Architects Clare Design share Newcastle Art Gallery interior sketches

10 Aug 2022

With mine remediation works starting this week, we are delighted to share with you some interior sketches of our long-awaited expansion.

The Newcastle Art Gallery expansion has been designed by award-winning architects Clare Design in collaboration with Smith and Tzannes Architects and Arup Engineers.

Clare Design has been producing architectural projects for more than 40 years, including a diverse range of houses and major urban and public buildings consistently acknowledged for their rare combination of design excellence and high-level environmental performance. Past projects include Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (Brisbane), Docklands Library (Melbourne), Rockhampton Museum of Art and other significant public buildings.

Smith and Tzannes is an award-winning architecture and urban planning practice with experience in a wide range of project types and scales. Their work includes single and multi-dwelling developments, civic and community places, urban design and strategic planning.

Arup is a global firm that has played a role in the development and design of some of the world’s favourite cultural buildings, including the Sydney Opera House, the Centre Pompidou and the San Francisco MOMA. Arup has provided multidisciplinary engineering services for the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Sydney Modern Project, HOTA Gallery at Queensland’s Gold Coast and Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria.

Images credit: Clare Design

View from upper-level to lower-level Central Gallery

View through upper-level Galleries

Upper-level major exhibitions Gallery