Latest news from the Gallery

Even Trump is now happier in a mask

Even Trump is now happier in a mask

If we are going to be wearing masks for some months, then let’s get something that more fun than the boring designs currently available. Australia needs innovation! We can’t depend on the medical profession to produce anything stylish – just look at the shapeless kit doctors and nurses wear around hospitals. Who’s going to solve…

Gallery Cafe for Lease

Gallery Cafe for Lease

As the construction of the new gallery draws closer to completion it is now time to find the new lessee for the gallery Cafe. What a fantastic opportunity! If interested, check out the flyer below and contact Steve Little for more details. Steve Little 0408 512 528 steve@stevelittle.com.au

Cartoonists Protest!

National Cartoon Gallery spokesman calls for President Trump to be re- elected…..again and again Cartoonists all over the world are reporting heightened states of anxiety over the concerns that Americans might not re-elect Donald Trump in the upcoming November elections. The National Cartoon Gallery’s spokesman, Paul McKeon said that President Trump had enabled most cartoonists…

Winter – Underground

The 2020 Winter edition of the underground is here! Full of info about this years Rotary Cartoon Awards, a build update, the Toons 4 Wildlife WIRES fundraiser, visits from reptiles and a whole lot more! CLICK HERE to view your copy.

Gallery Rises from the bunker!

The gallery had a great spread published in the Advocate this week… we can’t help but reflect and feel grateful for all the support the Advocate has given us over the years as we draw closer to it’s final edition on June 27. This article is a great example of that support as you will…

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!

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