Arts & Culture in Chinchilla

From art galleries to historical museums, experience arts & culture in Chinchilla. The Lapunyah Art Gallery in Chinchilla’s cultural precinct features regular exhibitions and artworks by local and touring artists, hosting up to 20 exhibitions a year.

Chinchilla Museum is dedicated to the natural resources of the Chinchilla area and the history of their use. Renowned artist Hugh Sawrey called Kogan home during the 1940s and his artworks feature in parks and galleries throughout the region.

Chinchilla Cinema has seating capacity for 103 and operates from Wednesday to Sunday through school term, and Monday to Sunday through the school holidays.

Additionally catering to people who have difficulty seeing and/or hearing which may benefit from assistive devices to improve their overall cinema experience. For more information regarding upcoming movie session times and/or to book tickets online visit

Explore the grounds of the Kogan Memorial Hall and the ‘Q150 Hugh Sawrey Walkway’ acknowledging the artist as a local legend.

Arts & Culture in Chinchilla & Surrounds

Chinchilla Museum

17-33 Villiers Street, Chinchilla

Phone: (07) 4662 7014

Opening Hours:
Monday 9am – 4pm,
Thursday to Saturday 9am – 4pm
and Sunday 10.30am – 4pm

Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

Lapunyah Art Gallery

1/50 Middle Street, Chinchilla

Phone: (07) 4668 9908

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Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday 10:00am – 4:00pm
and Saturday 9:00am – 12:00pm

Closed Sundays and Public Holidays

Entirely managed by a team of volunteer staff, the Art Gallery increases the profile of local artists and provides thought provoking contemporary exhibitions for the community. The highly skilled volunteer staff provide professional development support through exhibition opportunities complimented by community workshops. 

Hugh Sawrey Walk & Bush Friendship, Kogan

The sculpture is located in Kogan on Kogan-Condamine Road, Q150 Hugh Sawrey Walkway, Kogan, 4406.

Accessible 24/7.


Western Downs Cinema at Chinchilla has EFTPOS, access for disabled patrons, are fully air conditioned and feature a Candy Bar with popcorn, drinks and snacks available for purchase as well as ample parking on site. 

We also cater to people who have difficulty seeing and/or hearing which may benefit from assistive devices to improve their overall cinema experience.

The cinema is commonly known as the Ironbark Theatre, shares its landscaped grounds with the Western Downs Regional Council Customer Service Centre. For more information

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