The Banana Shire Art collection covers a variety of mediums including Pottery, Prints, Etchings, Oils, Watercolors and Fiber plus many more and is representative of a mixed genre by not only past and present local artists, but also national artists, such as Lionel and Norman Lindsay, John Shirlow, Ron McBurnie and Pro Hart to name a few, and presents the artists observation of ordinary people and everyday places and objects as seen by them throughout their lives.
An extensive and valuable collection of works by well known local artist Ruby Campbell, made up of Pen and Ink, Etchings, Watercolours and pencil, is also held in the collection.
Council has acquired the collection through acquisition prizes at the annual Brigalow Arts Festival and by donations from generous art lovers from across the Shire. The range of works is varied and promises to delight any art lover.
|Season Date||Day||Opening Hours|
|All year||Monday||8am - 5pm|
|Tuesday||8am - 5pm|
|Wednesday||8am - 5pm|
|Thursday||8am - 5pm|
|Friday||8am - 5pm|