan Designs in Wood

    Grant Vaughan Designs in Wood

    lismore

    Enjoy learning the skills of woodcarving & sculpture from Grant Vaughan, a wood artist with over 30 years experience. The classes are held in Grant's studio (more)

  • Northern Rivers Community Gallery

    Northern Rivers Community Gallery

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    The Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) has established itself as a significant regional cultural hub and creative catalyst in the Northern Rivers. NRCG (more)

  • Nimbin Craft Gallery

    Nimbin Craft Gallery

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    Established over 35 years ago, Nimbin Craft Gallery is a leading outlet for locally made art and craft. Featuring pottery, wood craft, clothing, jewellery, toys (more)

  • Back Alley Gallery (B.A.G)

    Back Alley Gallery (B.A.G)

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    The BAG is an open-air gallery that celebrates public art. The space has a diverse body of work from a variety of street artisits and muralists. Ever-evolving, (more)

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