Cairns Art Gallery

About the venue

Housed in a landmark heritage building the Cairns Art Gallery is the region's premier destination for exhibitions featuring historical and contemporary art by leading regional, national and international artists. The Gallery also presents exhibitions highlighting key works and themes from the permanent collection that focus on the unique cultural heritage of Far North Queensland.

Throughout the year the Gallery presents a range of creative learning programs for audiences of diverse ages and backgrounds including art classes, talks and events that relate to exhibitions and the permanent collection.

Open seven days a week all year round except public holidays the Gallery is a great destination for purchasing unique art, craft and design objects produced by leading regional practitioners and to relax at Perrotta's, the Gallery's street front café.

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Upcoming Exhibitions


Cnr Abbott & Shields Sts
Cairns QLD 4870