Victorian art galleries and their MAY 2022 exhibition schedules are listed below, grouped by region. For listings in other Australian states please use the What’s On menu above.

Mornington Peninsula

Cook Street Collective
41 Cook Street, Flinders 3929.
(03) 5989-1022.
Fri–Mon 10.00 to 4.00, Tues–Thurs by appt.

1/39 Cook Street, Flinders 3929.
(03) 5989-0496.
Directors: Susan McCulloch OAM and Emily McCulloch Childs.
Fri–Tues 11.00 to 4.00. Closed Wed–Thurs.
Specialising in contemporary Aboriginal art from 40+ Aboriginal owned art centres around Australia.

Frankston Arts Centre and Cube 37 Galleries
27–37 Davey Street, Frankston 3199.
(03) 9784-1060.
Please check website for dates and changes to opening hours prior to visiting.
Through May:
Glass Cube & Art After Dark: view 24/7 from the street front Creature Comforts: Kate Rohde.
Cube Gallery: Architecture of Inner Space: Agata Mayes.
FAC Curved Wall Gallery: The Trees are Falling into the Sea and Other Stories: Rosie Weiss.
FAC Mezzanine. Works on Paper: Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency.
FAC Atrium: Beneath the Canopies: Kerrie Warren with collaborating artists Dr Aunty Eileen Harrison and Darryl Whitaker.
FAC Foyer. FAC Design Store.

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 Mount Eliza
2/85 Mount Eliza Way, Mount Eliza 3930.
(03) 9787-2953.
Mon–Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
From May 28 Fiona Chandler.

Fiona Chandler, Looking Closer V, watercolour on canvas, 60 × 60cm. Courtesy the artist and Manyung Gallery Mount Eliza

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery (MPRG)
See Melbourne entry for exhibition details.

Gippsland South East

ARC Gallery
19 Main Street, Yinnar 3869.
(03) 5163-1310.
Thurs–Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
April 30 to May 28 Interconnections – Anthea Williams, Hedley Potts, Owen Rye, Dragi Jankovic, Chris Myers, Jillaine Hurrell, Christopher Headley, Peter Corser, Ino Kiyoshi, Adam Cox and John Rojo. Celebrating arc’s 40 years of Ceramic Teaching and learning interconnections in the Latrobe Valley Gippsland.

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 May 29 In Praise of Landscape: The Art of John Borrack.
To June 5 Harbinger.

Latrobe Regional Gallery
138 Commercial Road, Morwell 3840.
(03) 5128-5700.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
To July 10 Hazelwood.
Also, Field of Visions by Mira Gojak and Michael Prior.
To July 17 The Valley: LRG Collection.
To July 24 Fata Morgana by David Burrows.
Also, Tarra-Bulga by Dean Smith.

Mingara Gallery
242 Thompson Avenue, Cowes, Phillip Island 3922.
(03) 5952-3722.
Wed–Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 11.00 to 3.00.
To May 15 Luminous Earth by Sara Paxton.

Sara Paxton, Lake Reflections, 2022, oil on canvas, 76 × 152cm. Courtesy the artist and Mingara Gallery

Sara Paxton, Emerging Light, oil on canvas, 90 × 120cm. Courtesy the artist and Mingara Gallery

Geelong South West Great Ocean Road

Elizabeth Arthur Fine Art Gallery & Sculpture Garden
35 Carmichael Street, Hamilton 3300.
(03) 5572-2851.
Director: Dr Elizabeth Arthur.
Open by appointment.

Geelong Art Space
89 Ryrie Street, Geelong 3220.
Online 24/7. Please check our website for opening times.
Through May, the little things – a group exhibition featuring works by local and regional contemporary craft makers and artists, together with those from further afield.

Miranda Brett, Shizen I, felt, 6.5 × 4cm. Courtesy the artist and Geelong Art Space

Lea Rose, Germinate “From Little Things Big Things Grow” Paul Kelly, oils, etching and sewn line on canvas, 36 × 36 × 3cm. Courtesy the artist and Geelong Art Space

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.
To June 19 Barbara Campbell – ex avibus, and Dianne Fogwell – Prescience.
To July 3 Sally Smart – P.A.R.A.D.E.
Also, Ponch Hawkes – 500 Strong.

Sally Smart, The Violet Ballet, 2019, film still. Performers: Rennie McDougall and Lillian Steiner. Photograph: J Busby. © the artist. Courtesy the artist and Geelong Gallery

Qdos Fine Arts
35 Allenvale Road, Lorne 3232.
(03) 5289-1989.
Director: Graeme Wilkie OAM.
Thurs–Mon 9.00 to 5.00.
From the Stockroom or visit online.

Ian Parry, Truwana, oil on linen, 122 × 107cm. Courtesy the artist and Qdos Fine Arts

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.
To June 12 pakayn marree weerrath (bone, stone, string) Women’s Tools.
To June 19 Barry Tate: Casino Cathedral.
To June 26 Carmel Wallace: Into the Woods.
To Nov 6 Annette Iggulden from here . . . to elsewhere.

Central Victoria

Ararat Gallery TAMA (Textile Art Museum Australia)
82 Vincent Street, Ararat 3377.
(03) 5355-0220.
Please check gallery website for updates.
To May 15 Backyard Havens: Works from the TAMA Collection.
Also, The Stan Kelly Art Group: From the Garden.
To June 19 Carole Wilson + Tim Craker: Pages From a Lockdown Diary.
To Oct 30 Prints & Drawings: Works from the TAMA Collection.

Art Gallery of Ballarat
40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat 3350.
(03) 5320-5858.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00. Closed Christmas and Boxing Day.
To May 8 Call and response.
To May 22 Backspace Gallery: Paul & Kate Vleck: Beyond the never seen.
May 7 to Aug 28 Trevor Smith: A Fanciful Feast.
May 7 to Sept 18 Monochrome.
May 7 to Sept 25 Lionel Lindsay: Creswick.
May 21 to Aug 7 Lionel’s Place.

Lionel Lindsay, White fan, 1935, wood engraving, printed in black ink on paper. Donated under the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts program by Max and Nola Tegel, 2016. Collection of Maitland Regional Art Gallery. © Estate of Lionel Lindsay. By permission of the National Library of Australia

May 21 to Oct 16 Light + Shade: Max Meldrum and his followers.

Clarice Beckett, Misty evening, Beaumaris, c.1930, oil on board. Maud Rowe Bequest, 1937. Collection of the Art Gallery of Ballarat

May 26 to July 3 Rachel King: Terrain.

Bendigo Art Gallery
42 View Street, Bendigo 3550.
(03) 5434-6088.
Director: Jessica Bridgfoot.
Entry by donation unless specified.
Gallery/shop open daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 17 Elvis: Direct from Graceland.

Elvis Presley strolls the grounds of his Graceland estate, 1957. Photograph: Michael Ochs. © EPE. Graceland and its marks are trademarks of EPE. All Rights Reserved. Elvis Presley™ © 2022 ABG EPE IP LLC. Courtesy Bendigo Art Gallery

Central Goldfields Art Gallery
(03) 5461-6600.
Central Goldfields Art Gallery is closed and is scheduled to re-open in late 2022 after a major redevelopment.
Follow the Gallery online

Falkner Gallery
35 Templeton Street, Castlemaine 3450.
(03) 5470-5858.
Thurs–Sat 11.00 to 5.00.

La Trobe Art Institute, La Trobe University
121 View Street, Bendigo 3550.
(03) 5444-7272.
Director: Bala Starr.
Free entry.
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.
(03) 5422-2047.
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 May 9 A Little Birdie Told Me – group exhibition.
To May 23 Places by Liz Zylinski – solo exhibition.
May 12 to 30 Winds of Change – group exhibition.
May 26 to June 20 My Impression – group printmaking exhibition.

North North East & North West

Benalla Art Gallery
🖈Map / Melway 619 D6
Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla 3672.
(03) 5760-2619.
Wed–Mon 10.00 to 4.30 (March to Aug), 10.00 to 5.00 (Sept to Feb). Closed Tues.
To June 26 Atong Atem: Banksia.
To July 17 Oculi: Acts I–VII.

Horsham Regional Art Gallery
80 Wilson Street, Horsham 3400.
(03) 5382-9575.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Christmas Day.
April 29 to Aug 28 Mali marrng Mallee Sky by Gail Harradine and Belinda Eckermann.

Mildura Arts Centre
199 Cureton Avenue, Mildura 3500.
(03) 5018-8330.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
To May 1 Southern Western, curated by Gareth Hart and Jane Polkinghorne.
To May 22 Assemblages by Isabel Davies – Mildura Arts Centre Collection.
Also, Wetland and River by Tasha Winton.
To June 5 SMECC Multicultural Arts Exhibition: Our COVID experiences – Sunraysia Mallee Ethnic Communities Council.

Shepparton Art Museum (SAM)
530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton 3630.
(03) 4804-5000.
Director: Dr Rebecca Coates.
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
To July 31 Art in Conflict: An Australian War Memorial Touring Exhibition.
Also, Nusra Latif Qureshi: The Land I See Is Not Elsewhere.

Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery
Horseshoe Bend, Swan Hill 3585.
(03) 5036-2430.
Instagram: @swanhillartgal
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 4.00. Public hols 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Mon, Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Open daily during Victorian school hols.

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, public hols and for exhibition installations.
Wangaratta Art Gallery is a Cultural Service of the Rural City of Wangaratta.
To May 9 WPACC Foyer Gallery: In the After by Emma White.
April 30 to June 12 Gallery 1: Wilam Biik – a TarraWarra Museum of Art exhibition touring with NETS Victoria, curated by Stacie Piper.
May 7 to June 2 Gallery 2: Eternal: Alun Rhys Jones.
May 9 to June 29 WPACC Foyer Gallery: Ralph Bristow: Playing the Galaxy On My Turntable.

Warragul Region

Bradley Hall Antiques & Art Gallery
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.
Australian studio of artist Gary Miles.
Gallery viewing of available paintings of past series.

Red Tree Gallery and Laurie Collins Sculpture Garden
420 Main Jindivick Road, Jindivick 3818.
Contact Laurie Collins 0457-099-094.
Through May, paintings and drawings by Ross Vanner.

WAS Gallery
Warragul Art Studios, 37 Latrobe Street, Warragul 3820.
Free entry.
Wed–Sat 10.00 to 4.00.

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