Noosa is a great location to check out the talent of the local artists and performers, shop for art or explore your own creativity.  Here’s a few ideas to get you started…

Museums & Galleries

Noosa Regional Gallery
Located on the Noosa River in Tewantin, the Noosa Regional Gallery is considered the leading public gallery on the Sunshine Coast and present a diverse program of contemporary exhibitions featuring local, national and international artists, along with public programs such as artist talks, workshops and masterclasses.
General entry to Noosa Regional Gallery is free.
9 Pelican Street, Tewantin.
Open Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 4pm and on Weekends from 10am to 3pm. The gallery is closed on Mondays, public holidays and during exhibition changeover.
Visit Noosa Regional Gallery for further information

Noosa Shire Museum
See a vast and varied collection from the past including photographs from our pioneering past as well as modern moments that will one day be an important part of local history.  There is also a library of books, newspapers and historical records dating back to the early 20th century.
29 Factory Street, Pomona.
Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10am to 3pm.
Learn more and see admission costs at Noosa Shire Museum 

Butter Factory Arts Centre
This creative hub in the hinterland town of Cooroy offers art exhibitions from local and touring artists.
11A Maple Street, Cooroy.
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 3pm. Closed Mondays, public holidays and sometimes between exhibitions.
Find out more, visit Butter Factory Arts Centre

A few Noosa Art Galleries to explore –
Nissarana Galleries – 5 Hastings St, Noosa Heads
Tracey Keller Gallery – 1/42 Hastings St, Noosa Heads
Hearts and Minds Art – 1 Hastings St, Noosa Heads
The Gallery Eumundi – 6/32 Hastings St, Noosa Heads
Enigmatic Drawings Fine Art Gallery –  71 Hastings St, Noosa Heads
Aracadia Street Gallery – 5/14 Sunshine Beach Rd, Noosa Heads
Paul Smith Image – shop 1/16 Sunshine Beach Rd, Noosa Heads
Blue Horizon Prints -Unit 2 Industrial Lane, 170 Eumundi Noosa Rd, Noosaville

Classes & Experiences

Butter Factory Arts Centre
The Butter Factory Arts Centre also offers a range of workshops in mediums such as watercolors, sculptures, puppet making and pottery classes. Kids are catered for too with children’s workshops available.
11A Maple Street, Cooroy.
Discover what’s on at Butter Factory Arts Centre

Pinot & Picasso Noosa
Join in on a fun group art class with all materials included. All you need to bring is your nibbles and drinks (glassware is supplied).
2/10 Thomas Street, Noosaville.
See upcoming sessions at Pinot & Picasso Noosa

Frida’s Sip n Paint Noosa
High end sip ‘n paint located within a luxe studio. All materials provided you just need to bring your favourite drinks and nibbles.
26 Sunshine Beach Road, Noosa Heads
View the schedule at Frida’s Sip n Paint Noosa

Catch a Live Show

Noosa Arts Theatre
Noosa Arts Theatre showcases live theatre entertainment from all genres including contemporary dramas, musical, comedies, one-act plays and cabaret.
163 Weyba Road, Noosaville
Discover What’s On at Noosa Arts Theatre  

The J Noosa
Noosa’s premier entertainment venue hosts a wide array of live music, theatre, comedy, dance, cinema and family friendly performances.
60 Noosa Drive, Noosa Junction.
Discover What’s On at The J Noosa

Attend an Annual Event

NOOSA Alive!
Formerly known as Noosa Long Weekend, Noosa Alive! celebrated it’s 20th anniversary in 2022! This exciting annual festival presents a diverse program of events and offers something for every genre. Coupled with our regions laid back atmosphere, stunning beaches and national parks and fabulous food, it’s an event not to be missed.
See Noosa Alive! for more information

Noosa Open Studio Art Trail
Free to attend, Noosa Open Studio Art Trail is Queensland’s largest open studios art event! It’s a unique chance to visit over 100 local artists in their private studios and learn about their work and creative processes.
Find out more about Noosa Open Studio Art Trail 

Horizon Festival
Horizon Festival is a contemporary multi-arts festival, presenting 10 days and nights of visual art, music, theatre, dance, words + ideas, film and creative workshops; inspired by the stories and beauty of the Sunshine Coast.
Discover more about Horizon Festival 

For your Noosa Sunshine Coast accommodation look no further than Emerald Noosa. Offering a selection of apartments and penthouses with 1 to 4 bedrooms. Located on Hastings Street, it’s the perfect location to get arty in Noosa!

*Image Noosa Open Studios – courtesy of Visit Noosa