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Who we are

Lismore Regional Gallery’s Mission is to facilitate the exchange of ideas locally and nationally through a distinctive and innovative program of exhibitions and events.

Our Aims are to:

1. Provide an accessible, largely self-generated program of exhibitions and events for the whole of community
2. Present nationally significant exhibitions and programs
3. Initiate opportunities for artists by developing innovative programs
4. Work closely with artists in the presentation of new work and solo exhibitions
5. Provide a creative space for open dialogue with our dynamic community
6. Build a body of research on our region through the telling of local stories
7. Enhance the Gallery’s permanent collection Lismore Regional Gallery is the oldest cultural organisation in the Northern Rivers. Established in 1953, and opened by then Director of the Art Gallery of NSW, Hal Missingham, we have played an active role in the cultural life of our community for generations.

A focus on solo exhibitions over recent years, usually working directly with the artist, has seen the presentation of work by Roger Ballen, Julie Rrap, Sam Jinks, Alexander Seton, Tracey Moffatt, Margaret Olley and Patricia Piccinini – all generated specifically for and by Lismore Regional Gallery.

We also play an active role in developing exhibitions by and with the local community to tell stories of local significance. The Northern Rivers is a dynamic community, and we see our role as being a key place to tell our stories.

STAFF
Director Brett Adlington
Curators Fiona Fraser & Kezia Geddes
Learning Officer Claudie Frock
Administrator Sarah Harvey