48 Graves Street
ph: (08) 8821 2404
Open: Mon- Fri 10am-4.30pm
The Ascot Building is located in Kadina's main street. The cultural centre serves the Copper Coast community with performing and visual art activities. The art gallery features artworks acquired through the Cornish Festival Art competitions and hosts many travelling exhibitions.
A lift services the second floor allowing people with disabilities to experience live performances in the theatre styled facility.
It is in close proximity to many community services and food outlets.
There is a community lounge with daily newspapers open 10am-4.30pm weekdays, and Saturday mornings from 9.30am-11.30am.
The Ascot Building is opened by volunteer staff of the Copper Country Keepsakes, who have a wonderful collection of quality art and craft for sale.
The Ascot Community Art Exhibition Gallery is a temporary exhibition space, provided by the District Council of The Copper Coast as a venue to host artisans work of any media or subject including collectors, hobbyists, workshops, and table game enthusiasts (some conditions do apply). A Gallery Space request form is available by phoning 88212404.
Bookings are essential; Exhibitions can be booked for up to a month at a time. The exhibition program is managed by a small group of volunteers in the form of a diary prepared for the forthcoming year, so bookings need to be made as early as possible if a particular time is required. However vacancies may occur unexpectedly so please enquire by calling 88212404 and leaving your details for the Exhibition Co-Ordinator to return your call.
The gallery space is also used for exciting and ever varied touring exhibitions from Country Arts SA.
Click this link to see a listing of exhibitions.
To compliment the Ascot venue, the Kernewek Lowender Art Prize Collection is on permanent display (except during the Cornish Festival, held biannually on odd numbered years). The collection includes prize winners, judge's selections and donations from works entered in the art prize during the festival.