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  • STILL: National Still Life Award 2023 People’s Choice winner announced 

    South Australian artist Clare Belfrage has been named the People’s Choice Award winner of the City of Coffs Harbour’s STILL: National Still Life Award 2023 exhibition. 

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  • Homegrown talent on show at YAM

    Homegrown talent on show at YAM Having wandered the globe, a local artist returns for his first exhibition at the City of Coffs Harbour’s Yarrila Arts and Museum (YAM), with a unique…

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  • STILL 2023 Winner Announced

    STILL 2023 Winner Announced Alana Hunt is the winner of the $30,000 acquisitive STILL: National Still Life Award 2023 with the work “… and fled swiftly (i and ii) 2022”. The win…

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    STILL 2023 Award Opening guests looking at artworks in the gallery.
  • A New Cultural Dawn: YAM Opening Exhibitions Unveiled

    A New Cultural Dawn: YAM Opening Exhibitions Unveiled Following the announcement that Yarrila Place will officially open on 16 September 2023, City of Coffs Harbour is excited to unveil the opening exhibitions for…

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  • All Welcome to the Official Opening of Yarrila Place

    All Welcome to the Official Opening of Yarrila Place The City of Coffs Harbour invites its residents and visitors to celebrate the official opening of Yarrila Place – a world-class building housing…

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  • STILL 2023: Local Talent Among 63 Finalists Announced

    STILL 2023: Local Talent Among 63 Finalists Announced City of Coffs Harbour is excited to reveal the list of finalists for the prestigious STILL: National Still Life Award 2023. 63 artists were…

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  • Sneak Peek at Signature Public Artwork for Yarrila Place

    Sneak Peek at Signature Public Artwork for Yarrila Place City of Coffs Harbour caught up with Emma Coulter after her recent workshop visit in Brisbane to oversee the development of her artwork…

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  • First Nations Curator Announced for YAM Opening Exhibition

    First Nations Curator Announced for YAM Opening Exhibition After seeking expressions of interest, Coffs Harbour City Council is excited to announce Tori Donnelly as First Nations Curator to lead the development and delivery of Yaam Gumbaynggirr…

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  • Locals Uncover Our Hidden Histories

    Locals Uncover Our Hidden Histories History is written by the victors – so the saying goes – and local history has in the past usually been seen from the viewpoint of the…

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  • Yarrila Place Signature Public Artwork – Concept Images Released

    Yarrila Place Signature Public Artwork – Concept Images Released Following a national call out for artists to create a signature public artwork for Yarrila Place, winning artist Emma Coulter is excited to…

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  • Sliding Doors as Coffs Regional Gallery Prepares for Move to New Home

    Sliding Doors as Coffs Regional Gallery Prepares for Move to New Home On 28 May 2022 Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery will close its doors to the public and get on with the…

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  • Artists Announced for Yarrila Place Gumbaynggirr Art Trail

    Artists Announced for Yarrila Place Gumbaynggirr Art Trail Another key feature of Yarrila Place will be the Gumbaynggirr Art Trail, featuring six artworks – one from each Gumbaynggirr Clan group. The Art…

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  • Yarrila Place Services and Programs Start to Take Shape

    Yarrila Place Services and Programs Start to Take Shape Innovative, educational and engaging new services and programs – alongside old favourites such as Library Storytime sessions – are taking shape for Yarrila…

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  • Signature Public Artwork Set to Illuminate Yarrila Place

    Signature Public Artwork Set to Illuminate Yarrila Place Following a national call out for artists to create a signature public artwork for Yarrila Place, a selection panel has chosen contemporary artist Emma…

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  • Thanks for the Memories!

    Thanks for the Memories! Coffs Harbour Regional Museum will close its doors at its current location in the old Police House at 215 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour at 4pm on Saturday 26…

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  • Coffs Harbour Wins Prestigious Dobell Exhibition Grant

    Coffs Harbour Wins Prestigious Dobell Exhibition Grant Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery has been awarded the highly prestigious Dobell Exhibition Grant, supported by the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation and managed by Museums & Galleries…

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  • Illuminating 20 Years at Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery

    Illuminating 20 Years at Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery As Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery celebrates 20 years, it’s time to reflect on humble beginnings in a tiny office space to its coming of…

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  • Gumbaynggirr Culture Will Weave Through Yarrila Place

    Gumbaynggirr Culture Will Weave Through Yarrila Place Work is moving forward on key elements of the exhibits and the fabric of the Yarrila Place building that will showcase, celebrate and pay respect…

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  • Globally-renowned Designers to Create YAM Centrepiece

    Globally-renowned Designers to Create YAM Centrepiece Thylacine, an internationally-awarded interpretive design studio responsible for the newly developed exhibitions at WA Museum Boola Bardip and the Auckland War Memorial Museum is to lead the…

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  • BOOM! Wins STILL People’s Choice Award

    BOOM! Wins STILL People’s Choice Award Votes from across Australia have been counted and the public have chosen a local winner for this year’s STILL: National Still Life Award. The $5,000 People’s…

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  • Official Building Naming Process Brings Light to Yarrila Place

    Official Building Naming Process Brings Light to Yarrila Place At Council’s meeting on 9 September it was resolved to officially name the Cultural and Civic Space building Yarrila Place. Yarrila is a…

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  • Still 2021 Winner Announced: Silent Cop by Blak Douglas

    Still 2021 Winner Announced: Silent Cop by Blak Douglas The $30,000 Still: National Still Life Award 2021, has been awarded to Dunghutti artist Blak Douglas for his sculpture Silent Cop 2021, a memorial to…

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  • Local Artists Will Shine in New Cultural and Civic Space Gallery

    Local Artists Will Shine in New Cultural and Civic Space Gallery Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery is calling for expressions of interest from Coffs Coast artists to take part of the opening year…

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