Being a new gallery, there is a unique opportunity for artists to apply for an exhibition that can be held in 2018.  Please contact us to enquire about exhibiting at the Drill Hall Studio, or click here for an application form.


Calling artists - would you like to exhibit your art?

Inspirations from Papua New Guinea

Grace Ochero Papua New Guinea, is an inspiring world renowned treasure of superb traditional arts and crafts, breathtaking people and artistic diversity which dramatically continues to captivate the imagination.            

In “Inspirations from Papua New Guinea” Grace Ochero explores the artefacts, story boards, Bilums and sing-sing themes and compositions to capture the imagination and effectively manipulate information into visual creativity for sheer visual pleasure, splendour and cultural conservation.

Artwork will be on display from Friday September 22 to  October 25.

Opens Friday 22 Sept 6.30 pm

Metamorphosis - Mental Health Week

This small exhibition of work by clients and staff from Qld Health’s Metal Health department is the result of a 10 week series of workshops hosted by The Drill Hall Studio. Particpants immersed themselves in Mixed Media painting, photography and clay sculpture, learning new skills and self-expression. The show is evidence that you don’t need to be an artist to enjoy and create wonderful work, and highlights the benefits of making art for your mental well being.

Artwork will be on display from Monday October  8 to  Monday October 15.

Opens Monday 8 October

Geoffrey Bay: Water, Light & Colour- Peter Dawson

After an exhibition  hiatus of 30 years, Peter Dawson of Magnetic Island has returned to exhibiting with  this colourful and expressive exhibition of his impressions of Geoffrey Bay.  His work captures the movement in the water and light, and its resulting effects on colour.

The exhibition opens on Friday 27 October at 6.30pm. Refreshments provided, all welcome.

Artwork will be on display from Friday Oct  27 to  Thursday Nov 23

Opens Fri 27 October 6.30 pm

Arty Garage Sale - National Garage Sale Trail

As part of the National Garage Sale Trail - we're hosting an ARTY garage sale on October 21 & 22. This is a great chance to pick up bargain artwork - paintings, drawings, leadlight, sculpture, ceramics and lots more. We'll also have art materials, frames, craftwork, craft materials etc. If you love arts and crafts, this is your chance to snap up an ARTY BARGAIN.

Open 9-4 both Saturday and Sunday. EFTPOS avail.

Sat/Sun 21/22 October 9-1

Birds of a feather - Drill Hall Members Show

As birds of a feather congregate, so do artistic souls. Join us for a group showing by the artists of The Drill Hall Studio. This eclectic exhibition showcases not only the talents of The Drill Hall Studio team, but of associated artists and students.

The exhibition opens on Friday 21 December at 6.30pm. Entertainment, & Refreshments provided, all welcome.

Opens Fri 1 December 6.30 pm