August 2018 Listings

Click on the precincts below to find galleries and their exhibitions.
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Federation Square CBD

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.
July 31 to Sept 11 paintings and digital prints by Anne Hastie.

The Art of Dr. Seuss
presented by Harvey Galleries, Block Arcade
The Block Arcade, 19-18/282 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000.
Mon-Thurs 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.s

Association of Sculptors of Victoria
600 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.30.
Aug 6 to 24 (opening Thurs Aug 9, 6-8pm) Annual & Awards Sculpture Exhibition 2018.

Australian By Design
Room 303e, 3rd Floor, Lift 1 opposite The Hopetoun Tea Rooms,
The Block Arcade, 282 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9663-9883, Terrence 0404-699-033.
Open daily.

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
Federation Square, Flinders Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 8663-2200.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.

Deakin Downtown Gallery
Level 12, Tower 2 Collins Square,
727 Collins Street, Melbourne 3008.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00 during exhibitions, closed public hols.
To Aug 31 Paint, Painting, Painted – an exhibition featuring emerging Melbourne artists Matthew Dettmer, Sarah Gosling and Laura Skerlj. Working with divergent approaches to painting processes these artists have been born into an internet era defined by a proliferation of images, big data and social media. Amidst this state of constant distraction, the exhibition considers how subjectivity manages to impose itself, even when we are not looking. Curated by James Lynch.

Matthew Dettmer, Hippy Pocket, 2017, oil on canvas
Courtesy the artist and Deakin Downtown Gallery

Koorie Heritage Trust
Yarra Building, Federation Square, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 8622-2600.
CEO Tom Mosby.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 30 Blak Design Matters – a National Survey of Contemporary Indigenous Design curated by Jefa Greenaway.
Artists: Anindilyakwa Arts, Arkie Barton (Arkie the Label), Bábbarra Women’s Centre, Balarinji, Maree Clarke, TJ Cowlishaw (Aarli), Kristy Dickinson (Haus of Dizzy), Gilimbaa, Carroll Go-Sam, Jefa Greenaway, Paul Herzich, Injalak Arts, Dillon Kombumerri, Francoise Lane, Grace Lillian Lee, Marcus Lee Design, Merrepen Arts, MiArt Designs, Nicole Monks, and Lyn-Al Young.

Marcus Lee Designs, Blak Design Matters, 2018. Courtesy the artist and Koorie Heritage Trust

Lesley Kehoe Galleries
Ground Floor, 101 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9671-4311.
Open by appt. To make an appointment, or request an invite to 2018 viewings and events email, or call the gallery. Lesley Kehoe Galleries is an internationally recognised gallery for contemporary and historical Japanese artworks. The Galleries provide visitors with an immersive experience underpinned by beauty and intellect.

Iida Seppo, Kanazawa Japan, ceramic oribe glaze, 8.5 x 8.5 x 13.2cm
Courtesy the artist and Lesley Kehoe Galleries

Media House Gallery, The Age
655 Collins Street
(opp. Southern Cross Station), Melbourne 3000.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 7am to 7pm, closed weekends and public holidays.
To Oct 4 Bird Dog – whimsical creations of award winning artist Christopher Seater. A delightful array of images highlighting the artist’s extraordinary sense of wit through a series of abstract, emotive caricatures of Dogs and Birds.
Enquiries: 0418-357-814,
Facebook event page

Christopher Seater, Chum

Christopher Seater, Bluewren

National Gallery of Victoria
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
Federation Square, cnr Russell and Flinders streets, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 8620-2222.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 26 Robert Hunter.
Also, The Field Revisited.
To Sept 2 Colony: Frontier Wars.
Aug 17 to Feb, 2019 Design Storytellers: The Work Of Broached Commissions.
Aug 31 to Jan 28, 2019 Baldessin / Whiteley: Parallel Visions.

Neon Parc
1/53 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9663-0911.
Also at 15 Tinning Street, Brunswick 3056.
Wed-Sat 12.00 to 5.00, or by appt.

RMIT Gallery
344 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9925-1717.
Free admission. Lift access.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Thurs 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 Aug 18 My Monster: The Human Animal Hybrid. The hybrid is the ultimate metaphor and its almost human image haunts us from mythology to horror films, folk lore to fiction, and all aspects of visual art. The trouble with hybrids is that they disturb our moral compass, reminding us that we are animals, and animals are like us. Bringing together work by more than 25 Australian and international artists in diverse media from public and private collections, including several new works created for the exhibition, My Monster: The Human Animal Hybrid is a compelling modern celebration of the 200th anniversary year of the publication of Mary Shelley’s seminal novel Frankenstein. Artists: Rose Agnew, Jane Alexander, Janet Beckhouse, Peter Booth, Jazmina Cininas, Kate Clark, Catherine Clover, Beth Croce, Julia deVille, Heri Dono, Peter Ellis, Moira Finucane, Rona Green, Ai Hasegawa, Rayner Hoff, Sam Jinks, Deborah Kelly, Bharti Kher, Deborah Klein, Oleg Kulik, Sam Leach, Norman Lindsay, Sidney Nolan, Eko Nugroho, Patricia Piccinini, Kira O’Reilly & Jennifer Willet, Lisa Roet, Geoffrey Ricardo, Mithu Sen, Maja Smrekar, Ronnie van Hout and (((20hz))). Curated by Evelyn Tsitas. Public programs: Fri July 27, 12.30-1.30pm In a Manner of Speaking: Catherine Clover participatory performance. Thurs Aug 2, 5.30-6.30pm Metamorphosis & transformation: Jazmina Cininas & Deborah Klein. Thurs Aug 9, 5.30-6.30pm Informed by science: Beth Croce & Sam Leach. Fri Aug 17, 12.30-1.30pm Surreal monsters: Peter Ellis artist talk.

Julia deVille, Peter, 2012, rabbit, antique sterling silver goblet (2.15g 925), 17 x 15 x 21cm
Courtesy the artist, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne and RMIT Gallery

Barthi Kher, Angel from the series ‘Hybrids’, 2004, diasec print, 76.2 x 114.3cm
Courtesy the artist and RMIT Gallery

Sarah Scout Presents
Level 1, 12 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9654-4429.
Directors: Kate Barber and Vikki McInnes.
Winter opening hours Thurs-Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 24 The Enigma Code – Fiona Abicare, Jeremy Eaton, Lou Hubbard, John Meade, Tully Moore and Nick Ryrie. Curated by Kate Daw.

The Hotel Windsor
Spring Street, Melbourne 3000.
Aug 1 to 4 as part of Melbourne Art Week, and coinciding with the Melbourne Art Fair, Spring.1883 will be showcasing 24 galleries from the region and beyond throughout The Hotel Windsor – Melbourne’s grandest heritage hotel. Visit the website for participating galleries.
Free admission. Wed Aug 1 VIP and Media Previews by invitation, Thurs Aug 2, 12-7pm, Fri Aug 3, 12-8pm and Sat Aug 4, 12-7pm. Read more…

Garden roses, dahliahs, lisianthus, oncidium orchids, rose bush, branches, lichen, queen annes lace by Cecilia Fox
Photograph: Mark Davis. Courtesy Cecilia Fox

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 Aug 18 Invisible Stories: Meditations on Port Essington by Benjamin Armstrong.
Aug 2 to 5 Strawberry Thief by Elizabeth Willing.

West End Art Space
175-185 Rosslyn Street, Melbourne 3003.
Wed-Fi 11.00 to 4.00, Sat 10.00 to 3.00.
Aug 4 to 25 (opening Sat Aug 4, 2-4pm) In a Spin Susan Buret & Julie Brooke.
Also, The Shape of the Landscape by Jennie Stewart solo show, and GESTO by Anna Caione a solo show.

Julie Brooke and Susan Buret, diametric1, 2018, flashe, laser, cut, mdf, d60cm diam
Courtesy the artist and West End Art Space

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Flinders Lane

Anna Schwartz Gallery
185 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9654-6131.
Director: Anna Schwartz.
Tues-Fri 12.00 to 5.00, Sat 1.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 16 Chiharu Shiota.
To Aug 18 John Nixon. From Aug 28 Kathy Temin, and Rose Nolan.

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.
July 31 to Sept 1 (opening Wed Aug 1, 6-8pm) Afterglow by Robert Owen.

Nicholas Building, 714/37 Swanston Street
(enter via Cathedral Arcade lifts, cnr Flinders Lane), Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9650-0093.
Tues-Sat 12.00 to 6.00.
Aug 1 to 18 The Space Beyond The Space by Alex Walker and Nick James Archer.
Also, Unfathoming by Jeremy Bakker.
Aug 22 to Sept 8 Presence – Anna Horne, Archie Barry, Holly Bates, Isabella Hone-Saunders, Lou Fourie and Zoë Bastin. Curated by Brigid Hansen and Zoë Bastin.

Chapter House Lane
Entry via Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
To Aug 31 Killing Time – Colleen Ahern, Kirsty Budge, Kate Just, Dan Moynihan, Oscar Perry and Toby Pola. Curated by Louise Klerks.

Craft Victoria
Watson Place, off Flinders Lane behind Supernormal, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9650-7775.
Free entry.
Mon-Wed 11.00 to 6.00, Thurs-Fri 11.00 to 7.00, Sat 10.00 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.
To Aug 5 FLG Pop Up Exhibition for Melbourne Art Week: The Organic Sublime by Subterrain at Collins Place Gallery, 45 Collins Street, Melbourne.

Jacob Leary, The Object Compendium, 2018, mixed media, dimensions variable
Courtesy the artist and Flinders Lane Gallery

To Aug 11 Gallery 1: Bundanon Floor To Sky by Gina Kalabishis.

Gina Kalabishis, You are always a part of me now (after Van Morrison), 2018, triptych, oil on linen, 215 x 366cm
Courtesy the artist and Flinders Lane Gallery

Gallery 2: After The Rain by Jon Eiseman.
Aug 14 to Sept 1 Gallery 1: Oblivion’s Flow by Caroline Rannersberger.
Gallery 2: Sculptural Showcase: Small and Wall.

45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9662-9966.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
July 31 to Aug 11 All We Can’t See group exhibition.
Aug 14 to 25 Darker Places painting and illustration by Caroline Walls.
Also, Virtually Embedded In The Landscape photography by Narelle Cridland.
Aug 28 to Sept 8 Hyperrealism and Improvisation painting and drawing by James Yuncken.
Also, Melbourne Listening interactive audio installation by Susannah Williams and Warren Armstrong.

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.
Aug 1 to 18 Photoshow De Natured: Duxbury Madsen Wickham.
Aug 8 to Sept 8 South Gallery: Jenny Loft.
Aug 22 to Sept 8 Emidio Puglielli.

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Southbank Sth Melbourne

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 12.00 to 5.00, Mon by appt.
To Sept 16 A Lightness of Spirit is the Measure of Happiness – Alec Baker, Benita Clements, Vicki Couzens, Robert Fielding, Jonathan Jones, Peter Mungkuri, Vincent Namatjira, Jimmy Pompey, Yhonnie Scarce, Peter Waples-Crowe, Lisa Waup, Kaylene Whiskey and Tiger Yaltangki. Curated by Hannah Presley. The first exhibition in the Yalingwa series celebrates the significance of family, community and humour in contemporary Aboriginal life. The exhibition features ten new commissions from artists from south-east Australia and beyond, in an exploration of everyday life and experiences of Aboriginal people today. Country music icons, queer identity, pop-culture and community leadership are referenced, as well as the legacy of ancestors and the importance of coming together to strengthen identity and connection. Yalingwa is a Victorian Government initiative, developed in partnership between Creative Victoria, ACCA and TarraWarra Museum of Art and designed to support outstanding contemporary Indigenous art and curatorial practice. It includes three new curatorial positions and three major exhibitions alternating between ACCA and TarraWarra, focused on new commissions by contemporary Indigenous artists. Read more…

Robert Fielding, Untitled, 2018, from the series ‘Objects of Origin’, 2018, digital photograph
Courtesy the artist, Mimili Maku Arts and Australian Centre for Contemporary Art

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 11am and Thurs 2pm, $10 per person: bookings essential. View the weavers and dyer at work on major contemporary art commissions and artists in residence. Tapestries being woven on the looms designed by Emily Floyd and Justin Hill.
Aug 16 to Oct 26 (opening and prize winner announcement Thurs Aug 16, 6-8pm) Tapestry Design Prize for Architects Finalists Exhibition – an exhibition of the 15 finalists for the Tapestry Design Prize for Architects 2018. Architects were invited to respond to the brief written by MONA Founder, David Walsh and design a tapestry for Étienne-Louis Boullée’s mooted building that inspired the Pharos Wing, MONA, Tasmania, Australia. The TDPA 2018 is a partnership between the Australian Tapestry Workshop, the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) and Architecture Media.

Buxton Contemporary
Cnr Dodds Street and Southbank Boulevard, Southbank
(03) 9035-3020.
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 5.00, Thurs to 8.00.
The new purpose-built home for the Michael Buxton Collection of contemporary art.
To Oct 21 No One Is Watching You: Ronnie van Hout – this ironically titled exhibition shines a spotlight on Ronnie van Hout, a Melbourne-based New Zealand-born artist best known for his distinctive brand of existential absurdism.

Laurent Gallery
115 Thistlethwaite Street, South Melbourne 3205.
0481-055-558 .
Mon-Wed and Fri 12.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
Permanent exhibition by Titane Laurent.

Lynn Jaanz Art Gallery
Level 1, 216 York Street, South Melbourne 3205.
Curator: Anne Ioannou.
International artist Lynn Jaanz and guest artist advertised.
Viewing by appt: email

Margaret Lawrence Gallery
40 Dodds Street, Southbank 3006.
(03) 9035-9400.
Tues-Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 25 Yours Internally by Kiron Robinson and Grant Stevens. Organic kale, yoga mats, adult colouring-in books, active wear – the lifestyle accessories of our time… but where and how did they become so woven into our social fabric? New found peace, the quest for nirvana or a reaction to something darker? Yours Internally combines neon works by Robinson and videos by Stevens in an exploration of the internalised experiences of doubt, insecurity, anxiety and uncertainty. Curated by Dr David Sequeira. Kiron Robinson courtesy Sarah Scout Presents, Melbourne.
Grant Stevens courtesy Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney.

Kate Daw installing her work Afterwards (Show Me Grace) #2
Courtesy the artist and Margaret Lawrence Gallery

Melbourne Art Fair 2018
Southbank Arts Precinct (alongside ACCA)
Aug 2 to 5 Melbourne Art Fair returns. The 2018 edition will showcase 40 leading galleries presenting works by contemporary artists from Australia, New Zealand and the region. Taking place across two venues within the Southbank Arts Precinct; Vault Hall and Riding Hall alongside the iconic Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA). Visit the website to view the full program.

National Gallery of Victoria
NGV International
180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 3004.
(03) 8620-2222.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Oct 7 MoMA AT NGV: 130 Years Of Modern and Contemporary Art. Also, Rirkrit Tiravanija, and New York! New York! For Kids.
To Oct 28 Japonisme Japan and The Birth Of Modern Art.
To Jan 27, 2019 A Modern Life Tablewares 1930s-1980s.

William Holt Gallery
In conjunction with 100th Gallery
200 Normanby Road, Southbank 3006.
Mon-Fri 7.00 to 4.30, or by appt.
Permanent exhibition with regular new works showing 25 large-scale paintings on display – William Holt.

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Carlton Nth Melbourne

Bridget McDonnell Gallery
130 Faraday Street, Carlton 3053.
(03) 9347-1700.
During exhibitions Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00, or by appt.

The Dax Centre
Rear of 30 Royal Parade, Parkville 3010.
(03) 9035-6258.
Entry by donation.
Wed-Fri 12.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
The Dax Centre exhibits selections of works from the Cunningham Dax Collection, all of which are created by people with lived experience of mental illness or psychological trauma.

The Fox Darkroom & Gallery
8 Elizabeth Street (enter via laneway), Kensington 3031.
Tues 5.30 to 9.30, Thurs-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
Aug 11 to Sept 2 The Fall 2017-2018 by David Rosendale – an extensive 12-month photographic study of seasonal change and environment, in the Alpine region of Falls Creek in Victoria. Following the 2016 exhibition of the same title, which comprised imagery captured exclusively in minimalist snow-covered landscape. In February 2017, David Rosendale was granted artist in residency at the Alpine Resort of Falls Creek in Victoria, embarking on a project that would document all four seasons and imbue the photographer’s role as observer throughout a year-long cycle of change.

David Rosendale, Falls Creek #28, April 2017, edition of 10, archival inkjet print on cotton rag, hand finished, black stained timber frame, 59.4 x 83cm. Courtesy the artist and Fox Darkroom & Gallery

David Rosendale, Falls Creek #22, 2017, archival inkjet print on cotton rag, hand finished, black stained timber frames, edition of 10, 83 x 59.4cm. Courtesy the artist and Fox Darkroom & Gallery

170-174 Abbotsford Street, North Melbourne 3051.
(03) 9329-1860.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.30.
To Sept 1 (opening Sat July 28, 4-6pm) Pedestal by Belinda Fox.

Belinda Fox, Build it up II, 2018, 110 x 100cm. Courtesy the artist and Gallerysmith

Also, Blue Silence by Ian Friend.

Ian Friend, Blue Silence #5, 2017-18, gouache, crayon and graphite on Arches paper, 152 x 102cm
Courtesy the artist and Gallerysmith

George Paton Gallery
Second floor, Union House, University of Melbourne 3010.
(03) 8344-5418.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00.
Aug 1 to 10 (opening Wed Aug 1, 5-7pm) An Exhibition in Four Acts: Act 1 – Bryce Anderson, Victoria Ansell, Nicholas Archer, Lauren Brown, Angela Chauvin, James Cooper, William Hawkins, Nicholas Mullaly, Ellen Sayers and Lalita Sherwell. Curated by Kara Elizabeth Rodski, Maria Litvinova and Jin Zhao. Mentor: Chris Bond.
Aug 15 to 24 (opening Wed Aug 15, 5-7pm) An Exhibition in Four Acts: Act 4 – Moorina Bonini, Matilda Davis, Liam Denny, Carmen Keiso, David Lowe, Kari McInneny-Rae, Simone Nelson, Ellinor Pelz, Lorna Quinn and Alexandar Ragg. Curated by Kiriaki Degrenis, Wendy Downs and Kelly Yoon. Mentor: Bridie Lunney.
Aug 29 to Sept 7 Entrance Gallery: Meeting Place by Michael Sandford. Main Gallery: Nothing Begins or Ends – Marcelle Bradbeer, Jade Crumpler and Genevieve Douglas-Byrnes. Curated by Sophie Prince.

The Ian Potter Museum of Art
The University of Melbourne,
Swanston Street (between Elgin and Faraday streets),
Parkville 3010.
(03) 8344-5148.
Director: Kelly Gellatly. Free entry.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 30 Liquid Form: Ancient and contemporary glass.
To Oct 28 State of the Union, and Eavesdropping.

Langford 120
120 Langford Street, North Melbourne 3051.
(03) 9328-8658.
Directors: Irene Barberis and Wilma Tabacco.
Thurs-Sat 12.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Aug 4 to Sept 3 (opening Sun Aug 5, 2-4pm) From the silence of the studio by Pam Wragg.
Also, Run like this by Emmy Mavroidis, and Parts by Fran Van Riemsdyk.

The Larwill Studio
48 Flemington Road, Parkville 3052.
(03) 9032-9111.
A boutique hotel in Melbourneís north dedicated to the work of Australian artist David Larwill.

RMIT Project Space / Spare Room
RMIT Building 94.2,
23-27 Cardigan Street, Carlton 3053.
(03) 9925-4971.
Free entry, wheelchair access.
Wed and Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Thurs 10.00 to 8.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To Aug 9 Project Space: Selected works from Martumili – Nora Wompi, Nora Nungabar and Bugai Whyoulter, curated by Dr Damian Smith. Spare Room: Chloe Bartram, curated by Dr Damian Smith.
Aug 17 to Sept 27 (opening Thurs Aug 16, 5-7pm) Project Space: The 2018 Austrian Arts Residency Exchange – Siegmund Skalar (AUT). Spare Room: Space Between – AVan Anwar, Clara Murphy and Maria Camila Quintero Arango, curated by Felicity Griffin.

Steps Gallery
62 Lygon Street, Carlton South 3053.
(03) 9650-3577.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
Aug 3 to 9 (opening Sat Aug 4, 3pm) Antipodean Palette 2018. Mon-Fri 11.00 to 6.30, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Aug 17 to 31 (opening Sat Aug 18, 5-7pm) Of Place and Time 2 – Michael Cuthbert, George Eustice, Birgit Kreuzkamp, Marianne Little, Betty Nicholson and Carol Rowlands. Mon-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 5.00.

George Eustice, Cacti & Glass. Courtesy the artist and Steps Gallery

George Eustice, Imagined landscape – day. Courtesy the artist and Steps Gallery

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Fitzroy Collingwood Abbotsford

Alcaston Gallery
11 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9418-6444
Fax 9418-6499.
Director: Beverly Knight (approved to value Aboriginal paintings, ceramics, sculpture, textiles and artefacts for the Cultural Gifts Program).
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
To Aug 25 Artists from the APY Lands Art Centre Collective.
Aug 2 to 5 Melbourne Art Fair: exhibiting artists Sally Gabori, Nonggirrnga Marawili and Karen Mills.

Karen Mills, Untitled (Pink), 2017, pigment and ochre on canvas, 30 x 30cm
© the artist. Courtesy the artist and Alcaston Gallery

Alec Baker, Ngura (Country), 2018 (AK21299), synthetic polymer paint on linen, 198 x 167cm
© the artist. Courtesy the artist, Iwantja Arts and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne

Australian Galleries
35 Derby Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9417-4303
Fax 9419-7769.
Director: Stuart Purves AM.
Daily 10.00 to 6.00.
To Aug 12 Inner Logic by Dale Cox.
Also, Condolence: 27 Drawings by Peter Wegner.
Aug 24 to Sept 16 Days of Spring by Salvatore Zofrea.

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.
To Aug 12 Cocktail by Annette Bezor.
Aug 24 to Sept 16 Mother Tongue by Barbie Kjar.

Annette Bezor, The fan ,2018, oil and gold leaf on canvas, 150 x 150cm

Annette Bezor, Fish out of water, 2018, oil and gold leaf on canvas, 150 x 150cm
Courtesy the artist and Australian Galleries, Melbourne

Australian Print Workshop
210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9419-5466.
Director: Anne Virgo OAM. Free entry.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
Aug 4 to Sept 15 Figuration in Print – a selection of original fine art prints exploring the use of the figure, produced by leading contemporary artists in collaboration with APW Printers. The exhibition includes works by Rick Amor, Brook Andrew, Heri Dono, Emily Floyd, Louis Karadada, Laith McGregor, Chris O’Doherty (aka Reg Mombassa), Maryanne Mungatopi, Jan Senbergs, Pijaju Peter Skipper and Mervyn Street.

BlackCat Gallery
95 Johnston Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9913-5833 , 0413-584-829.
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Aug 1 to 12 (opening Fri Aug 3, 6-8pm) Shelley Hall, Baaqiy Ghazali and Owen Bomford.
Aug 15 to 26 (opening Fri 20 Aug, 6-8pm) Marcus Encel.

Brunswick Street Gallery
Level 1, 322 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 8596-0173.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00.

Cambridge Studio Gallery
52 Cambridge Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9486-0169, 0413-537-532.
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 12 Still Life, A Solitary Gaze by Lawrie Groom and Jennifer Vandeleur – an exhibition of oil paintings that depicts the interplay of objects with shadows, shapes and colours. Featured artist: Lihong Zhang – Still life’s in oil.
Aug 15 to Sept 2 Glimpses of the Moon by Jo Amiet – textile and mixed media artworks that explore my emotional and spiritual connection with the moon.

Jo Amiet, The Wheel of Life, textile
Courtesy the artist and Cambridge Studio Gallery

Jennifer Vandeleur, oil on canvas
Courtesy the artist and Cambridge Studio Gallery

Chapman & Bailey Gallery
350 Johnston Street, Abbotsford 3067.
(03) 9415-8666
Fax (03) 9415-8811.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.30 to 4.00.
Aug 1 to 25 (opening Sat Aug 11, 2-4pm) Vivid – Louise Blyton, Ilona Nelson, Rox De Luca, Filomena Coppola and Sue Beyer.

Collingwood Gallery
292 Smith Street, Collingwood 3066.
To Aug 9 Wintringham Art Exhibition.
Aug 10 to 23 (opening Sat Aug 11, 3pm) Under the Sea works by Very Impressive.
Aug 24 to Sept 6 (opening Fri Aug 24, 6-8pm) Suburban Geometry by Stephen Armstrong and John Owe Young – a colourful and vigorous exhibition of the latest paintings and sculptures by two mid-career artists.

Fox Galleries
79 Langridge Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 8560-5487.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 6.00.
To Aug 11 The Unstable Image by Mark Dustin.

Mark Dustin, Grotto 001, 2018, screen print on aluminium, 80 x 60cm
Courtesy the artist and Fox Galleries

Aug 16 to Sept 14 Ruin Nation by Merryn Trevethan.

Merryn Trevethan, Rion Nation, 2018, pigment ink print on archival paper
Courtesy the artist and Fox Galleries

in.cube8r gallery & emporium
321 Smith Street, Fitzroy 3065.
Mon-Wed 11.00 to 5.00, Thurs-Sat 11.00 to 6.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00, closed public hols.
July 27 to Aug 7 (opening Thurs July 26, 6-8pm) Galactic – join us – fellow space-cadets – as we travel to outerspace together.
Aug 10 to 21 (opening Thurs Aug 9, 6-8pm) Almost Solo V.7 artists to be announced.
Aug 24 to Sept 4 (opening Thurs Aug 23, 6-8pm) Fauna – artists depict their favourite Fauna.

Modern Times
311 Smith Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9913-8598.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
Aug 16 to 30 Cerberus by Hannah Nowlan.
Also, featuring original paintings, photography and limited edition prints by local and interstate artists.

Nicholas Thompson Gallery
155 Langridge Street , Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9415-7882.
Wed-Sun, 11.00 to 6.00.
To Aug 12 Rhys Lee.
Aug 2 to 5 Melbourne Art Fair: Amber Wallis.
Aug 15 to Sept 2 Leo Coyte.

Port Jackson Press Print Gallery
New location
67 Cambridge Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9419-8988.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Publishers and dealers in limited-edition fine-art prints. Established 1975.

red gallery
contemporary art space
157 St Georges Road, North Fitzroy 3068.
(03) 9482-3550.
Thurs-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 12 G1: Dirty Magic by Jessie Balletta and Adam Wilkinson.

Jessie Balletta: In and Out, aquatint. Courtesy the artist and Red Gallery

G2: Earth Form and Agency by Thalia Robertson.

Thalia Robertson: Untitled,acrylic on wood, 25 x 30cm
Courtesy the artist and Red Gallery

G3: Dreamscapes by Erica Bettles and Isabel Koslowsky.
Aug 15 to Sept 2 G1: Transdisciplinary Sequence (atmospheres, air and water) – Colleen Morris, Phil Edwards, Peter Clarke and Augusta Zeeng. G2: Life Drawing: Figures A, B and C by Jonathon Harris-Fox.

Tacit Galleries
123a Gipps Street
(cnr Gipps and Islington streets), Collingwood 3066.
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 12 Pete Gurrie, Wendy Havard & Jacqueline Christians, Terry Beer, Mina & Sharon Shafer, Lana De Jager and Yumemi Hiraki.
Aug 1 to 26 (opening Wed Aug 1, 6.30-8pm) Heather Wood, Diana Yong, Mark Gussy, Janet Wolf and Liz Danby.
Aug 15 to Sept 9 (opening Wed Aug 15, 6.30-8pm) Bev Plowman, Julie Edgar, Christine Gibbs and Chromatopia.
Also, Lisa Pozar (only until Aug 26).
Aug 29 to Sept 23 (opening Wed Aug 29, 6.30-8pm) Saxon Quinn, Peter Brook, Bill Lane and Paul Kathner.

Victorian Artists’ Society
430 Albert Street, East Melbourne 3002.
(03) 9662-1484.
Mon to Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat-Sun 1.00 to 4.00.

Yarra Sculpture Gallery (YSG)
Contemporary Sculptors Association (CSA)
117 Vere Street, Abbotsford 3067.
(03) 9419-6177.
Thurs-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To Aug 11 The Yarra Sculpture Gallery’s Winter Residency Program – Pimpisa Tinpalit, Katy Bowman and International Taiwanese Artists from the National Taipai University: Judy Wu and Yi Long Chen. Artist Talks: Sat Aug 11, 12-2pm where artists will showcase their work. YSG will only be open on Fridays for the public to view the artists’ process and for gallery appointments.

Pimpisa Tinpalit, 2018, work in progress for ‘The Message’ exhibition, as part of Melbourne Fringe Festival, fiberglass and mixed media, dimensions vary
Courtsey the artist and Yarra Sculpture Gallery

Yi Long Chen, 2018, drawing on perspex. Courtesy the artist and Yarra Sculpture Gallery

Aug 17 to Sept 2 (opening Sun Aug 19, 5-7pm) Alice in Venice by Margarita Krivitsky who will occupy the entire gallery with her solo exhibition.

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Brunswick Northcote

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.

Counihan Gallery In Brunswick
233 Sydney Road, Brunswick 3056.
(03) 9389-8622.
Free entry.
Gallery: Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 1.00 to 5.00. Office: Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 19 Gallery one: The Dreamers New Landscapes by Kirstin Berg.
Gallery Two: Almost Like A Reality: The Landscape and its Subjects by Simon Grennan.
Aug 31 to Sept 30 (opening Thurs Aug 30, 6-8pm) Video Echoes: Waves From the Eastern Mediterranean – Mounira Al Solh (LBN), Heba Amin (EGY), Marianna Christofides (CYP), Didem Erk (TUR), Sigalit Landau (ISR), Hrair Sarkissian (SYR), Oraib Toukan (JOR/PLE), Stefanos Tsivopolous (GRE). Curated by Victor Griss.

Islamic Museum of Australia
15 Anderson Road, Thornbury 3071.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 4.00.

Tinning Street Presents
Lot 5/29 Tinning Street, Brunswick 3056.
Thurs-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.

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Charles Nodrum Gallery
267 Church Street, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9427-0140.
Director: Charles Nodrum (member of ACGA).
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
Aug 1 to 5 Melbourne Art Fair, Stand B11 – Ron Robertson-Swann: Radiant Colour, Clarity & Crisp Light in Embraced Space. A survey exhibition of painting and sculpture from 1964 to the present. Ron Robertson-Swann’s career spans over 5 decades. His contribution to Australian Art as a sculptor, teacher, mentor and advocate for sculpture has been duly recognised, namely in the Order of Australia awarded him in 2002, and ensures him a place amongst this country’s most significant and respected artists. This selected survey exhibition seeks to celebrate Robertson-Swann’s long and varied life’s work by highlighting the materials, philosophies, and influences that together form the essence of his art. Floor talk with the artist: Sat Aug 4, 4-5pm at stand B11.

Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Inc.
CAS Inc. PO Box 283, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9428-0568, 0407-059-194.
A non-profit art society run by artists, for artists, established 1938.
At Fitzroy Library, 128 Moor Street, Fitzroy: to Aug 31 The Australian National Brooch Show 2018.
At Decoy Café & Gallery, 303 Exhibition Street, Melbourne: to Oct 18 Contemporary Showcase 23.

Niagara Galleries
245 Punt Road, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9429-3666.
Director: William Nuttall (member of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
July 31 to Aug 25 Here and There: An Exhibition of Recent Works by Jan Senbergs.
Aug 2 to 5 Melbourne Art Fair, Stand D11 – Travis MacDonald. Also showing in our stockroom: Rick Amor, Glenn Barkley, Terry Batt, Stephen Benwell, Tony Bevan (UK), Angela Brennan, Robert Bridgewater, Paul Boston, Gunter Christmann, Julie Ciccarone, Brenda L. Croft, Harry Dixon Mptyane, Julia Dowling, Fiona Foley, Star Gossage (NZ), Michelle Grabner (US), Malaluba Gumana, Rubaba Haider, Euan Heng, Dale Hickey, Dianne Jones, Jennifer Joseph, David Keeling, Yvonne Kendall, Richard Larter, Kevin Lincoln, Song Ling (CN) Travis MacDonald, Euan Macleod, Helen Maudsley, Noel McKenna, Sean Meilak, Samuel Namunjdja, Lena Nyadbi, Martin Parr (UK), Angelina Pwerle, Hu Qinwu (CN), Steven Rendall, Andreas Ruthi (CH), Neil Taylor, Savanhdary Vongpoothorn, Wukun Wanambi, Wolpa Wanambi, Bradd Westmoreland, Ken Whisson, Helen Wright and Liu Zhuoquan (CN).

Jan Senbergs, Diagram of the tilted settlement, 2018, acrylic on canvas, 152.5 x 122cm
Courtesy the artist and Niagara Galleries

Jan Senbergs, The watcher of the procession, 2018, acrylic on paper, 98 x 121cm
Courtesy the artist and Niagara Galleries

William Mora Galleries
60 Tanner Street, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9429-1199.
Director: William Mora.
Wed-Sat 10.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
Aug 23 to Sept 14 (opening Thurs Aug 23, 6-8pm with the artist) recent work by Jumaadi.

Women’s Art Register 1975-2015
Richmond Library, 415 Church Street, Richmond 3121.
Member organisation with information on 5,000+ women artists.
Supported by the City of Yarra.

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Toorak South Yarra Prahran

Alternating Current Art Space
(map ref Melway 2L, K12) 248 High Street, Windsor 3181.
(03) 9528-2459.
Thurs-Fri 12.00 to 7.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Aug 3 to 25 Gallery 1: The Arrangement by Anna Steele.
Gallery 2: REORDER by Amanda Shackleton.
Gallery 3: Garden of Shadows by Aneta Bozic.
Gallery 4: Horde by Penny Darling.
The Cupboard: High Jinks by Tinky.

Penny Darling, Horde, 2018, dimensions variable
Courtesy the artist and Alternating Current Art Space

The Cullen
164 Commercial Road, Prahran 3181.
(03) 9098-1555.
A boutique hotel featuring original artwork and prints by Australian contemporary artist Adam Cullen.

Linden New Art
Visit Linden New Art In Residence at Domain House, Dallas Brooks Drive, South Yarra 3141.
(03) 9534-0099.
Director: Melinda Martin.
Wed-Sun, 10.00 to 3.00, closed public hols.
July 28 to Sept 2 Wangka Kutjara, Tjukurpa Kutju by Puna Yanima and Linda Puna.

The Olsen
637-641 Chapel Street, South Yarra 3141.
(03) 9040-1222.
The Olsen is an elegant hotel with suites featuring lyrical works of Australian landscape artist John Olsen.

9 Ellis Street, South Yarra 3141.
(03) 9826-2470.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
July 28 to Aug 11 Au, curated by Luisa Bosci, presented by Arndt Art Agency.
1 to 4 SPRING1883, Suite 328 at The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne.
Aug 2 to 5 Melbourne Art Fair 2018, Booth D8 at Southbank Arts Precinct Melbourne.
Aug 18 to Sept 8 Sarah Contos and Isadora Vaughan – solo exhibitions.

Studio B Gallery
509 High Street, Prahran 3181.
(03) 9510-1607.
Director: Tamsin Buic.
Wed-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 3.00.
Aug 8 to 19 Welcome exhibition by artists newly represented by Studio B Gallery.
Aug 22 to Sept 2 Cloud Games by Elwood Moore, exploring Australian culture and our relationship with the landscape through abstraction.

Elwood Moore, Life Landscape, 2018, oil on canvas, 100 x 150cm
Courtesy the artist and Studio B

Zoe Ellenberg, Dancing Dragonflies, 2018, mixed media and monotype on watercolour paper, 106 x 253cm
Courtesy the artist and Studio B

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St Kilda Elwood Brighton

8 Martin Street, St Kilda 3182.
(03) 9593-9366.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
Aug 4 to 12 Idiot Pack Noise a group show curated by Ros Winkler.
Aug 16 to 25 Crystal Motion by Yannick Anderson.
Aug 30 to Sept 2 Landscapes Of The Heart by Chantelle D’Arcy, and New Works by Peter Feliciti.

Carlisle Street Arts Space
99a Carlisle Street, St Kilda 3182.
(03) 9209-6777.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 8.30 to 5.00, Thurs 8.30 to 7.00 (during exhibitions).
To Aug 8 Robert Lee Davis and Gabrielle Khazam.
Aug 15 to Sept 12 Take a journey into nature with Gardens by Trudy Rice – an exhibition of botanical solar plate etchings.
Also, Working across different mediums, local blacksmith David Wood presents Place – works from the 1990s onwards that document change, loss and growth in our City.

The Gallery at Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre
(map ref Melway 67 F10)
cnr Wilson and Carpenter streets, Brighton 3186.
(03) 9261-7111.
Free entry.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 1.00 to 5.00. Closed public hols.
To Sept 9 Freshwater/Saltwater – contemporary and historical works that highlight how water remains central to identity, and to how and where we live. A collaborative exhibition between Shepparton Art Museum and the Gallery at Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre.

John Ford Paterson, Rickett’s Point, 1908, oil on canvas, 71 x 144cm
Courtesy Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne and Gallery at Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre

Vivien Anderson Gallery
Ground Floor, 284-290 St Kilda Road, St Kilda 3182.
(03) 8598 9657.
Tue-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
Representing and exhibiting Australian Indigenous artists for over 30 years.
To Aug 18 Dark Country by James Tylor and Hayley Millar-Baker. Read more…
Aug 1 to 5 Vivien Anderson Gallery at Melbourne Art Fair featuring James Tylor, Maree Clarke and Lennard Walker.
Aug 29 to Sept 22 Timothy Cook new paintings.

James Tylor, (Vanished) From an Untouched Landscape 10, 2018, inkjet print on paper with hole removed to a black velvet void, 25 x 25cm. Courtesy the artist and Vivien Anderson Gallery

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Armadale Malvern

Artbank Melbourne
18-24 Down Street, Collingwood 3066.
Mon-Fri by appt.
A Commonwealth Government art leasing program for contemporary art.
Supporting Australian artists.

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.
Through Aug SLAWA: modernist art and design – a Viennese modernist in Melbourne.

Firestation Print Studio Gallery
(map ref Melway 59 A8)
2 Willis Street, Armadale 3143.
(03) 9509-1782.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 11 Animals and Plants a group exhibition of Firestation Members.
Aug 15 to Sept 1 Inneston photogravure and photographs by Jo Walkden Harris.

MAS Gallery
1297-1299 High Street, Malvern 3144.
(03) 9822-7813.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00 during exhibitions.
Aug 25 to Sept 9 Ted Secombe ceramics. Read more…

Ted Secombe, Porcelain Vase with lugs, matt crystalline glaze high fired to 1,300 degrees celsius, 42 x 20cm
Courtesy the artist, Skepsi Gallery and MAS Gallery, Melbourne

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 Aug 11 Vipoo Srivilasa.
Aug 2 to 5 Melbourne Art Fair, Stand D12.

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 Sept 8 Pat Brassington – Ten Cubed is excited to announce a new exhibition by Pat Brassington, it will be the artist’s second with Ten Cubed. Considered one of Australia’s most prominent and influential artists, Brassington will exhibit a fresh body of work alongside key pieces from the collection. With a career spanning four decades, Brassington is well known for her incisive ability to infuse the familiar with the fantastic. Her practice is informed by an interest in surrealism, feminism and psychoanalysis. Pat Brassington is represented by ARC ONE Gallery, Melbourne, and Bett Gallery, Hobart.

Pat Brassington, Three Fathoms Deep, 2017, edition of 8, pigment print
Courtesy the artist, ARC ONE Gallery, Melbourne and Ten Cubed

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East & West Art
665 High Street, East Kew 3102.
(03) 9859-6277.
Director: Marjorie Ho.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.30, Sat 11.00 to 4.30.
Specialists in Asian Fine Arts and Antiques.
To Aug 31 Earth and Sea paintings by Louise Foletta, and Glenys Hazelman potter.

Glenys Hazelman, small bowls with red box leaves, porcelain
Courtesy the artist and East & West Art

Louise Foletta, Landscape, mixed media on paper
Courtesy the artist and East & West Art

Eastgate Gallery
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 Selection of traditional, abstract, and contemporary art from leading Australian artists past and present.

Hawthorn Studio & Gallery
635 Burwood Road, Hawthorn East 3123.
(03) 9882-5553.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 4.30.
To Aug 4 Created World, Made World a collaborative exhibition of sculptures by wood artist Gary Male and glass artist Peter Toyne.
Aug 8 to 25 From Here To Beyond – Justine Barlow, Lynne Bickhoff, Caroline Calway, Laurel Foenander, John Graham, Karen Hopkins, Ngaire Johansen, Ralf Kempken, Kathie Mathes, Emma Niehof and Steve Salo. Meet the artists: Sat Aug 18, 3-4pm.
Aug 29 to Sept 8 (opening Thurs Aug 30, 6.30-8.30pm) No Boundaries contemporary landscape paintings by Donald Bate.

Quadrant Gallery
(map ref Melway 45 A8) 72 Barkers Road, Hawthorn 3122.
(03) 9079-0943.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
Aug 23 to Sept 15 Colour Dreaming by William Ferguson – this latest exhibition by William Ferguson continues his celebration of the Australian Landscape. The works project an aura of silence, joy and deep love that reflects the spiritual resonances linked with Ferguson’s past personal interaction with the First People and their land.
Also, Recent Landscapes by Laurence Cummin – features works in oils produced during recent field trips to the Kimberly and the Simpson Desert. Also included are landscape paintings in oils on canvas from North Central Victoria.

Laurence Cummin, Resilient Hillside (detail), 2016, oil on canvas, 63 x 94cm
Courtesy the artist and Quadrant Gallery

Town Hall Gallery
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.
To Aug 26 Main Galleries: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow – Hawthorn Historical Society presents historical photographs, memorabilia and items from the Town Hall Gallery Collection, celebrating the many ways in which the building has been a part of the community and adapted to the changes in society since the 19th century. August 2018 marks 130 years since the foundation stone was laid at the former Hawthorn Town Hall, now Hawthorn Arts Centre.

Former Hawthorn Town Hall, © State Library Victoria
Courtesy State Library Victoria and Town Hall Gallery

Also, Unknown, Untitled – four contemporary artists create new work based on historical and civic items in the Town Hall Gallery Collection – featuring items from the collection alongside the new works they inspired. Read more…

ek.1, Natural Fancy Work, still from digital video (2018). © the artists. Courtesy the artists and Town Hall Gallery

July 31 to Aug 26 Community Project Wall: Poetry of Place – Kathy Fahey, Stephanie Gobor, Liz Johnson, Deborah Nerurker and Grace Turner. Five local artists create artworks inspired by landscapes and nature,across a range of different mediums, including paintings, photography, glass work and etchings.

Deborah Nerurker, Urban Combine #3 (detail), (2017), digital image. © the artist. Courtesy the artist and Town Hall Gallery

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Caulfield Elsternwick

Glen Eira City Council Gallery
Cnr Glen Eira and Hawthorn roads, Caulfield 3162.
(03) 9524-3402.
Curator: Diane Soumilas.
Free admission.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 1.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
Aug 2 to 19, 23rd Annual B’nai B’rith Shalom Menorah Unit Jewish Youth Art Competition.
Aug 22 to Sept 9 Twenty Melbourne Painters Society Inc. presented by Jenny Pihan Fine Art .

Lauraine Diggins Fine Art
5 Malakoff Street, North Caulfield 3161.
(03) 9509-9855.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, and during exhibitions Sat 1.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
Specialists in Australian colonial, impressionist, modern, contemporary and Indigenous painting, sculpture and decorative art. Sourcing European masterworks on request.
Aug 9 to 12 Join us at The Melbourne Fair, Caulfield Racecourse, where we will be exhibiting with over 50 dealers specialising in art, books, collectibles, decorative objects, furniture, jewellery, vintage fashion and couture.

Henry Burn, c.1807-1884, View from Richmond to South Yarra Hill, 1868, watercolour on paper, 29.3 x 41.4cm
Courtesy Lauraine Diggins Fine Art

William Eicholtz, Silverseal, 2010, modelling past, synthetic glaze, Swarovski rhinestones and silverware edition unique 38 x 26 x 13cm. Courtesy Lauraine Diggins Fine Art

MADA Gallery
Monash University, Caulfield Campus
Building D, Ground Floor,
900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East 3145.
Free entry.
Wed-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00 during exhibitions.
To Aug 6 Representation, Remembrance and the Memorial.

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Moorabbin Highett

Altmann Studio Gallery
Factory 5/15 Advantage Road, Highett 3190.
Mon to Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
Aug 25 to Sept 2 (opening Sat Aug 25, 4-6pm) Suspended by Elizabeth Cole and Melody Spangaro.

Bayside Sculpture
16B Advantage Road, Highett 3190.
(03) 9553-0661.
Daily 11.00 to 5.00.

Gallery Alpha
2/13-15 Kevlar Close, Braeside 3195.
Jan Neil 0414-478-443.
Exhibitions are open 1st Sun of each month 1.00 to 5.00, continuing Mon-Fri 1.00 to 5.00.
Aug 5 to 31 Moving forward acrylic paintings on canvas by Jan Neil.

March Space
5 Waltham Street, Sandringham 3191.
Director: Gang Liu.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
Facebook: @marchspacegallery.

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Greater Melbourne

Art at Linden Gate
899 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road, Yarra Glen 3775.
(03) 9730-1861.
Fri-Mon 10.00 to 5.00 (including public hols, except Dec 24 and 25). Aug 3 to Sept 10 Showcase.

Ernst Fries, Directive Icon, stainless steel, granite. Courtesy the artist and Art at Linden Gate

ArtSpace at Realm
179 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood 3134.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun and public hols 12.00 to 4.00.
July 28 to Sept 9 Weaving Stories – Kate Beynon, Nusra Latif Qureshi, Aunty Irene Norman and Shan Turner-Carroll.

Belgrave Creative Space
1658a Burwood Highway, Belgrave 3160 .
Space for hire: workshops, forums, exhibitions, classes, private tuition, performances, rehearsals and art projects.

Bolin Bolin Gallery
at Bulleen Art & Garden
6 Manningham Road West, Bulleen 3105.
(03) 8850-3030.
Daily 9.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 19 Whispers in the Wild Woods ceramic sculpture by Christen Jo Stone.
Aug 24 to Sept 25 Wild and Woolly – Eastern Studio Potters and Artists.

Box Hill Community Arts Centre
470 Station Street, Box Hill 3128.
(03) 9895-8888.
Mon-Thurs 9.00 to 7.30, Fri 9.00 to 5.00.
July 31 to Aug 19 Snapshots by Jesse Marlow.
Aug 21 to Sept 2 (opening Thurs Aug 23, 6-8pm) Full Circle by Karen Standke.

Bundoora Homestead Art Centre
7 Prospect Hill Drive, Bundoora 3083.
(03) 9496-1060. Free admission.
Thurs-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
Aug 4 to Sept 16 A1 Darebin Art Salon – celebrates art, expression and creativity within our community. Artists who live, work or study in the City of Darebin have been invited to exhibit a new wall-based artwork in this exhibition. The guiding principle uniting the show is that all artworks are A1 size or smaller. Displayed throughout every room of the Homestead, the Salon demonstrates the immense talent and diversity of creative expression in Melbourne’s inner north.

Burrinja Gallery
(map ref Melway 75 B12)
Burrinja Cultural Centre, 351 Glenfern Road, Upwey 3158.
(03) 9754-8723.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
To Aug 19 Women Painting Women ñ realist portrait painting by Australian female artists.

Deakin University Art Gallery at Melbourne’s Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood 3125.
(03) 9244-5344.
Free admission.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00 during exhibitions, closed public hols.
To Aug 26 Wearing Your Heart On Your Sleeve – in 1818, Mak Sai Ying arrived in Sydney, as the first known migrant of Chinese descent – the start of a 200-year journey of the Chinese community in Australia. At the 200th anniversary of Mak Sai Ying’s arrival the Australian population now comprises over 1.2 million Chinese Australians – a community that has influenced the evolution of contemporary Australian Society and, in the future, will play a pivotal role in the shaping of Australia as a nation, particularly in its engagement with the Asia Pacific region. Deakin University is celebrating this bicentenary by staging an exhibition called Wearing Your Heart On Your Sleeve – a journey about a personal and collective identity reflected through the garments Chinese Australians have worn over the past 200 years in Australia. Developed in partnership with Museum of Chinese Australian History.

Wedding portrait of Sam Chung Gon and Queenie Young in Sydney, c1920s
Donated by Frank Chinn, Chinese Museum Collection. Courtesy Deakin University Art Gallery

Eltham Library Community Gallery
(map ref Melway 21 J5)
1 Panther Place, Eltham 3095.
(03) 9433-3175.
Mon-Thurs 10.00 to 8.30, Fri-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 1.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
To Aug 6 Get Squished – Squish Art Collective.
Aug 9 to Sept 10 Monument – 3 Stooges: Nicola Hoyle, Libby Schreiber and Ann-Maree Gentile. The 3 Stooges artists challenge the traditional and invite you to consider important and meaningful monuments in the ordinary and everyday context. Works include ceramics, print and sculpture.

Gate 6 Gallery
Gate 6, Cardinia Street, Berwick 3806.
Free entry.
Sat-Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
Aug 5 to 26 (opening Sat Aug 4, 4-5.30pm) SECAN Open Studios and Exhibition.
Hours during Open Studios weekend Aug 11 to 12, 10am to 4pm.

Gee Lee-Wik Doleen Gallery
at Hume Global Learning Centre Craigieburn
(map ref Melway 386E-F7)
75-95 Central Park Avenue, Craigieburn 3064.
(03) 9356-6117.
(refer to website).
To Aug 5 They Cannot Take The Sky: Stories From Detention – an award-winning oral history project by Behind the Wire, documenting experiences of seeking asylum in Australia.
Aug 9 to Oct 14 Our World – a group exhibition by Sunbury Art Society.

Heide Museum of Modern Art
7 Templestowe Road, Bulleen 3105.
(03) 9850-1500.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 19 EuroVisions: Contemporary Art from the Goldberg Collection.
To Aug 26 After Dark: Nocturnes from the Heide Collection.
To Oct 7 Design For Life: Grant and Mary Featherston. To Nov 11 Heide I: House of Ideas.
From Aug 25 Sweeney and Strines.

Heritage Hill Museum and Gardens
66 McCrae Street, Dandenong 3175.
(03) 9793-4511.
Free entry.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00.

Incinerator Gallery
(map ref Melway 28 D7)
180 Holmes Road, Moonee Ponds 3039.
(03) 8325-1750.
Free entry.
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Aug 11 to Sept 30 Printing as Process –Editions Tremblay, Larry Rawling Print Workshop, Megalo Print Studio and Gallery, Lancaster Press and Sunshine Print Art Space. Printing as Process explores the collaborative nature of art production in the printmaking studio. Featuring works created in collaboration with over 50 artists from across Australia, this exhibition reasserts the idea that art production can be a social enterprise.

Glen Mackie (Kei Kalak), Kawai the Black Dogai, 2011, vinyl cut relief print
Courtesy the artist and Incinerator Gallery

Also, The eyes that saw her were closed by Tracey Lamb is an installation referencing the architectural drawings of Marion Mahony Griffin who was the architect and co-designer of the Essendon Incinerator, now the Incinerator Gallery, alongside Walter Burley Griffin. The work aims to highlight the importance of her work within their collaborative practice.

Tracey Lamb, Tenuous Connections, 2017, welded steel, concrete, paint
Courtesy the artist and Incinerator Gallery

Aug 11 to Sept 16 One World by John Barcham is an exhibition of works inspired by global travel and adventure. Through his extensive travel, artist John Barcham documented the beauty and intimacy of lives and places that are both extraordinary and familiar, which has been translated through his works.

John Barcham, Good Friday #2, 2014, oil on canvas. Courtesy the artist and Incinerator Gallery

Joel Gallery
5 Sargood Street, Altona 3018.
(03) 9398-2511.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 3.00.
Joel Gallery is a contemporary exhibition space hosting a diverse program of visual arts exhibitions by professional and community artists.

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.

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 Aug 11 Full Circle by Karen Standke – an exhibition of new work by Karen Standke, inspired by recent travels around Australia and her impressions of its landscape gained over the last two decades. Standke’s paintings are informed by thorough research into the changing face of the landscape, the impact of climate change and the introduction of weeds and non-native fauna and flora.

Karen Standke, Amoonguna Landscape III (drift), 2015, oil on canvas, 183 x 137cm
Photograph: Tim Gresham. Courtesy the artist and Manningham Art Gallery

Aug 29 to Oct 6 Slippery When – an exhibition that tries to get a grip on slipperiness as a concept. Featuring a range of works that depict or employ slippery materials or surfaces, Slippery When is about slipperiness as a material quality, slipperiness as an experience, an interaction between surfaces, and slipperiness as an adjective that can describe people and personalities as much as physical objects.

Timothy Clarkson, Washed Away, 2017, earthenware, glazes, 45 x 60 x 40cm
Manningham Art Collection. Courtesy the artist, Skepsi Gallery and Manningham Art Gallery

Maroondah Access Gallery
32 Greenwood Avenue, Ringwood 3134.
(03) 9298-4545.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, closed w’ends and public hols.

Monash Gallery of Art (MGA)
860 Ferntree Gully Road, Wheelers Hill 3150.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
To Sept 19 LEGACY. Your collection. Our story.

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery (MPRG)
(map ref Melway 145 G4)
Civic Reserve, Dunns Road, Mornington 3931.
(03) 5975-4395.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 9, 2018 National Works on Paper. The National Works on Paper is one of the most prestigious acquisitive prize exhibitions of its type in Australia. The 2018 National Works on Paper showcases recent work by some of Australia’s leading artists working in the field of drawing, printmaking and digital media. This diverse exhibition provides a survey of contemporary practice across Australia today.

Sherbrooke Art Gallery
62 Monbulk Road, Belgrave 3160.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00 (closed Tues).
July 28 to Aug 12 (opening Sat July 28, 7pm) Lionel Gell Art Awards – art exhibition of Rolls Royce and Bentley Cars. Presented by Sir Henry Royce Foundation of Australia.

TarraWarra Museum of Art
313 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road, Healesville 3777.
(03) 5957-3100.
Adults $10, seniors $8, concession $5, free entry for children aged 12 and under.
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 5.00, and all public hols.
Visit website for public programs and events.
Aug 3 to Nov 6 TarraWarra Biennial 2018: From Will to Form. Read more…

Belle Bassin, Notation for Alto Air, 2017, digital image
Courtesy the artist and TarraWarra Museum of Art, Melbourne

Walker Street Gallery & Arts Centre
(map ref Melway 90 D8, E7)
Cnr Walker and Robinson streets, Dandenong 3175.
(03) 9706-8441.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 3.00, closed Sun, Mon and public hols.
Walker Street Gallery & Arts Centre is South Eastern Melbourne’s premier art centre.
To Aug 18 Gallery One: Heartlands 2018 – Stories from 70 years of migration – celebrates 70 years of diverse migration to Australia, from the first wave of non-Anglo migrants in the aftermath of World War II to our present day multiculturalism. The photo series has been gathered by a group of young migrant and refugee photographers. The exhibition captures the essence and humanity of a group of migrants who are helping to build Australia and make it one of the most successful multicultural societies in the world. Presented by AMES Australia in collaboration with the Victorian Multicultural Commission. Gallery Two: Women Helping Women by Evangeline Cochinero presents an exhibition about the importance of women helping each other.

Evangeline Cocherino, Washing away the sins of the father, 2017, mixed media
Courtesy the artist and Walker Street Gallery & Arts Centre

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.
Aug 2 to Sept 15 Sweeping Landscapes – Sir Arthur Streeton was a key member of the Box Hill Artists’ camp – Australia’s first Impressionist group. Landscapes from the Whitehorse Art Collection will be shown alongside printed works by Streeton, courtesy of Queenscliff Gallery and Workshop.

Arthur Streeton, Wheat Sheaves (detail) c. 1912
© Queenscliff Gallery and Workshop and City of Whitehorse Art Collection. Courtesy Whitehorse Artspace

Yarra Ranges Regional Museum
35-37 Castella Street, Lilydale 3140.
(03) 9294-6313.
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00, closed public hols.

Yering Station Art Gallery
38 Melba Highway, Yarra Glen 3775.
(03) 9730-0102.
Contact: Dr Ewen Jarvis.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 6.00.
To Oct 7 Winery Viewing Gallery: The Stillest Hour: Reimagining Victoria’s Highland Forests by Chris Taylor.
Aug 8 to Sept 16 Main Gallery: Roaming of the Vivids by Varuni Kanagasundaram.
Aug 8 to Nov 18 First Floor Gallery: Winner of the YouthArt 2017 Yering Station Art Gallery Award – Tessa Hubble.

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