The heart of culture in the central west, the Western Plains Cultural Centre includes a Gallery, Museum and Community Art Centre. Presenting cutting edge exhibitions and programs, the Western Plains Cultural Centre aims to challenge, connect and reflect our community and share the culture of Western NSW with our visitors. 
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WALLACE & MCGEE ONLINE PHOTO ALBUMS

 

Wallace & McGee and Walmac Constructions were instrumental in constructing many important buildings in Dubbo, and many towns in the region. Three photo albums have been compiled covering the period 1922-1964 and feature photos of their construction projects. 

VIEW THE ALBUMS ONLINE

DUBBO REGIONAL MUSEUM

This is the history of Dubbo told through the people who live here. Stories of hardship, perseverance, ingenuity, tragedy and joy. A permanent exhibition that can be viewed throughout the year, or incorporated into any tour or educational group. 

TAKE AN ONLINE TOUR OF THE MUSEUM

SEE WHAT'S COMING UP IN THE MUSEUM

WHAT'S ON

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All events and programs listed will be ticketed and run in accordance with current and active directives of Dubbo Regional Council and NSW State Government in relation to Covid-19 Restrictions and physical distancing guidelines. Here is a quick glance to everything that is on at the centre.

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MINIMAKERS

TERM ONE

Held in School Terms each Wednesday & Thursday 9:30am & 10:30am

Sessions open on the Monday of each week.

FREE

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FINISSAGE

4 and 5 February 11am

Join us for a special performance event to close Mel O'Callaghan's exhibition - Centre of the Centre

FREE

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TESTING TIMES: A COVID-19 ARCHIVE 

 

Testing Times: A COVID-19 Archive -  this pandemic is having a profound effect on the world and everyone here in the Dubbo Region. Find out more on how you can make a permanent contribution to this permanent Local History Archive.

TELL US YOUR STORY

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DUBBO REGIONAL GALLERY

We invite you to saunter through the 3 distinct spaces within our Gallery, the visual art permanent collection – animal in art; featuring a variety of mediums and styles, the collection features engaging and provocative works from some of Australia’s best contemporary artists. Our HomeGround for emerging regional visual artists or the Curated Gallery for large scale touring exhibitions.

 

SEE WHAT'S COMING UP IN THE GALLERY

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SMOKESCREEN: THE RIVER

The African Queen

5 February 4pm

This months movie feature includes a complimentory standard drink at The Establishment Bar. 

TICKET $10

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EXHIBITION OPENING: 

Jack Randell

11 February 6pm

Join us for the official opening of Jack Randell's exhibition 'Animal Studies'

FREE

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SMOKESCREEN: THE RIVER: Season pass

Join us for our 2022 season of classic films in our Drama Theatre, this years theme is The River​. 11 films over 10 months for only $70

SEASON PASSES AVAILABLE NOW

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COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE

This is the home for all our cultural programming.  Our Black Box Theatre supports youth theatre programs and film events, while immersive educational opportunities are available across a range of topics relating to the WPCC's collections and exhibitions, and sites of special historical and cultural interest around Dubbo.

 

VIEW CURRENT PROGRAMS

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EXHIBITION OPENING: 

Geoff Thomas

26 February 2pm

Join us for the official opening of JGeoff Thomas' exhibition 'All About the Material'

FREE

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