Art Appreciation

Experience art in a variety of forms, from the gallery to the theatre and even on your plate.

Check in and check it out

Arrive in Maitland and check yourselves into William Arnott Boutique Hotel in Morpeth. The rooms feature Arnott’s themed rooms with a creative flair. Pop into Morpeth Gallery to view some of the best artwork around. Just across the road is Boydell’s Restaurant and Cellar Door where you can begin wind down with wine tastings in the uniquely beautiful hut.

Once you’ve settled in make your way to the Maitland Repertory Theatre and let the current production delight and entertain you.

Time for a bite to eat? Make your way across and down High Street to The Rigby for some delicious share plates and a cocktail or one of their delectable craft beers.


Art Hop

Enjoy a day of hopping through the art galleries and studios that Maitland has to offer and appreciate the local creatives as well as some based further away.

Start the day at Maitland Regional Art Galley, and explore the home for an impressive collection of more than 6,000 works. From here follow the renowned Maitland’s Art Trail which features multiple community art spaces, hidden murals and other fascinating galleries.

Raven Art Gallery and WordXImage are also two boutique galleries featuring works of established and emerging local artists. These galeries are available on limited hours or by appointment.

Culinary creators

While you’re touring Maitland in pursuit of art appreciation, enjoy some of the culinary creations our locals have come up with.

The Seraphine Cafe at Maitland Regional Art Gallery is a perfect stop for breakfast or brunch with their wonderful, seasonal menu.

The Pourhouse is a great stop for lunch. With choices of a hearty burger or lighter menu options all of which can be accompanied with a craft beer or cocktail, everyone will be satisfied after this visit.

Continue the craft beer and cocktail tour by enjoying a meal from The Whistler for dinner. Share with your partner by ordering from the tapas style menu or have a main meal to yourself!