Venue Hire

Looking for a creative space for your next event? Umbrella Studio has the flexibility of offering two spaces for hire to suit your event needs. The Gallery presents a schedule of exhibitions featuring art works from across the North Queensland region, and is a suitable venue for cocktail or networking functions. The Studio Downstairs is often used for artist workshops, meetings of community groups and activities to engage all ages and skill levels.

Our stunning gallery boasts traditional-modern fixtures and furnishings, comfortable meeting facilities all walking distance to most hotels in Townsville CBD, this all makes a great combination for a perfect venue for your next event. Umbrella Studio can help you to develop an array of events from team building activities, cocktail functions, Artist talks and gallery tours, hands on workshops right through to engaging youth activities.

We have a range of options available catering for the various needs of the group whether social, networking, educational, and training or team building.

The Gallery

Hire of our venue includes use of the following facilities and equipment:

Our venue is open to the public from 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday and 9am -1pm on Sunday. Functions may be booked at these times providing public access to the gallery space is not restricted. Most evening and Saturday bookings guarantee complete privacy while using our venue.


Studio Downstairs

The Studio Downstairs is available to artists and community groups for short-term residencies, workshops, meetings and classes. The space is conveniently located in the city, near public transport with ample street parking, as well as access for deliveries. It is equipped with amenities such as a toilet and a small kitchenette. The Studio Downstairs has working/meeting tables, computer access and a printer. There is also the opportunity to hire the printing presses to create artwork. You can access more information here

For more information on venue hire please contact us

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