In the heart of Mount Gambier’s city precinct, you will find the superb Riddoch Arts and Cultural Centre.
The Riddoch Arts & Cultural Centre emerges from the historic dolomite building, connecting Mount Gambier’s history, with interactive displays that will appeal to adults and children.
Incorporating the Riddoch Art Gallery, South Australia’s premier regional gallery, the centre features local artists, community groups and both state and national touring exhibitions.
The Riddoch Arts & Cultural Centre is also home to daily screenings of the movie ‘Volcano’, the story of Earth, Fire and Water. This big screen cinematic experience wows the senses as it weaves its way through its incredible story of how eight major eruptions created Mount Gambier. This exciting adventure takes you through the spectacular history of eruptions that shaped the Kanawinka region.
The Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre offer an array of shows throughout the year. Plan ahead and put a night at the theatre into your trips itinerary.
The theatre is named after the late Sir Robert Helpmann, a world renowned performer. He was born in Mount Gambier before pursuing an international career as an actor, dancer, choreographer and director.
Centrally located in Mount Gambier, the centre is within easy walking distance to the main retail shopping precinct, cultural attractions and fine restaurants.
This theatre is equipped with wheelchair accessibility, hearing aid loop and disabled car spaces. There is also a fully licenced bar on the premises where patrons can grab a drink before the show.