Soak up the art and culture scene in Toowoomba with amazing street art, theatres, galleries and more to check out.
The city of Toowoomba features more than 100 large murals by nationally and internationally acclaimed outdoor artists. Check out the colourful and quirky murals with the help of this interactive Toowoomba street art map.
Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
Established in 1937 Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery is the oldest public art gallery in regional Queensland and houses three permanent collections that include some of Australia’s most renowned artists such as Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton, Frederick McCubbin and Rupert Bunny. For further information visit the Toowoomba Region website.
Toowoomba Art Society
Located nearby the beautiful Queen’s Park Botanic Gardens this gallery space has been purpose built for the local art community and hosts regular exhibitions as well as art classes for all ages, talks, gallery tours and more. Learn more about Toowoomba Art Society.
Catch a show at the heritage listed Empire Theatre, the largest performing arts precinct in regional Australian, it is known for its classic art deco architecture and grand proscenium arch. The performance schedule includes music, drama, dance and comedy tours throughout the year. Find out what’s one at Empire Theatre.
For further opportunities to immerse yourself in the arts and culture scene in the Toowoomba region you could take a look at:
- Millmerran Murals
- Pittsworth Art Gallery
- Rosalie Gallery, Goombungee
Discover the history and heritage of the Toowoomba region from your central accommodation staying at Potter’s Hotel Toowoomba!
Image: Toowoomba Street Art courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland.