Currently on exhibition at the University Gallery, the University of Newcastle. We welcome the public to our exhibitions and events.


The University Gallery

The University Gallery presents curated exhibitions and touring shows that facilitate an awareness of contemporary art, artists, communities and disciplines.  We also support and promote local and emerging artists through our exhibition program and present research exhibitions by our postgraduate candidates at the University of Newcastle.

We value community engagement and welcome the public to engage with our many exhibition openings and public programs throughout the year. See sign up tab to your right for event updates.


Current Exhibition

The Blanket Pilots

Fine Art Students from Hunter Schools High Performers Program 2014

Exhibition: 30 July to 9 August 2014
Opening: Thursday 31 July at 5.30pm

Blanket by Salem Shaw  Salem Shaw Blanket (detail) 2014, mixed and digital media

Since 2003, the High Performing Students Program has been giving exceptional high school students the opportunity to get a 'taste' of university while still at school. In 2014 the program included Fine Art for the first time, and students have produced an outstanding selection of work....  read more about the exhibition.

The Friends of the University of Newcastle 2014 Art Fair has been extended until Saturday 9 August

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Tjunka Lewis  Tjunka Lewis untitled, acrylic on box canvas 41 x 51cm, Warakurna Artists, WA.
Courtesy Aboriginal and Pacific Art, Sydney.

The Art Fair exhibition has been extended until August 9 and there's a great selection of artworks for sale by favourite local artists, students of the University, and indigenous artists from the Central Desert. Sales proceeds support the Friends of the University of Newcastle to fund important student scholarships.

Gallery opening hours

The Gallery is open Wednesday to Friday 10am - 5pm, Saturday 12pm - 4pm, or by appointment. For enquiries please phone +61 2 4921 5255.