Located on the New England Highway, three hours northwest of Sydney and under two from Newcastle, Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre is a prominent cultural hub in the Upper Hunter Region. Established in 1976, it attained regional gallery status, hosting a diverse exhibition program. The gallery showcases curated exhibitions, local and national art prizes, and contemporary visual artists in a historic-meets-modern space. Home to the renowned Muswellbrook Shire Art Collection and the Max Watters Collection, dating back to the late 1950s, the centre boasts a significant rural Australian art collection, highlighting influential names in contemporary art. Explore this rich artistic tapestry in a spacious gallery setting.