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 a gallery and artist index, and profiles of current art exhibitions. Victorian art galleries and their June 2017 exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links above.
Frankston Arts Centre and Cube 37 Galleries
27-37 Davey Street, Frankston 3199.
(03) 9784-1896. www.thefac.com.au
Tues-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 9.00 to 2.00. Art After Dark every evening from dusk.
To June 24 FAC Curved Wall Gallery and White Street Light Boxes: Interwoven Systems of Existence by Kerrie Warren. Meet the artist: Thurs June 6, 6pm. FAC Atrium Gallery: Hans Schiebold.
June 8 to July 1 (opening Thurs June 8, 6pm) Cube Gallery, Glass Cube Gallery, Art After Dark and FAC Art + Gift Boxes: Coast to Coast: Through the Eyes of the Young landscape photography by Josh Brnjac. Free entry. Artist talk: Sat July 1, 11am. RSVP: (03) 9784-1060.
Merricks House Art Gallery
3460 Frankston – Flinders Road, Merricks 3961.
(03) 5989-8088. firstname.lastname@example.org www.mgwinestore.com.au
Daily 8.30 to 5.00.
Merricks House is located adjacent to Merricks General Wine Store and showcases talent from both the local Mornington Peninsula Region as well as artists from across Australia. Meander through the garden from the café, bistro, cellar door or deck to discover this hidden gem.
33 Shoreham Road, Red Hill South
(03) 5989-8412. www.montalto.com.au Member of ACGA.
To Oct 29 Montalto Sculpture Prize 2017 – Nathalie Auzépy, Robert Barnstone, Shawn Begley, Ben Carroll, Adam Cusack, Mark Cuthbertson, Ralf Driessen, Martin George, Matthew Harding, Rudi Jass, Jonathon Leahey, Emmy Mavroidis, Karleena Mitchell, Astra Parker, Sonia Payes, Ralf Rehak, Michael Sibel, Todd Stuart, Liz Walker & Adam Hoss Ayres, Jacek Wankowski, Stewart Westle, Christabel Wigley and David Wood.
arc Yinnar Gallery
19 Main Street, Yinnar 3869.
(03) 5163-1310. www.arcyinnar.org.au
Tues-Fri 12.00 to 4.00, Sat 11.00 to 3.00.
June 3 to July 1 arc Gallery: Something… a new friend – old objects are given a second chance for a new future.
June 3 to 30 SParc Gallery: Proto-coal project – a multimedia exhibition with a performance on the opening day.
Deborah Klein, Sometimes Jenny took long and lonely walks along the long and lonely beach, 1988, linocut on paper, ed. 4/25, 61.3 x 45.6cm (platemark). Collection Gippsland Art Gallery. Donated from the estate of Patricia Marie White, 2013
June 17 to Aug 27 The Kenneth Jack View.
Kenneth Jack, Beyond Oodla Wirra SA, 2001, watercolour on paper on board, 112 x 112cm. Courtesy the estate of the artist
Also, Bohemians in the Bush – works from the Collection.
John Ford Paterson, Untitled (Fern Gully), 1893, oil on canvas, 76.7 x 46.5cm. Collection Latrobe Regional Gallery, Victoria
Maffra Exhibition Space
150 Johnson Street, Maffra 3860.
Enquiries to Gippsland Art Gallery (03) 5142-3500.
Mon, Wed-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 12.00, closed Tues and Sun.
June 1 to July 24 Wellington Youth Art Prize 2017.
Elizabeth Arthur Fine Art Gallery & Sculpture Garden
35 Carmichael Street, Hamilton 3300.
(03) 5572-2851. email@example.com
Director: Dr Elizabeth Arthur.
Thurs-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
55 Little Malop Street, Geelong 3220.
(03) 5229-3645. www.geelonggallery.org.au
Director: Jason Smith.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To June 12 Luminous relic.
To July 9 Let’s talk recognition—a children’s art exhibition.
To July 16 Prized.
Also, Still life painting by Adam Pyett.
Adam Pyett, Silver princess gum flowers, 2015, oil on linen. Photograph: David Marks. Courtesy the artist and Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne
107 Brown Street, Hamilton 3300.
(03) 5573-0460. www.hamiltongallery.org
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 12.00 and 2.00 to 5.00, Sun 2.00 to 5.00.
June 1 to July 16 The Many Storey Treehouse: Illustrations by Terry Denton.
‘TO THE TREEHOUSE – FAST!’ Illustration by Terry Denton, from p. 49, ‘The 26-Storey Treehouse’ written by Andy Griffiths, published by Pan Macmillan, 2012
Also, Rockhopping: Illustrations from the book by Trace Balla.
Rockhopping cover illustration Courtesy of Trace Balla. Published by Allen & Unwin 2016
38 Kelp Street, Warrnambool 3280.
(03) 5561-4758, 0410-464-330
Fax 5561-5692. firstname.lastname@example.org www.scopegalleries.com
Director: Liza McCosh.
Open by appointment. Autumnal an exhibition of artwork from gallery artists.
June 25 to July 16 Bonding an exhibition of paintings and mixed media artwork by Fiona Clarke and Patricia McKean.
Art Gallery of Ballarat
40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat 3350.
(03) 5320-5858. email@example.com www.artgalleryofballarat.com.au
Free entry unless specified.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To June 12 Peter Blenkiron: Putting the pieces of the self together one moment at a time. Photographs by a recovering survivor of child sexual abuse, with portraits of survivors and supporters by Archibald Prize 2016 finalist Daniel Butterworth.
May 27 to July 16 Squatters and Savages by Peter Waples-Crowe and Megan Evans – a repurposing of colonial images and furniture to comment on frontier relationships between Indigenous people and white settlers in colonial Victoria.
June 3 to Aug 6 In her footsteps by Liz Blizzard – untold stories of long forgotten women, their journeys and the pursuit of gold.
June 17 to Aug 13 Robyn Mayo: Vast – drawings and watercolours from central Australia by famed Tasmanian artist Robyn Mayo.
Castlemaine Art Museum
14 Lyttleton Street (PO Box 248), Castlemaine 3450.
(03) 5472-2292. firstname.lastname@example.org castlemainegallery.com
Mon, Wed-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, closed Tues, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To June 25 John Nixon: EPW – presenting a selection from the past five years of John Nixon’s Experimental Painting Workshop.
Also, LOOKISH – part of ‘Insert Self Here (ISH)’, Queer Ideas, Activism and Arts Day Castlemaine. Featuring a selection of David McDiarmid’s ‘Rainbow Aphorisms’ and Deborah Kelly and Tina Fiveash’s ‘Hey Hetero!’ bus stop posters.
Also, Jacqui Stockdale: Drawing the Labyrinth. A NETS Victoria touring exhibition.
Jan McNeill, Untitled #1, 2017, oil painting. Courtesy the artist and Falkner Gallery
Jan McNeill, Untitled #9, 2017, oil painting. Courtesy the artist and Falkner Gallery
La Trobe Art Institute
121 View Street, Bendigo 3550.
(03) 5444-7272. email@example.com www.latrobe.edu.au/vac
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To June 18 Think and Feel: Abstract Art in the FM Courtis Collection.
Also, In Memoriam by Denis Chapman.
To Aug 6 Geometric Beings by George Lianos.
June 24 to Sept 3 Survival Bias.
98 Piper Street, Kyneton 3444.
(03) 5422-3215. firstname.lastname@example.org www.stockroom.space/gallery
Thurs-Fri 10.30 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 6.00, Sun 10.00 to 5.00, closed Tues and Wed.
To June 4 Sports – Emily Ferretti, Nicole Breedon, Tony Mahoney, Elvis Richardson, Adam Mills, Danae Valenza, Travis Macdonald and Carly Fischer. A Kyneton Contemporary Inc project.
Also, Even The Golden Ratio Can Make Me Feel Blue by Jordan Grant, presented by the McFarlane Fund.
Also, Anthropoetics of Space by Ara Dolatian.
June 10 to July 1 Inhabit by Cameron Gill. Also, Bajka (bye-ka) by Kasia Fabijanska.
Cameron Gill, Sleeping under tall pines, oil on canvas, 120 x 168cm. Courtesy the artist and Stockroom Gallery
Kasia Fabijanska, Two Trees, 2016, etching, aquatint and dry pigment. Courtesy the artist and Stockroom Gallery
The Goat Gallery
87A Main Street, Natimuk 3409.
Sat-Sun 1.00 to 4.00, and by appt.
June 3 to 11 ArtIs… Festival – move forward, move together to find what can happen next – Anthony Pelchen, Sue Pavlovich, Gail Harradine (Wotjobaluk-Jadawadjali), Tallula Harradine-Hodge and Yasmin Harradine. Floor talk and closing drinks: Sun June 11, 3pm.
June 17 to 25 Studio processes – formative works by Horsham College VCE Art 3, 4/Studio Arts 3, 4. Floor talk: Sun June 25, 3pm.
Mansfield Art Gallery
4 Highett Street, Mansfield 3722.
1300-783-446. email@example.com www.mansfieldartgallery.com.au
Four light-filled rooms and a stunning garden.
Showing local artists and offering workshops, regular jazz concerts and awarm welcome every weekend.
Through June New artists on show include Anita Laurence and Nicky Sanders.
Sun June 11, 4-7pm Jazz@MAG Harvey Club.
Sun June 18 Short film plus writing masterclass.
Mildura Arts Centre
199 Cureton Avenue, Mildura 3500.
Fax 5021-1462. firstname.lastname@example.org www.milduraartscentre.com.au
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To June 18 Spectral Ecologies.
To June 25 Bon Appétit – MAC Collection.
June 22 to Aug 6 Elemental.
June 29 to Aug 20 Women of the River Country – Mannum Dock Museum.
June 29 to Aug 27 Light moves: Contemporary Australian Video Art – National Gallery of Australia.
Wangaratta Art Gallery
56 Ovens Street, Wangaratta 3677.
(03) 5722-0865. email@example.com www.wangarattaartgallery.com.au Free entry.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00, closed Mon.
Office hours Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, closed public hols and for exhibition installations.
Wangaratta Art Gallery is a Cultural Service of the Rural City of Wangaratta.
To July 2 Gallery 2: Craft & Function: A Selection of everyday craft.
June 3 to Aug 6 Gallery 1: Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award 2017 – the fifth National Biennial Award.