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Our gallery

Come along and enjoy in Watson.

Our gallery

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Our gallery

Come along and enjoy in Watson.

Our gallery

Watson Arts Centre is a spacious 129m2.

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Watson Arts Centre’s spacious (129m2) gallery presents exhibitions in various media but the program has a focus on ceramics. It aims for quality, diversity and professionalism in its presentations and welcomes proposals for solo and group exhibitions from emerging, mid-career and established artists. Exhibition proposals are considered on their merit and with regard to the availability of dates to present a diverse gallery program of high standards.
Located in the North Canberra suburb of Watson, the gallery is easily reached from Northbourne Avenue/Federal Highway and has ample free parking space. The gallery’s standard opening times are 10.00am–4.00pm Thursday to Sunday (and most public holidays). The gallery is equipped with a selection of plinths and three large moveable partitions. Exhibition minding is undertaken by staff.

Canberra Potters Exhibition Program


Like many other organisations we are trying to strike a balance between the health and safety of our community and the enjoyment that pottery and social interaction provides.

Due to current events relating to the COVID-19 emergency, the Board and Management of Canberra Potters’ Society and Watson Arts Centre have taken the decision to suspend all activities until further notice.
Unfortunately, this means we have made the decision to postpone all exhibitions for the next 6 months, to reschedule in 2021.

Action we have taken to date has been in the best interests of our members, students, artists and staff. We must now act on behalf of these important and dedicated people to protect the long term future of CPS/WAC. We must play our role in keeping our colleagues and ceramic arts community healthy and safe. We will be using this period of hiatus to refine our operations and will be ready to deliver activities and services to our ceramics community as soon as this health emergency is over.

We are hoping our exhibition program will resume in October 2020, however we will keep you up-to-date with any changes as they come. Canberra Potters prides itself on supporting our artists and members, and hope that by postponing our program we will be able to make it even bigger and better in 2021.

We thank you for your ongoing support and encourage you to keep up to date with our online events and programs until we reopen.

Katrina Leske
Gallery & Visitor Services Manager
Canberra Potters

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WAC exhibition service fee schedule 2020 (pdf)

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