The Blue Mountains City Art Gallery Exhibition Program is comprised of in-house curated, touring, regional and local exhibitions. The Exhibitions Program is decided on by the Exhibition Selection Panel, which meets quarterly and exhibitions are programed approximately two years in advance.

In-House Exhibitions are exhibitions of regional, national and international significance developed by Cultural Centre exhibitions staff at the direction of the Exhibitions Panel.

Travelling Exhibition are curated and provided by national and international public institutions and/or freelance curators, selected for display by the Exhibition Selection Panel.

Local artists solo and group exhibitions are selected annually through the Exposé Exhibition Application Program and is open to artists, arts collectives, and community groups of the Blue Mountains LGA.

If you would like to discuss an exhibition proposal please contact Exhibitions Manager Sabrina Roesner via sroesner@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

Click here to see our Exhibitions Policy

Blue Mountains Portraits 2020 Call for Submissions

Blue Mountains City Art Gallery will host the popular Blue Mountains Portraits exhibition from 25 January – 22 March 2020, celebrating the unique and diverse Blue Mountains community.

Artists are invited to submit a portrait for consideration. Portraits can be of any Blue Mountains (LGA) community member or a person that has strong connections with the
Blue Mountains. We encourage a broad range of styles and media such as paintings, photography, drawing, collages and mixed media.
Please note we do not expect artists to have a work completed before the actual exhibition dates and will accept sketches and concept drawings for

Download the Application Form (word.doc) here
Download the Application Form (PDF) here

Please note the closing date for submissions is Sunday, 29 September 2019.

Please email your application to:
Sabrina Roesner, Exhibitions Manager

Or hand deliver to:
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
30 Parke Street
Katoomba NSW 2780

Please note: only complete applications are accepted.


Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Exposé Program

The Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Exposé Exhibition Program is an exciting initiative designed to give artists, Arts collectives and community groups based in the Blue Mountains region the opportunity to exhibit in the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery.

Artists and arts collectives based in the Blue Mountains City Council Local Government Area are eligible to apply. Artists may work in any medium and may be emerging, established, or professional. Proposals from community groups in the region will also be considered for exhibition as part of the Exposé Program.

A panel of industry professionals and representatives from the Arts community will assess Exposé program exhibition proposals through a competitive process of application and selection. Exposé Program submissions will be sought annually and scheduled for the following year to allow artists appropriate time to create their works for the exhibition.

Applications for the Exposé Program are now closed. The next call for Submissions will open in March 2020.

Braemar House & Gallery Exhibition Program

Opened in 1988, Braemar Gallery functions as a community gallery, hosting changing exhibitions that showcase works of local and regional artists. Situated in beautiful historic Braemar House, the gallery is a valuable community venue. Braemar has a particular interest in displaying works by local artists.

Applications for our 2020 Exhibition Program open on the 28th of June and close 2nd August 2019. Please see our Braemar Gallery page for further information.

Braemar Gallery is now accepting Expressions of Interest for sculptors to exhibit upon the beautiful manicured lawns of Braemar House. This new initiative is a great opportunity for artists and community groups based in the Blue Mountains region to exhibit external sculptures at this historic venue to a large and diverse audience.
Please see our Braemar Gallery page for further information.

Exhibitions are selected via an annual application process. Please contact the Braemar Gallery Exhibition Coordinator if you have any queries regarding the exhibition program via  braemargallery@gmail.com