Western Plains Cultural Centre - Art Collector

Western Plains Cultural Centre

Dubbo Regional Gallery was established in 1989, combining forces with the Dubbo Regional Museum in 2006 in the newly constructed Western Plains Cultural Centre to become one of the largest regional galleries in Australia. It is renowned for its innovative programming that allows regional audiences to experience the best in contemporary Australian art practice. It has also dedicated a gallery space to the exhibition of regional artists.

The collection

The focus of Dubbo Regional Gallery's collection explores the animal in art. This unique focus has allowed the gallery to create a rare collection of diverse works by artists such as Arthur Boyd, Ben Quilty, David Noonan and Sam Leech.

Exhibition highlights

The centre’s annual program covers more than 24 exhibitions a year including touring and local shows curated by the gallery. Upcoming exhibition highlights include William Kentridge: Drawn from Africa from the National Gallery of Australia, Richard Bell: Imagining Victory and media art biennial Experimenta.


The Western Plains Cultural Centre has a friends of the gallery program which offers its members exclusive events, invitations to official openings, discounted entry to selected public programmes and email updates and a quarterly newsletter. For information on how to join, click here.

Visitor information

Western Plains Cultural Centre offers visitors the following facilities:

  • Cafe
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking

Western Plains Cultural Centre
76 Wingewarra Street
Dubbo NSW 2830

Phone: 02 6801 4444
Fax: 02 6801 4449
Email: info@wpccdubbo.org.au
Web: wpccdubbo.org.au
Open: Wednesday to Tuesday 10am to 4pm. Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.