Art Galleries and Museums

Discover works by internationally renowned artists including wool artisan Barbara Geisel and the late Hugh Sawrey who both called the Western Downs home. Our region hosts a thriving contemporary art community, whose creations in various mediums make ideal mementos.
Experience Arts and Culture


471.51.Canberra.Bomber (1).jpg Take the time to discover the true meaning of pioneering spirit in the townships and villages of the Western Downs. Follow the footsteps of early explorers, railway pioneers and experience the graciousness of grand pastoral life. The Western Downs echoes with the past, preserved in authentic bush museums and quirky tributes to insects, artists and adventurers. 

Experience History and Heritage


dogwoodcrossing_logo_lores.jpg Council's vibrant, multi-purpose facility, Dogwood Crossing, in Miles is dedicated to hosting premier arts and cultural experiences, including scheduled exhibitions, and presenting public programs, including workshops for the Western Downs region.  Dogwood Crossing stages travelling exhibitions from across Australia, and curates exhibitions in-house to showcase the work of local artists. The facility is dedicated to community cultural engagement and fostering lifelong learning of the arts. 

Visit Dogwood Crossing, Miles