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Umbrella Studio contemporary arts is registered as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) with the Australian Taxation Office. Donations to Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts are tax deductible for amounts of $2 or more.

Together since 1986 Umbrella members and supporters have created a vibrant community of participating, sharing and innovation. We take pride in our unique part of the world and celebrate our difference. We strive to create a vibrant city by supporting the arts in education, job creation, skills development and community engagement. Umbrella is its members and supporters and continues on with support from people like you. Income from donations is not used for any administrative costs, which means that 100 % of your donation will go directly towards one of our arts initiatives.

NEW: Ongoing donations make the most impact, so consider joining one of our donor circles:
$500+ Donation – Friends Circle | Name published on Umbrella's website and in the next Annual Report.
$1,000+ Donation – Benefactors Circle | Name published on Umbrella's website and in the next Annual Report, plus a gallery tour with the Director and artist guest.

If you’re not comfortable donating on our website, you can direct credit our bank account:

BSB: 064-817
Acct: 00922059

Acct Name: Umbrella Studio
Reference: Please use your first initial and last name, plus “Donation”. For example:
“J Smith Donation”. Then use the contact page of the website to let us know so we can send you a receipt.

COVID Safe Visits

Umbrella asks that visitors adhere to social distancing, visitor logs, and other COVID Safe directives and procedures as directed.

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Open Hours

Tues - Fri: 9am-5pm

Sat - Sun: 9am-1pm

Gallery closed Mondays, public holidays and during exhibition install weeks.

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(07) 4772 7109

408 Flinders Street,
Townsville, Qld, 4810 Australia

PO Box 2394,
Townsville, Qld, 4810 Australia

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Acknowledgement of Country

Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts respectfully acknowledges the Wulgurukaba of Gurambilbarra and Yunbenun and the surrounding groups of our region; Bindal, Gugu Badhan, Nywaigi, Warrgamay, Bandjin and Gudjal as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather, share and celebrate local creative practice. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as the first people of Australia. They have never ceded sovereignty and remain strong in their enduring connection to land and Culture.


Umbrella acknowledges the financial support of: the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, and the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments. Townsville City Council is proud to support Umbrella's Makerspace operations under its Community Grants program.