vibrant visual arts of Tropical North
Queensland in this elegant heritage
building in the heart of Cairns.
Construction of the former Public
Curators Building was completed in 1936
- a stately two story building of brick
and stone. In 1995, the building was
renovated and re-opened as the Cairns
Cairns Regional Gallery hosts
exhibitions of fine arts from major
Australian and international collections
covering historical and contemporary art
including the work of Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander artists.
Visitors to the Gallery can also witness
the creativity of local artists living
and working in one of Queensland’s most
dynamic regional arts communities. The
Gallery exhibits the work of artists
based throughout the tropical north.