Victorian art galleries and their DECEMBER 2023 / JANUARY 2024 exhibition schedules are listed below, grouped by region. For listings in other Australian states please use the What’s On menu above.
Cook Street Collective
41 Cook Street, Flinders 3929.
Fri–Mon 10.00 to 4.00, Tues–Thurs by appt.
Dec 2 to 24 Blackroom Gallery: Shelter by Neil Williams.
Jan 27 to Feb 18, 2024 Blackroom Gallery: Bloomastics by Patrick Rychner.
EVERYWHEN ART at Whistlewood
642 Tucks Road, Shoreham 3916.
Hours through Dec, online. From Jan 6, daily 11.00 to 4.00.
To Dec 20 The Sea, Land and Salt Pans – Rosella Namok, Selina Teece, Ada Beasley, David Brown, Lizzie Moss, and Janice Stanley. Evocative paintings of the coastal and desert landscapes of Far North Queensland, the central deserts and the Kimberley and striking aerial views of the salt pan site of the Seven Sisters story at Mt Connor, SA.
Jan 6 to Feb 25, 2024 H O M E – opening exhibition of EVERYWHEN ART at Whistlewood. Recently nominated for a local heritage listing for its artistic and historic significance to the Mornington Peninsula, the McCulloch family’s historic home, Whistlewood, is now the home of EVERYWHEN ART. This wide-ranging opening exhibition features outstanding paintings, sculptures, ceramics, and fibre art by established artists and rising stars of Aboriginal art from four regions. Plus select works by well-known artists closely associated with Whistlewood over the McCullochs’ 70+ years engagement with Australian and international art and artists.
Frankston Arts Centre and Cube 37 Galleries
27–37 Davey Street, Frankston 3199.
Glass Cube & Art After Dark view 24/7 from the street: Ponder by Emma Davies.
Cube Gallery: Nov 30 to Dec 20 Listening to Silence by Peter Fanton.
FAC Curved Wall: Present Sense by Maria Radun.
FAC Atrium: You, me and the Sea: Portraits of Frankston by Kristina Kraskov.
FAC Mezzanine: Colour And Flow by Rebecca Abbey.
FAC Foyer: FAC Design Store. Tues–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.
Gordon Studio Glassblowers
290 Red Hill Road, Red Hill 3937.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Manyung Gallery Mount Eliza
54 Mount Eliza Way, Mount Eliza 3930.
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 9.00 to 5.00.
McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery
390 McClelland Drive, Langwarrin 3910.
Wed–Sun 10.00 to 5.00. Closed Mon–Tues and select public hols.
Dec 2 to March 17, 2024 John Meade: It’s Personal!
Gippsland, South East
19 Main Street, Yinnar 3869.
Thurs–Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
To Dec 10 Multimedia Affordable Art Exhibition and sales at arcyinnar Gallery – handmade art, painting, prints, ceramics, textiles, cards, gifts, decorative arts.
Sun Dec 3 Market Day.
Sparc Gallery: Private Eye, Connoisseurs & Collectors – a small exhibition of artworks for sale by significant Australian artists from private collections, locally and interstate.
Gippsland Art Gallery
70 Foster Street, Sale 3850.
Mon–Fri 9.00 to 5.30, Sat–Sun and public hols 10.00 to 4.00.
Latrobe Regional Gallery
138 Commercial Road, Morwell 3840.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
To Jan 28, 2024 G4, 5 & 6: Relay, Rewind, Replay featuring Chaco Kato, Karina Utomo, Owls of Nebraska (Pezaloom, Kate Zizys, Anthony Brandon, Joyce Nowrungsah, Kim McDonald, and Phoebe La Fae).
To Feb 11, 2024 G1 & 2: The sun shining ultravioletly one day upon the protean sea by Heather Shimmen. G3: The Garden of Forking Paths by Lucy Parkinson. Check out more exhibitions and workshops at latroberegionalgallery.com.
242 Thompson Avenue, Cowes, Phillip Island 3922.
(03) 5952-3722, 0457-343-771.
Fri–Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 11.00 to 3.00, or by appt.
Geelong, South West, Great Ocean Road
Eve and the Serpent Gallery
Queenscliff Wholefoods, 34–36 Hesse Street, Queenscliff 3225.
Mon–Fri 9.00 to 4.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.
Dec 9 to Feb 24, 2024 Anna Reynolds Exhibition and Workshops – Print, Sculpture and Textile. Bookings and workshop info at www.artistannareynolds.com. Contact: 0439-348-021 or email@example.com.
Geelong Art Space
Wadawurrung Country, 89 Ryrie Street, Geelong 3220.
Online 24/7 to view and acquire art pieces.
Please check our website for opening times to visit.
55 Little Malop Street, Geelong 3220.
Director: Jason Smith.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Feb 25, 2024 Kungka Kuṉpu (Strong Women). Free entry.
To March 11, 2024 genU studio artists – RISE. Free entry.
Also, John Nixon – Four Decades, Five Hundred Prints. Free entry.
107 Brown Street, Hamilton 3300.
Mon–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 2.00.
Qdos Fine Arts
35 Allenvale Road, Lorne 3232.
Director: Graeme Wilkie OAM.
Thurs–Sun 9.00 to 5.00.
Dec 9 to 29 Rimona Kedem.
Dec 16 to Jan 5, 2024 The Collectors Show a blue chip offering.
Jan 6 to 26, 2024 James Davis (1940–2019).
Jan 14 to Feb 2, 2024 Edward Coleridge.
Jan 27 to Feb 16, 2024 Geoffrey Ricardo.
Warrnambool Art Gallery
26 Liebig Street, Warrnambool 3280.
Director: Aaron Bradbrook.
Mon–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 3.00.
To March 17, 2024 Lisa Gorman + Mirka Mora: To breathe with the rhythm of the heart. Tickets for this show: $18 | Members/Concession/Locals: $12 | Children $6 | Family $45 | Under 8 Years Free. Book online at www.thewag.com.au.
To April 7 Maar Nation Made.
Dec 16 to April 28, 2024 Radical: Australian Abstract Art of the 70s and 80s from the Warrnambool Art Gallery Collection.
Ararat Gallery TAMA (Textile Art Museum Australia)
82 Vincent Street, Ararat 3377.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day. Anzac Day 1.00 to 4.00.
To Feb 11, 2024 SIXTY: The Journal of Australian Ceramics 60th Anniversary 1962–2022.
To Feb 25, 2024 Overlay by Cara Johnson.
To March 10, 2024 New Acquisitions.
Art Gallery of Ballarat
40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat 3350.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00. Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
To Jan 28, 2024 Tamara Bekier: Between Worlds – Tamara Bekier is a Russian-born artist whose art brings together her current and past lives.
To Feb 4, 2024 Whereabouts: Printmakers Respond – printmaker Rona Green has brought together 56 printmakers from across Victoria to respond to a common theme.
To Feb 11, 2024 Significant Others – works from the Collection which highlight special relationships between the artists.
Dec 9 to March 10, 2024 Layers of Blak – Indigenous-designed jewellery from Koorie Heritage Trust’s Blak Design Program.
To Feb 23, 2024 Leila Jeffreys: Nature is not a place to visit. It is home – wildlife photographer Leila Jeffreys explores how bird flocks reflect the bonds that exist between human societies.
Dec 7 to Jan 21, 2024 Tim Vagg: Cultureghosts – artist Tim Vagg explores the various absurdities, anxieties, identities, paradoxes and inherent kitsch to reflect childhood memories of growing up in 1970s Ballarat.
Bendigo Art Gallery
42 View Street, Bendigo 3550.
Director: Jessica Bridgfoot.
Gallery/shop open daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Jan 14, 2024 Essays on Earth. Brodie Ellis, Paul Kane and John Wolseley.
To Feb 4, 2024 Marikit Santiago: The kingdom, the power.
Castlemaine Art Museum
14 Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine 3450.
Thurs–Sat 11.00 to 4.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
Central Goldfields Art Gallery
Old Fire Station, 1 Neill Street, Maryborough 3465.
Thurs–Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
To Feb 4, 2024 Echo in the Hollow by Tiffany Titshall.
Dec 16 to April 14, 2024 LOVE – Exploring the theme of love through the visual arts.
La Trobe Art Institute, La Trobe University
121 View Street, Bendigo 3550.
Director: Bala Starr.
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 12.00 to 5.00, Mon by appt.
The Old Auction House
52–56 Mollison Street, Kyneton 3444.
Mon–Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 4.00. Open public hols. Closed Dec 25 to Jan 2 annually.
Independently run arts precinct with gallery spaces, shop, and artist studios; featuring mid-career and emerging Australian artists.
To Dec 4, 7 Years in a Shed by Jay Ford.
Dec 7 to Jan 1, 2024 Goblin’s Treasure by Billie Douglas, and Transcendent Fusion by Shikha Yadav.
Jan 4 to 22, 2024 New Growth – group exhibition, and Christos Linou – solo exhibition.
Jan 25 to Feb 12, 2024 Queerthentic – Regional LGBTQIA+ Art Prize 2024.
North, North East & North West
Benalla Art Gallery
🖈Map / Melway 619 D6
Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla 3672.
Wed–Mon 10.00 to 4.30 (March to Aug), 10.00 to 5.00 (Sept to Feb). Closed Tues.
29 Whittlesea-Kinglake Road, Kinglake 3763.
Thurs and Sun 10.00 to 3.00, Fri 11.00 to 4.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
To Dec 18 However we are is ok – new ceramic work by Yvette de Lacy of Mountain Clay Pottery.
Mildura Arts Centre
199 Cureton Avenue, Mildura 3500.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
Dec 10 to Feb 18, 2024 Flood: 12 months on – Sunraysia Community + Mildura Arts Centre Collection.
Dec 15 to Feb 11, 2024 By request – Mildura Arts Centre Collection.
Shepparton Art Museum (SAM)
530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton 3630.
Mon–Fri (except Tues) 10.00 to 4.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 10 Surfaced Stories.
To Jan 2024 Ellen Lee: Landscape; of sight, of sound.
To Feb 2024 Jess Johnson: we can’t keep going the way we’ve been going but we know no other way to go.
Also, Dance Me to the End of Love: Journeys from birth to death in the SAM Collection.
To March 2024 Beci Orpin: MUSH/ROOM.
Also, The ARNDT Collection: From One World to Another.
To May 2024 Emma Coulter: spatial deconstruction #30 (social fabric).
To March 10, 2024 The ARNDT Collection: From One World to Another.
Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery
Horseshoe Bend, Swan Hill 3585.
Entry by donation.
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun and public hols 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Mon, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and Good Friday. Open daily during Victorian school hols.
To Dec 3 Conflated.
Dec 9 to Jan 28, 2024 Here We Are!
Wangaratta Art Gallery
56 Ovens Street, Wangaratta 3677.
Tues–Sun 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Mon, public hols and for exhibition installations.
Wangaratta Art Gallery is a Cultural Service of the Rural City of Wangaratta.
To Dec 10 Gallery 1: The Tucker Portraits – a Museum of Australian Photography (MAPh) touring exhibition.
To Dec 17 Gallery 2: Heartscape by GANEAA.
To Feb 28, 2024 WPACC: Woolshed Road: Nina Machielse Hunt.
Dec 16 to Feb 25, 2024 Gallery 1: Beauty & Fear – Robert Hirschmann and Andy Pye.
Bradley Hall Antiques & Art Gallery
12 Old Telegraph Road West, Drouin West 3818.
(03) 5626-8355, 0407-443-606.
Open every weekend, or by appt.
Australian studio of artist Gary Miles.
Gallery viewing of available paintings of past series.
Sue Jarvis Gallery Garden
24 Blackwood Lane, Gembrook 3783.
Sat–Sun only or by appt.
Sue Jarvis paintings for sale.