In the leafy Newcastle suburb of Cooks Hill sits the Back to Back Galleries, home to the Newcastle Studio Potters Incorporated. The original premises Back’s Butcher Shop, was purchased in 1973 by the Newcastle Ceramics Group and after years of fundraising by the group Back to Back and the Back Room Galleries officially opened in 1992. Since then the group has become known as the Newcastle Studio Potters Inc. growing its membership, extending a warm welcome to other potters interested in joining them.The Newcastle Studio Potters Inc. cordially offers the main gallery for hire to local, national and international artists to exhibit ceramics and other high quality artworks in a variety of media. The Back Room Gallery, now known as The Gallery Shop, provides exhibition space exclusively for its members including a take away sales outlet. At the rear of the premises a large studio provides facilities for workshops, kiln firings, guest lectures and meetings as well as hosting a variety of community ceramics classes taught by local renowned ceramic artists from within the membership.Back to Back Galleries are open from Friday to Sunday 11am to 5pm.For exhibitions, guest lecturer opportunities, or membership enquiries contact the Newcastle Studio Potters Inc.