June 2019 Listings

Victorian art galleries and their exhibition schedules are listed below, grouped by region. For listings in other Australian states please use the What’s On menu above.

Mornington Peninsula

1/39 Cook Street, Flinders 3929.
Daily 10.30 to 4.00.
EVERYWHEN Artspace features work from the 30+ Aboriginal-owned art centres, gallerists Susan McCulloch and Emily McCulloch Childs represent plus select contemporary Australian art.
June 7 to July 2 (opening Sat June 8, 2pm) David Wright: Prints & Paintings. The first exhibition of limited edition hand-painted and monochrome linocuts and original paintings by this leading glass artist whose architectural glass work has gained him an international reputation. Garnered from more than 40 years of extensive travels to some of the most remote regions of Australia as well as the ‘crystal desert’ of Antarctica, Wright’s imagery captures both the majestic beauty and patterns of fragile existence of these diverse lands and the flora and fauna they support. To be opened by critic, artist, author and lecturer Ronald Millar. Artist talk: Sun June 23, 2pm.

David Wright, Evening on the Darling River near Bourke, 2017, hand painted linocut, 47 x 68cm. Courtesy the artist and EVERYWHEN Artspace

Frankston Arts Centre and Cube 37 Galleries
27-37 Davey Street, Frankston 3199.
(03) 9784-1896.
Free entry to all galleries.
Tues-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 9.00 to 2.00.
Art After Dark every evening from dusk.
To June 15 FAC Mezzanine: Peninsula Grammar: Selected Works.
To June 26 Glass Cube Gallery: Liz Walker: Hells Bells.
From May 30 (opening Thurs May 30, 6pm) FAC Atrium Gallery: Georgie Puschner: Terra Incognita. Cube Gallery Chisholm: The 9×5 Show.
June 13 to August 10 FAC Curved Wall Gallery: Baluk Arts: Our Voice and the Seas Kelp works and experimental printmaking. Free Entry. Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 9.00 to 2.00 + during FAC theatre performances. NAIDOC Morning Tea celebration: Wed July 10, 11am – RSVP: 03 9784 1060.

Patrice Mahoney, Kelp Vessel. Courtesy the artist and Frankston Arts Centre

Gordon Studio Glassblowers
A Working Hot Glass Studio & Gallery
290 Red Hill Road (cnr Dunns Creek Road), Red Hill 3937.
(03) 5989-7073.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.

Manyung Gallery Flinders
37 Cook Street, Flinders 3929.
(03) 9787-2953.
Fri-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.

Manyung Gallery Mount Eliza
60 Mt Eliza Way, Mt Eliza 3930.
(03) 9787-2953.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, and first Sun of the month 10.00 to 3.00.

Manyung Gallery Sorrento
113a Ocean Beach Road, Sorrento 3943.
(03) 9787-2953.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00 (except Wed).

McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery
(map ref Melway 103 E3) 390 McClelland Drive, Langwarrin 3910.
(03) 9789-1671.
Director: Lisa Byrne.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.

Merricks House Art Gallery
3460 Frankston – Flinders Road, Merricks 3961.
(03) 5989-8088.
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.
June 15 to July 6 (opening Sat June 15, 3-5pm) Green Wedge – showcases the work of artists who have captured the essence of the Mornington Peninsula’s precious Green Wedge.

Montalto Sculpture Park
33 Shoreham Road, Red Hill South 3937.
(03) 5989-8412.
Member of ACGA.
Free entry.
Open daily.
To Aug 25 Montalto Sculpture Prize 2019 – Robert Barnstone, Paul Handley, Michael Needham, Martin George, Mark Schaller, Marcus Tatton, Lucas Maddock, Jonathon Leahy, Jimmy Rix, Ian Bracegirdle, Cetta Pilati, Greg Johns, Graeme Altmann, Fiona Omeenyo, Elly Buckley, Danny Fotopoulos, Carmel Wallace, Brigit Heller, Anderson Hunt, Mike Nicholls, Mela Cooke, Matt Calvert, Mark Cuthbertson, Kylie Stillman, John Fitzmaurice, Helen L Alexander, Ewen Coates, Emmy Mavroidis, Clancy Warner and Christabel Wigley.

Oak Hill Gallery
(map ref Melway 145 G10) 100 Mornington-Tyabb Road (adjacent to the Rose Gardens), Mornington 3931.
(03) 5973-4299.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00.

Southern Buoy Studios
1/19 Carbine Way, Mornington 3931.
(03) 5932-4054.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
June 1 to 15 The Nightshift by John Reeve.

Gippsland South East

arc Yinnar Gallery
19 Main Street, Yinnar 3869.
(03) 5163-1310.
Tues-Fri 12.00 to 4.00, Sat 11.00 to 3.00.
June 8 to July 6 (opening Sat June 15, 2pm) Gallery arc: Winter Journey by Lucy Chapman. Pianist Brian Chapman and baritone Nathan Lay perform works by Franz Schubert at the opening. Gallery Sparc: Local Entanglements with Birds by Miriam Potts.

ArtSpace Wonthaggi
1 Bent Street, Wonthaggi 3995.
(03) 5672-5767.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00. 2D and 3D contemporary and traditional art.
To June 17 Intangible Island by Sofie Dieu – micro elements mirror Macro features.
June 18 to July 29 (opening Sun June 23, 2-4pm) Winter Solstice by Gippsland artists including a youth section.

Gecko Studio Gallery
15 Falls Road, Fish Creek 3959.
(03) 5683-2481.
Facebook: geckostudiogallery
Thurs-Mon 9.00 to 4.00, incorporating Headquarters Café.
May 30 to July 15 (opening Fri May 31, 6-8pm) Round About – the circle show, a group exhibition.

Gippsland Art Gallery
70 Foster Street, Sale 3850.
(03) 5142-3500.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.30, Sat-Sun and public hols 10.00 to 4.00.
To July 7 Insight by Margret Booth & Angela Thomas.

Angela Thomas, Cave Light (Den of Nargun series), 2019, mixed media on linen, 61 x 45cm. Courtesy the artist

To July 21 The Art of Annemieke Mein.
To July 28 Good Vibrations by Allan Fox.
June 1 to July 14 The Ladies of the Pleiades by Heather Shimmen.

Heather Shimmen, Falconer, 2013, linocut and ink on paper (edition 4/25), 99.7 x 60cm (platemark), 99.7 x 70.4cm (sheet). Collection Gippsland Art Gallery. Purchased, 2015

Latrobe Regional Gallery
138 Commercial Road, Morwell 3840.
(03) 5128-5700.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To June 2 The Line Between Us by Jeremy Kasper.
To June 30 Experimenta: Make Sense: International Triennial of Media Art.

Briony Barr, Drawing on Complexity (The Experimenta Series), 2017. Photograph: Theresa Harrison © the artist

To July 14 Rewriting the Score – Alexander Boynes, Mandy Martin and Tristen Parr.
June 8 to Aug 11 One Hand Washes the Other by Madeline Bishop.

Alexander Boynes, Mandy Martin, Tristen Parr, Rewriting the Score, 2019, acrylic, oil, pigments on linen, 3 Channel 4K video with stereo sound, 230 x 1150cm. Courtesy the artists and Australian Galleries, Sydney+Melbourne

Mingara Gallery
242 Thompson Avenue, Cowes, Phillip Island 3922.
(03) 5952-3722.
Thurs-Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 11.00 to 3.00.
June 1 to July 6 (opening Sat June 1, 2pm) Discovery: A Personal Journey by Annette Spinks, her first major solo exhibition. These are explorative abstracts of memory and retrospection. Each artwork is a reflection of a personal journey of discovery – both as an artist and an individual. Whilst each painting is bright, bold and unabashed, it is also a representation of intimate introspection – creating a narrative of journeying forward with a renewed sense of optimism and discovery.

Annette Spinks, Hopes And Dreams, acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 150 x 180cm. Courtesy the artist and Mingara Gallery

Annette Spinks, It Defines You Together, acrylic on board, diptych each 150 x 120cm. Courtesy the artist and Mingara Gallery

Geelong South West Great Ocean Road

Blarney Books & Art
37 James Street, Port Fairy 3284.
(03) 5568-2174.
Instagram: blarneybooksandart
Thurs-Mon 11.00 to 5.00.
Unique book-related art space bookshop, in beautiful Port Fairy.

Elizabeth Arthur Fine Art Gallery & Sculpture Garden
35 Carmichael Street, Hamilton 3300.
(03) 5572-2851.
Director: Dr Elizabeth Arthur.
Thurs-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
Gallery closed re-opening September 2019.

Geelong Gallery
55 Little Malop Street, Geelong 3220.
(03) 5229-3645.
Director: Jason Smith.
Free entry unless otherwise stated.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
June 15 to Sept 1 The Moon – July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing. This exhibition is programmed to coincide with this significant milestone, and brings together artistic responses to the celestial body that orbits the Earth.

Metropolis Gallery
64 Ryrie Street, Geelong 3220.
(03) 5221-6505.
Director: Robert Avitabile.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
To June 16 Somewhere Near Here: Contemporary Victorian Landscapes by Geoff Hocking.

Qdos Arts + Sculpture Park
35 Allenvale Road, Lorne 3232.
(03) 5289-1989.
Director: Graeme Wilkie OAM.
Fri-Mon 9.00 to 5.00.
For details visit the website.

Warrnambool Art Gallery
26 Liebig Street, Warrnambool 3280.
(03) 5559-4949.
Director: Vanessa Gerrans.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun and public hols 10.00 to 3.00. Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.
To June 16 Rich Pickings: Selected works from the WAG Museum Collection.
To June 23 Paul Jennings: UNREAL! The stories continue.
To July 28 The Enchanted: Odilon Redon Master Prints and Wanderlust: Selected works from the WAG Collection.

Wishart Gallery
19 Sackville Street, Port Fairy 3284.
(03) 5568-2423.
Art, Antiques, Bar.

Central Victoria

Ararat Gallery TAMA
Town Hall, 82 Vincent Street, Ararat 3377.
(03) 5355-0220.
Mon-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
Permanent collection textile/fibre art exhibitions ongoing.

Art Gallery of Ballarat
40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat 3350.
(03) 5320-5858.
Free entry unless specified.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To June 16 Liz Souter retrospective: Four decades of basketmaking.
To Aug 4 Becoming Modern: Australian women artists 1920-1950 – a comprehensive look at the tenacity and innovation of Australian women artists during a key period of change.
To Aug 25 Nana Ohnesorge: No Picnic at Ngannelong – a re-examination of Joan Lindsay’s ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’ which has obscured the significance of Hanging Rock (Ngannelong) as an Indigenous sacred site.
June 15 to Aug 4 Tai Snaith: A World Of One’s Own. Read more…

Open Book for A World of One’s Own, 2018, porcelain and paper
Photograph: Matthew Stanton
Courtesy the artist and Art Gallery of Ballarat, Victoria

Arts Academy, Post Office Gallery
Federation University Australia, cnr Sturt and Lydiard streets, Ballarat 3350.
PO Box 663, Ballarat 3353.
(03) 5327-8615.
Curator: Shelley Hinton.
Wed-Sat 12.00 to 5.00, Mon-Tues by appt.
June 14 to 22 Anna Farago: Raw Edges. Farago uses various creative methods to explore her own and others connection to place. As a daughter, sister, mother, wife, friend, crafter, artist, woman and now widow, she examines how identity strongly intersects with memory and place. Comprising large-scale textiles, small embroideries, paintings, photography, video and documented performative works, Farago’s ideas are deeply informed by her personal memories and personal experiences alongside those of others, including Indigenous Elders, Indigenous and non-Indigenous rangers and locals connected to specific sites and places.

Anna Farago, Mapped Grief, 2019, video still. Courtesy the artist and Arts Academy, Post Office Gallery

June 28 to July 14 NAIDOC19 – the Post Office Gallery’s annual NAIDOC exhibition celebrates the 2019 theme of ‘Voice. Treaty. Truth’. Let’s work together for a shared future.

Georgia MacGuire, Adani, 2018, broadsheet paperbark, 36 x 79cm. Courtesy the artist and Arts Academy, Post Office Gallery

Ballarat – Gallery on Sturt
421 Sturt Street, Ballarat 3350.
(03) 5331-7011.
Director: Leigh Tweedie.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.
To June 30 Masters in Print – new works on paper by some of Australia’s most iconic mid 20th century artists, including Arthur Boyd, Charles Blackman, Fred Cress, Sidney Nolan and John Coburn.

Bendigo Art Gallery
42 View Street, Bendigo 3550.
(03) 5434-6088.
Acting Director: Gaye Harrington.
Entry by donation, unless specified.
Gallery/shop daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 14 Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits.

Castlemaine Art Museum
14 Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine 3450.
(03) 5472-2292.
Thurs-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
June 8 to Sept 1, 2019 Len Fox Painting Award – a biennial $50,000 acquisitive award to commemorate the life of Australian born painter, Emanuel Phillips Fox (1865-1915).

Central Goldfields Art Gallery
Old Fire Station, Neil Street, Maryborough 3465.
(03) 5460-4588.
Thurs-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
To June 23 Deborah Halpern.
From June 29 Strange Garden sculpture by Eliza-Jane Gilchrist.

Falkner Gallery
35 Templeton Street, Castlemaine 3450.
(03) 5470-5858.
Wed 1.00 to 5.00, Thurs-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To July 6 botanic_architecture/under_construction/2019 by Garth Henderson.
Also, Mindfulness encaustic paintings by Jean Bohuslav.

Garth Henderson, banksia module 08 02 2019, Giclée print on Hahnemühle photo rag paper, 53 x 77cm

Jean Bohuslav, Time Out, Encaustic painting, 80 x 80cm. Courtesy the artist and Falkner Gallery

La Trobe Art Institute
121 View Street, Bendigo 3550.
(03) 5444-7272.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
To June 22 Unbranded featuring Damien Shen, Dean Cross, Gunybi Ganambarr, Illiam Nargoodah, James Tylor, John Prince Siddon, Ngarralja Tommy May, Noŋgirrŋa Marawili, Nyurpaya Kaika Burton, Patrina Munuŋgurr, Sharyn Egan, Sonia Kurarra and Wukun Wanambi.

Post Office Gallery
A satellite space of Bendigo Art Gallery
51-67 Pall Mall, Bendigo 3550.
(03) 5434-6179.
Acting Director: Gaye Harrington.
Entry by donation.
Daily 9.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 1 Rule Britannia, the Golden City: royal visits to Bendigo.

North North East & North West

Art at Linden Gate
For exhibition details see Melbourne section.

Benalla Art Gallery
(map ref Melway 619 D6) Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street West, Benalla 3672.
(03) 5760-2619.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Closed Tues, Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
To June 30 Simpson Gallery: Geometric Abstraction.

The Goat Gallery
87A Main Street, Natimuk 3409.
Sat-Sun 1.00 to 4.00.
June 1 to 10 Moulding at the Goat as part of the ‘The Art Is… Festival: Moulding our Future – photography by Michelle McFarlane and others, curated by Hannah French. Drinks and celebration: Wed June 5, 7pm.
Sat 15 and Sun 16 June The Middle Years works by students from the Middle Years of secondary school.
June 22 to July 1 Crags, Escarpments, Mountains a photographers view – group exhibition.

Horsham Regional Art Gallery
80 Wilson Street, Horsham 3400.
(03) 5382-9575.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.30, Sun 1.00 to 4.30.

Mildura Arts Centre
199 Cureton Avenue, Mildura 3500.
(03) 5018-8330.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To June 9 The Lost Photographs of Socrates Smith by Sam Lloyd.
To July 21 Making Home: Mildura Migration Stories – Sunraysia Community and Mildura Arts Centre.

Virgonas Ice Cream theatre usher tray, Mildura Arts Centre Collection

To Aug 11 Seventies Throwback – Mildura Arts Centre Collection.

© Juanita Wilson, Betond Borders exhibition. Courtesy the artist and Mildura Arts Centre

May 30 to Aug 4 Untitled Community (Everything out of Place and Looking Wonderful) by Kate Cotching.

Shepparton Art Museum (SAM)
(map ref Vic Roads map 273 L8 or 32 H8) 70 Welsford Street, Shepparton 3630.
(03) 5832-9861.
Director: Dr Rebecca Coates.
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00, public hols 1.00 to 4.00.
Closed Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Good Friday.
Join SAM on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
To June 10 Arlo Mountford: Deep Revolt.

Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery
Horseshoe Bend, Swan Hill 3585.
(03) 5036-2430.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.

TarraWarra Museum of Art
See Melbourne entry for exhibition details.

Wangaratta Art Gallery
56 Ovens Street, Wangaratta 3677.
(03) 5722-0865.
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 June 30 Gallery 2: Free Weaving: Karen Tapestries and Collages.
To July 12 WPAC Foyer Gallery: Adjunct: John Parkes.
June 1 to Aug 11 Gallery 1: Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award 2019.

Warragul Region

Bradley Hall Antiques & Art Gallery
Australian Studio of Gary Miles
12 Old Telegraph Road West, Drouin West 3818.
(03) 5626-8355, 0407-443-606.
Sat-Sun and public hols 11.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
Artist: Gary Miles.
Gallery viewing of available paintings of past series.

Kerrie Warren, Artist & Pilgrim Creek Studios
Crossover (East of Melbourne)
Large Scale Paintings, Ceramics, Sculpture.

Phil Henshall Studio
1116 Main Neerim Road, Rokeby 3821.
Studio open the second weekend each month 10.00 to 5.00.
June 8 and 9 Aspects of William Buckley.

Red Tree Gallery Jindivick
420 Main Jindivick Road, Jindivick 3818.
(03) 5628-5224.
Ongoing, Laurie Collins.
Through June, Teresa Kallo presents paintings of a reflective and abstract nature.