The Western Plains Cultural Centre (WPCC) is situated in Dubbo in Central Western New South Wales, and incorporates Dubbo Regional Gallery - The Armati Bequest, Dubbo Regional Museum and Community Arts Centre. Dubbo City Council’s $8.2 million Centre aims to provide a broad range of experiences in the Visual Arts, Heritage and Social History. Exhibitions, public programs and events presented across the site will enable visitors to engage with the diversity of art practice, ideas, objects and themes presented.
The WPCC sits on the site of the old Dubbo High School which was established in 1917 and operated until 2000. The site features on the corner of Victoria Park, and is a short walk to the central business district, railway station and other amenities.
Dubbo Regional Gallery - The Armati Bequest is housed in a purpose-built facility and features 706m² of exhibition space set out as five galleries. Dubbo Regional Museum is contained in the original Dubbo High School building and features a permanent exhibition space devoted to the Museum collection and a temporary exhibition space for changing exhibitions. The two-storey school buildings that run along the Gipps Street end of the site incorporates the Community Arts Centre.
There is ample parking for cars and buses as well as full amenities including wheelchair access and a baby’s change table.
The WPCC is a branch of the Community Services Division of Dubbo City Council. It is managed to best practice principles of which a copy can be downloaded here
THE OUTLOOK CAFE
The Outlook Cafe sits at the heart of the Centre, serving great coffee and food for all the family. Proprietors Anthony & Natalie Walkom also offer catering services to groups & organisations who may use the Centre for their events or meetings.
Cafe Hours are 9am - 5pm everyday except tuesdays.
NEW! Free Wireless Internet Hotspot in the Outlook Cafe.
The Outlook can be contacted on 6884 7977 or email@example.com
WORD OF MOUTH E-NEWSLETTER
If you would like to receive regular updates on exhibitions and public programs at WPCC please email firstname.lastname@example.org with WORD OF MOUTH in the subject line. Thank you.
WPCC is eternally grateful to the assistance
of the Ambassadors. The Ambassadors are a team of
115 volunteers who assist in the day-to-day running
of the centre. If you are interested in more information
regarding the Ambassador program please contact email@example.com
FRIENDS OF WESTERN PLAINS CULTURAL CENTRE INC
of WPCC supports the Centre through fundraising and
events and providing benefits to over 470 members.
Benefits include Email updates, a quarterly newsletter,
invitations to official openings, discounted entry
to selected public programs and exclusive events.
If you would like to join the Friends please download
the membership form here. For further information
contact WPCC on 02 6801 4444.
For information pertaining to the Centre, Collections or any of the exhibitions on display, please contact the Manager, Andrew Glassop on 02 6801 4430 firstname.lastname@example.org
Western Plains Cultural Centre would like thank
the following sponsors and partners for their generous
The Armati Bequest
Blue Diamond Motor Inn
John & Trish Morris Insurance Services