Past Events

Past Events

Summer Holiday Drawing Classes

Keep the kids happy these holidays by joining us for drawing classes at the National Cartoon Gallery! Meg English from Blueberry Beetle will teach you a few tricks and help devolve your skills with two fun themed classes to choose from. Draw a Pet! 20 January 10:30 - 12:00 Invent your ideal pet or bring…

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3 Fun Days of Drawing!

January 11, 12 & 13 (10:30am-12:30pm) 3 day Drawing Workshop with Jimmy Wags and Tulli Stevens Join us for 3 fun filled mornings to take your drawing skills to the next level! Learn a variety of styles and experiment with different materials with guidance from local artists Jimmy Wags and Tulli Stevens. Day 1: Paint…

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Aussie Legends – Opening Night

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!

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Halloween Drawing Workshop

Learn how to draw fun Halloween characters! Meg English from Blueberry Beetle will guide you through the steps and teach you the basics of how to design a range of characters with a fun Halloween theme to get you ready for this creative holiday event. Perfect for anyone at any skill level. $15 Recommended age…

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Captain Fantastic Cartoon Competition

CLOSING DATE HAS BEEN EXTENDED! 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 artists and 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…

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Cartooning Workshops

Three fun cartooning workshops in October ... Kawaii Characters with Meg English from BlueBerry Beetle - 8 October 10.30 am to 12.00 noon. Suitable for ages 6 to 16 years, $15. In this workshop you'll learn the basics of how to make your characters cute! Following the format of the ever popular Kawaii style. Colourful…

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Stomping Ivories

If you’ve seen them before, you’ll want to see them again. And if you haven’t had the pleasure, you’re in for a treat! Greg Agar, Hugh Murray and Murray Sheridan are the Stomping Ivories. Now touring the world with two grand pianos and a drum kit! From Gershwin to Gaga, and all musical stops between.…

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Opening Night – 31st Rotary Cartoon Awards

Join us, with host Jan Lindrum, for the opening night of the 31st Rotary Cartoon Awards when the winners are announced, and prizes are awarded. Will you agree with the judges’ decisions?? Entries in the Rotary Awards form the backbone of the Gallery’s cartoon collection and this is your chance to see cartoonists’ original works…

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31st Rotary Cartoon Awards

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…

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Bald Archy Prize Art Exhibition

We missed it last year, but now it's back...the most talked about exhibition in any year makes its return to the National Cartoon Gallery. The Bald Archy Prize was founded in 1994 in a small village outside Gundagai, by experienced arts administrator and successful theatre director, the late Peter Batey OAM, as part of an…

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