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“Maitland Regional Art Gallery”

Maitland Regional Art Gallery
Ranked #1 of 17 things to do in Maitland
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: MRAG offers in total, eleven exhibition spaces in three distinct wings across two levels of the art gallery. MRAG accessibility features include a lift, interior and exterior wheelchair access ramps and a sensory garden. One wing of the building is dedicated to children and education: the Art Factory fosters appreciation to the arts for the specific audience of children, schools, family groups and youth. MRAG’s retail outlet showcases the wares of local, national and international artists and craftspeople as well as objects from the Pacific and the East including Africa and Mexico. The MRAG shop also offers toys and decorative art from international destinations. Adjacent to the Art Factory, café Seraphine caters to a large number of patrons Tuesday-Sunday 7.30am-4.30pm as well as for functions in and outside normal art gallery hours. MRAG is now one of the most active and exhibition vibrant regional galleries in NSW with almost 3000sq metres of public access space.
Maitland, Australia
2 reviews
“Maitland Regional Art Gallery”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

This gallery is set in the historic High Street of Maitland. You must divert from the main New England Highway to pass through the old town centre. The gallery has a constantly changing series of exhibition of local through to international artists. It can be re-visited many times. It has a shop full of glassware and jewellery from local makers and a terrific café. It also runs art classes including some for kids in school holidays. I regularly take friends and visitors there.

Visited September 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
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“Not To Be Missed”
Reviewed November 15, 2013

We never visit Maitland without a visit to this wonderful and stimulating place. And there's a great cafe! The present exhibitions of leadlight glass and photos from the Maitland Mercury of 1963, among others, are alone worth the trip north.

Visited November 2013
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Newcastle, Australia
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112 reviews
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“School Holiday Local Activity”
Reviewed November 15, 2013

We have been to this Art Gallery a few times. Its quite average. Nothing too exciting. Does have a room for kids to draw and do activities. Entry is free. Can look around the whole gallery in about 10mins .

Visited August 2013
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Maitland, Australia
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13 reviews
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“A must visit”
Reviewed August 2, 2013

I am sure all who visit this Gallery will not be disappointed. With great exhibitions, a fantastic gift shop and a great café it is well worth a visit. I love the building with its old and new. It is great that Maitland has such a great Gallery. There is easy parking at the rear of the gallery. I have done a reasonable amount of world travel and I believe the items for sale in the gift shop are as good or better than anywhere I have been. Call in when passing by or visiting Maitland.

Visited July 2013
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Dungog, Australia
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“Excellent venue, beautiful displays and exhibits”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

A surprising amount of material to view, excellent quality of displays, exhibits were extremely good. Cafe was also very good.

Visited July 2013
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