Central Goldfields Art Gallery


Following the latest advice from the Victorian Government, public galleries across Victoria can re-open to the public from Wednesday 28 July. 
We recommend visiting our member gallery websites to check opening hours and to learn about any booking or COVID Safe protocols ahead of your visit. 
You can also continue to engage with public galleries from home, PGAV Member galleries have great online programs available.

Please remember when visiting a public gallery to check in on arrival, wear a face mask and maintain physical distance from other patrons. 

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The Central Goldfields Art Gallery is situated in the picturesque historic fire station built in 1861, a short walk from the CBD.

The gallery presents an engaging exhibition program that includes regional artists and touring exhibitions. The calendar of events is complimented by inspiring public programs and educational workshops.

The gallery is the home of the Golden Textures acquisitive textile art exhibition. Featuring outstanding art quilts from all over Australia. The gallery also showcases local talent in the eagerly anticipated annual VCE Art and Design and Community Art exhibitions.

Permanent Collection

The Central Goldfields Art Gallery growing collection includes the works by artist of regional and national significance. Recent acquisitions include works by Dean Bowen, Arthur Boyd, Ray Crooke, Renee Gray, Pro Hart and Jeff Makin.

getting to the gallery

Located 170km North West of Melbourne. Estimated travel time is approximately 2hrs by car or train.

By Car 
Free parking is available.

By Train
V/Line provides services from Melbourne to Maryborough. Visit the V/Line website for the current timetable.


The gallery is wheelchair accessible. 

gallery shop

Gallery Shop
The shop has a wide range of gift cards and local tourism information.

Please visit our Facebook page to see a range of posts and information about the collection, exhibitions and related activities.

Central Goldfields Art Gallery
Old Fire Station
1 Neill Street
Maryborough, VIC 3464

T: (03) 5461 6600
E: cgsc.art@cgoldshire.vic.gov.au
& linktr.ee/CGArtGallery

Opening Hours
Thursday to Sunday:
10am - 4pm

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Images clockwise from top left: Tenar Dwyer, Self Contained, oil on linen; Rosy Hardress, textile lanterns; Val Wilkinson, Birds with Attitude series: Cockle Creek Currawong, mixed media – watercolour, gouache, ink; Jason Luca, Tesselations, ceramic; Fiona Somerville, Primitive Methodist Church 1870, Triptych, acrylic on canvas; Tiffany Titshall, The Guardian, charcoal and ink on primed paper; Anna Ashton, The Tripod Family, sculptural felt; Belinda Michael, Natural variation, Central Goldfields clay.
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Central Goldfields Art Gallery
17 Jul 2021 - 5 Sep 2021
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