Artists & Galleries

Visiting Lightning Ridge, it is easy to see why it is a mecca for artists. It is one of those places. From traditional indigenous art, through to contemporary and onto the vibrant artwork that conveys the outback and its characters; there is something for everyone at the Ridge.

With each and every artists, there is a distinct connection to the land and the region of Lightning Ridge. There is no better place to experience unique outback artistry at its best.

John Murray's Art Gallery

 
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8 Opal Street, Lightning Ridge

Situated in the main street, John Murray Art Gallery is full of the vibrant paintings that have made John Murray one of Australia's leading outback artists.

Entry is free; the gallery is full of large and small original paintings and hosts a wide range of reproductions, posters, cards and art souvenirs. Visitors can enjoy the artworks in the relaxed and friendly atmosphere, as well as hearing first hand some of John's inspiration on the in house DVD.

Opening Hours: Weekdays 9am - 5pm, Saturday 9am -2pm, Sunday 9am - 2pm

For more details and pricing, please go to their Website

 

Lightning Ridge Arts and Crafts

 
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51 Pandora Street, Lightning Ridge

Situated on Bore Baths Road next to the Library. Displaying and selling a large range of locally made Arts, Crafts, Pottery & memorabilia.

Features:

      Workshops in wet and dry felting, painting, polymer clay and other crafts as required

      Free Artist's Exhibitions

      Displays, Easter, Outback Archies, Photography, Spring Exhibition

Opening Hours: Every afternoon 7 days from March to December. Contact 0477 810 642 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cost: Gold coin donation please

 

 

 

The Ridge ArtSpace

 
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Onyx Street, Lightning Ridge

Providing professional gallery space for visual artists. Self run exhibitions for established and emerging artists.

For more details and pricing, please go to their Website