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Broken Hill will be a vibrant, prosperous and culturally rich Heritage City shared with visitors from around the world. Council will provide high quality services and leadership to enhance community living and facilitate a prosperous economy.

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Indiana Shamroze-Tumes poses in front of a portrait
14 March 2019

The David Bowler Memorial Award $5,000 scholarship recipient for 2019 has a passion for...

Person swimming in a pool
8 March 2019

YMCA NSW and Broken Hill Council have today announced that the Indoor 25m and Indoor...

Volunteers after a Tidy Towns clean up
28 February 2019

Broken Hill is getting behind the Clean Up Australia promotion with clean up events arranged...

A question mark over the silhouette of a welcome sign
26 February 2019

Melbourne-based graphic designer and artist Joe Scerri has won Council's gateway signage...

Exhibitions Opening | 3 February 2017 | Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

Exhibitions | Operation Art | Out of the Zone - Gaara Arts Cabinet Exhibition |  An Involuntary Circus - Daniela Bradley

Operation Art

Operation Art showcases 50 artworks by students in Kindergarten to Year 10. The works become part of the Children's Hospital at Westmead's art collection.

The artworks are made by students to create a positive, uplifting environment in hospitals which aids in the healing process of young patients.

 

Members Christmas Party - Art Gallery

Members Christmas Party - Art Gallery

Join us at the Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery for the annual Member's Christmas celebration!

See out the year by participating in artmaking workshops, live music and performances amongst the collection. Gourmet food and drinks will be provided.

Gallery Members only. Become a Gallery Member for $35 per year and you can come and join in the party.

RSVPs necessary 

Free Kids Tour - The Phantom Art Show

The Phantom Art Show is now open at the Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery. Missed the opening on Friday night? Never fear we are having a free kids tour this Saturday from 11:30am - what a fantastic way to finish up school holidays! 
We have also heard a rumour that the Ghost Who Walks might be making an appearance again....
We look forward to seeing you there!

Opening Night | Contemporary Primeval | The Phantom Art Show | Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

Exhibitions | Contemporary Primeval - Ann Evers & Rick Ball | The Phantom Art Show - Various

Contemporary Primeval - Ann Evers & Rick Ball

Ann Evers’ unusual fibre art holds the element of surprise. Her clever use of materials as a weaver is like a bird’s use of skin, bones and feather for flight.

Evers is no mere basket-maker. Each piece of her work, large or small, is a story of time and of place. She is a weaver of stories and materials, of nature and culture. She weaves the north to the south.

Artist Talk with Peter Kingston

Join artist Peter Kingston, whose work is exhibited at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney; the Museum of Sydney; Biblioteque de la ville, Belgium; Costen Library, Los Angeles and the National Film Library in Tokyo and co-curator of the Phantom Art Show, for a two hour discussion of his work, process and passions.

Dream Merchant: An Impossible Dream

Ravishing pint-sized techno songstress, LaDonna Rama forges a polymorphous path through Sydney's queer club and performance art scene. With her kooky pop posturing and menacing disco grooves, her debut self-titled release fuses a heady combination of dark experimental house, campy techno, new wave and perverted pop. For the Dream Merchant opening at Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery as part of the Broken Heel Festival, LaDonna Rama will perform a live set of her music. the performance will use tracks accompanied by live singing and choreography.

You and Me

Following his Thursday night performance for the Broken Heel Festival join Liam Benson for "You and Me", a participatory performance artwork that acknowledges Australia's Aboriginal history and present through sequin embroidery. Audience members are invited to work collaboratively with Liam, where participants can learn how to sew sequins whilst acknowledging country through a map depicting the diverse language groups of First Nation Australians.

Upcoming Events

Storytime

Storytime is designed for pre-school aged children to develop...

Child touching book
22 March 2019

Toddler time is aimed at children who have outgrown Baby Bounce,...