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Art Gallery to Open Seven Days

ART enthusiasts will have more opportunities to experience art and history with the Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery in Toogoolawah extending its trading to seven days from next week.

From Monday, 12 February, the contemporary art gallery at 29 Factory Road, Toogoolawah will be open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and from 10am to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday.

The new trading hours will coincide with the start of a new art exhibit that focuses on everyday life as experienced by four unique artists, Crossdale4.

The artists, all Somerset based, are Jan Williams, Jane Harthoorn-Williams, Sharon Lee and Ian Clark.

The exhibit will be showcased at the art gallery from Saturday, 10 February through to Sunday, 8 April.

An opening of the exhibit will occur at the gallery on Saturday, 10 February from 1pm to 3.30pm and everyone is invited.  

Bookings for the opening are essential and can be made by phoning Somerset Regional Council, who manages the gallery, by Wednesday, 7 February on 5423 1036.  

The new exhibit will comprise of sculptures, paintings and ceramics.

Somerset Mayor Graeme Lehmann said Council looked forward to welcoming more people through the doors at the gallery.

“The art gallery is such a fantastic space that has so much history and character and we are excited to be opening seven days per week to cater for even more visitors,” Cr Lehmann said.