March 2015 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 March 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.
March 3 to 23 My Body My Country by Claudia Moodoonuthi.
Also, Paintings on Bark and Larrakitj by Dhambit Mununggurr.

Anita Traverso Gallery
7 Albert Street, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9428-7557.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
To April 25 AT_SALON2 [the 'mini art fair']: Season 1 featuring up to 16 artists and designers with a strong focus on process and materials. Read more

Natalie Mather, Split Kiss Thick Feast
, 2012, oil, acrylic and enamel on linen, 160 x 120cm
Courtesy the artist and Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne

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 March 21 EPW: Various Paintings by John Nixon.
March 26 to April 18 Kate Mitchell.

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.
March 11 to April 11, 1866: The Worlds of Lowe Kong Meng and Jong Ah Siug by John Young.

Art at Linden Gate
899 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road, Yarra Glen 3775.
(03) 9730-1861.
Fri-Mon 10.00 to 5.00.
March 13 to April 13 The Story so far… paintings by Helen White, Janicke Johansen and Rose Hainal.

Left: Janicke Johansen, Girl with golden hair, acrylic
Right: Helen White, Morning Lake Hume, acrylic

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.
To March 23 Vivid Light of the Intuition – abstract ink art by Liu Xianghua.

The Art Vault
For details see Victoria listing.

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.
To March 14 Hello Sailor: Paul Hodges Solo – a new collection of paintings that focus on sailors and seamen from the 1930′s.

Also, Drawn Together brings together a collection of artists from Arts Project Australia with a connection to drawing, curated by Suzanne Brown and Elyss McCleary.
March 21 to April 24 (opening Sat March 28, 3-5pm) Ruth Howard solo exhibition – a new collection of small-scale, refined paintings that reveal her love of animals, transport and the world around her.

Left: Ruth Howard, Not titled, 2012, acrylic on paper, 28 x 38.5cm
Right: Adrian Lazzaro, Not titled, 2014, acrylic paint, paint pen and felt pen on paper, 35 x 25cm

Also, That’s Funny celebrates the wacky, weird and sometimes downright outrageous humour of the artists at Arts Project Australia, curated by Glenn Dalton and Sandy Fernée.

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.
March 13 to May 17 NEW15 – ACCA’S annual commissions exhibition for rising Australian contemporary artists. This year curated by Matt Hinkley, artists include George Egerton-Warburton, Richard Frater, Jessie Bullivant, Kate Newby, Ash Kilmartin, Paul Bai, Alex Vivian and Adelle Mills.

Australian Centre For The Moving Image (ACMI)
Federation Square, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 8663-2200.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To March 15 Yang Fudong: Filmscapes – ACMI presents the largest career survey of works by internationally renowned Chinese artist, Yang Fudong, in Australia. This exhibition, proudly presented as part of ACMI’s season China Up Close, comprises three video installations, as well as a brand-new work commissioned by ACMI and the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Free entry. Visit website for details.

Yang Fudong,Yejiang The Nightman Cometh, 2011, edition 10, photograph, 120 x 180cm

March 10 to July 12 Gallery 2: War Pictures: Australians at the Cinema 1914-1918 – step inside our picture palace and discover what Australians saw at their local cinema during WWI. View a fascinating selection of newsreels, propaganda and feature films produced by the developing local film industry, as well as a selection of international content.

Australian Galleries
Derby Street
35 Derby Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9417-4303.
Fax 9419-7769.
Director: Stuart Purves AM.
Daily 10.00 to 6.00.
To March 8 Glyphs and the elements: Air, fire, water and earth by G.W. Bot.
Also, oxide, bluestone & crows by Laura Courtney.
March 17 to April 6 Annette Bezor.

Australian Print Workshop Inc.
210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9419-5466.
Director: Anne Virgo.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
March 7 to April 24 curious arrangements – an exhibition of limited edition prints showcasing APW’s programs that provided support to emerging artists in 2014 including Nina Magee, recipient of the APW Collie Print Trust Scholarship for Emerging Victorian Printmakers and Kyoko Imazu, recipient of the APW Dowd Foundation Scholarship.

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/person, bookings essential.
View the weavers and dyer at work on major contemporary art commissions. Galleries featuring contemporary tapestries designed by Australian artists including Angela Brennan, Sangeeta Sandrasegar, Christine Johnson and Gareth Sansom.
Work on the loom by Imants Tillers. Visit website for current projects.
March 25 to May 1 (opening Tues March 24, 6-8pm) Fertile Ground: Artists in Residence from 2014 Exhibition – Lyndall Watson, Michelle Hamer, Storm Gold, Caroline Phillips, Vicki Mason, Natasha Dusenjko, Troy Emery, Gillian Lavery, Dell Stewart, Emily Ferretti and Nikos Pantazopoulos.


The Baldessin Press
Printmaking Studio
90 Shaftesbury Ave, St Andrews 3761.
(03) 9710-1350, 0417-377-962.
Offering workshops, studio access, art retreats and accommodation.

Beth Hulme Gallery & Studio
646a Nicholson Street, Fitzroy North 3068.
Thurs-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
Feb 27 to March 21 (opening Fri Feb 27, 6-8pm) Assemble a collage exhibition – Nel ten Wolde, Samantha Thompson, Penelope Le Petit, Jutta Pryor, Rowena Doyle, Jackie Gorring, Beth Hulme and Natasha Hall.

Penelope Le Petit, Do it yourself Democracy, lithograph and collage on paper

Bird’s Gallery
236 High Street, Kew 3101.
(03) 9855-0327.
Mon, Wed, Sat 10.00 to 3.00, Thurs and Fri 10.00 to 5.00.

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. To March 7 Debut XI – Henry Madin, Simon Massey di Vallazza, Kendal McQuire, Emme Orbach, Genevieve Pikó, Georgia Robenstone and Jacqueline Stojanovic. Recent graduates exhibition curated by Xanthe Dobbie and Kali Michailidis. Artist and curator talk: Sat Feb 28, 2.30pm.
March 11 to 28 Towards (dis)satisfaction by Anastasia Booth, and This Used to Be The Future by Kirsty Lillico.

Bolin Bolin Gallery
At Bulleen Art & Garden
6 Manningham Road West, Bulleen 3105.
(03) 8850-3030.
Daily 9.00 to 5.00.
To March 29 Steel, Stone, Wood and Heat an exhibition of metal and ceramic sculpture by Tim Read and Jack Latti.

Box Hill Community Arts Centre
470 Station Street, Box Hill 3128.
(03) 9895-8888.
March 3 to 15 Kingswood College Graduate Art Show.
March 17 to April 12 Barbara Niglio – Art of Recycling (Whitehorse Sustainable Living Week).

Bridget McDonnell Gallery
130 Faraday Street, Carlton 3053.
(03) 9347-1700.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 5.00 during exhibitions only.
Over 200 fine early and modern paintings, drawings and prints always on show.
To March 14 WAR AND PEACE – Russian Realist Paintings from the 1950′s and 1960′s.

Galina Federova, Winter Scene, 1964, oil on board, 49.5 x 69.5 cm

Bridget McDonnell Gallery
392 Hampton Street, Hampton 3188.
(03) 9598-8398.
Wed-Sat 10.30 to 5.00.

Jeff Ferris, Wash Day, 2000, acrylic on canvas, 40.7 x 50.8cm

8 Martin Street, St Kilda 3182.
(03) 9593-9366.
Wed-Sat 12.00 to 6.00, Sun 1.00 to 5.00.
March 12 to April 2 (opening Thurs March 12, 6-8pm) Night Sky- Sculpture & Engravings by Anderson Hunt.
Also, New Works by Malcolm Gartside.

Brunswick Arts Space
2A Little Breese Street, Brunswick 3056.
Thurs-Fri 2.00 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To March 29 I pity inanimate objects (because they can’t move)* by Lindsay Cox.

Brunswick Street Gallery
Nine galleries under one roof
322 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9942-3141.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 8.00.
March 6 to 19 Photo Graphy 15 – group show, My Head is a Vessel by Ngaio Lenz, Illustrations by Jo Murphy, Scattered Pictures by Richard Jeziorny, The Beautiful BrokenMakusart, Melbourne Cityscapes by Tobin Devasia, and Illustrated Melbourne by Frank Yau & Yi-Chen Lin.
March 20 to April 2 The Internet is a Cultural Object – a group show, curated by Miriam Arbus.

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.
Bundoora Homestead is closed for renovations until April 21.
We re-open on April 22 with Two of a Kind and Legacy.

Burrinja Cultural Centre
351 Glenfern Road, Upwey 3158.
(03) 9754-8723.
Tues-Sun 10.30 to 4.00.
Feb 27 to March 29 Jarmbi Gallery: Linked By Landscape – Phil Hodson, Chris Delpratt, Geoff Harrison, Janine Good and Kathryn Birch.

Butchers Hook Art Gallery
in Melbourne
12 Smith Street, Collingwood 3065.
March 20 to 29 (opening Fri March 20, 6pm) Savage Country by Henry Curchod.
Daily 11.00 to 5.00.


Cambridge Studio Gallery
52 Cambridge Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9486-0169.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
March 4 to 21 (opening Thurs March 5, 6-8pm) Synergy by Beatrice Magalotti and Sharyn Madder–  Beatrice Magalotti continues her exploration of meditative stillness within a process of ongoing change. New works include photographs printed with an old salt printing process. Her contemporary sculptural forms are shaped in wood, clay and bronze. Sharyn Madder has had a long career illustrating educational materials for children and subsequently her drawings and mixed media works show extraordinary skill and depth. March 25 to April 18 Selected works.

Left: Beatrice Magalotti, Sentinel, mixed medium, 45 x 27 x 18cm
Right: Sharyn Madder, Magic Landscape, 2014, charcoal and conte pencil, 100 x 70cm

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.
To March 4 TEAR Australia – Hope for Women in Unexpected Places.
March 5 to 18 Be not defeated by the rain: by Liz Johnson.
March 19 to April 3 On Earth as it is in Heaven – Easter exhibition.

Chapter House Lane
Entry via Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
March 5 to 29 (opening Thurs March 5, 6-8pm) Caroline Kennedy-McCracken.

Charles Nodrum Gallery
267 Church Street, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9427-0140.
Director: Charles Nodrum (member of ACGA).
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
To March 7 Annual Exhibition of Works on Paper including Williams, Booth, Hester, MacQueen, Kemp and others.
March 12 to April 4 Edwin Tanner.

Chinese Museum
22 Cohen Place, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9662 2888.
Adults $9.00, Conc. $7.00.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 31 Chinese Anzacs untold stories of Chinese-Australian war contributions.

Collingwood Gallery
292 Smith Street, Collingwood 3066.
See website for details.
March 13 to 26 (opening Fri March 13, 6pm) 2084 – photography by William Hung. Info: 0422-088-175. Daily 12.00 to 5.00 (except Tues).
March 27 to April 9 (opening Sun March 29, 2-5pm) the art of cheryl king – acrylic, polymer and enamel paint on paper and cotton canvas.
Info: 0416-031-145.
Daily 11.00 to 5.00 (except Good Friday).

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. See 500+ works in our online exhibitions.
To March 15 Herring Island Summer Arts Festival: Contemporary by Nature . March 21 to April 6 A4 Art Australia. To May 22 Contemporary Showcase 12: Decoy Café & Gallery, 303 Exhibition St, 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.
Feb 27 to March 29 (opening Thurs Feb 26, 6-8pm) Gallery One: Song for a stage, the captives and the line of production by Hermione Merry and Henriette Kassay-Schuster. Gallery two: With Her Feet Off The Ground – Barbara Brugula, Clare Rae, Kawita Vatanjyankur and Heidi Yardly, curated by Simone Hine.
Artist Talks: Sat March 7, 2.30pm.
For further public programs please see our website or Facebook page.

31 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9650-7775.
Mon-Thurs 11.00 to 6.00.
To March 28 White Goods – running as part of VAMFF cultural program and White Night.
Mon-Sat 11 to 6.


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 May 20 Raw Emotion: Historic and Contemporary Works from the Cunningham Dax Collection – 50 artworks from the Cunningham Dax Collection offer viewers an insight into the lived experience of mental illness and trauma. The exhibition features works recently donated by artists to the Collection, alongside works collected by Dr Dax in the 1950s and 1960s as an expression of psychological distress.

Deakin University Art Gallery at Burwood
221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood 3125.
(03) 9244-5344.
Fax 9244-5254.
Free entry.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, open occasional Saturdays and evenings check website for details, closed public hols.
To April 2 George Gittoes: I Witness. The first major survey in Australia of the work of leading Australian artist and filmmaker George Gittoes. Gittoes is a nationally significant and internationally recognised Australian artist best known for creating works in regions of conflict and upheaval around the world including Rwanda, Bosnia, Afghanistan and Iraq. Here Gittoes sharpens his eye around the moral, ethical and spiritual dimensions of being human. Curated by Rod Pattenden, George Gittoes: I Witness presents the major themes explored throughout Gittoes’ 40 year career with a diverse body of work that includes paintings, drawings, printmaking, artist diaries from the fields of war, installation and film. It is drawn from the artist’s and other private collections with many works never having been seen publicly in Australia.
A Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre touring exhibition.

The Duldig Studio
92 Burke Road, East Malvern 3145.
(03) 9885-3358.
Tues and Thurs 1.00 to 4.00, other weekdays by appt; second Sat of every month 1.00 to 4.00. Closed public hols.
Group visits hosted by appt only.
Art Behind The Wire
– Karl Duldig bronzes.


East & West Art
665 High Street, East Kew 3102.
(03) 9859-6277.
Fax 9859-9206.
Director: Marjorie Ho.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
Fine art and antiques.
Through March to April (opening Thurs March 5, 6.30pm by Chiaki Ajioka, Japanese Art Consultant and Independent Scholar) Contemporary Japanese Woodblock Prints by Norio Takamiya and Terry McKenna.

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.

Eltham Library Community Gallery
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.
March 5 to April 6 Creative Minds – Nillumbik’s VCE Art and Studio Art students of 2014.
Creative Minds
is an annual student exhibition showcasing some of the best works created by Nillumbik’s VCE art students in 2014.

Eltham South Fine Art: Studios & Gallery
6 Mt. Pleasant Road, Eltham 3095.
(03) 9439-3458.
Works by Jenni Mitchell and Mervyn Hannan.
Painting Classes & Workshops.


Fehily Contemporary
3a Glasshouse Road, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9017-0860.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.30 or by appt.

Firestation Print Studio Gallery
2 Willis Street, Armadale 3143.
(03) 9509-1782.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
March 4 to 21 FPS Studio Artists: What we are doing now…
March 25 to April 10 FPS Members Prize Exhibition.

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 4.00.
Our extensive stockroom can also be viewed on our website.
To March 14 Never Never River by Karlee Rawkins, and Elekromont by Dion Horstmans.
March 17 to April 11 Still Motion by Hannah Quinlivan, and Passage by Annika Romeyn.

45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9662-9966.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To March 7 Nevada painting by David Hirst.
Also, Secrets and Shadows works on paper by Mel Kerr.
March 10 to 28 Recent Painting – painting by Richard Besley.
Also, Tooborac Rocks works on paper by Chris Humphries.
March 31 to April 18 PALYA acrylic and ochres on linen and paper, sculpture – Palya Art.
Also, George Papadimas – Greyscale Spectrum, Digital print face-mounted Diasec.

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.
To March 27 All galleries: Ventana Latin America.
Cube Gallery: Treasures of the Pachamama. The Atrium: Conexión by Jesus Moreta.
Curved Wall: Sand and Magma + Memoire of a Carapace.
Art + Gift Boxes: Andean Dolls from Q’war, Panama Hats from Monte Cristi.
White Street Light Boxes: Galapágos Surreal by Fernando Espinosa Chauvín.


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.
To March 8 The spaces within: Garry Bish.
To March 15 Bethany Wheeler: Imprint, place & memory.
March 14 to April 26 Graeme Base .

Gallery #9
9 Johnston Street, Collingwood 3066.
Thurs-Fri 11.30 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 6.00, or by appt.
Multiple artists on display bringing with them a selection of artistic styles and mediums.

Photographer Zac Snowden, Smith Street Collingwood

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 March 7 Armillaria by Peter Bauhuis.
March 31 to May 2 Concurrence by Maureen Faye-Chauhan.

The Gallery
St Kilda Town Hall

99a Carlisle Street, St Kilda 3182.
(03) 9209-6777.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 8.30 to 5.00.
To March 25 Kate Just: The Furies – features a series of photographs of diverse women in poses of self-defence.

170-174 Abbotsford Street,
North Melbourne 3051.
(03) 9329-1860.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To March 7 Un-Still Life by Junko Go, and Echo/Palimpsest by Ian Friend.
March 12 to April 11 (opening Sat March 14, 4-6pm) Break-Up Album by Mike Chavez.

Gallerysmith Project Space
First Floor, 170-174 Abbotsford Street,
North Melbourne 3051.
(03) 9329-1860.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To March 7 (opening Sat Feb 28, 2-4pm) Plasmo by Amanda Krantz.
March 12 to 21 (opening Sat March 14, 4-6pm) The Parametric Painting Institute by Josh Foley.
March 26 to April 11 (opening Sat March 28, 2-4pm) For the Love of Colour – Wendy Busch, Polly Hollyoak, Claire Lefebvre and Edward Nizink.

Gee Lee-Wik Doleen Gallery
at Hume Global Learning Centre Craigieburn
75-95 Central Park Avenue, Craigieburn 3064.
(03) 9356-6117.
(refer to website).
To March 15 Departure Point Broadmeadows Camp Through the Eyes of Algernon Darge – an exhibition of photographs to mark the Centenary of The Broadmeadows Camp/Maygar Barracks in Hume.
March 23 to May 3 Meet + Eat: Visit Another Australia. Visit Another Hume – screening three new films by community-based production company CuriousWorks.

George Paton Gallery
Second floor, Union House,
University of Melbourne 3010.
(03) 8344-5418.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00.
To March 13 Entrance Gallery: Jordan Sibley No. 206 by Jordan Sibley. Main Gallery: I Is Another – group exhibition. Closing night: Wed March 11, 5-7pm.
March 18 to April 2 Entrance Gallery: Polo for NASA: Listening to Lorde @ UniLodge by Nik Lee.
Main Gallery: Slap Pals get sacked – an art improvement program by Slap Pals. Closing night: Wed April 1, 5-7pm.

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 March 14 Ganybu by Marrnyula Mununggurr.
Also, Actually Energy Help Light by David Egan, and Studio 12: RUNNING ORDER by Sarah crowEST.
March 27 to May 9 Miss Universal by Claire Lambe and Atlanta Eke.
Also, Alex Vivian, and Studio 12: Soren Dahlgaard.

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.
March 6 to April 26 Locale – Belle Bassin, Rosemary Hyde, Natasha Manners, Tom Parsons and Linda Wachtel.
Also, Setting – Meredith Turnbull, Anna Varendorff and Manon van Kouswijk. A participant in the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival’s Cultural Program Project Series 2015. Meet the artists. Floor talk: Thurs March 19, 12.00 Meredith Turnbull, Anna Varendorff and Manon van Kouswijk. Free admission. Glen Eira City Council Gallery.

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.
March 4 to April 11 Hunting the far mountain by Valentina Palonen.
April 15 to 30 Stockroom Exhibition.


Hatch Contemporary Arts Space
14 Ivanhoe Parade, Ivanhoe 3079.
(03) 9457-9851.
Free entry.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
March 3 to April 4 Dada Lives! curated by Joe Pascoe. Featuring Anonymous, Stephen Benwell, Mark Cain, Anika Cook, Nicholas Jones, Anastasia Klose, Kir Larwill, Elizabeth Liddle, John O’Neil and Stefan Szonyi.

Hawthorn Studio & Gallery
635 Burwood Road, Hawthorn East 3123.
(03) 9882-5553.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To March 7 Love & Inspiration – an exciting group exhibition featuring new contemporary artists with sculptures, paintings and drawings.
March 14 to April 2 (opening Sat March 14, 4-6pm) A Love of Paint by Robyn Carter – a retrospective collection of paintings .

Heide Museum of Modern Art
7 Templestowe Road, Bulleen 3105.
(03) 9850-1500.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To March 9 Arthur Boyd: Brides.
To March 22 Abstraction-Creation: J.W Power in Europe 1921-1938.
To May 31 Rosemary Laing: weathering. Read more
To Aug 16 Albert Tucker: The Truth in Masquerade. From March 28, 21st Century Heide: The Collection since 2000.

Rosemary Laing, weather #6, 2006, C Type photograph, 110 x 175cm (image size) Ed. 6 of 8
Private Collection, Melbourne, and Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne

Heritage Hill
66 McCrae Street, Dandenong 3175.
(03) 9793-4511.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, and first Sun of every month 12.00 to 4.00.
March 1 to April 24, 2014 Artist in Residence Showcase featuring Eddy Carroll, Siri Hayes, Brett Ashby, Sarah Wilmot, Michelle Neal, Tessa Broady, Ashlea English and Riot Stage Youth Theatre.

Herring Island
Environmental Sculpture Park Gallery
Herring Island Summer Arts Festival (HISAF)
Every weekend to April 6, including Labour day Mon March 9.
The gallery is open 11.30 to 4.30 and Parks Vic’s punt service operates from Como landing 11.00 to 5.00.
Feb 28 to March 15 Contemporary Art Society of Victoria.
March 21 to April 6 A4 Art Australia. Contact 0407-059-194.

Hunt Club Community Arts Centre
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.
March 6 to April 4 Spring and Port Wine: Marian D’Rosario.
Also, Home Away from Home: Raechel Littman.


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 March 8 Norman Macgeorge: an unlikely Modernist.
To March 15 Richard Avedon People.
To April 5 Activate, animate, complicate, grow: Recent acquisitions in the University Art Collection.
To April 19 Between artefact and text Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece and Rome in the University of Melbourne Classics and Archaeology collections.

The Incinerator Gallery
180 Holmes Road, Moonee Ponds 3039.
(03) 8325-1750.
Free entry.
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To March 29 Fireworks by VCE Art and Design students, and Cascade by Katy Bowman.
Also, Widen, subtract, warm, cool, observe out by Benjamin Woods, and Correlation by Kevin Leong.

Left: Isabella Cutri, Sphere, 2014, photography, digital manipulation
Right: Kevin Leong, Correlation 1, 2014, digital

Islamic Museum of Australia
15A Anderson Road, Thornbury 3071.
Mon-Thurs 10.00 to 4.00, Fri 10.00 to 9.00.
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.


James Makin Gallery
67 Cambridge Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9416-3966.
Fax 9416-4066.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To March 8 Summer Selection.
March 12 to 29 Hayley Megan French.

Joshua McClelland Print Room
Rathdowne Galleries
310 Rathdowne Street, Carlton North 3054.
(03) 9347 6118.
Directors: Joan McClelland and Patricia Williams.
Rathdowne Directors: Philippa and Bill Kelly.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
Through March Photographs by Daryl Carnahan.


Karen Woodbury Gallery
1/167 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9639-5855.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
March 4 to 28 Gallery 1: Deborah Kelly, Heather B. Swann and Balint Zsako.
Gallery Two: Marie Hagerty and Robert Foster.

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 entry.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.30, Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
To March 17 G1: Disparate – Avni Dauti, Saskia Doherty, Emma Hamilton, Nicholas Smith and Ella Sowinska, curated by Mira Oosterweghel.

Kinross Arts Centre
603 Toorak Road (opp Irving Road),
Tram route 8, stop 39, Toorak 3142.
(03) 9829-0340.
Manager: Lyndel Wischer. Free entry.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 3.30.
Weekends by appointment.
To March 8 The Water’s Rim – paintings by Jane Oehr.
March 12 to April 26 Moments in a Dream – the world of ink art by Seifu Sandaiji (Japanese Bokusho Artist).
Bokusho Painting Demonstration: Sun March 15, 2-4pm.

Koorie Heritage Trust
295 King Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 8622-2600.
CEO Tom Mosby.
March 13 to May 23 Moving On Up! – Bindi Cole, Lorraine Connelly-Northey, Vicki Couzens, Peter Waples-Crowe, Jenny Mullett and the Pitcha Makin Fellaz. This is the final exhibition to be held at the King Street site of The Koorie Heritage Trust before we relocate to Federation Square. The exhibition celebrates the fantastic building we’ve called home for the past 11 years; the artists whose careers have both shaped and been shaped by the Trust; and the memories contained within these walls.

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.


La Trobe University Museum of Art | LUMA
La Trobe University,
Melbourne Campus (access via Carpark 7),
Bundoora 3086.
(03) 9479-2111.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00.
To April 3 Octoroon – Peta Clancy & Helen Pynor, Bindi Cole and Steven Rhall, curated by Michael Brennan and Bindi Cole.

Langford 120
120 Langford Street, North Melbourne 3051.
(03) 9328-8658.
Directors: Irene Barberis and Wilma Tabacco.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
March 21 to April 18 (opening Sat March 21, 2-4pm) East Gallery: ELEMENTAL: time space presence by Dawn Csutoros.
West Gallery: Constructed Paintings by Theo Strasser.
Ellipsis Space: All I wanted was the cut space pinned to the wall… by Irene Barberis.

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.
March 3 to April 24 Australian Women Artists Between the Wars – featuring works by Clarice Beckett, Dorrit Black, Bessie Davidson, Ethel Carrick Fox, Nora Heysen, Hilda Rix Nicholas, Jane Price, Clara Southern and others.

Left: Bessie Davidson (1879-1965), Still Life with Flowers and Pears, oil on cardboard, 61 x 46cm
Right:Dorrit Black (1891-1951), The Parish Hall, 1937, colour linocut, 22 x 35.6cm

Libby Edwards Galleries
Established since 1987
1046 High Street, Armadale 3143.
(03) 9509-8292.
Winter Hours: Tues-Fri 11.00 to 4.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00, Sun by appt, closed Mon.
March 14 to 30 New Paintings & Drawings by Jill Lewis.

Left: Jill Lewis, The message became a gift, mixed media on paper, 57 x 76cm
Right:Jill Lewis, The pretty little horse, mixed media on paper, 57 x 76cm

Linden Centre For Contemporary Arts
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.
Feb 27 to May 3 Linden Art Prize – Raymond Carter, Susanna Castleden, Celeste Chandler, Jessica Ledwich, Stephanie Leigh, Georgie Mattingley, Julian Aubrey Smith and Yandell Walton.

Louey & Lane Gallery
1136 Glenhuntly Road, Glen Huntly 3163.
(03) 9571-0005.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00 (Wed to 7.00).

Louise Smith Fine Art
43 Odgers Road,
Houghton Park, Castlemaine 3450.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00.
March 8 to 22 (opening Sun March 8, 11am by Rodney Davidson AO OBE) A Major Private Art Collection – a sale of 60 works from 25 years of the Louise Smith Collection.

Lumen Gallery
436a Clarendon Street, South Melbourne 3205.
(03) 9699-1866.
0412-835-083 Martin.


Manningham Art Gallery
Manningham City Square (MC²),
687 Doncaster Road, Doncaster 3108.
(03) 9840-9367.
Free entry.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00. National Photographic Portrait Prize 2014 Exhibition – Held annually by the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, this prize promotes the very best in contemporary photographic portraiture by both professional and aspiring Australian photographers. Presents the work of the 2014 finalists. A National Portrait Gallery exhibition. This exhibition is supported by the National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach Program, an Australian Government program aiming to improve access to the national collections for all Australians.

Left: Andrew Cowen, Matthew Martin, 2013, digital print
Right: Winner of the 2013 Award: Petrus Spronk, Landscape of the mind, 2012, ceramic, 16 x 26 x 26cm
Manningham City Council Art Collection. Image courtesy the artist.

Margaret Lawrence Gallery
40 Dodds Street, Southbank 3006.
(03) 9035-9400.
Tues-Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
March 6 to April 4 (opening Thurs March 5, 6-8pm) Object as Score – Sean Baxter, Nathan Gray, Helen Grogan, Laresa Kosloff, Igor Krenz, Dylan Martorell, Stuart Sherman, Torben Tilly and Danae Valenza, curated by Nathan Gray.

Maroondah Art Gallery
Maroondah Federation Estate,
32 Greenwood Avenue, Ringwood 3134.
(03) 9298-4542.
Fax 9298-4535.
Curator: Lisa Byrne.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To March 28 Cooee: Australian Animals in Art, Literature and Popular Culture.

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

McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery
390 McClelland Drive, Langwarrin 3910.
(03) 9789-1671.
Director: Robert Lindsay.
Entry by donation.
Gallery, shop and café hours Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To May 17, 280205 by Geoffrey Bartlett.
To July 19 McClelland Sculpture Survey and Awards.

Media House Gallery, The Age
655 Collins Street (opp. Southern Cross Station),
Melbourne 3000
Mon-Fri 7am to 7pm.
To April 22 THE GIPPSLAND 14 – Award-winning Gippsland artists On-Show with paintings, prints & constructions inspired by the wonderful country in which they live and work. Artworks by Peter Biram, Sue Coppock, Ken Griffiths, Mandy Gunn, Susan Hall, Carolyn Henry, Wayne Milner, John Mutsaers, Graeme Myrteza, Tracy Roberts, Kerry Spokes, Ursula Theinert, Meg Viney and Libby Witchell.
Admission Free. Contact: 0418-357-814.

Metro Gallery
1214 High Street, Armadale 3143.
(03) 9500-8511.
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 March 14 Social Portrait: Photorealism, Post Internet by JKB Fletcher.

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.
March 4 to 29 TOPshots 14!.
March 6 to May 3 Earth matters: contemporary photographers in the landscape (MGA Collection), and Earth matters: contemporary photographers in the landscape (Ninety Degrees Five) featuring work from the MGA Collection and the photographic collective, Ninety Degrees Five (ND5).
March 31 to May 3 Defending Gallipoli: a Turkish standpoint.

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 April 2 The Curtain Breathed Deeply by Justene Williams. The Curtain Breathed Deeply presents a series of newly commissioned video installations by Sydney artist Justene Williams. In this rich environment of pattern, colour and texture, curtains and screens act as thresholds between the energy of one realm and another.

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 6.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.

Moonee Art Space / Fatemeh Vafaeinejad’s studio
Level 1, 3-7 Puckle Street,
Moonee Ponds 3039.
Director: Fatemah Vafaeinejad.
Wed-Fri 1.00 to 6.00, Sat 1.00 to 5.00.
Hiring the gallery is negotiable for contemporary national and international artworks.
March 12 to April 11 By the pen and what it writes – blank is not blank series by Fatemeh Vafaeinejad.

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery (MPRG)
Civic Reserve, Dunns Road, Mornington 3931.
(03) 5975-4395.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
Feb 27 to May 3 CUSP: Designing into the next decade.

Mossgreen Gallery
926-930 High Street, Armadale 3143.
(03) 9508-8888.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.30, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
March 5 to 22 Shona Nunan: Sculpture & Drawings and Michael Cartwright: Sculpture & Painting – having both recently returned to Australia after installing several major sculptures in Hong Kong, and in private collectors’ gardens in France, Shona and Michael bring with them their most acclaimed pieces unique to their personal style. Together they are presenting works in bronze and marble sculpture, alongside a series of paintings and drawings reflective of ancient culture, and the human form.
March 21 to April 5 Constance Stokes: Art & Life. Book Launch and exhibition with author Ann Summers to open the exhibition, it is to feature a number of pastel drawings which highlight the artist’s highly-regarded figurative technique and luminous colour palette. A rare opportunity to view a series of works by one of Australia’s most noteworthy female artists. March 26 to April 15 Messums: Laurence Edwards: The Latest Works – following a successful Bronze and stone exhibition held at Mossgreen Gallery in 2013, British sculptor Laurence Edwards is being brought back by popular demand to Australian shores. Using traditional methods with state-of-the-art casting techniques, Edwards produces his distinctive bronze figures to appear both mythic and contemporary.

Murray White Room
Sargood Lane (off 8 Exhibition Street),
Melbourne 3000.
(PO Box 18400, Collins St East, Vic 8003)
(03) 9663-3204.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 1.00 to 5.00.
To March 21 Tony Clark.


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, closed Mon.
To March 1 Emily Floyd: The Dawn.
To March 9 Outer Circle: The Boyds and the Murrumbeena Artists.
March 6 to July 12 Shifting Gear: Design, Innovation and the Australian Car.
March 19 to June 28 StArt Up: Top Arts 2015.
March 20 to Aug 23 The Kaleidoscopic Turn.

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.
From Feb 28 Nordic Cool: Modernist Design.
To April 6 Takahiro Iwasaki: Itsukushima Reflection Model.
To April 12 Express Yourself: Romance Was Born for Kids.
To April 19 Alex Prager. March 27 to June 21 A Golden Age of China: Qjanlong Emperor (1736 -1795) From the Palace Museum, Beijing.
March 27 to July 13 Rock Melt by Jamie North
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April 2 to July 12 Exquisite Threads: English Embroidery 1600s – 1900s.

Jamie North, The Inconstant Ones (detail), 2014, cement, marble waste, limestone, steel slag, coal ash, plastic fibre, tree fern slab, various Australian native plants, 223 x 26 x 26cm; 191 x 26 x 26cm
Photograph: Ashley Barber
Courtesy the artist, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney

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.
March 3 to 28 All Homes Are Left So by Robert Bridgewater. Also, Samuel Namunjdja. Also showing in our stockroom: Rick Amor, Angela Brennan, Terry Batt, Stephen Benwell, Tony Bevan (UK), Paul Boston, Julia Ciccarone, Gunter Christmann, Brenda L Croft, Fiona Foley, 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, Lena Nyadbi, Martin Parr (UK), Angelina Pwerle, Andreas Ruthi (Ch), Jan Senbergs, Neil Taylor, Savanhdary Vongpoothorn, Garawan Wanambi, Wukun Wanambi, Wolpa Wanambi, Bradd Westmoreland, Ken Whisson, Helen Wright and Liu Zhuoquan.


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.

Paradise Hills
1-9 Doonside Street, Richmond 3121.
Wed-Fri 3.00 to 7.00, Sat 12.00 to 6.00, or by appt.

PG Printmaker Gallery
227 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9417-7087.
Find us on Facebook.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
Limited-edition prints by Australian, NZ, UK, European, Japanese and American printmakers.
Large selection of works from indigenous Australians.

Photonet Gallery
15a Railway Place
(upstairs above Bean Counter Cafe),
Fairfield 3078.
(03) 9018-3081.
Contact: Susanne Silver.
Wed-Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00.

Port Jackson Press Australia
New location
84 Smith Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9419-8988.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.30, Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Publishers and dealers in limited-edition fine-art prints.
Established 1975.
Feb 27 to March 19 Nocturnal Cravings by Milan Milojevic, and Blair Raymond Waterfield.
March 11 to 27 LWOO Debra Luccio – Love & Tragedy: Monotypes and Etchings of The Australian Ballet in Giselle.


Quadrant Gallery
72 Barkers Road, Hawthorn 3122.
(03) 9079-0943.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
March 5 to 28 Syncopation – an exploration of the rhythms of the urban landscape-themed paintings and works on paper by father and daughter collaboration, John Ancher and Anna Ancher.

Anna Ancher, Structure Lust 1, 76.1 x 56.1cm


red gallery
contemporary art space
157 St Georges Road, North Fitzroy 3068.
(03) 9482-3550.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To March 14 Gallery 1: Wonderland by Sophie Skarbek and Myrna McRae.
Gallery 2: Under Observation: Drypoints and Monoprints by Richard Collins.
Also, Catty Bird Man by TomboyBill.

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.
Fax 9925-1738.
Director: Suzanne Davies.
Free admission. Lift access.
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.
March 20 to May 30 Unfolding: New Indian Textiles. This exquisite exhibition places contemporary Indian textile designers and artists within the wider context of international art and fashion and examines the reinvention of traditional textiles through the sari, uncut cloth, street wear as well as textiles and fibre as contemporary art. Public Program: Fri March 27, 12.30-2pm: Floor talk with curator Maggie Baxter and artists including Himanshu Dogra (Play Clan).
March 20 to May 30 Japanese Art After Fukushima: Return of Godzilla. In light of Japan’s nuclear past and present, the threat of atomic annihilation has long influenced Japanese artists, who in this exhibition are responding to the events at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in 2011 and its environmental implications. Part of the Art + Climate = Change 2015 festival. Public Program: Wed 25 March, 12.30-1.30pm: Floor talk with curator Linda Williams and artists.
Also, Backs of Banaras. Selected from the complete series of 1008 photographs (an auspicious number for Hindus) that feature in ‘The Banaras Back Book’ by Sydney-based photographer Terry Burrows, this parade of backs, mostly male and strangely impersonal, conveys much of the cultural wealth and contradiction that is contemporary India. Public Program: Thurs March 19, 12.30-1.30pm: Artist talk with Terry Burrows.

Image courtesy of Play Clan – Unfolding: New Indian Textiles exhibition

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 March 26 (opening Thurs Feb 27, 5-7pm) Remote-Controlled Terrorist Coffin – Adam Kalkin (USA) in collaboration with Aaron Ray-Chrichton (USA), curated by Grace Mcquilten (AUS). The Public Program will feature artist talks, panel discussions, and Skype conversations with international and local creative thinkers on design, warfare and technology.
Please visit our website for venues and full details.

Rubicon ARI
Level 1, 309 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne 3051.
Wed-Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
To March 14 More Than Words by Telia Neville, NH4 H2 PO4 (residue building systems) by Emme Orbach, and machine minds with machine hearts for machine men by Travis Vella.


Sarah Scout
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.

Scott Livesey Galleries
909a High Street, Armadale 3143.
(03) 9824-7770.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.30, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
March 4 to 28 Happy Land by Vipoo Srivilasa.
Also, Recent Works by Robert Doble.

Screen Space
30 Guildford Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9012-5351.
Thurs-Sat 12.00 to 6.00.
March 13 to 28 (opening Thurs March 12, 6-8pm) Scott Morrison: New Work, and Mikko Lautamo: Agro.

69 Smith Street Gallery
69 Smith Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9028-7503.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 6.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00 (subject to change, other times by appt).

Sophie Gannon Gallery
2 Albert Street, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9421-0857.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
To March 20 Star by Susan Dimasi and MATERIALBYPRODUCT, part of Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival Cultural Program’s Project Series.

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.
March 11 to 28 Janelle Humphreys.

Steps Gallery
62 Lygon Street, Carlton South 3053.
(03) 9650-3577.
Mon-Fri 12.00 to 4.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.

Strange Neighbour
395 Gore Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9041-8727.
Wed-Sat 12.00 to 6.00.
Feb 27 to March 28 Juvenilia by Peter Milne, curated by Helen Frajman and Linsey Gosper.

Left: Peter Milne, Boys Next Door first photo session after Rowland joined, Nick’s bedroom, Caulfield, c1978
Right: Peter Milner, Polly Borland at home, early 1980s

The Substation
1 Market Street, Newport 3015.
(03) 9391-1110.
Wed to Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
To March 15 Trilogies – Erik Bünger, Soda_Jerk, Willoh S. Weiland (Aphids) and OtherFilm, curated by Will Foster.
Also, Sissy Blvd by Lee Lai, Katie Parrish, Merv Heers and Sam Wallman.

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 March 13 (opening Sun March 1, 2pm) Remote Edges of Sunshine – an exhibition by local artist Judith Leuenberger exploring overlooked and hidden scenes of urban beauty that often go unnoticed in the historic western Melbourne suburb of Sunshine. Judith paints abstract aerial views revealing an unusual perspective of our urban environment. March 14 to 22 The Creation- Our First Gift – a group exhibition curated by local artist Emeretta Cross of the Australian Pacific Artist Network (APAN). Artworks created by local Pacific Islander children will be on display alongside drop-in lei making workshops facilitated by Emeretta. This exhibition coincides with Cultural Diversity Week and Light Up Sunshine celebrations held across Sunshine, Victoria.


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 March 1 Editions 2015 – Tacit’s annual contemporary print exhibition.
March 4 to 22 Gallery 1: When the Time of Refreshing Shall Come by Brigitta Wolfram.
Galleries 2, 4 & 5: Arts Series – The Rug Collection featuring Pony Rider, Beastman, Homework, Rebecca Judd and Katie McKinnon.
Gallery 3 & The Project Space: [Medicated] by TJ Bateson.
March 25 to April 12 Gallery 1: Unknown by Graham McKenzie.
Gallery 2: Flock by Sheridan Jones.
Gallery 3: Notation by John Holding.
Galleries 4, 5 & The Project Space: Editions 2015 [Redux] – group print show.

TarraWarra Museum of Art
311 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road, Healesville 3777.
(03) 5957-3100.
Adults $14, Seniors $12.00, Concession $10 (children under 12 free).
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
Visit website for public programs and events.
To March 15 Ian Fairweather: The Drunken Buddha – guest curated by Steven Alderton, this exhibition will bring together all the available works from Ian Fairweather’s ‘The Drunken Buddha’ series for the first time in almost 50 years, providing a rare opportunity to see these compelling paintings.
Also, Tony Tuckson: Paintings and Drawings highlights Tony Tuckson’s highly intuitive abstract mark making and the physical gestures embodied in his paintings which register a vast range of feeling and temperament. A number of works on paper will also be included which highlight his interest in the art of Ian Fairweather and his progression from figuration to abstraction, curated by Victoria Lynn.
Also, Gosia Wlodarczak: Found In Translation – will feature the walls and ceiling of the room from Gosia Wlodarczak’s 2013 drawing performance ‘A Room Without a View’ along with a new ‘interpretation drawing’ which visually translates a poem from Ian Fairweather’s ‘The Drunken Buddha (1965)’.

Left: Ian Fairweather, Chi-tien stands on head, 1964, synthetic polymer paint and gouache on cardboard on composition board, 64.8 x 99.1cm
Private collection. © Ian Fairweather/DACS. Licensed by Viscopy, 2014

March 28 to June 8 An-Li: A Chinese Ghost Tale by Kate Beynon. Read more

Kate Beynon, Rose of Evening/Spirit of Kwan yin in the lotus field (detail), 2014, watercolour, gouache and pencil on paper, 77 x 57.5cm

Techno Park Studios
15 Techno Park Drive, Williamstown 3016.
(03) 9397-6344.
From March 13 Technopia Tours – Great Ocean Road Arch – Kim Donaldson and Serena Lindeman.

Ten Cubed Collection
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 March 12 Jonathan Delafield Cook.
From March 24 Anne-Marie May.

Jonathan Delafield Cook, Duck Nest 1, 2010, charcoal on primed linen

This Is No Fantasy + Dianne Tanzer Gallery
108-110 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9417-7172.
Director: Dianne Tanzer (member of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00 or by appt.

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 April 4 Brent Harris.

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 and public hols.
March 3 to April 12 Data Flow: Digital Influence. Artists include: Darcey Bella Arnold, Troy Innocent, Viv Miller, Steven Rendall, Bryan Spier, Georgie Roxby Smith, Matthew Sleeth, Kit Wise, Michael Staniak, Erin M Riley, Mark Whalen and Jonathan Zawada. Read more

Darcey Bella Arnold, ; ), 2013, ceramic, 18 x 18cm

Trink Tank Gallery
20 Presgrave Place, Melbourne 3000.
7 days, 24/7.
To April 27 Alone by Matthew Bax.


Upstairs at The Napier Gallery
210 Napier Street, Fitzroy 3065.
Facebook: Upstairs At Thenapierhotel.
Thurs 3.00 to 8.00, Fri-Sat 1.00 to 8.00.
March 12 to April 2 (opening Thurs March 12, 6-8pm) Instruments of light collected works by Kerry Strauss and Helen Braun.


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

Vivien Anderson Gallery
470 Dandenong Road, Caulfield North 3161.
(03) 9509-0255.
Fax 9509-3138.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00 or by appt.
Specialising in exhibition and representation of Australian indigenous artists for 25 years.


Walker Street Gallery and 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.
March 5 to 28 (opening Thurs March 5, 6.30pm, special guests: Lewis Miller, Noriko Tadano) She – Margaret Ambridge, Sharon Anderson, Karryn Argus, Anita Balcombe, Bernadette Boundy, Clair Bremner, Elizabeth Banfield, Moli Carew, Ying Chew, Juliet Collins, Sue Coppock, Louise Daniels, Dianne Dickson, Anna Dowling, Deborah Faeyrelenn, Andrea Gasser, Jackie Gorring, Elaine Green, Sarah Hickey, Claude Jones, Janne Kearney, Alison Kennedy, Jungeun Kim, Dust Lancaster, Yolanda Matlakowski, Bernadette Pilli, Andrea Faith Potter, Judith Rosenberg, Radessa Roy, Kerryl Shirley, Joy Smith, Gloria Stern, Danielle Tooley, Domenica Vavala, Steffie Wallace, Amanda Watson, Vanessa White, Maureen Whitaker, Sharon Wootton, Christine Wrest-Smith and Nahomi Yoshizawa.
Sat March 28 and Sat April 11, 10-1pm Oil Painting classes by Jacqui Stockdale, $30 per class. Reserve place by contacting gallery.

Warranwood Art Show
Oak Hall
213 Wonga Road, Warranwood 3134.
Weekend event Sat March 14 and Sun March 15, 10.00 to 4.00.
The Warranwood Art Show celebrates a diverse range of works exhibiting art that represents established Australian artists, and local and emerging artists.
A prize pool of over $5000 of seven categories including landscape, still- life, wildlife/botanical and abstract painting, ceramics and small works is on exhibition.
All art is available for sale. Hosted in the beautiful Oak Hall of the tranquil, leafy environs of the Yarra Valley.
Live sessional music and the Acorn Café add to the ambience of this annual event with coffee and beautifully prepared light meals available for purchase.

Left: Zhonghua  Fan, Family, 2014, oil, 54 x 43cm
Right: Sarah Trickey, Rhythm of Flamenco, 2014, acrylic, 120 x 60cm. Winner: People’s Choice 2014

West Space
Level 1, 225 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Tues-Sat 12.00 to 6.00.
March 6 to April 2 (opening Thurs March 5, 6-8pm) Front Space: Not all treasure is silver and gold, mate… by Fayen d’Evie.
Gallery 1: Nick Austin and Helen Maudsley.
Gallery 2: Endless Golem by Ben Leslie.
Gallery 3: Andrew Treloar.
Back Space: Beth Caird.

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.
March 3 to April 24 Autumn Salon features the work of Australian Impressionists Frederick McCubbin and Emmanuel Phillips Fox, together with artwork by contemporary artists from the Whitehorse Art Collection including Kit Hiller. Artworks by members of local art groups are also represented in this first exhibition for 2015 at Whitehorse Artspace.

William Mora Galleries
60 Tanner Street, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9429-1199.
Fax 9429-6833.
Director: William Mora.
Wed-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, or by appt.

Women’s Art Register
Richmond Library,
415 Church Street, Richmond 3121.
Slides and information on 2000 women artists available for loan Australia-wide.


Yarra Sculpture Gallery
Contemporary Sculptors Association
117 Vere Street, Abbotsford 3067.
(03) 9419-6177.
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
March 4 to 15 (opening Fri March 6, 6-9pm) Summer Artists Residency – Tracey Lamb, Gary Solomon, Akiko Nagino, Helen Braun and Katy Bowman.
Artist talks: Sun March 15, 3pm.
March 18 to April 5 (opening March 21, 4-7pm) 69 Steps Forward – members of the former 69 Smith Street Gallery, and Creep: Tendrils of Elegant Stealth new installations by Helen Braun.

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.
Feb 27 to March 29 Jackie Jennings: Photography: COLOUR/CULTURE/CHARACTER.

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.