Art Galleries

Cook Shire Visitor Information Centre

Welcome to the remote, unspoilt beauty of Cape York Peninsula. Captain Cook's arrival on the banks of the Endeavour River in 1770 led to his first recorded meaningful contact and reconciliation with Aboriginal people. Discover this unique history and Cooktown's colourful past on a stroll around town...

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Vera Scarth-Johnson Gallery

Natures Powerhouse - Visitor Information Centre Cooktown

The Vera Scarth-Johnson Gallery displays the only collection of original botanical illustrations of flora from the region. Many plants can be found in the adjoining Botanic Gardens. Nature’s Powerhouse also hosts a wide range of community events and activities including concerts, corporate functions...

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Cooktown School of Art Society Inc

Cooktown School of Art Society Inc

The Cooktown Art Society was formed in 1978 by a Cooktown group interested in improving their artistic skills. In 1988 the dream of having their own art gallery was realised when a Government Grant providing one dollar for each dollar raised by this hardworking group, saw the Cooktown Art Society...

HopeVale Arts & Cultural Centre

In 2009, the new Hopevale Arts and Cultural Centre was opened, along with the Nganthanun Bamawi Bayan Gallery which displays locally produced arts, crafts and artifacts as well as a workshop space for local artists. The centre is open and accessible to all Hopevale community members to pursue their...