Arts Activities

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Workshops & Courses

Member groups are encouraged to list their special events, workshops and regular creative gatherings on this page.

Outings & Social Events

ACD is open to suggestions for creative social events or outings. If you’ve got an idea for group visit to a nearby event, we’d love to hear from you. Perhaps a visit to a regional gallery, a major travelling exhibition such as the Archibald, a trip to a show at the Jetty Theatre in Coffs Harbour or the music Conservatorium. Get in touch.


ACD is happy to provide auspice services for member groups wishing to apply for grants.

Get in touch if you’d like some help with your application.

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Upcoming special events


Out of the Mist

An exhibition of artworks by the Dorrigo Visual Arts Group

Dates:        2 February until 17 March 2021

Place:        Dorrigo Rainforest Centre Exhibition Space, 
                142 Dome Road, Dorrigo NSW 2453

Phone:       02 6657 5913, for further information.



Pop up exhibition

Dates TBA
Place TBA

Dorrigo Visual Art Group periodically arranges pop up exhibtions of members works open to the public. Stay tuned for the next one.


The 2020 AGM of the Arts Council of the Dorrigo Inc

September / October 2020, date TBA

The meeting will include an interesting guest speaker and will be followed by refreshments and finger food.


The Music Group encourages performances by musicians visiting the area, and group bus outings to nearby concerts and shows.
The next event is TBA.

Regular events


Dorrigo Visual Arts Group
Meet every Tuesday morning. Bring your current creative project to work on and enjoy the company of your fellow local artists.
Contact us for full & current details.

Useful Links

Sawtell Art Group

The Art Space Urunga

Nambucca Valley Arts Council

Bellingen Community Arts Council & NEXUS Gallery

NAVA (National Association of the Visual Arts)
Australia-wide competitions for artists

Arts Mid North Coast

Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery

New England Regional Gallery

Grafton Regional Gallery




Postal address
PO Box 450 Dorrigo 2453


We acknowledge the Gumbaynggirr people as the traditional owners of Dandarrga and pay respects to their elders, past, present and emerging.