The Community Access Gallery program aims to provide a high profile exhibition space that supports the work of local artists and Illawarra community groups. This exhibition space is available for monthly hire at a cost of $600.  This cost includes:

  • Three week exhibition period
  • Open to public 10am-5pm Tuesday-Friday, Weekends 12-4pm - lift & stair access available
  • Use of cables and installation equipment
  • Use of an adjoining room for opening/launch
  • Use of three Gallery staff for opening / launch (maximum time 3hrs)
  • Use of PA equipment, tables, table cloths and glassware for opening/launch

For further information please contact the Gallery on (02) 4227 8500.
Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm, or email either 
Kiki Gillam kgillam@wollongong.nsw.gov or gallery@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

Community Access Gallery application form.pdf 
Community Access Gallery Terms and Conditions.pdf
Installing artworks in the Community Access Gallery.pdf


The Community Access Gallery is a hired space and does not form part of the Art Gallery's exhibition program.


8 July - 30 July

An exhibition by primary-aged string students learning the connection of art and music by studying Picasso and Satie. This exhibition is a WollCon Art and Strings partnership with the Enigma Quartet and the Wollongong Art Gallery

Image: Finn Stackhouse, Untitled, 2023, Paper, colour pencil, and pastels on cardstock.



2 August - 3 September

Operation Art is an annual exhibition celebrating its 28th Anniversary this year. These 50 artworks created by students across New South Wales will tour the state before finding their home at The Children's Hospital at Westmead, where they will help make sick children feel better through the power of art. This is an initiative of The Children's Hospital at Westmead in partnership with The NSW Department of Education.

Image: Sophie Heslop St Peters Anglican College Illawarra & South Coast Sprinkler Fun