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 Sabrina Roesner, Artistic Programs Manager on sroesner@bmcc.nsw.gov.au.

Click here to see our Exhibitions Policy

Blue Mountains Portraits 2022 Exhibition

In 2022 Blue Mountains City Art Gallery will host the popular Blue Mountains Portraits
exhibition from 22 January  –20March 2022.

The exhibition celebrates 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 artists are not expected to have a work completed at this stage and we will accept sketches and concept drawings for selection.

Deadline for applications is Sunday, 12 September.


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 2022 Exposé Exhibition Program have closed.

Please contact Sabrina Roesner, Artistic Programs Manager via email: sroesner@bmcc.nsw.gov.au or phone: 02 4780 5235 if you have any questions about the program.

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.

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

Applications for our 2022 Exhibition Program are now closed.

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.