Get to know Wangi’s ‘Gentle Genius’

At Dobell House, you can explore the life and work of great Australian artist and long-time Lake Macquarie resident,
Sir William Dobell. His state-heritage listed former home and studio contains original furnishings, memorabilia
and more. 

Experience Dobell’s artistic genius through the ‘Dobell, his Life and Art’ exhibition. A must-see from the collection is a pen and ink’ sketch on tracing linen, circa 1919, produced as an election poster for Magnus Cromarty and believed to be the oldest, signed work completed by Dobell as an adult.

Learn more about Dobell House.


47 Dobell Drive, Wangi Wangi

Hours: Saturday, Sunday
and selected public holidays 1 – 4pm

Telephone: 02 4975 4115


In summer the beach is fantastic so bring your swimmers and your surfboard, have a beer and a schnitzel at the Catho Pub and meet the locals.

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