Everybody wants a little culture in their lives.
Whether you’re an artist, art lover, or just looking for something different to do, Top 3’s best art galleries are sure to inspire and appeal to your inner-Picasso.
1. Gold Coast City Gallery
If high-quality exhibitions and arts events are what you’re after, then you can’t go past the Gold Coast City Gallery – housed in the Home of the Arts (HOTA), Surfers Paradise (Bundall). Boasting two separate galleries, in addition to a large foyer of works, the gallery is home to an extensive collection of traditional and contemporary art. With their Australian and international showcases, touring exhibitions, competitions, and arts programs, the Gold Coast City Gallery keeps art lovers coming back. The gallery even offers a ‘sculpture walk’ – featuring many specifically comissioned works by international sculptors.
One of Australia’s most prominent regional galleries, the Gold Coast City Gallery provides an impressive spectrum of aesthetic delights!
135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise
Mon-Fri: 10am- 5pm
Sat,Sun,Pub Hols: 11am – 5pm
2. 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace
If the contemporary art scene sends your heartbeat into a flutter, then 19 Karen’s warehouse – nouveau style gallery is a must-visit. Even for those traditionalists out there, 19 Karen’s showcase of local, Australian, an international contemporary artists will wow and appease your senses. 19 Karen provides a bold and eccentric mix of solo and group shows approximately every 6 weeks; in addition to housing an extensive art stockroom. The versatile art space can also be hired for private functions and arts events.
19 Karen is about supporting and exposing emerging artists in addition to celebrating edgy, established artists. The gallery mixes up a palette of talent, passion, creativity, energy, surprise and fun – appealing to the artsy and artsy-at-heart among us.
19 Karen Avenue, Mermaid Beach
Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm
3. Watling Galleries
With over 40 years in the industry, Watling Galleries is a pioneer in the arts field. Make an appointment to peruse Watling’s huge range of quality Australian and international artworks. Watling Galleries appeals to all genres and arts media; from fine pottery and glassware, to Australian masters, contemporary and investment art, you’re sure to leave impressed. The gallery also offers art workshops and classes, solo and group exhibitions, in addition to art promotions and charity events. Watling Galleries experience, sophistication and expansive art collection comfortably justifies its position as one of the best art galleries on the Gold Coast.
Unit 13 / 99 West Burleigh Road, Burleigh Heads