VISIT YAM during the April School Holidays!!

YAM is OPEN every day*, including Mondays, during the Autumn School Holidays. (*Except for ANZAC Day)

FAQ

No, entry to Yarrila Arts and Museum is FREE.

Some exhibitions and events may have an entry fee. Please check individual exhibition details.

Yes, YAM is fully wheelchair accessible! The galleries are located on the ground floor and have been designed with accessibility in mind. Lifts are conveniently located for accessing YAM, Harry Bailey Memorial Library and the services at Yarrila Place.

The Visit page has all the details you need to plan your visit, including information on parking locations and other transport options.

Yes, there are public toilets and a parents room located on the ground floor of Yarrila Place. There are also public toilets on level 2.

Yarrila Place offers a wealth of experiences to discover, including the three-level Harry Bailey Memorial Library, a ground-floor café, and the Gumbaynggirr Art Trail, a captivating narrative of Gumbaynggirr people and Country that winds its way throughout the building. And don’t miss the awe-inspiring Let Them Feel the Light sculpture installation, which rises through the three-story wall of the atrium.

YAM offers a range of programs and events, including art classes and workshops! To see what’s currently on offer, we recommend checking out our Programs and Events page on our website.

You can easily search and view past exhibitions by visiting our Past Exhibition page. Simply browse through the list of exhibitions or use the search function to find a specific exhibition that interests you.

Yes, you can view all of the works in our collection online at Coffs Collections.

Simply visit the website and browse through our collection any time. For more information or to view a particular work in person, please contact the gallery via email at: yam@chcc.nsw.gov.au

If you’re looking for information about a specific item in the YAM collection, we recommend visiting Coffs Collections, an online database that provides detailed information on most of the artworks and objects in our collection.

Please note that our collection is constantly growing and evolving, so not all items may be available on Coffs Collections at this time. However, new items are added regularly so we encourage you to check back often.

We do accept donations of artworks and museum objects that align with the collection policy. To learn more about our donation process, please refer to the Support page on our website.

Yes, some of the artworks displayed in our exhibitions are available for sale. However, this depends on the exhibition and the artist’s preference. Please check the details of each individual exhibition.

If you have any questions about purchasing artwork or would like to inquire about a specific piece, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

We select some exhibitions via an Expression of Interest (EOI) process, which typically takes place every two years.

Sign up for our newsletter and keep an eye on our Artist Opportunities page and social media for announcements about upcoming opportunities and EOIs.

If you would like to submit your products for consideration, please email us with details and images of your products at yam@chcc.nsw.gov.au

We will review your submission and get in touch with you to discuss if your products would be a good fit for our shop.

Employment opportunities are advertised through the City of Coffs Harbour website and other employment platforms. You can check out the current vacancies on the City of Coffs Harbour Work with Us page.

If you’re interested in work experience or volunteering, you can find opportunities here.