Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

The current gallery opened in 1990 and presents a quality exhibition program featuring touring exhibitions and selections from the permanent collection, and a varied program of activities including lectures, workshops and educational services. The permanent collection was initiated in 1955 with the first Carillon City Festival Art Prize. Special focus areas include the Lloyd Rees Collection, Australian Studio Ceramics from the early 1970s, the artists of Hill End from 1947 to the present, and the settlement of Bathurst and District from 1815.

Address: 
70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW
Tel: 
0263316066
Hours: 
Tues to Sat 10am - 5pm, Sundays and Public Holidays 2pm - 5pm
Admission: 
Free
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, toilets, parking, shop, library by appointment, guided tours, education services, members' organisation, temporary exhibitions, music and drama programs, research access
Collection: 
Estimated 1,000 works
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Items

Oil painting

May Morning No. 2 The Harbour from Lane Cove

Creator:
Lloyd Rees
Description:
Oil on canvas, 147cm by 167cm. A key painting in Lloyd Rees focus collection.
Date:
1981
Item Id Number:
1981.17

Oil painting

Still Life

Creator:
Jean Bellette
Description:
Australian painting with neoclassic figures grouped in landscapes.
Date:
1955
Item Id Number:
1955.1

Sculpture

Wall Decoration

Creator:
Margel Hinder
Description:
Wall sculpture in copper, brass and stainless steel, 133cm by 218cm by 16cm. Created by an Australian sculptor prominent for her modern constructions in metal.
Item Id Number:
1983.28

Ceramic

Dance of Indecision

Creator:
Sandra Taylor
Description:
Earthenware vessel with underglaze colours, coil built and multi-fired to 1130 degrees centigrade. 42.7 by 37.3cm diameter. An example of Taylor's contemporary Australian ceramics with highly colourful and expressive, painterly surfaces.
Date:
1992
Item Id Number:
1993.25