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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.