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Playing in the Mud!

On the weekend we gave the old girl a good wash!! Our new gallery plans will make a feature of the exterior of this section of the original WWII Bunker so Marg, Paul, Hal, Mick and Graham got their work boots on and gave her a good scrub revealing some very interesting concreting techniques and…

MANGA Cartoon Awards

An interesting cartooning event has come across my desk this week, another great reminder that although many of us are confined to our homes, globally we are all still very much connected. The Embassy of Japan is promoting its MANGA cartoon awards program and has asked us to reach out to Australian cartoonists in hope of…

Eltoon Rocks The Plaza

The National Cartoon Gallery had such a great response to the recent  Captain Fantastic Cartoon Competition we were approached by the Park Beach Plaza to do an installation of “Eltoons” in centre which put the gallery and our selected artists in the spotlight during the time Elton was on tour and passing through Coffs Harbour!…

Temporary Closure

Unfortunately due to the new rules and recommendations related to COVID-19 the gallery will be closed temporarily. All events for the month of March and April have been cancelled. This includes: Opening night- Doin’ it for the kids, Performance – Irish Joe Lynch, April School Holiday workshops. Due to the uncertainty around the progression of…

The Underground Newsletter Jan-Mar 2020

So much has happened at the gallery over the last few months… CLICK HERE to keep up to date with the latest gallery news!

Construction is Underway!

Construction is Underway!

Everyone here at the gallery is very excited to announce construction is underway for the extensions of the gallery! As you may have heard, we were recently awarded a $2.69M NSW Government grant to build an additional level on top of the current building. The old WWII bunker will be showcased, retaining its original form as…

The Underground Newsletter Sept-Oct 2019

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2020 Calendars FOR SALE

Get the Rotary Cartoon Awards 2020 Calendar featuring this year’s winners! For 12 months, you can enjoy the laughs of the best of this year’s awards… it’s the gift that keeps giving. AND with FREE SHIPPING! We’ve got you covered this Christmas. Call the gallery between 10 am-4 pm to order. To preview the calendar…

31st Rotary Cartoon Awards

31st Rotary Cartoon Awards

31st Rotary Cartoon Awards entries have been received, collated, judged, and are now gracing the Gallery’s walls. The Special category this year is “Under Construction”. The Rotary Cartoon Awards are an initiative of the Coffs City Rotary Club. The competition commenced in 1989 and is run by the National Cartoon Gallery (on behalf of the…

Volunteers’ Week

Volunteers’ Week

Volunteers’ Week 20–26 May The National Cartoon Gallery’s backbone – apart from its cartoon collection – is its volunteers. A dedicated band of people give up their time and bring their skills to the Gallery, allowing it to be open 363 days of the year (closed only on Christmas Day & Good Friday). The many…

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