Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

The Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery is the oldest regional gallery in New South Wales, being established in 1904. The Gallery houses the famous Silver Tree, which was produced in the 1880s for Charles Rasp, founder of BHP and discoverer of Broken Hill. The Gallery also houses works by the Heidelberg School Artists, and contemporary artists such as John Olson, Arthur Boyd and Colin Lanceley. We also have a broad collection of artworks by local artists such as Pro Hart, Jack Absalam and Roxanne Minchin. The Gallery is located in a vibrant local art scene, which encompasses more than 40 galleries.

Address: 
Cnr Chloride and Blende Street, Broken Hill, NSW
Tel: 
0880885491
Hours: 
Monday - Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm; Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Admission: 
Entry fee is by donation.
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Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, Volunteer Program, Holiday/Public Program, Shop, Reference Library, Brochure/Information Material, Venue Hire.
Collection: 
The Gallery's collection numbers more than 1300 artworks at present. These range from traditional works from the 19th Century to today. They include artworks by Frederick McCubbin, Lloyd Rees, Sidney Nolan, Margaret Preston and Mandy Martin. The Gallery also houses an extensive works-on-paper collection, which includes works by Sidney Nolan, Brett Whiteley and David Rankin.
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Items

Silver Tree

The Silver Tree

The Silver Tree
Creator:
Henry Steiner
Description:
The Silver Tree was created by Henry Steiner for Charles Rasp, who was co-founder of BHP, for his house 'Willyama' in Medindie, South Australia. It was manufactured from Broken Hill silver and beaten out of one single sheet.
Date:
1879-1880
Item Id Number:
Acc. No. 222

Artwork

Self Portrait as Owl Man

Creator:
Bede Tungutalum
Description:
Linocut, 50cm x 40cm.
Date:
1989

Purchased by the Art Gallery advisory committee.

Artwork

St Mark's Domes, Venice

Creator:
Sir Arthus Streeton
Description:
Oil on Canvas, 33cm x 43cm.
Date:
1908
Item Id Number:
A/N16

Donated by Zinc corporation

Artwork

After the Bath

Creator:
Hariette Sutcliffe
Description:
Oil on canvas, 107cm x 84cm.
Date:
1890
Item Id Number:
A/N3

Donated by George McCulloch.

Artwork

Captain Sturt's Camp, Sheperds Creek

Creator:
Sam Byrne
Description:
Oil on composition board, 60cm x 90cm.
Date:
1960-65(?)
Item Id Number:
AN199