Arts & Culture

Tenterfield & District has a vibrant and enthusiastic arts culture. Artworks can be viewed in a number of shops and cafes, and The Sir Henry Parkes School of Arts shows films and often has performances, concerts and plays. Check the calendar for upcoming events.

Artists' Collective Studio

The studio hosts exhibitions and workshops by various artists in a number of mediums. Along with these exhibitions, artworks, paintings, pottery, textiles and jewellery are available for sale at the gallery.

Tenterfield Reflections - a Competitive Art Exhibition


Tenterfield Soundtrails

Discover our region through audio stories.

The Tenterfield soundtrail carries you up the creek and down the main street of town, and into the history, the hearts and minds of the locals. Hear stories of the ghosts in the jailhouse, the playful patter of what it means to be a local, talkin

Forest to Furniture Art Gallery

Forest to Furniture Gallery - one of a kind hand-crafted furniture using Australian timbers along with a diverse range of Paintings, Prints, Sculptures & Jewellery. 

Sir Henry Parkes School of Arts

The School of Arts offers a Museum, Cinema, Function Centre & Library. Inside is the original hall where Sir Henry Parkes delivered his famous speech in 1889.

Tenterfield Cinema & Theatre

Tenterfield Cinema/Theatre is housed in the historic Sir Henry Parkes School of Arts and runs regular screenings of the latest movies.  In addition it hosts a wide variety of live performances both professional and by local amateur groups.

Visit our website for what is currently on &

Tenterfield Library Services

Tenterfield Library offers a wide range of services including Fiction and Non-fiction book collections, a Home Library Service, free computer and internet access, free WiFi, access to eBooks and eAudiobooks, DVD's and CD's, digitised newspapers, Family History resources and access to photoco