Galleries and Museums

GALLERIES, LOCAL ARTISTS AND ART TRAILS

display.image (6)The light, scenery and surrounds of the Blue Mountains are an inspiration to artists and there are many places where you can view their creativity and work. Visit one of the many galleries exhibiting local work or you can follow the Artists Trail with new and upcoming events and exibitions listed monthly.

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Adrian Gilbert Art
The gallery is attached to Adrian Gilbert's studio in Easter Street Leura - just around the corner from Everglades House and Gardens. Easter Street runs off Everglades Avenue. Adrian Gilbert Art Studio/Gallery exhibits a frequently changing selection of Adrian's work. However, check out the website and if you find something specific within the portfolio pages you'd like to see, an advance phone call will enable them to have it ready for ...
Corner Easter and Holmes Streets, Leura, NSW, 2780
Aitkens Australia in the Round
Aitkens Australia in the Round is a unique and exciting gallery, display and museum all in one with a spectacular painted panorama of famous Australian destinations. The harbour-dominated beauty of Australia's Emerald City, Sydney along with the rugged mystery of the Blue Mountains; the toughness and brilliant colours of Australia's outback; and the natural beauty of beaches scattered along endless stretches of coastline. Add the fertile riches of Australia's rural ...
5 Wascoe Street, Glenbrook, NSW, 2773
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
The Blue Mountains Cultural Centre is a must see while you are in the Blue Mountains. The Blue Mountains City Art Gallery is one of Australia s leading regional art galleries and features an exhibition program which showcases local and national artists as well as national touring exhibitions and in-house curated exhibitions. Each exhibition is paired with public programs aimed at educating and connecting the audience with artists. The Cultural ...
30 Parke Street, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
Braemar Gallery
Opened in 1988, Braemar Gallery functions as a community gallery, hosting changing exhibitions that showcase works of local and regional artists. Situated in beautiful historic Braemar House, the gallery is a valuable community venue. Braemar has a particular interest in displaying works by local artists. Over time, the gallery has become well known for high standard art works of various mediums. ...
104 Macquarie Road, Springwood, NSW, 2777
Bygone Beautys Treasured Teapot Museum and Tearooms
Bygone Beautys Treasured Teapot Museum and Tearooms is nestled in the picturesque mountain village of Leura and houses the world's largest private collection of tea wares. There are more than 5,500 teapots in the collection, spanning five centuries and including teapots from all over the world, most of which were collected within Australia. Enjoy the selection of teas and partake of lunch or light refreshments, served with 'olde-worlde' charm on fine ...
22 Grose Street, Leura, NSW, 2780
Day Fine Art
Day Fine Art is a business that has an eclectic interest in Australian Painted and Printed works and Old Master Drawings and Prints. The gallery aims to present rare works that are aesthetically appealing and also offer an interesting historical significance. They provide an exceptional client service and cater for all budgets, styles and interests. Stock includes a selection of Australian pantings, drawings and prints by artists such as: Norman ...
27-29 Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Eskbank House and Museum
Eskbank House and Museum in Lithgow is a historic home, with splendid furniture, display of Lithgow Pottery and other period pieces, blacksmith's forge and a coach house. Built in 1842 by Thomas Brown, Eskbank House is a sandstone building in the Georgian style. The four front rooms have been preserved much as they were in Thomas Brown's day, and contain some beautiful regency and early Victorian furniture. The museum ...
Bennett Street, Lithgow, NSW, 2790
Falls Gallery
Established in 1989, Falls Gallery provides changing exhibitions of works on paper and ceramics by emerging and well established artists. This beautifully restored turn of the century weatherboard cottage is set in a large well established garden along a leafy mountains road. On the property is also a studio and pottery workshop. Works include etchings by Arthur Boyd, Charles Blackman and others, plus works from Wendy Sharpe and Garry Shead ...
161 Falls Road, Wentworth Falls, NSW, 2782
Gallery Blackheath
Established in December 2001, Gallery Blackheath is an artist owned and managed not-for-profit gallery, showcasing a selection of fine paintings, drawings and printworks by seven prize-winning local artists, Margaret Aalders, Ray Harrington, Leonie Lyall, Pat Skenridge, Michael van Langenberg and Nadege Lamy. The professional presentation of a diverse range of quality artworks, many of which may be found in local, national, and international private and corporate collections, has ensured that the ...
44 Govetts Leap Road , Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Gang Gang Gallery
Gang Gang features a variety of contemporary art from the Blue Mountains region, Central Western NSW as well as other parts of Australia. The gallery has a focus on representational pieces from all traditions, expressionist to abstract and even kitsch in a multitude of mediums, including sculpture, textile, paint and ceramic. ...
206 Main Street, Lithgow, NSW, 2790
Greater Blue Mountains Drive - Blue Mountains Discovery Trail
The 'edge-of-the-world' drive around the cliff tops between Katoomba and Wentworth Falls are part of this Blue Mountains Discovery Trail. Part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, it is packed full of lookouts, picnic areas and walking tracks located alongside galleries, cafes, museums, antiques and accommodation in the villages of Katoomba, Leura and Wentworth Falls. Highlights include Echo Point and the Three Sisters, Katoomba Falls, Scenic ...
Great Western Highway, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
Hart Ceramics
Lyn Hart's ceramic studio and gallery is located at Leura in the Blue Mountains. Visitors are welcome to come and view Lyn's beautiful original ceramics or just wander in the lovely garden. Creative pottery workshops are available and details can be viewed on their website. These have received many compliments from corporate and family groups. The groups make pottery pieces during their two hour session and later receive their finished hand ...
12 Acacia Avenue, Leura, NSW, 2780
Hat Hill Gallery
The Hat Hill Gallery is a commercial fine art gallery located in an original 1920s printing factory in Blackheath in the Blue Mountains, 120 kilometres west of Sydney. Presenting fine contemporary art created by artists of the Blue Mountains region and beyond. Artists include Jenny Kee, Cate Dudley, Andrew Ireland and Viken Minassian. ...
3 Hat Hill Road, Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Light and Shadow Fine Art Gallery
The Light and Shadow Fine Art Gallery opened in early February 2018 to create an exhibition space to showcase the works of Max Dupain, Australia's most influential photographer, and local artists. There is a permanent exhibition of Dupain s iconic black and white images in the form of fine art gicle prints, Limited Edition hand prints, mounted prints, posters and books. His exhibition works, mostly images of beach scenes, landscapes, ...
19 Grose Street, Leura, NSW, 2780
Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum
In 1906 the Australian Government decided Australia should be independent from Britain for her defence needs. The Lithgow Small Arms Factory commenced production in 1912. This museum, situated in the grounds of the Small Arms Factory, celebrates the rich history of Australia's first high precision mass production facility and its people. Over its years of operation Lithgow SAF accumulated military small arms from all over the world for technical appraisal. These ...
69 Methven Street, Lithgow, NSW, 2790
Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park and Railway
An open air museum consisting of a former colliery site and three kilometres of rail line, The State Mine Heritage Park and Railway offers mine museum guided tours, coal mining displays, picnic areas and Heritage rolling stock and machinery. Here the displays relate to mining history, steam power and the town's rail heritage. There are picnic areas at the powder magazines, nature trails, lovely scenery plus flora and birdlife. ...
Via Atkinson Street, Lithgow, NSW, 2790
Lost Bear Gallery
The Blue Mountains has long been a renowned centre of artistic activity, which Lost Bear Gallery is proud to enhance with its representation of contemporary artists. With an exciting collection of paintings, sculpture, ceramics and hand blown glass from a diverse combination of artists, at different stages of their respective careers, Lost Bear Gallery is a leading destination for art in the Blue Mountains. The mix is thoroughly eclectic, with ...
98 Lurline Street, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
Loviz Arts Gallery
Tanya Loviz is renowned for her cheeky girls in wine glasses and musical themed artworks. She is an internationally recognised self-taught artist with more than 25 years experience, 50 solo shows and a staggering collection of over 1500 paintings and poetry to match. Tanya's Studio is based in the Springwood New South Wales area and there are multiple locations to view her artworks. Visit her website for more information and explore ...
281 Great Western Highway, Warrimoo, NSW, 2774
Mount Victoria and District Historical Society Museum
The Mount Victoria and District Historical Society Museum has sixteen rooms, large and small, housing an eclectic collection of artefacts from Australia and exotic shores beyond. From prehistoric times through to early exploration, convict days to more recent times the collection is multifaceted. Early farming tools and dairy utensils, natural history, laundry and kitchenware, the local mining industry, early photographic equipment and musical instruments. Furniture and fashion are ...
Rear Mount Victoria Railway Station, Mount Victoria, NSW, 2786
Mr Pickwicks Fine Old Books
Nestled in the heart of the glorious, World-Heritage-listed Blue Mountains, in a massive 3-storey superannuated Bank Building, sits the delightfully eccentric books and antiques shop known as Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books and Antiques. Mr Pickwick store contains some 60,000 books in all, ranging from rare and arcane leather-bound antiquities through extensive sections on Art, Architecture and Literature to a virtual second-bookshop upstairs containing some 4,000 Penguins and a further 10,000 ...
86 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
Nanas Teddies and Toys
Nana's Teddies and Toys is Australia's largest speciality teddy bear mega store with over 15,000 teddy bears, dolls, collectable figurines and plush animals in stock including collectables and limited editions. Approximately one hour from Sydney city with parking at the door. Approximately one kilometre to trains and a local bus service at door. The huge range includes collectable bears, porcelain dolls, Australian animals, rocking horses, plush animals, doll and bear furniture, prams ...
21 Great Western Highway, Blaxland, NSW, 2774
Norman Lindsay Gallery
The Norman Lindsay Gallery is the former home of the illustrious artist and author, Norman Lindsay (1879-1969). Now open as a gallery and run by the National Trust (NSW), it displays the artist's oil paintings, watercolours, etchings, ship models, sculptures plus characters from his classic children's book, The Magic Pudding. Gift shop, landscaped grounds and cafe. ...
14 Norman Lindsay Crescent, Faulconbridge, NSW, 2776
NSW Toy and Railway Museum and Leuralla Gardens
Discover a unique collection of fabulous children's toys and trains at the Toy and Railway Museum. Explore a grand home and glorious gardens. Thousands of delighted families and collectors can't be wrong: it's a definite must for the kid in you all. Families and serious collectors alike can explore pre- and post-war toys including dolls, teddy bears, lead figures, comics and books, tin plate trains, aeroplanes, automobiles and working model-railway layouts. ...
36 Olympian Parade, Leura, NSW, 2780
Oberon Tarana Heritage Railway
The Oberon to Tarana branch railway line was Oberon s lifeline from 1923 until its operation was suspended in 1979. The branch line was largely responsible for turning the village into the vibrant town of Oberon, NSW. Oberon Tarana Heritage Railway Inc. is working towards re-establishing the branch line to operational standard and operating a tourist train attraction in the future. The Oberon Station Precinct is located one block off Oberon s ...
Tarana-Oberon Railway, Oberon, NSW, 2787
Platform Gallery
Platform Gallery is a craft and design gallery located in Katoomba in the beautiful Blue Mountains. The gallery showcases artisans, designers and makers from the Blue Mountains and across Australia. They celebrate the handmade from textiles, to sculpture to contemporary jewellery, taking time to enjoy each artist s individual practice and the story behind their work. They have a new exhibition every month and a gallery shop ...
81-83 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
Rick Rutherfords Country Gallery
Rick Rutherford's Country Gallery is open daily and located within the heritage precinct of Lawson, on the Badgery Crescent side of Lawson. As the founding author of "Australian Country Collections" magazine, Rick purchased and restored a graceful Blue Mountains Lawson property years ago, creating a unique country gallery in the process, which is open to the public to inspect firsthand. Within its many rooms, Rick Rutherford's Country Gallery is a world of ...
3 Badgery Crescent, Lawson, NSW, 2783
Street Art Walk
The Street Art Walk is a dynamic, community-driven cultural treasure of the Blue Mountains, created by Street Art Murals Australia (SAMA) in partnership with the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, University of Western Sydney and relevant stakeholders in the Beverly Place precinct. The Street Art Walk displays world standard street art from all aerosol disciplines. International, national and local artists of varying experience paint large-scale artworks in this precinct through a ...
Beverly Place, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
Talisman Gallery
Ron Fitzpatrick's inspired metal creations have been astounding people for years - beautiful and mysterious mirrors, clocks, candle holders and sculpture, lovingly handcrafted on the premises in the idyllic Hartley Valley Historic Village. Along with a fabulous range of silver jewellery, Talisman Gallery is unlike anything you have seen before. ...
53 Old Great Western Highway, Hartley, NSW, 2790
The Nook Craft Co-Operative
The Nook is a co-operative of creatives from the Blue Mountains sharing their unique, quality work with visitors to this upstairs gallery/shop located on The Leura Mall. It is a collective marketplace, which showcases the work of local artists, designers and artisans. Work available ranges from preserves and jams to beautiful handmade garments, accessories, pottery, candles, children s toys, home wares, stationery, paintings and leadlight. The Nook began in January 1996 ...
133A The Mall, Leura, NSW, 2780
The Victory Theatre Antique Centre
The Victory Theatre Antique Centre is the largest antique centre west of Sydney. Blackheath village, 10 kilometres west of Katoomba, has become a Mecca for antiques and collectables shopping. The Victory Theatre Antique Centre, presents 50 dealers over two floors with wares ranging from jewellery, books, vintage clothing, paintings, dolls, ornaments, light fittings, fine china and porcelains, through to furnishings and furniture, and boasts the greatest variety of stock in the ...
17-19 Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum
Explore the oldest operating roundhouse in NSW and enjoy the sights, sounds (and smells) of rail travel over the last 130 years! Enjoy unlimited 20 minute rides in the 1880s Heritage Listed Sydney Steam Tramcar or 1890 "Cowboy" carriage hauled by 19th century steam tank engine "Stevo". Read the fascinating story of the "Call Boy" and listen as "Charlie" and "Harry" prepare hard working steam locomotive 5461 for the ...
17b Tusculum Road, Valley Heights, NSW, 2777
Wild Valley Art Park
Wild Valley Art Park is a self-sufficient eco arts centre located on 17 inspiring acres in Wentworth Falls in the Blue Mountains. It features a gallery, artist studios and sculpture gardens complete with lake and wetlands. Wild Valley offers birthday and bridal art parties, weekend art workshops and themed dinners, artist residencies, yoga and facilities for conference hire and special events. Visitors to Wild Valley can see artists working in ...
321 Blaxland Road, Wentworth Falls, NSW, 2782