Broken Hill City Art Gallery is the oldest regional gallery in New South Wales. Situated within the restored Sully’s Emporium, the Gallery displays a selection of works from the City of Broken Hill’s art collection and a curated artistic program of temporary exhibitions.
This program includes the gallery’s annual acquisitive award, the Pro Hart Outback Art Prize. Since its inception in 1904, the Broken Hill City Art Gallery has acquired an impressive collection featuring many artists of national importance. Notably, the collection narrates a history of Broken Hill in visual form. From early mining scenes, photographs and etchings, to contemporary work made in its community, the collection understands a human relationship, and personal connection to the area of Broken Hill.
Members receive a range of benefits such as a 10% discount in the Gallery Shop (excluding commission items), discounted ticket prices to gallery events, and an invitation to its exclusive members Christmas party. Memberships can be purchased from the Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery during business hours, or online at bhartgallery.com. au/membership.
The Pro Hart Outback Art Prize (PHOAP) is an annual acquisitive competition showcasing work in any media which reflects the spirit and diversity of the Australian Outback. The prize consists of an Acquisitive First Prize, a Non- Acquisitive Second Prize and a People’s Choice Award with a total prize pool of $23,000. PHOAP recognises the continued support and contribution to the arts by the Hart family. Pro Hart and his oeuvre are synonymous with Broken Hill’s fascinating history and reputation as a regional artistic hub. PHOAP recognises this contribution.
• Gallery shop
• Historic building
• Onsite parking
• Wheelchair access
• Workshops & classes