Events & Exhibitions

Our exhibitions are open every day from 10 am till 4 pm (closed only on Christmas Day and Good Friday).

Changing every two months, you can expect to see something different each visit.

31st Rotary Cartoon Awards

7 September - 17 November

The Rotary Cartoon Awards are back at the National Cartoon Gallery @The Bunker, Coffs Harbour! The Exhibition runs daily from 10 am to 4 pm from 7 September until 17 November. Now in its 31st year and the backbone of the Gallery’s cartoon collection, this is your chance to see cartoonists’ original works from around…

Captain Fantastic Cartoon Competition

14 October - 17 December

ENTRIES NOW OPEN! CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE ENTRY FORM In Celebration of Elton’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour and in recognition of the multi-talented cartoonists of Australia, the National Cartoon Gallery is hosting the Captain Fantastic Cartoon Competition! This Competition is open to Cartoonists and artists in any medium…so grab your pens, pencils,…

Aussie Legends

22 November 2019 - 27 January 2020

Drawn from our vast collection of original works, The National Cartoon Gallery has compiled an exhibition featuring our Aussie Legends. From Sporting Stars to Politicians, caricatures to comic strips, you’re bound to see some of your favourite Aussies depicted in a comical light. The exhibition runs until 27 January 2020. General admission is Adults $6,…

Aussie Legends – Opening Night

22 November  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us at the Aussie Legends opening night 6.30 pm 22 November, cash bar, raffles, light refreshments – all only for a gold coin entry. All your favourite Aussie heroes – or villains – as only cartoonists can portray them!

Captain Fantastic Cartoon Competition – Exhibition

31 January 2020 - 29 March 2020

Featuring all the best from the Captain Fantastic Cartoon Competition, this exhibition is a salute to Sir Elton John himself as our finest cartoonists portray him in a satirical and comical light. With works in all shapes, sizes, and mediums, this exhibition is full of variety and features one of the world’s most colourful characters!…

Doin’ it for the Kids!

3 April 2020 - 31 May 2020

An exhibition dedicated to our littlies! The walls of the gallery will be filled with cartoons of children and the things they get up to… bound to grab the attention of your kids and the young at heart. Keep an eye out for workshop times and other special events cause we’re…Doin’ it for the Kids!…

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