Penrith Regional Gallery, Home of The Lewers Bequest is now open, under the current Public Health Order. Please see our COVID SAFETY page for updates on the current public health order, and ticketing information. Please stay safe everyone!



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Window Stories

An ongoing project by PP&VA where artists working in photography, are commissioned to bring the inside out and to share community stories. Click here to explore

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Art Walks

Transform and enrich your daily exercise through art making Click here to participate

Taking art to you:

Explore some of our exhibitions through our digital catalogues, or find new ways to immerse yourself in art with our digital learning resources…

Dream Realised: our community victory Exhibition Catalogue

Dream Realised: our community victory Exhibition Catalogue

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Emu Island: Modernism in Place Exhibition Catalogue

Emu Island: Modernism in Place Exhibition Catalogue

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Gifting Exhibition Catalogue

Gifting Exhibition Catalogue

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Arts Anywhere Anytime

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Friends of Penrith Regional Gallery

The Friends of Penrith Regional Gallery is a social volunteer group, vitally interested in the Gallery and its progress; everyone is welcome to become a member of the Friends of the Gallery.

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Venue HIre

The Gallery is a unique and idyllic venue. Nestled on the banks of the Nepean River, the Gallery is set in spectacular heritage gardens designed by celebrated artists Gerald and Margo Lewers.

It’s perfect for weddings, parties and celebrations; and also has studio spaces suitable for functions, workshops and meetings. Cafe at Lewers can provide fabulous catering.

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Gallery Tours

The Gallery Team has access to a wealth of fascinating stories about art, culture and history, and the intriguing people such as artists, writers and architects who’ve left their traces at Penrith Regional Gallery.

To enhance your visit, why not book a guided tour of the site and its history or the current exhibitions, perhaps even a VIP after hours exhibition tour. Alternately you may like a free 7-minute welcome and introduction to the site and then enjoy your visit at your own pace.

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🖼 Each fortnight we ask one of our staff to select a work from the Collection. Michael Waite, our Visitor Services Officer, wrote this reflection about a work that is currently displayed at the Gallery's reception which you can see the next time you visit us!  I chose this photo by Selina Ou as an example of classic documentary photography, with its clearly lit depiction of labour and consumerism within the context of popular culture. Also for the composition's abstract qualities of pattern and repetition, with the frame filled from side to side with vibrant colours and shapes that constantly move the eye around the picture plane. I love that it achieves all of this through being an image that is mostly made up of other images. These elements work best when seen at its print size of 1 square metres, so I recommend a visit to our reception area to see it for yourself.  Since the original Bequest in 1980, the Penrith Regional Gallery collection has continued to grow, acquiring works of excellence founded on the principles and practices espoused by the Lewers and their contemporaries. Selina Ou’s artwork engages with notions of the everyday in a manner that, although connected to the time and place in which she lives, is conceptually tied to the modernist ethos that embraced notions of the everyday as an art form. Ou’s photographic work adds depth and richness to the Permanent Collection’s focus on contemporary works that speak to current issues and concerns. 
Image: Selina Ou, Kiosk, Mercado Central, Santiago, Chile, 2006, chromogenic photograph, Collection Penrith Regional Gallery, Home of The Lewers Bequest, donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Michael Hawker, 2016. Copyright Courtesy of the Artist.
👉 Our Term Art Workshops are back, starting 8 February! Bookings close on 7 February so don't miss out!  Immerse yourself in the world of art and unleash your creativity with us at the Gallery. We have workshops suitable for ages 0 - 5 and their grown ups, and children up to 12 years old.  🎟 Head over to our website to explore what we have on offer and book now (link in bio).  #prgtlb #penrithregionalgallery #artist #art #arts #gallery #termworkshops #workshops #artworkshop #artworkshops #term #termone #workshop #kids #children #child #summer #penrith #emuplains #bluemountains #westernsydney #sydney #australia #2022 #creative #fun #bubs
🖼🛠 We're working hard to install the new exhibitions as part of our 2022 Summer Series!  Artist, Kelsee Rose, is seen here working on the mural component of the award-winning exhibition, Pattern and Print: Easton Pearson Archive, on the walls in our Main Gallery space. The original illustration is by Stephen Mok.  Pattern and Print: Easton Pearson Archive is a celebration of the internationally acclaimed Brisbane fashion house Easton Pearson, and it opens on 22 January.  For more information on our upcoming exhibitions, visit our website (link in bio).  #prgtlb #penrithregionalgallery #artist #art #arts #gallery #exhibition #artexhibition #summerseries2022 #summer #penrith #emuplains #bluemountains #westernsydney #sydney #australia #january #2022
•REPOST• @cafeatlewers We are sorry to be the bearers of bad news but unfortunately Sips & Sounds has been postponed for the remaining season, including this Friday nights session.⁠
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It was a tough decision to make but we know it's the right one.⁠
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We hope you can join us another time during or normal trading hours (8am -3pm daily).