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Arts in Cumberland

The art and culture of Cumberland are diverse, complex and vibrant. Residents come from 124 countries and the artists in our community present a variety of art forms in our public spaces, for community celebrations and festivals, art workshops and for exhibitions.

Christmas Opening Hours

The Peacock Gallery will be closed for the Festive Season on Friday 21 December 2018 at 12noon and will re-open on Tuesday 15 January 2019 at 11am. 

LEFT: Svetlana Panov I Can’t Hear You, 2018 – RIGHT: Zaheer Mamujee, Anonymous 3, 2018

In celebration of the wide range of artists and art making in Cumberland, Peacock Gallery will be hosting two group exhibitions:

  • Abstract by CAN - Cumberland Artists Network

  • People and Place by SWAP - Sydney West Artistic Photographers

These groups are made up of residents from the Cumberland Council Local Government Area and bring their carried and exciting practices to the gallery.

Creative Connections

Every Sunday, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Fun art activities for all ages and abilities - family friendly!

No need to book, just drop in. Guided by gallery staff, take a closer look at the artwork in the exhibition and then make your own artwork.

Makers Circle 

Every first Thursday of the month from 11:30am to 1:30pm .Share and learn new skills.

For artists and craftspeople of all experience levels -  work on your own projects or as part of a group.

Admission: free

Location: Auburn Botanic Gardens, Corner of Chiswick and Chisholm Roads, Auburn NSW 2144

Gallery hours: Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 4pm (closed on Mondays)

Postal Address: PO Box 118, Auburn NSW 1835

Phone:  8757 9029 or (outside gallery hours) 8757 9000



More information

​Public Transport

There are regular trains to Auburn Station. Take a 909 bus from Auburn Station to Cumberland Road. To plan your trip call the Transport Info Line on 131 500 or visit  Transport NSW.  


The Peacock Gallery offers onsite parking. Once you have entered the Auburn Botanic Gardens Precinct, take the first left.


The whole site is wheelchair accessible.

​Group Tours

Group tours of the Peacock Gallery and Auburn Arts Studio can be arranged by request. Please call  9735 1396 for more information or to make a booking.