The Griffith Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) is a vibrant creative space in the Western Riverina. It is the permanent home of the National Contemporary Jewellery Collection and the Couture Collection.
The gallery strives to showcase nationally significant exhibitions and provides a platform for exhibition opportunities for local artists. GRAG is committed to developing skills and promoting awareness in the visual arts via diverse public programs, workshops and floortalks. Exhibition highlights in the past five years have been: The Archibald Prize (on tour from the Art Gallery of New South Wales), For Country; for Nation (on tour from the Australia War Memorial), CONCRETE: Art, Design and Architecture (on tour from JamFactory) Warangesda: Deep Waters and Ken Done: Paintings You Probably Haven’t Seen.
The committed team at GRAG are dedicated to being professional, approachable, creative, inclusive, informative and fun. Show your support for the gallery and enjoy art with benefits by becoming a GRAG member. Memberships are valid per calendar year and cost $25 for a single or $40 for a couple. Membership benefits include discounts on shop items, public programs and tickets to the National Contemporary Jewellery Awards Opening event in 2022. Please contact the gallery for more information.
Established in 1992 by the Griffith Regional Art Gallery, the National Contemporary Jewellery Award (NCJA) is a biennial award that brings together contemporary applied arts, visual arts and design practice. Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2022, NCJA attracts Australia’s leading contemporary object artists and expands the boundaries of the 5 art of human adornment.
- Free guided tours
- Gallery shop
- Historic building
- Theatre/ screening room
- Wheelchair access
- Workshops and classes
Featured image: Griffith Regional Art Gallery, CONCRETE Art Design Architecture, 2020. Photo: Lea Ligakis. Courtesy: Griffith Regional Art Gallery, Griffith.