Bathurst Regional Art Gallery is strongly committed to audience development and has an active and lively range of public programs. The aim of these programs is to reach as many different groups of visitors as possible and to principally connect people with art.

Programs include a variety of activities including: artist & curator floor talks; workshops; master classes; weekend art classes; concerts; film nights; school holiday workshops and guided tours on request.

Regular public programs include artist talks by guest speakers in conjunction with most exhibitions. Special events such as lectures, concerts, performance and practical workshops cater for a broad range of audiences.

Free guided tours of the Gallery are available to school groups, bus tours and community groups and visits to the Hill End Residency cottages can also be arranged.

For further information on these events email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 02 6333 6555

make.  Kids activity room.  

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Be inspired by Andrew Christofides geometric artworks and make your own 3D shape and bunting flag.  Add your artwork to the gallery wall to make Bathurst's biggest bunting.

All materials are supplied, drop in any time during opening hours. Supervison by a parent/ caregiver is required.

This is a FREE event, check here for opening hours or vist our Facebook page.






Venice Biennale - VIVA ARTE VIVA  

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BRAG Curator, Sarah Gurich, presents a talk about her recent trip to the Venice Biennale, where she worked as the NSW Exhibition Team Leader for the Tracey Moffatt exhibition, MY HORIZON.
$8 BRAGS Members & Concession / $10 Non-members
Entry includes a light supper.  Click here for the flyer pdf.
RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 02 6333 6555
A special fundraising initiative of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery Society (BRAGS) 




IMAGE: Tracey Moffatt MY HORIZON, installation view Australian Pavillion, Venice Biennale 2017.  

Illustrated talk: The Art of Conservation

Sloggett 300 x 300Join Professor Robyn Sloggett from the University of Melbourne @ BRAG as she explains the role of conservation within a museum/ gallery, her relationship with Bathurst Regional Council and its collections, and why science is necessary for understanding art.

Professor Robyn Sloggett is the director of the Cultural Materials Conservation at the University of Melbourne, Art Authentication Expert and recipient of the Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal in 2016.


RSVP APPRECIATED to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 6333 6555, or just come along.

Entry is a gold coin donation. Click here for the flyer pdf.


  IMAGE:  Professor Robyn Sloggett receiving the 2016 Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal.