December-January 2015/2016 Listings

Art Almanac is the essential guide to Australia’s art galleries – a monthly magazine listing the exhibition schedules of over 550 art galleries throughout Australia, packaged in an easy-to-use format, supported by gallery maps, an artist index, and profiles of current art exhibitions. Melbourne art galleries and their December/January exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links above.

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Alcaston Gallery
11 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9418-6444
Fax: 9418-6499.
Director: Beverly Knight (member of ACGA), approved to value Aboriginal paintings, ceramics, sculpture, textiles and artefacts for the Cultural Gifts Program.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
Dec 1 to 19 Christmas Gifts For The Love Of Art.
Jan 19 to March 5, 2016 Freddy Ken and Ray Ken. Also, Peggy Napangardi Jones.

Anita Traynor Fine Art
Level 1, 394 Glen Huntly Road (above the ANZ Bank), Elsternwick 3185.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00. Mon by appt only.
Supporting emerging and unrepresented artists – Dean Bowen, Leigha White, Josef Marzi, Laura Matthews and others. Art Consultancy service available.
To Dec 22 Group Show Celebrating New and Emerging Artists, 2015 – introducing Vanessa Oterís vivid landscapes, also works selected by Josef Marzi, Leigha White and Dean Bowen and works on paper by Blackman, Ginger Riley, and Robert Hague.

Anna Pappas Gallery
2-4 Carlton Street, Prahran 3181.
(03) 9521-7300.
Director: Anna Pappas (Director of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 5.00.

Anna Schwartz Gallery Melbourne
185 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9654-6131.
Director: Anna Schwartz.
Tues-Fri 12.00 to 6.00, Sat 1.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
To Dec 19 Towards a Blind Self Portrait by Mike Parr.

ARC ONE Gallery
45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9650-0589.
Directors: Fran Clark and Suzanne Hampel (member of ACGA).
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Dec 8 to Feb 6, 2016 (opening Sat Dec 12, 4-6pm) Barbecue Stalagmites, Balloon Drumsticks by Tracy Sarroff.
Gallery closed Dec 18 to Jan 19, 2016.

Art at Linden Gate
(Melway 275 H2) 899 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road, Yarra Glen 3775.
(03) 9730-1861.
Fri-Mon 10.00 to 5.00.
Nov 27 to Jan 18, 2016 Inspirations in Watercolour & Pastel – Peter Thorpe, Ruth Thorpe and Robin Dawson.
Also, Market by Peter Thorpe.

Robin Dawson, Fountain Alowyn Gardens     Peter Thorpe, Market
Left: Robin Dawson, Fountain Alowyn Gardens
Right: Peter Thorpe, Market

Art at St Francis
Contemporary Art
326 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9663-2495.
Contact: Brigitte Remmen.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sun 9.00 to 3.00.
Dec 15 to Jan 14, 2016 Songs to the Land paintings by Bernadette Boundy.

The Art of Dr. Seuss
Presented by Trevor Victor Harvey Gallery, The Block
The Block Arcade, 19-18/282 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000.
Mon-Thur 10.00 to 6.00, Fri 10.00 to 7.00, Sat 10.00 to 6.00, Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
Authorised editions from the Seuss Estate.

ArtSpace Realm
175 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood 3134.
(03) 9298-4542 F 9298-4535.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 8.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Jan 10, 2016 A Crafted History People and Place.

Arts Project Australia
24 High Street, Northcote 3070.
(03) 9482-4484
Fax 9482-1852.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
For artwork enquiries please contact the gallery.
Nov 28 to Dec 19 Annual Gala. The Annual Gala showcases works created by more than 100 artists who work in our Northcote Studios – from painting and drawing through to printmaking and sculpture. Fun, free and open to the public.
Gallery closed from Dec 20, reopens with the first exhibition of the year on Feb 6, 2016.

Matthew Gove, The odd couple
Matthew Gove, The odd couple, 2015, gouache on paper, 28.5 x 38cm

Australian Centre For Contemporary Art (ACCA)
111 Sturt Street, Southbank 3006.
(03) 9697-9999.
Free admission.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun and public hols 12.00 to 5.00, Mon by appt.
Dec 4 to Feb 21, 2016 The Biography of Things. An exhibition of works where artists use objects, archives and collections to trace the labyrinthine stories that live behind things. Curated by Juliana Engberg, Annika Kristensen and Hannah Mathews, the exhibition reveals narratives of loss, intrigue, histories and people, from the objective to subjective – Brook Andrew, Ilit Azoulay, Aurelien Froment, Camille Henrot, Narelle Jubelin, Nicholas Mangan, Rosalind Nashashibi & Lucy Skaer, Kirsten Pieroth, Walid Raad and Paul Sietsema.

Brook Andrew, Harvest
Brook Andrew, Harvest, 2015, Victorian redgum, carbonised Victorian redgum, glass, brass, installation view at The Ian Potter Museum of Art (2015)

Australian Centre For The Moving Image (ACMI)
Federation Square, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 8663-2200.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Jan 17, 2016 Orry-Kelly: Dressing Hollywood. Featuring original costumes, Oscar statues, sketches and more, this exhibition, the first ever to celebrate Orry-Kelly’s life and career, pays tribute to a legendary Hollywood costume designer and genuine Aussie larrikan.
Dec 9 to March 13, 2016 Julian Rosefeldt: Manifesto. A survey exhibition of pre-eminent moving image artist, Julian Rosefeldt, comprises the world premiere ‘Manifesto’ (2015) featuring Cate Blanchett alongside three recent video installations.

Australian Galleries
35 Derby Street
35 Derby Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9417-4303
Fax: 9419-7769.
Director: Stuart Purves AM.
Daily 10.00 to 6.00.
To Dec 13 Baby by Prudence Flint, and Pictures for an exhibition by Jamie Boyd.
Jan 11 to Feb 14, 2016 Group Show.

Australian Galleries
Stock Rooms
28 Derby Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9417-2422
Fax: 9417-3433.
Director: Stuart Purves AM.
Daily 10.00 to 6.00.

Australian Print Workshop Inc.
210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9419-5466.
Director: Anne Virgo.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
To late Jan, 2016 Heatwave – APW Summer Showcase of affordable, collectable original art. Read more…
A selection of original limited edition fine art prints by artists produced in collaboration with APW Printers and in the APW Open Access Studio.

Mervyn Street, My Mum Kitchen
Mervyn Street, My Mum Kitchen, lithograph, 30 x 50cm (image); 38 x 57cm (paper), drawn on plate by the artist and printed in an edition of 20 (plus proofs) by APW Senior Printer Martin King at Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne, 2015

Australian Tapestry Workshop
262-266 Park Street, South Melbourne 3205.
(03) 9699-7885.
Gold coin entry to the galleries and workshop.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00. Guided tours Wed 11.00 and Thurs 2.00, $10 per person: bookings essential.
View the weavers and dyer at work on major contemporary art commissions.
Work on the looms by Keith Tyson and Sheena Wilfred.
Visit website for current projects.
Galleries featuring contemporary tapestries designed by Australian artists including Angela Brennan, Sangeeta Sandrasegar and Gareth Sansom.
ATW galleries and shop closed Dec 18 to Jan 18, 2016.


The Baldessin Press
Printmaking Studio
90 Shaftesbury Ave, St Andrews 3761.
(03) 9710-1350.
Offering workshops, studio access, art retreats and accommodation.

Bayside Sculpture & Gallery
16B Advantage Road, Highett 3190.
(03) 9553-0661.
Term 1 Sculpture Classes (8 weeks) begin Feb 1, 2, and 3, 2016.

Beth Hulme Gallery & Studio
646a Nicholson Street, Fitzroy North 3068.
Thurs-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
Dec 4 to 20 (opening Fri Dec 4, 6-8pm) Little Wonder II – small format exhibition, 18 artists.

Lis Johnson, Hopscotch
Lis Johnson, Hopscotch, bronze, 21 x 10 x 8.5cm

BLINDSIDE Artist-Run Space
Nicholas Building, Level 7, Room 14, 37 Swanston Street (enter via Cathedral Arcade lifts, cnr Flinders Lane), Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9650-0093.
Tues-Sat 12.00 to 6.00.
Dec 2 to 19 (opening Thurs Dec 3, 6-8pm) Curtain Call: Flesh Express by Melissa Matveyeff and Diego Ramirez, curated by Daen Kelly and Bianca Tainsh.
PLAY In the gallery and online: William Mackrell.

Blue Dog Glass
58 Carroll Road, Oakleigh South 3167.
(03) 9551-3227.
Sun Dec 6, 11am to 4pm Studio Art Glass Sale – some of Melbourne’s most talented glass artists are holding a one-day sale of their works..

Bolin Bolin Gallery
At Bulleen Art & Garden
6 Manningham Road West, Bulleen 3105.
(03) 8850-3030.
Daily 9.00 to 5.00.
Dec 3 to 24 Christmas @ Bulleen Art & Garden.
The gallery will be open after Christmas and throughout January with a mixed exhibition.

Box Hill Community Arts Centre
470 Station Street, Box Hill 3128.
(03) 9895-8888.
Dec 8 to 20 Artist in Residence – Melissa Peacock solo exhibition.
Jan 12 to 31, 2016 Hua Tie exhibition.

Bridget McDonnell Gallery
130 Faraday Street, Carlton 3053.
(03) 9347-1700.
Gallery hours for Dec Mon-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, January open by appt.
Dec 4 to 23 Christmas exhibition.

8 Martin Street, St Kilda 3182.
(03) 9593-9366.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
To Dec 6 Vivien Anderson Gallery at Brightspace: SURVEY 2015. Celebrating Australian Indigenous Artists.
Dec 3 to 6, 27% an exhibition by people living with disability – for International Day of People with Disability.
Dec 12 to 17 Adventures in Wonder – students from the Margarita Krivitsky School of Fine Art.

Brunswick Street Gallery
Nine galleries under one roof
322 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9942-3141.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 8.00.
To Dec 10 Read What You Look At – a group exhibition.
Dec 14 to Jan 16, 2016, 40×40 Art Prize & Exhibition.
Jan 22 to Feb 4, 2016 Painting 2016 a group exhibition. Also, The Silence of Mourning by Donna Fraser, Broken Fragments of the Present Self by Hung Lin, Drawing to a Close – graduating students, Wenly Tai, and Spirit Ritual by Bonnita Gillard.

Bundoora Homestead Art Centre
7-27 Snake Gully Drive, Bundoora 3083.
(03) 9496-1060.
Free admission.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 4.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Dec 9 to Jan 29, 2016 Artist in Residence – Catherine Evans.
Dec 11 to Feb 21, 2016, 2015 Darebin Art Prize.


Cambridge Studio Gallery
52 Cambridge Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9486-0169.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 5 Figure and Ground works by Rosemarie Reber and Marion Joy Moise.
Dec 9 to 19 Christmas Show featuring Linda Morris and Mai Thi Tran – joint winners of our Peopleís Choice award from ‘Who Is Looking at You Portrait Prize 2015’, plus works by Kitty O’Kane and Tanleea Valestro.
Gallery closed Dec 20 to Feb 10, 2016.

Chapel On Station Gallery
Cnr Station Street and Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill 3128.
(03) 9890-5810.
Free entry.
Tues-Fri 11.30 to 3.00, Sat 1.00 to 4.00, Sun 4.30 to 7.00.
Nov 26 to Dec 9 Atmosphere: Black & White Images/Photographs by Vanessa Marijanovi.
Dec 10 to 24 Star of Wonder – Chapel on Station Gallery Christmas exhibition – various artists.
Gallery closed from Dec 24, reopens Feb 11, 2016.

Chapter House Lane
Entry via Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
To Jan 4, 2016 (opening Thurs Jan 14, 6-8pm) group show – Stephen Benwell, Aaron Carter, Alan Constable, Matlok Griffiths, Benjamin Lichtenstein, Julian Martin, Pia Murphy and Georgia Szmerling.
Jan 14 to 31, 2016 Cutaway by Kate Tucker.

Kate Tucker, Stasis
Kate Tucker, Stasis, 2015, acrylic, oil on linen and digitally printed cotton on board, 60 x 55cm framed

Charles Nodrum Gallery
267 Church Street, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9427-0140.
Director: Charles Nodrum (member of ACGA).
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
Nov 26 to Dec 19 Works On Paper: Australian & International.

Chinese Museum
22 Cohen Place, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9662 2888.
Adults $9.00, Conc. $7.00.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To March, 2016 Queensland Dragon: Chinese in the North. Maria Friend, Museum Development Officer for Far North Queensland, brought together scholars of Chinese-Australian history and key local history museums and historical societies from across Far North Queensland to develop this exhibition in 2008.
The exhibition has toured Cooktown, Croydon, Innisfail, Atherton, Cairns and Brisbane.

Collingwood Gallery
292 Smith Street, Collingwood 3066.
See website for details. Dec 5 to 17, 11am-5pm (opening Sat Dec 5, 6pm) ROMANTIC (of sky & sea & mountains & trees) by Raffaella Torresan.
Dec 18 to 31 By Gough, how far have we not come! Post Goughists’ Christmas Show.
Through Jan, 2016 Summer Salon, see website for details.

Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Inc.
CAS Inc. PO Box 283, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9428-0568.
A non-profit art society run by artists, for artists, established 1938.
Dec 3 to 6 Art at Burnley Harbour.
To Feb 4, 2016 Contemporary Showcase 14, at Decoy Café & Gallery, 303 Exhibition Street, Melbourne.

Counihan Gallery In Brunswick
233 Sydney Road, Brunswick 3056.
(03) 9389-8622.
Free entry.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 1.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 12 Moreland Summer Show | science friction. The Moreland Summer Show is open to contemporary artists or collectives who live, work, study or base their creative practice in the City of Moreland. This year’s theme is ‘Science Friction’ and will feature over 50 artists who have responded to this provocative theme.
Please see our website for full artist list.
Gallery closed for the summer break from Dec 13 to Feb 5, 2016.

31 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9650-7775.
Mon-Sat 11.00 to 6.00, closed Sun and public hols.
Dec 3 to Feb 3, 2016 Craft Window Space: Summer Light. A selection of handmade objects from Craft’s Summer Catalogue.

Summer Light Flatlay, concept by Sarah Weston, styled by Rebecca Jobson, photography by Hilary Walker
Summer Light Flatlay, concept by Sarah Weston, styled by Rebecca Jobson, photography by Hilary Walker

Dec 5 to Feb 28, 2016 Timber Memory. A survey of Victorian woodwork from the 80s until now, presenting highlights from the State Craft Collection in conjunction with contemporary timber makers. The rare opportunity to access and exhibit timber art from Victorian State Craft Collection and pair these works alongside contemporary pieces from some of Victoria’s leading timber makers. The exhibition celebrates the talent and history of Victorian makers, ranging from functional furniture and homewares to sculptural timber works.
Artists include: David Cumming, Pip Giovanelli, Clinton Greenwood, Bob Hammerly, Malcom Harris, Anthony Klein, Helmet Lueckenhausen, Bryan Poynton, Anthony Prior, Richard Raffan, David Ralph, Anthony Russo, Alan West, Vic Wood, Sally Gunning, Helen Walsh, Jo Wilson and Damien Wright.

Damien Wright, Parma
Damien Wright, Parma, 2008, 15,000 year old Ancient Red Gum and Japanese Oak, 100 x 50 x 40cm
Photograph: Jeremy Dillon Hilary Walker


The Dax Centre
The University of Melbourne
Kenneth Myer Building, 30 Royal Parade, Melbourne 3010.
(03) 9035-6258.
Wed-Fri 12.00 to 5.00.
To March 25, 2016 A Mind Beginning to Know Itself. This exhibition draws on works from the Cunningham Dax Collection to explore the many varied experiences of depression. Today depression is considered a mental illness, where interest is lost in the activities that normally drive daily life. Historical interpretations of depression have viewed it as a symptom of supernatural forces, and one caused by factors of the physical world.

Duldig Studio
museum + sculpture garden
92 Burke Road, East Malvern 3145.
(03) 9885-3358.
Tues, Thurs and second Sat of every month 1.00 to 3.00, or groups by appt.
Art Behind The Wire – Karl Duldig bronzes.
Closed through Jan, 2016.


East & West Art
665 High Street, East Kew 3102.
(03) 9859-6277.
Director: Marjorie Ho.
Mon-Sat 11.00 to 5.30.
Asian Fine Arts and Antique.
To Dec 24 Ceramics by Terunobu Hirata (Australia/Japan) together with Silkscreen Prints in mica pigments by Professor Yuji Isa, formerly from Tokai University, Tokyo.

Terunobu Hirata, Faceted Black Mat Vase    Yuji Isa, Leaves, perceiving 4/20
Left: Terunobu Hirata, Faceted Black Mat Vase, 2015, 24.5cm (height)
Right: Yuji Isa, Leaves, perceiving, 2000, 4/20, silk screen print, 44 x 44cm

Eastgate & Holst
Dealers in Fine Art
158 Burwood Road, Hawthorn 3122.
(03) 9818-1656.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
A fine selection of traditional and contemporary art from leading Australian artists past and present.
To Dec 18 Roger Kemp (1908-1987). An exhibition of major works of art from the Roger Kemp Estate. A not to be missed exhibition from this iconic and important Australian artist.

Eltham Library Community Gallery
(Melway 21 J5) Panther Place, Eltham 3095.
(03) 9433-3131.
Mon-Thurs 10.00 to 8.30, Fri-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 1.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
To Dec 14 diversARTy – Living & Learning Nillumbik. Tutors and participants celebrate the end of the year with a major showcase of art and craft works created throughout 2015.
Dec 17 to Jan 11, 2016 Mayor for a Day – Children of Nillumbik. Drawings by children depicting their thoughts and ideas on what they would do if they were Mayor for a day.
Jan 14 to Feb 8, 2016 Finding Story, Chasing Beauty by Kevin Burgemeestre. An exhibition of illustrations and ephemeral sculptures using discarded materials that have a history.

Eltham South Fine Art: Studios & Gallery
6 Mt. Pleasant Road, Eltham 3095.
(03) 9439-3458.
Works by Jenni Mitchell and Mervyn Hannan, and others.
Painting Classes & Workshops. Orchard Garden.
Thurs-Sun and by appointment.
Until end of Dec Stairway to Heaven: Exotic Textiles and other Beautiful Things.


Fehily Contemporary
Glasshouse Gallery
3a Glasshouse Road, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9017-0860.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.30 or by appt.
Dec 3 to 19 (opening Sat Dec 5, 3-5pm) Ricky Maynard.
Gallery closed from Dec 19 and through Jan, 2016.

Firestation Print Studio Gallery
(Melway 59 A8) 2 Willis Street, Armadale 3143.
(03) 9509-1782.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.

Flinders Lane Gallery
137 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9654-3332.
Director: Claire Harris.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Please consult website for any opening hours changes.
Our extensive stockroom can also be viewed on our website.
Dec 1 to 19 A Neue Hope by Richard Blackwell, and The Origins of Superfluous by Jacob Leary. Read more…

Jacob Leary, Double Polygon Positive
Jacob Leary, Double Polygon Positive, 2015, stacked paper cuts, 30 x 30 x 12cm

Jan 12 to Feb 6, 2016 Warlukurlangu Artists & Artists of Ampilatwatja ‘Jukurrpa’.
Feb 9 to 27, 2016 New Works by Kathryn Ryan, and Coastal group exhibition.

Kathryn Ryan, Twilight Pines
Kathryn Ryan, Twilight Pines, 2015, oil on linen, 183 x 137cm

45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9662-9966.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To Dec 5 Look Up – Brave Up painting and installation by Janno. Also, The Haunting painting by Janice Gobey.
Dec 8 to 19 India’s Disappearing Railways documentary photography by Angus McDonald.
Jan 19 to 30, 2016 Meridian – The Midsumma Visual Arts Exhibition mixed media by various artists. Also, Découpages d’hommes digitally manipulated photography by Eureka (Michael James O’Hanlon).

Frankston Arts Centre and Cube 37 Galleries
27-37 Davey Street, Frankston 3199.
(03) 9784-1896.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.
Art After Dark each night dusk til midnight.
To Jan 9, 2106 Cube Gallery: Lifegate.
To Feb 6, 2016 Curved Wall Gallery: Sarah Hawkins.
Art + Gift Boxes: Revamped Jewellery.


The Gallery @ Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre
cnr Wilson and Carpenter streets, Brighton 3186.
(03) 9592-0291.
Free entry.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 1.00 to 5.00.
Nov 29 to Dec 18 Baskerville and Richardson: the collection and its care. Also, The Brighton Art Society: Remembering Jeanette Delbridge.
Jan 13 to Feb 7, 2016 Alternative Literature is also like Alternative Literature by Benjamin Aitken.
Gallery closed from Dec 19, reopens Jan 14, 2016.

Gallery 550
Level 1, 550 Swan Street, Richmond 3123.
Mon-Fri 12.00 to 600, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Jan 10 to 24, 2016 Mandala Contemporary Paintings by Wirat Sukprem.
Sales enquiries

Gallery Funaki
4 Crossley Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9662-9446.
Director: Katie Scott.
Tues-Thurs 10.00 to 5.00, Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
To Dec 5 IOTA by Emma Fielden.

The Gallery St Kilda Town Hall
99a Carlisle Street, St Kilda 3182.
(03) 9209-6777.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 8.30 to 5.00.
Dec 2 to 30 A survey of recent works by The Emerald Hill Art Group, artists based in the City of Port Phillip.
Jan 6 to Feb 3, 2016 Renewal by Antonia Hempel explores the symbol of water as the connection between all living things.
Also, Michal Anela presents coral inspired ceramic sculptures, functional vessels, drawings and prints.

Gee Lee-Wik Doleen Gallery
at Hume Global Learning Centre Craigieburn
75-95 Central Park Avenue, Craigieburn 3064.
(03) 9356-6117.
To Dec 23 Hume White Ribbon Animation Project a series of community devised films addressing the prevention of violence against women.

George Paton Gallery
Second floor, Union House, University of Melbourne 3010.
(03) 8344-5418.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00.

Gertrude Contemporary
200 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9419-3406.
Fax: 9419-2519.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.30, Sat 11.00 to 4.30.
To Dec 19 Main Galleries: Gertrude Studios 2015. Studio 12: On a clear day you can see forever by Minna Gilligan. Slide: Stephen Bram.

Glen Eira City Council Gallery
Cnr Glen Eira and Hawthorn roads, Caulfield 3162.
(03) 9524-3402.
Free admission.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 1.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
To Dec 6 Open Country: The Murrumbeena Boyds.
Gallery closed from Dec 7 for our annual maintenance program, reopening on Feb 11, 2016.

Gould Galleries
270 Toorak Road, South Yarra 3141.
(03) 9827-8482.
Director: Rob Gould.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.30, Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Dec 9 to 24 Christmas Special. A selection of works by Australia’s most collectable artists.


Hawthorn Studio & Gallery
635 Burwood Road, Hawthorn East 3123.
(03) 9882-5553.
Dec hours Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Jan hours Wed-Sat 10.00 to 4.30.
To Dec 12 ITALIA – Venice – Rome – Calabria by Gary Miles. This exciting exhibition of oil on linen paintings from Milesí recent sojourn around Italy, where he painted by the road, in town squares, and in the fields bringing these amazing vistas to life in Miles’ distinct style.
Dec 15 to Feb 20, 2016 Summer Exhibition featuring new artists – Daniel Aldridge, Lorraine Byrne, Caroline Calway, Suellen Kennewell, Gabby Malpas, plus our regular artists.
Gallery closed Dec 23 to Jan 14, 2016..

Heide Museum of Modern Art
7 Templestowe Road, Bulleen 3105.
(03) 9850-1500.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Feb 14, 2016 Mitch Cairns: The Reader’s Voice.
To Feb 21, 2016 Aleks Danko: MY FELLOW AUS_TRA_ALIENS.
To March 6, 2016 In Fond Memory: The Barbara Tucker Collection.
To April 10, 2016 Modern Love: The Lives of John & Sunday Reed.
To April 17, 2016 Alex Selenitsch: LIFE/TEXT.

Heritage Hill
66 McCrae Street, Dandenong 3175.
(03) 9793-4511.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, and first Sun of the month 12.00 to 4.00.
Nov 27 to Jan 29, 2016 Benga House: TWICH Women’s Sewing Collective presents The Art Of Hand-Beading: A promotion of African adornment.
Laurel Lodge: Hive Creative Network presents The Hive Artist Exhibition ñ emerging artists from the surrounding areas.
Closed from Dec 19 to Jan 18, 2016.

Herring Island
Jan 16 to April 3, 2016 Herring Island Summer Arts Festival (HISAF).
Every weekend including Australia Day Jan 26, Labour Day March 14, and Easter Mon March 28, 2016.
Gallery hours 11.30 to 4.30, and Parks Victoria’s punt service operates from Como landing, South Yarra 11.00 to 5.00.
Jan 16 to Feb 1, 2016 Association of Sculptors of Victoria.

Hogan Gallery
310 Smith Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9419-6162.
Director: Yolantha Morrigan, 0457-535-166.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 1.00 to 5.00.
Wed Dec 9, viewing from 5pm, auction at 7pm In Terra: Art Auction – supporting national nuclear-free campaigns.; 0424-626-774.

Hunt Club Community Arts Centre
(Melway 25 F8) 775 Ballarat Road, Deer Park 3023.
(03) 9249-4600.
Fax: 9360-4570.
Free entry.
Mon-Thurs 9.00 to 5.30, Fri 9.00 to 4.30, Sat 9.00 to 12.00.
Extended hours with course programming, closed public hols.
To Dec 12 Metamorphosis: Rafael De LaPaz.
Jan TBA.


The Ian Potter Museum of Art
The University of Melbourne, Swanston Street (between Elgin and Faraday streets), Parkville 3010.
(03) 8344-5148.
Fax: 9349-3518.
Director: Kelly Gellatly.
Free entry.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To Jan 17, 2016 William Kentridge: Drawn from Africa.
To April 17, 2016 Mummymania.
Dec 5 to Feb 28, 2016 My learned object: collections & curiosities.
Gallery closed from Dec 25, reopens Jan 5, 2016.

Immerse exhibition program
30 exhibitions. 30 venues. 30 days. 30+ artists
To Dec 14 Immerse is a new exhibition developed by Knox City Council. Over 30 days, more than 30 artists will display their art work in every day places. Immerse celebrates local artists in a range of venues from laundries to libraries.
Join us on this creative art trail as we experience the work of local artists in public spaces.
For a full list of venues and a map please visit our website.

The Incinerator Gallery
(Melway 28 D7) 180 Holmes Road, Moonee Ponds 3039.
(03) 8325-1750.
Curator: Richard Ennis.
Free entry.
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Dec 11 to Jan 17, 2016 The Summer Show: Celebrate, Participate a group exhibition. The Summer Show is a celebration of Moonee Valleyís creative community. The gallery spaces will be filled with art created in workshops, classes and art making events that have taken place in the gallery spaces. There will also be exhibitions of artwork created by local artists, responding to the theme of ‘The Maribyrnong River’. During Gallery hours children can participate in ‘Boat Making’ with contemporary artist Oliver Cloke or join in with ‘Festivalling’, a workshop with local artist Georgina Humphries.
All of the workshops and activities at the Gallery are free.
The exhibition will culminate in a handmade boat race on the Maribyrnong River on Sat Jan 16, 2016.

Georgina Humphries, Sky tents
Georgina Humphries, Sky tents

Islamic Museum of Australia
15A Anderson Road, Thornbury 3071.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
Visiting the Islamic Museum of Australia: Five permanent galleries – Islamic Faith, Islamic Contributions to Civilisation, Islamic Art, Islamic Architecture, Australian Muslim History and the visiting exhibition gallery.
School and education tours and art workshops are available.
Enjoy a scrumptious meal, coffee or light snack at the museum café, Modern Middle Eastern, by Masterchef finalist Samira El Khafir.
For more information or to book a tour please call or visit our website.
To Jan 30, 2016 Al Asma – Al Husna – The Most Beautiful Names of Allah. 99 Names exclusively at the Islamic Museum of Australia. Al Asma Al Husna brings to life the attributes and signs by which Muslims recognise the wonderment of God. Discover the 99 most beautiful Names from one of the most talked about faiths of our time. Presented through a series of stunning contemporary calligraphic works by local and international artists, this exhibition will no doubt illuminate and delight the senses. The exhibition features the unique large scale ceramic and mixed media installation,‘Oneness’ by UK artist Shahida Ahmed.


James Makin Gallery
67 Cambridge Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9416-3966.
Fax: 9416-4066.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.

Joshua McClelland Print Room
Rathdowne Galleries
310 Rathdowne Street, Carlton North 3054.
(03) 9347 6118, 9347-1854.
Directors: Joan McClelland and Patricia Williams.
Rathdowne Directors: Philippa and Bill Kelly.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 23 Christmas collectables.
Gallery closed Dec 24, reopens Feb 2, 2016.


Karen Woodbury Gallery
Level 1/167 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9639-5855.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 12 World within World by Michael Doolan.
Gallery closed Dec 19, reopens Jan 27, 2016.

Kingston Arts
G1 and G2: 979 Nepean Hwy (cnr South Road), Moorabbin 3189.
G3 Artspace: Shirley Burke Theatre, 64 Parkers Road, Parkdale, 3195.
(03) 9556-4440.
Free admission.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.30, Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
Nov 27 to Feb 2, 2016 G1: (opening Thurs Nov 26, 6-8pm) Shades Of Glaze – Valley Potters. Kingston Arts continues its support of the annual end of year exhibition by the not-for-profit art group, Valley Potters.
Dec 4 to Feb 2, 2016 G2: (opening Fri Dec 4, 11-1pm) Inclusion Matters – International Day of People with Disability. The City of Kingston is proud to celebrate International Day of People with Disability with its exhibition ‘Inclusion Matters’.

Kinross Arts Centre
603 Toorak Road (opp Irving Road), Tram route 8, stop 39, Toorak 3142.
(03) 9829-0340.
Manager: Lyndel Wischer.
Free entry.
Gallery: Mon-Fri 10.00 to 3.30.
Manse Gallery Café: Mon-Fri 8.30 to 3.30.
To Dec 15 Corner of our Eden paintings of the garden by Tea Ercoles.
Gallery closed Dec 19 to Jan 26, 2016.

Koorie Heritage Trust
New Location
Yarra Building, Federation Square, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 8622-2600.
CEO Tom Mosby.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Dec 5 to Feb 28, 2016 Koorie Art Show 2015. A brilliant and colourful exposition of the diverse talents of Victoria’s Indigenous visual artists.
All works are for sale..

Kosnar’s Picture Framing
488 Mount Alexander Road, Ascot Vale 3020.
(03) 9370-5744.
We offer a large range of frame styles for the artist and collector.
Expert advice in framing design for all types of artwork.


Langford 120
120 Langford Street, North Melbourne 3051.
(03) 9328-8658.
Directors: Irene Barberis and Wilma Tabacco.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 19 Cycladic by Wilma Tabacco. Read more…
Gallery closed from Dec 20, reopens Feb 13, 2016.

Wilma Tabacco, Sesame
Wilma Tabacco, Sesame, 2015, oil on linen, 183 x 137cm

Lauraine Diggins Fine Art
5 Malakoff Street, North Caulfield 3161.
(03) 9509-9855.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 1.00 to 5.00.
Specialists in Australian Colonial, Impressionist, Modern, Contemporary and Indigenous Painting, Sculpture and Decorative Arts.
To Dec 5 Garry Hyde Visual Language presented by Rod Fuller and Garry Hyde.
Dec 12 to 19 Preview our forthcoming exhibitions: Australian Modernists and UTOPIA – Family Flair.
Gallery closed through Jan, 2016.

Linden New Art
26 Acland Street, St Kilda 3182.
(03) 9534-0099.
Fax: 9525-4607.
Director: Melinda Martin.
Free entry.
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 4.00, Wed 11.00 to 8.00.
Dec 4 to Feb 28, 2016 OBJECT FUTURE III curated by Dale Hardiman and Suzannah Henty.
Contributors include Hugh Altschwager, Amos Enders-Moje, Rosanna Ceravolo, Coco Flip, Hamish Munro and Anna Varendorff.

LUMA | La Trobe University Museum Of Art
La Trobe University, Melbourne Campus (access via Carpark 7), Bundoora 3086.
(03) 9479-2111.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00.
LUMA’s exhibition program will recommence in February with an exhibition of recent work by Claudia Terstappen.

Lumen Gallery
436a Clarendon Street, South Melbourne 3205.
(03) 9699-1866, 0412-835-083 (Martin).
Mon Dec 14, 11am to 6.30pm A group exhibition – Ralph Bristow, Gavin Brown, Chris Dyson, Aven Hodgess, Aileen Jordan, Cameron Lindsay, Nicki Mantell, Ashley Morgan-Shea, Selwyn Rodda, Nicki Sanders, John Taylor and Johnny Taylor.

The Lytlewode Press
Antique Graphic Prints, Original Graphic Prints, Photographs, Manuscripts, Fine Art Objects, Ephemera, Ex Libris Bookplates, Posters and the full range of publications from the Lytlewode Press.


Manningham Art Gallery
Manningham City Square (MC²), 687 Doncaster Road, Doncaster 3108.
(03) 9840-9367.
Free entry.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 19 Exhibition ON. We celebrate another year’s worth of creative endeavour with an exhibition of work by students and tutors of the Manningham Art Studios.
Following Exhibition ON the gallery will be closed from Dec 20 to Feb 2, 2016.


Margaret Lawrence Gallery
40 Dodds Street, Southbank 3006.
(03) 9035-9400.
Tues-Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
Gallery closed during the Summer break until Feb 19, 2016.

Maroondah Art Gallery
Maroondah Federation Estate, 32 Greenwood Avenue, Ringwood 3134.
(03) 9298-4545.
Fax: 9298-4535.
Curator: Lisa Byrne.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To Jan 10, 2016 A Crafted History People and Place at ArtSpace Realm, 179 Maroondah Highway Ringwood 3134.

MAS Gallery
1297-1299 High Street, Malvern 3144.
(03) 9822-7813.

McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery
390 McClelland Drive, Langwarrin 3910.
(03) 9789-1671.
Director: John M.Cunningham.
Entry by donation.
Gallery, shop and café hours Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Feb 21, 2016 Uncommon Australians: The Vision of Gordon and Marilyn Darling. A National Portrait Gallery touring exhibition.
Also, Tim Silver.

Metro Gallery
1214 High Street, Armadale 3143.
(03) 9500-8511, 0488-300-300.
Fax: 9500-8599.
Gallery Manager: Jacinta Cavalot.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.30, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
Metro Gallery is a contemporary art gallery committed to exhibiting collectable Indigenous art, contemporary Australian art and work from promising emerging artists.
To Dec 14 Mark Schaller.
Dec 14 to Jan 25, 2016 Summer Art Show.

Monash Gallery of Art (MGA)
Home of Australian Photography: celebrating 25 years
860 Ferntree Gully Road, Wheelers Hill 3150.
(03) 8544-0500.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Gallery, gift shop, licensed café and sculpture park.
To Feb, 2016 Trent Parke: the camera is god, and Cutting edge: 21st-century photography.

Monash University MADA Gallery
Monash Art Design & Architecture, Monash University, 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East 3145.
(03) 9903-2882.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.

Monash University Museum of Art | MUMA
Ground Floor, Building F, Monash University, Caulfield Campus, 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East 3145.
(03) 9905-4217.
Director: Charlotte Day.
Free admission.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 12 Technologism. MUMA concludes our three-part series on watershed moments in art history – ‘Reinventing the Wheel: the readymade century’ and ‘Art as a Verb’ – with Technologism, a major group exhibition bringing together forty-three historical and contemporary artworks, including several new commissions from Australian practitioners. Technologism wrestles with the profound cultural, social and political impact technology has made on art since the 1960s.
Cory Arcangel (US), Dara Birnbaum (US), Chris Burden (US), Ian Burns (AU), Antoinette J. Citizen (AU), Simon Denny (NZ), Jan Dibbets (NL), Aleksandra Domanovi (SI/DE), Harun Farocki (DE), Benjamin Forster (AU), Isa Genzken (DE), Greatest Hits (AU), Martijn Hendriks (NL), Lynn Hershman Leeson (US), Matt Hinkley (AU), Jenny Holzer (US), Edward Kienholz & Nancy Reddin Kienholz (US), Oliver Laric (AT), Mark Leckey (UK), Scott Mitchell (AU), Rabih Mroué (LB), Henrik Olesen (DK), Nam June Paik (KR/US), Nam June Paik & John Godfrey (US), Joshua Petherick (AU), Matte Rochford (AU), Jill Scott (AU), Richard Serra (US), John F. Simon Jr. (US), Brian Springer (US), Hito Steyerl (DE), Ricky Swallow (AU), Jeff Thompson (US), Pia van Gelder (AU), Ulla Wiggen (US) and Dennis Wilcox (AU).
Curated by Charlotte Day.

Moonee art space
fvn-art studio/s
Level 1, 3-7 Puckle Street, Moonee Ponds 3039.
Fri-Sun 11.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
Exhibition times subject to change, please check the website.
Ongoing local, international art / design, studio and display.
Some studio-space is available.
Jan 21 to Feb 28, 2016 Contemporary artists with Refugee Background.
Submissions are open until Jan 3, 2016.

Refugee Ash, Ash-Boat -DUS087
Refugee Ash, Ash-Boat -DUS087 (Carved in detention centre), 2013, wood

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery (MPRG)
Civic Reserve, Dunns Road, Mornington 3931.
(03) 5975-4395.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
Dec 11 to Feb 28, 2016 On the Beach considers the place of the beach within the Australian imaginary.
A public space of recreation and leisure the beach epitomises the liberties of Australia’s democratic society.
A Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery exhibition..

Mossgreen Gallery
926 High Street, Armadale 3143.
(03) 9508-8888.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.30, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 23 Simeon Nelson: Interlocutor. Simeon Nelson’s latest exhibition Interlocutor challenges us to ask how an entity distinguishes itself and how does it stand out from its context. Each sculpture acts an interlocutor in the dialogue between what it might mean to be a separate entity or an element of a wider system; paying particular attention to the notions of the feminine and the masculine.


National Gallery of Victoria
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
Federation Square, cnr Russell and Flinders streets, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 8620-2222.
Free entry, unless otherwise stated.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Jan, 2016 Lurid Beauty: Australian Surrealism and its Echoes.
To Feb, 2016 Rigg Design Prize 2015, and Pleasure & Reality.
To April, 2016 Design Studio, and Our Land is Alive: Hermannsburg Potters for Kids.

National Gallery of Victoria
NGV International
180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 3004.
(03) 8620-2222.
Free entry, unless otherwise stated.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Feb 2016 Richard Mosse: The Enclave. Read more…

Richard Mosse, Irish 1980, Higher ground
Richard Mosse, Irish 1980, Higher ground, 2012, type C photograph, 227 x 185cm

To March 2016 Blue.
To May 2016, 2015 Summer Architecture Commission.
Dec 5 to Jan 31, 2016 Jess Johnson: Wurm Haus.
Dec 11 to April 24, 2016 Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei. Read more…

Ai Weiwei, Forever bicycles
Ai Weiwei, Forever bicycles, 2015, installation view at Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 2011

7 Campbell Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9495-6774.
Mon-Fri 10.00-5.00.
To Dec 11 Magical an exhibition of printmaking.
Emma Armstrong-Porter, Louise Blyton, Mirranda Burton, Tom Civil, Michael Cleary, Elizabeth Cole, Leonie Connellan, Paul Compton, Marisa Corral, Graeme Drendel, Michael Fitzgerald, Kate Gorringe-Smith, Rona Green (curator), Andrew Gunnell, Gregory Harrison, Nick Heynsbergh, Jackie Hocking, Ying Huang, Chris Ingham, Shane Jones, Adrian Kellett, Helen Kennedy, Kate Knowles, Peter Lancaster, Nerissa Lea, Nina Magee, Soula Mantalvanos, Terry Matassoni, Cassie May, Aaron McLoughlin, Leonie Oakes, Sharron Okines, Travis Paterson, Jim Pavlidis, Penny Peckham, Cat Poljski, Nada Poljski, Georgina Ross, John Ryrie, Melinda Schawel, Mrs Stamp, Julian Stow, Sophia Szilagyi, Lee Ward, Deborah Williams, Jessi Wong and Dominique Wylestone.

Niagara Galleries
245 Punt Road, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9429-3666.
Fax: 9428-3571.
Director: William Nuttall (member of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
To Dec 18 things and not-things by Angela Brennan, and great and small by Harry Dixon Mptyane.
Also showing in our stockroom: Rick Amor, Terry Batt, Stephen Benwell, Tony Bevan (UK), Paul Boston, Robert Bridgewater, Julia Ciccarone, Gunter Christmann, Brenda L Croft, Fiona Foley, Star Gossage (NZ), Malaluba Gumana, Michelle Grabner (US), Rubaba Haider, Euan Heng, Dianne Jones, Jennifer Joseph, David Keeling, Yvonne Kendall, Richard Larter, Kevin Lincoln, Song Ling, Euan Macleod, Helen Maudsley, Noel Mckenna, Sean Meilak, Samuel Namunjdja, Lena Nyadbi, Martin Parr (UK), Angelina Pwerle, Steven Rendall, Andreas Ruthi (CH), Jan Senbergs, Neil Taylor, Savanhdary Vongpoothorn, Garawan Wanambi, Wukun Wanambi, Wolpa Wanambi, Bradd Westmoreland, Ken Whisson, Helen Wright and Liu Zhuoquan.

Nieuw Amsterdam
106-112 Hardware Street, Melbourne 3000.
To Dec 6 Breaking The Ice by Maria Montes.
Instagram @iamariamontes

No Vacancy Gallery
QV Building, 34-40 Jane Bell Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9663-3798.
Tue-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Dec 8 to 23 (opening Fri Dec 11, 6-8pm) SCRATCH! Debut show by Marc Vellekoop. A heady mix of steel and high gloss car paint sculptures.
Artist talk: Sat Dec 12, 3pm.


Panoply Gallery
222 Toorak Rd, South Yarra 3141.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
An interesting and impressive array of affordable art.
Paintings, sculpture, ceramics, glass and fine jewellery.

PG Printmaker Gallery
227 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9417-7087.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Specialising in Limited Edition Fine Art prints since 1975.
Contemporary printmaking from Australia, New Zealand, UK, Europe, Japan and America.
Large selection of works from Indigenous Australians.

Port Jackson Press Australia
84 Smith Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9419-8988.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.30, Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Publishers and dealers in limited-edition fine-art prints.
Established 1975.
To Dec 23 WRAP UP final group exhibition of the year.
Gallery closed Dec 24 to Jan 26, 2016.


Quadrant Gallery
(Melway 45 A8) 72 Barkers Road, Hawthorn 3122.
(03) 9079-0943.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
To Dec 19 LIVING SPACE a collection of works from 13 artists, focusing on the theme of ‘Living Space’. These works explore the idea of ‘Living Space’ from the imagination to the observed, the interpretation and translation of this theme through a variety of mediums.
Gallery closed Dec 20 to Feb 4, 2016.

Pam Jackson, Sunday Melbourne-Red
Pam Jackson, Sunday Melbourne-Red


red gallery
contemporary art space
157 St Georges Road, Fitzroy North 3068.
(03) 9482-3550.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 12 Gallery 1: Jenni Walker . Gallery 2: Thalia Robertson. Gallery 3: David Porteus.

Renaissance Bookbinding Gallery
493 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy North 3068.
(03) 9481-8402.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun by appt.
Fine bookbinding and letterpress printing. Limited edition prints and artists’ books.
New exhibitions every month specialising in fine printmaking, supporting the local print-makers and artists.

RMIT First Site Gallery
Building 16 Basement, 344 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9925-3878.
Fax: 9925-2190.
Free entry.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00.

RMIT Gallery
344 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9925-1717.
Director: Suzanne Davies.
Free admission. Lift access.
Bookings essential.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Wed 11.00 to 7.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00, closed Sun and public hols.
Like RMIT Gallery on Facebook.
Follow @RMITGallery on Twitter.
To Feb 27, 2016 Geniale Dilletanten (Brilliant Dilletantes): Subculture in Germany in the 1980s + Australian ingenious amateurs. Celebrating the radical movement and alternative artistic scene that exploded from Germany in the 1980s, RMIT Gallery’s new Goethe-Institut international exhibition explores the influence of German punk artists, filmmakers and seven bands including Einstürzende Neubauten, as well as Australian ingenious amateurs.
Check the website for public program events throughout the exhibition.

RMIT Lightscape Projects
RMIT Rodda Lane (off Latrobe Street); and, RMIT Building 2, Level 1 Lightwell;
and Knox Place at Melbourne Central (off Swanston Street), Carlton 3053.
(03) 9925-4971.
Free entry, wheelchair access.
To Feb 8, 2016 Colleen Boyle, Sam Leach, Charles OíLoughlin and Renee Ugazio.

RMIT Project Space / Spare Room
RMIT Building 94.2, 23-27 Cardigan Street, Carlton 3053.
(03) 9925-4971.
Free entry, wheelchair access.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 11, 2015 Bachelor of Art (Fine Art) Honours Graduate Exhibition.
Feb 12 to March 24, 2016 (opening Thurs Feb 11, 5-7pm) Support material, soft furnishings curated by Liang Luscombe and Lisa Radford.
Gallery closed Dec 12 to Feb 11, 2016.

Rubicon ARI
Level 1, 309 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne 3051.
Wed-Sat 12.00 to 5.00.


Sarah Scout Presents
Suite 15, 12 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9654-4429.
Directors: Kate Barber and Vikki McInnes.
Thurs-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
To Dec 12 Cate Consandine.

Scott Livesey Galleries
909a High Street, Armadale 3143.
(03) 9824-7770.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.30, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
To Dec 5 The Need of the Time by Joshua Yeldham.
Dec 9 to 19 Group Exhibition.

Screen Space
30 Guildford Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9670-4443.
Thurs-Sat 12.00 to 6.00 during exhibitions.
Dec 5 to 19 (opening Sat Dec 5, 4-6pm) Sign/Action ñ Benjamin Forster, Christopher LG Hill, Adelle Mills, Rebecca Ross, Jacqui Shelton, Giulio Squillacciotti and Yang Zhenzong, curated by Kyle Weise.
Please check website for Jan exhibitions and further details.

69 Smith Street Gallery
69 Smith Street, Fitzroy 3065.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 5.00.

Stephen McLaughlan Gallery
Level 8, Room 16, 37 Swanston Street (cnr Flinders Lane), Melbourne 3000.
Director: Stephen McLaughlan.
Wed-Fri 1.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
Dec 2 to 19 Vanessa Lucas.
Jan 20 to Feb 6, 2016 Aspect.

Steps Gallery
62 Lygon Street, Carlton South 3053.
(03) 9650-3577.
Mon-Sat 12.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
Dec 9 to 16, 10am to 5pm Forty Acts of Remembering – My Le Thi, Minh Phan and Khue Nguyen. Contact Khue Nguyen:0409-660-005. Artist talk: Sat Dec 12, 1.30-3pm.
Dec 20 to Jan 2, 2016 Light and Space – sculpture, ceramics, paintings and drawings and landscape. Presented by the Polish Art Foundation Incorporated. Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun and New Year’s Day 12.00 to 4.00 (closed Christmas Day). Contact: 0427-710-418.

40 Acts of Remembering
40 Acts of Remembering

Sunshine Art Spaces Studio and Gallery
Artist studios and gallery
2 City Place and 11 Sun Crescent, Sunshine 3020.
(03) 9249-4600.
Opening hours vary, please call to enquire.
To Jan 6, 2016 (opening Sat Dec 12, 2-4pm) Kaleidoscope of Colour solo exhibition by local multidisciplinary artist Linda Fry. Working across both abstract drawing and painting Linda explores raw emotions and interactions between people and place with influences from Klimt, Kahlo, Modigliani, Schiele and Van Dongen. Kaleidoscope of Colour is sure to impress.
10% of sales will be donated to Asylum Seeker Resource Centre in Footscray.


Tacit Contemporary Art
312 Johnston Street, Abbotsford 3067.
Director: Keith Lawrence.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 13 Gallery 1: Blown Off Course by Kerry Spokes. Galleries 2, 3, 4, & 5: Luminous Ink: From the Camera to the Etching Press featuring Robert Ashton, Angela Coombs Matthews, Peter Garnick, Silvi Glattauer, Karena Goldfinch and Helen Oliver-Skuse, curated by Peter Garnick. Gallery 6: The Yarra Song [Redux] by Stephanie Jane Rampton.
Gallery closed from Dec 14 to Feb 6, 2016 reopening with Editions 2016, our annual print show.

TarraWarra Museum of Art
311 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road, Healesville 3777.
(03) 5957-3100.
Adults $7.50, Seniors $5.00; Concession free (children, students and pensioners).
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
Visit website for public programs and events.
Dec 5 to Feb 28, 2016 Howard Arkley (and friends…). Featuring over 60 paintings by Arkley from 1974 until 1999, archival material, music and works by his friends and colleagues, Howard Arkley (and friends…) explores the artist’s singular vision, one that incorporated aspects of high art and popular culture, such as punk and pop; a love of urban and suburban imagery; an ongoing preoccupation with pattern and colour; and a life-long dialogue with abstraction. Read more…

Howard Arkley, Arabesque Face
Howard Arkley, Arabesque Face, 1990, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 175.5 x 134.7cm

Ten Cubed
1489 Malvern Road, Glen Iris 3146.
(03) 9822-0833.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
A private collection of contemporary art, open to the general public.
To Dec 18 So Far… with Pat Brassington, Jonathan Delafield Cook, Alasdair McLuckie, Anne-Marie May, David Rosetzky, Tim Silver, Daniel von Sturmer and David Wadelton. An exhibition celebrating five years of the Ten Cubed collection. Exhibition continues from Jan 12, 2016.

Tolarno Galleries
Level 4, 104 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9654-6000.
Fax: 9654-7000.
Director: Jan Minchin (member of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 1.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 19 Riley Payne.

Town Hall Gallery
Hawthorn Arts Centre, 360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn 3122.
(03) 9278-4626.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 4.00, closed Mon.
To Dec 20 Likeness – Bronwyn Watson, Ilona Nelson, Madeleine Preston, Anthony Romagnano, Peter Cave, Michael Vale, Adam Stone, Tai Snaith and Celeste Chandler.
Jan 16 to March 6, 2016 Reducing Landscapes works from John Nixon and Fred Williams.
Also, Dialect featuring works from the Town Hall Gallery Collection, including artists Helen Maudsley, Fred Williams and Robert Jacks, among others.
Gallery closed Dec 21 to Jan 16, 2016.


Victorian Artists’ Society
430 Albert Street, East Melbourne 3002.
(03) 9662-1484.


Walker Street Gallery & Arts Centre
Cnr Walker and Robinson streets, Dandenong 3175.
(03) 9706-8441.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 3.00, closed Sun and public hols.
Dec 3 to 22 (opening Thurs Dec 3, 6.30pm) 9 by 5. Artists have created artworks on a 9 by 5 inch panel.
Artists: Christiana Aprozeanu, Cameron Arief, Julie-Anne Armstrong-Roper, Pauline Bailey, Alvina Bishop-Edwards, Wendy Black, Alyssa Borda, Eddie Botha, Clair Bremner, Maria Garza Castillo, Liz Caffin, Leling Chen, Philip Cordingley, Karen Crawford, Leslie Dickman, Ivan Dinsdale, David Farries, Michelle Fountain, Wendy Grace, Joan Graham, John Grealy, Beth Giudice, Gary Gulakoff, Janet Hassall, Alba Hastings, Martin Heatherich, Clyth Hoult, Monica Ianculescu, Barb Jens, Ilona Jetmar, Elena Kolotusha, Anastasia Kotzapavlidis, Carmela Kozlowski, Verne Krastins, Neloofer Kreltszheim, Carly Leech, Owen Longford, Gabi Mika-McNaughton, Kaushalya Magalage, Cynthia Malec, Tania Matilda, Adrienne Mann, Steven May, Margy Mickelson, Mary Murphy, Nada Murphy, Suzanne Neal, Phil Nevin, Brendan Nicholl-Caddell, Catherine Oates, Beata Olenawa, Viki Petherbridge, Bernadette Pilli, Colleen Piper, Brendon Pitts, Andrea Potter, Adele Pretty, Vanja Radisic, Judith Rosenberg, Katie Rowe, Gillian Samual, Fran Sheahan, Teresa Smith, Tina Strafford, Nick Stella, Martina Vigliarolo, Neil Wallace, Stephie Wallace, Neil Wanstall, Kylie Watson, Laura White, Elisabeth Williams, Marie-Therese Wisniowski, Sairi Yoshizawa and Nahomi Yoshizawa.
Gallery closed from Dec 24 to Jan 27, 2016.

West Space
Level 1, 225 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Tues-Sat 12.00 to 6.00.
To Dec 12 Front Space & Gallery 1: Factory Fetish – Zanny Begg, Gordon Matta-Clark, Agnes Denes, Sean Dockray, Francesco Finizio, Micah Hesse, Callum Morton, Ishai Shapira Kalter and Anna Witt. Curated by Liang Luscombe and Joshua Simon. Gallery 2: Ngura Kunpu (Strong Country) by Peter Mungkuri and Tiger Yaltangki. Gallery 3: Windjarrameru, The Stealing C*nt$ – Karrabing Collective. Back Space: Beauty & by James Eisen.

Whitehorse Artspace
Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill 3128.
(03) 9262-6250.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To Dec 22 Light and Life: Australian Quilts in Public Places. This exhibition showcases the skills and boundless imagination of textile artists across Australia. In celebration of the United Nation’s International Year of Light, the works in this exhibition reference the vital role that light and light-based technologies plays in our lives.
Gallery closed from Dec 23, reopens Feb 4, 2016.

Jill Miglietti, Glacial Dawn (detail), 2014
Jill Miglietti, Glacial Dawn (detail), 2014

William Mora Galleries
60 Tanner Street, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9429-1199.
Director: William Mora.
Wed-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, or by appt.

Women’s Art Register 1975-2015
Richmond Library, 415 Church Street, Richmond 3121.
Member organisation with information on 5000+ women artists.
Supported by the City of Yarra.


Yarra Sculpture Gallery
Contemporary Sculptors Association
117 Vere Street, Abbotsford 3067.
(03) 9419-6177.
Facebook: Yarra Sculpture Gallery: Current Projects.
To Dec 6 FRESH 15: Photography Studies College Graduate Show.
Dec 9 to 20 (opening Sat Dec 12, 4-7pm) Bonanza Sculpture Exhibition & Awards.
Jan 11 to March 27, 2016 Summer Artists In Residency Program. Applications close Sat Dec 20.

Ebony Finck, Untitled
Ebony Finck, Unititled #1, edition of 7 (unframed), pigment archival inkjet print on Canson Rag Photographique, 42 x 61.7cm

Yering Station Gallery
38 Melba Highway, Yarra Glen 3775.
(03) 9730-0102.
Contact: Savaad Felich.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 6.00.

York St Art Gallery
Level 1, 216 York Street, South Melbourne 3205.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 3.00, after hours by appt.
Facebook: Lynn Jaanz Art Studio.
Works by international artist Lynn Jaanz.