Central Goldfields Art Gallery is owned and managed by the Central Goldfields Shire Council for local residents and visitors to our region.

Situated in the historic fire station built in 1861, this unique building has housed the Central Goldfields Art Gallery since its official opening in 1996. The Gallery features a diverse program of regularly changing exhibitions, showcasing art from the permanent collection, exhibitions by artists living in the region and touring exhibitions. The permanent collection is based around works of art that relate to the Central Goldfields region from landscapes to textile art.

A regular series of public program and educational classes for kindergartens, schools and community organisations are also provided.

Our collection

This collection is housed in the Central Goldfields Art Gallery, located in Maryborough?s historic fire station, built in 1861. The collection is owned and managed by the Central Goldfields Shire Council. The permanent collection features artwork by local and regional artists, including works by Philip Adams, Peggy Shaw, Lyn Cooke and Norma Bailey-Ramsey. The collection also includes two donated oil paintings by Australian artist Pro Hart.

Themes: Shaping cultural and creative life