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Artspace Mackay is a leading Queensland regional art gallery responsible for the Mackay Regional Council Art Collection. The collection includes over 1200 works of art with one of the biggest holdings of artists’ books outside of the capitals. Highlights include prints from the Lockhart River Art Gang of North Queensland, contemporary Indigenous artworks, ceramics and a significant holding of Lyre Bird Press publications. In addition to an extensive exhibition program, artwork loans and touring shows, the Tate Adams Reading Pod provides the public with access to the collection via booked appointment.

Over 500 works are available through the online collection database and will continue to be added to.


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