The Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery is the caretaker of the Bundaberg Regional Council Collection on behalf of the community of Bundaberg and District and the Bundaberg Regional Council.
The Art Gallery’s role is to develop preservation and conservation plans and practices to ensure the future protection of this Collection and to make it accessible to the Bundaberg and district community through exhibitions and public display.
The Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery’s permanent collection is comprised of four sub-collections that amount to over 400 works across all art forms. The Collection sub-sections include: The Dr Egmont Schmidt Memorial Collection, The Bundaberg Regional Council Corporate Collection (which now includes the former Burnett, Isis and Kolan collections), The Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery Collection and the Bundaberg Public Art Collection.
BRC annually acquire artworks by significant artists of the Bundaberg Region as well as the wider art community, with a focus on landscapes. For more information on our acquisition process please contact the collections officer.