Wynnum School of Arts

Wynnum School of Arts

Name: Wynnum School of Arts

Group: Institutional Location

Type: School of Arts

Years at Location: 1913-Ceased?

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Impact on Brisbane Society

The Wynnum School of Arts was built in 1915. The first part of this buiding (central section) opened as the Wynnum-Many School of Arts library not long after WWI began. Later two extensions were added to either side of the School of Arts to provide a dining hall and a dance hall. This allowed the School of Arts to serve a wider community through being leased for social functions, such as dances, balls or wedding receptions. It was a venue for the district’s horticultural shows. It is a distinctive building with a triple gable joined to a central roofline. It continues its prime function, now. as the Wynnum Community Centre


Brisbane City Council, Heritage Trail – Wynnum-Manly Series No.8 [1st Edition], (Brisbane: Brisbane City Council, 1991)

Image Citations

Wynnum School of Arts. Archive: State Library of Queensland, Image 72379.