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Arts and crafts thrive in the Glen Innes Highlands. Take time to explore the many galleries, artists, crafts stores, antiques, museums and treasures.
Many locals are keeping traditional crafts alive. You will find crafts that date from the area’s pioneering days – saddlers, blacksmiths and farriers. A visit to Glen Innes is a chance to watch them at work or learn a new craft.
If you are here when the Markets are on you will not be disappointed. Our talented local Artisans offer only the best, top quality hand crafted products. You are sure to find something you love, for a gift... or spoil yourself.
Glen Innes Art Gallery presents a series of changing exhibitions of contemporary art, ceramics, sculptures and jewellery. Works included are by local artists, regional New England and New South Wales artists as well as other parts of Australia exhibit frequently - adding to a veritable rich mix of artistic talent.
Located at 71 Grey Street
Open: Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm and Saturdays 9am - 1pm
"Markets in the Highlands" a collective group of local makers from the region.
This concept launched on Saturday 8th August 2020 and is held the second Saturday of each month.
Located at the back of Coles, Mackenzie Mall.
Open: 2nd Saturday of each month 9am - 3pm
The home of internationally acclaimed Aboriginal Artist Lloyd Gawura Hornsby. Gawura Gallery offers contemporary artworks from local, interstate and international Artists. The modern gallery exhibits a range works from established and emerging Indigenous artists, including Fine Arts.
Located at 9979 New England Highway
Open: Tuesday - Saturday 9am – 4pm
The Alder Grove stock an ever increasing range of handmade artisan crafts and esoteric supplies. They also offer tarot readings, consultations, workshops and have a range of events.
Located at 9921 New England Hwy
Open: Thursday - Sunday 10am - 6pm
Find all the quirky arts and crafts of Glen Innes in all corners of the Knick Knackery. You’ll find the friendly volunteers having a chat with coffee while teaching crafts activities. There are also lots of treasures and bric-a-brac finds throughout the shop.
Located the on the corner of Wentworth and Bourke Streets
Open: Thursday-Sunday 10am - 4pm
This handmade marketplace stocks the work of artisans, artists and authors, including silversmith Richard Moon and author-artist Michael Burge, and hosts regular workshops in jewellery making, art, and writing.
Located at 123 Grey Street
Open: Wednesday – Saturday 10am - 4pm
Oh! Sew Crafty is your local fabric and craft shop in Glen Innes. They stock a wide variety of items including fabric, haberdashery, wools cottons and threads, craft supplies, sewing supplies and much, much more. They are also proud to support local artistes by offering a range of gift and craft items that have been hand-crafted locally.
Located at 266 Grey Street
Open: Monday-Friday 9am - 5pm and Saturday 9am - 1pm
Carelles stock a range of craft items, tapestries, baby’s clothing and linen. They also have a large selection of locally-made handcrafts like blankets and jumpers, to name a few. If you are an avid DIYer who enjoys making arts and crafts or other homemade items, they have everything you’ll need for your projects.
Located at 250 Grey Street
Open: Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm and Saturday 9am – 1pm
Sew Many Fabrics is more than just fabric! With a range of materials and the comfortable Abandoned Husband's Corner, a space where partners and significant others can relax whilst in the store. A great place for inspiration to get you started on your next project.
Located at: 122 Bourke St, Glen Innes NSW 2370
Open: Tuesday – Friday 9am – 5pm, Saturday 9am - 1.30pm
Colours on Grey brings creativity into people’s lives with live workshops for all skill levels. Marianne offers one on one private lessons, group lessons and art parties at her gallery.
Experience the online gallery.
Open: Friday 10am – 4pm and Saturday 10am – 12pm
Local grown produce, home-made arts & crafts, freshly made coffee. Fresh veg will always be below shop prices and locally grown using organic principles. Those not locally grown by marketeers will have a sign indicating as such.
Located at Lions Park Rest Area, East Avenue & Ferguson Street.
Open: Saturday 7.30am – 12.30pm
Glen Innes Sunday Markets are the friendly market located in Anzac Park with an array of craft, food and hand-made stalls. All site fees at the markets are donated to the RSPCA.
Located at Anzac Park, Cnr Bourke Street & East Avenue.
Open: Specific dates, check events calendar
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