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February 2021

Bill Leak Exhibition

5 February - 7 November
National Cartoon Gallery @The Bunker, Coffs Harbour, 1 John Champion Way, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450
Coffs Harbour, 2450 AU
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To open our new exhibition space, the National Cartoon Gallery is excited to welcome the wittiest set of cartoons you’ll ever see from the late Bill Leak, master of non-politically correct satire and his son Johannes Leak. These cartoons and caricatures cover the political and social life of Australia over the past 30 years. His friend and fellow cartoonist, Warren Brown speaks of Leak as “The cartoonist’s cartoonist”.  (Leak’s) exquisite artistic talent, a curious agile mind and a ruthless, rapier…

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October 2021

2021 C.ex Coffs Camera Club​ Nature Photography Competition

8 October - 31 October

The beauty of Australia is on show in all its glory at the National Cartoon Gallery. C.ex Coffs Camera Club 2021 Nature Photography Competition Exhibition will be on display from 8 to 31 October. The photography competition is open to all local amateur photographers who enjoy taking images of nature such as landscapes, seascapes, animals, insects and flora. Photographers from all backgrounds with simple point and shoot cameras as well mobile phone cameras have entered and you’ll be impressed at…

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free open day

31 October  10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Make! Create! Animate! Come along to the National Cartoon Gallery’s Open Day and get creative. Entry is free so join in a fun activity – make a whimsical construction or tinkering animation, watch some vintage cartoons, learn about the history of the Bunker, get your face painted and see our latest exhibitions. This is a great opportunity to see the gallery’s fabulous new exhibition space. Don’t miss it!

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November 2021


5 November - 5 December

The gallery’s previous Manager, Margaret Cameron has chosen to make this final tribute to her 5 years at the Gallery through an exhibition of some of her favourite works.  This was not an easy task with over 24,000 works to choose from. This exhibition covers the humour, the chaos and the seriousness that cartooning can present. It shows how cartoonists have responded to our changing times, and represents the sheer talent on display by our Australian cartoonists and caricaturists. Everyone…

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12 November 2021 - 6 March 2022

ROTARY CARTOON AWARDS ARE BACK in their 33rd year! Our highlight exhibition of the year is on again from 12 November to 6 March 2022.  The Rotary Cartoon Awards attract entries from professional and enthusiast cartoonists Australia-wide. Run by the National Cartoon Gallery the competition is highly regarded by those in the cartooning industry and is well supported by the Australian Cartoonists' Association. The aim of the Awards is to promote an ongoing appreciation and awareness of the cartooning industry…

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January 2022

january workshops

4 January 2022  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Watch out for more workshops in january 2022

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