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Peacock Gallery and Arts Studio


The Peacock Gallery and Auburn Arts Studio includes: two vibrant gallery spaces, an arts and crafts studio, an outdoor workshop area and a regular program of exhibitions and activities. Set in the grounds of Auburn Botanic Gardens .
The gallery usual opening times are:
Tuesday to Sunday from 11am-4pm. 
Visit the links below for current exhibition details and opening times for each exhibition.
CUMBERLAND ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (entries due 28 or 29 April 2017)  see  for further information about conditions andPRIZES!
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 Current Exhibitions

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 Past Exhibitions

I Am, You Are, We Are, They AreAbdul Abdullah, Idil Abdullahi, Liam Benson, Amala Groom -curator Tian Zhang21 March- 14 May 2017
Merry Andrew the Limner- a journey through Cumberland Now and ThenStephen hall4 february- 19 March 2017
The Garden of ImaginationCumberland Artists3 December 2016- 29 January 2017
Indonesian Design EmergingIndonesian Artists29 October- 27 November 2016
Objects in Space: Artists in the GardensCurator: Glenn Barkley Artists: Merryn Esson, Steve Harrison, Christophe Hodges, Keiko Matsui, Mitsuo Shoji, Abdullah MI Syed, Garry Trinh, Toni Warburton, Cameron Williams 6 August to 23 October 2016
Cumberland Art and Photography AwardsLocal Artists and Photogrpahers2 July - 31 July 2016
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Applications for Exhibition  and Arts Studio Residency

Applications for 2018 available - closes 2 May at 4pm!

Please contact Council's Arts Coordinator on (02) 9735 1396 or email to discuss further.  

Please see below for INFORMATION regarding the Peacock Gallery Exhibition and Arts Studio Residency programs before applying.

Apply online using Smartygrants application:

 * 2018  Residency Proposals

* 2018 Exhibition and Curatorial Proposals

Proposals "outside of the box" and contemporary responses are encouraged. 

See additional information below:       

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Information for Exhibition and Residency Applicants 2018.pdfInformation for Exhibition and Residency Applicants 2018


Regular art workshops, school holiday programs and Lifelong Learning programs are run at the Peacock Gallery, please view and book online on the Eventbrite

Link includes:

 * Makers Circle (FREE-first Thursday of each month) for new and experienced artists and craftspeople

 * SCHOOL HOLIDAY  activities and dates on Eventbrite 

    NEW in 2016 - FREE art fun every SUNDAY from 12-3pm. For all ages and abilities - Drop in! No bookings required.


For further details call 8745 9794 or to book, call the Gallery during opening hours on 8745 9794 or email

Bookings are essential as workshops have limited spaces available.

Please note that for ALL CHILDREN"S WORKSHOPS children MUST be accompanied by a guardian aged 18+ who are welcome to join in. 

Wednesday - Sunday 11am-4pm.
All items handmade by Auburn Artists.
Shop available during Gallery open hours 11am-4pm.  EFTPOS ONLY

Visiting the Gallery
Peacock Gallery and Auburn Arts Studio
Auburn Botanic Gardens, Corner of Chiswick and Chisholm Roads, Auburn NSW 2144
PO Box 118, Auburn NSW 1835

GALLERY PHONE(during opening hours) 8745 9794

Or Phone: (02) 9735 1396 or 9735 1222 (outside gallery hours)



Admission to the gallery is free. 
Public Transport

​There are regular trains to Auburn Station. Take a 909 bus from Auburn Station to Cumberland Road. To plan your trip call the Transport Info Line on 131 500 or visit  Transport NSW

NEW!! A FREE SHUTTLE BUS  EVERY Saturday between Auburn Station and the Auburn Botanic Gardens from 12.30pm- 4.30pm- NEW timetable after 13 December 2014



​The Peacock Gallery offers onsite parking. Once you have entered the Auburn Botanic Gardens Precinct, take the first left.


​The whole site is wheelchair accessible

Group Tours ​Group tours of the Peacock Gallery and Auburn Arts Studio can be arranged by request. Please call (02) 9735 1396 for more information or to make a booking