crate59 | contemporary arts studio/gallery
59 Sheridan St | Cairns, QLD, 4870



crate59 is an artist run initiative in Cairns, Far North Queensland, that aims to support local young and emerging contemporary artists. Operating since December 2008, the site houses the crate59 Gallery, Billy’s Coffee, and 9 resident artists’ studios.

crate59 Gallery

Monthly exhibitions and events.

Billy’s Gallery

Local artists managing their own exhibitions, on high rotation.

Billy’s Coffee

Cairns’ favourite smiling barista, Billy’s Coffee shares the crate59 space and supports all its goings on. The cafe space operates as Billy’s Gallery for informal artist-managed exhibitions through application. 

Billy’s Coffee is open Mon - Fri
               6.30am - 12.30pm