Sir Henry Parkes Memorial School of ArtsLast updated Friday, 26 Nov 2010.
Tenterfield School of Arts has evolved from 1875 through to present day passing through a number of development stages. a) 1875: the original School of Arts Hall was constructed. b) 1884: Hall was extended to include a kitchen, games room and small function room. c) 1902: Boer War commemorative arch constructed at main entrance. d) 1903: construction of main theatre. e) 1913: construction of billiard hall. f) 2001: construction of new public library, inclusion of the Sir Henry Parkes Museum and complete renovation of whole facility. g) 2003: inclusion of cinema. The Tenterfield School of Arts is centrally located in the main street of Tenterfield and provides cultural activity through the mediums of theatre and cinema. The facility also caters for educational school tours, tour groups and individual tours concentrating on Federation, history and civics.
Additional purpose: Cinema, Theatre, Public Library, Community events and public meetings
Co-located facility:Tenterfield Shire Council - Public Library Tenterfield Shire Council - Tenterfield Cinema Tenterfield Shire Council - Tenterfield Theatre National Trust Australia (NSW) Sir Henry Parkes Memorial School of Arts -Museum Tenterfield Shire Council lease - School of Arts Courtyard Coffee Shop can also be found at the same location as Sir Henry Parkes Memorial School of Arts.
Category: Gallery/Museum (paid staff)
Phone: 02 6736 6000
Unit Not Applicable/Level Not Applicable, 205 Rouse Not Applicable
Tenterfield, NSW 2372
Other facilities in Tenterfield
Local Government Area: Tenterfield Shire Council
- Arts Industry Workshops and training activities
- Children's Literacy and reading
- Community social events e.g. weddings
- Community workshops and participatory activities
- Dance performances
- Education programs for schools
- Library services
- Literature writing events
- Music performances
- Social history exhibitions
- Theatre performances
- Youth programs and activities
- accessible toilets
- a continuous accessible path of travel within the building to all public spaces, services and facilities
- a wider parking space(s) designated for accessible parking
- handrails fitted to stairs and ramps
- the capacity for people in wheelchairs to sit with their companions in auditoriums or other fixed seating areas
Dedicated parking: Sir Henry Parkes Memorial School of Arts has dedicated parking (spaces: 50).
Disabled access: yes
CateringNo catering facilities are on offer.
School visitors: 20.0
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