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Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre

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A small regional gallery BUT excellent exhibitions

Had just returned from MONA in Hobart which is both exciting and confronting so came to the Cooroy... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
RonWamberal
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Sydney, Australia
Body Painting Art Work

As part of the Cooroy Fusion Festival we visited the Butter Factory and viewed the Boday Painting... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
Robyannalf
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Cooroy, Australia
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The Butter Factory Arts Centre is now managed by the Cooroy Future Group. It is a creative hub for the arts with spaces for exhibitions, workshops & events
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11A Maple St, Cooroy, Queensland 4563, Australia
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

Had just returned from MONA in Hobart which is both exciting and confronting so came to the Cooroy gallery with few expectations. It was a great surprise to see the last day of the previous exhibition with a wonderful exhibit of Kaya Sulc works, seemed...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2018

As part of the Cooroy Fusion Festival we visited the Butter Factory and viewed the Boday Painting Art Work which was just amazing. Butter Factory is another great asset to Cooroy!

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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

A functional dairy factory has been transformed into a striking workable art gallery. We enjoyed the diverse exhibits and even were enticed to buy an eyecatching large glass wall hanging. Very unusual.I also bought Christmas gifts from the high quality gallery shop.

Thank Carolyn D
Butter Factory A, Guest Relations Manager at Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you Carolyn for supporting our artists and artisans! Hope you've found a spot for your Margie Lipscombe piece :)

Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Gallery displays the work of local artists in a historic building. There is a pottery area out the back and pieces from here are displayed in the gallery as well as in the fantastic library next door. While we were there a still life class...More

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Butter Factory A, Public Relations Manager at Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience, Amanda. We're lucky to have such fantastic facilities and an extended network of creatives + volunteers to help them purr :) Hope to share it with you again!

Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gallery, with well set out resources and art work. Well worth a visit. Take a stroll across the creek to visit the excellent old saw mill display.

Thank DiPal59
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Interesting visit to Cooray Butter Factory, see how Butter made and the shop has many items to be purchased. Very fresh!More

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Butter Factory A, Public Relations Manager at Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Thank you Karen! Butter hasn't been made here for decades - perhaps you're thinking of another place? :) We love the refurb on our former Butter Factory to its role now as gallery spaces, artisan shop + workshop offerings! Thanks for taking the time to...More

Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

The Butter Factory in Cooroy is always well worth a visit . Three artists are featured at the moment : Ruth Horton whose lovely colourful oil paintings of birds and flowers so beautifully capture Queensland water holes and waterways ;Helen Saint -Smith who deconstructs landscapes...More

Thank Fran C
Butter Factory A, Public Relations Manager at Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2018

Thank you for your review - we're humbled at the amazing artists and volunteers we get to work with. Appreciate your support!

Reviewed December 25, 2017

Not one to compete with major city galleries but focussed on local artists, constantly changing with some interesting exhibitions and pieces

Thank RonWamberal
Butter Factory A, Assistant Co-ordinator at Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

Thanks Ron for your review. We love making local art accessible to a wider audience, and enjoy connecting artists from further afield to our space. Here's to another great year.

Reviewed December 13, 2017

With a friend visiting she had asked if I could take her, we chatted to an Artist who was working on her paintings, then spoke to another who made ceramic Christmas Tree decorations some of which we purchased, I had never been before so I...More

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Butter Factory A, Assistant Co-ordinator at Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

Thank you for your review. We love hosting artists in residence for the duration of their exhibitions, so glad you enjoyed it too.

Reviewed July 30, 2017

A good local community art facility, always changing with some interesting works. The art store is also a welcome addition with some good local work at reasonable prices.

Thank RonWamberal
Butter Factory A, Assistant Co-ordinator at Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

Thank you :)

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