Victorian art galleries and their APRIL 2024 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.
Instagram: @csc_gallery
Fri–Mon 10.00 to 4.00, Tues–Thurs by appt.
To April 7 Blackroom Gallery: A Presence in the Landscape by David Hurwitz.
April 13 to May 5 Blackroom Gallery: Yohaku by Sandi Faulkner.

Whistlewood, 642 Tucks Road, Shoreham 3916.
(03) 5931-0318.
Thurs–Mon 11.00 to 4.00.
To May 5 Autumn Salon – new paintings and sculptures in evocative Autumn hues by leading and emerging talents of First Nations art from the Kimberley, Central Deserts, the Pilbara, the APY Lands, and Arnhem Land.
April 13 to May 5 The Other Side – new jewellery by Melinda Young and Emily McCulloch Childs. Since 2015 contemporary jeweller Melinda Young and curator Emily McCulloch Childs have worked with First Nations artists across Australia in workshops for the Indigenous Jewellery Project. During these projects they have also made their own work on Country inspired by the materials, places, people, and communities with whom they have worked.

Melinda Young, Fish Pool Earrings, 2016/2024, 925 silver, plastic marine debris (Shady Beach, NE Arnhem Land). Courtesy the artist and EVERYWHEN ART

Frankston Arts Centre and Cube 37 Galleries
27–37 Davey Street, Frankston 3199.
(03) 9784-1060.
Glass Cube & Art After Dark view 24/7 from the street: Transmission 1 by DEMSKY.
Cube Gallery: Essence by Tea Ercoles.
FAC Curved Wall: Walking Through Frankston by Billy Nye and Peninsula Printmakers.
FAC Atrium: Colour And Flow by Rebecca Abbey.
FAC Mezzanine: Transcending Australis: A photographic journey North to South by Brad Henderson and Craig MacDonald.
FAC Foyer: FAC Design Store featuring Lori Hakim, Monica Szwaja and Robyn Saunders. Tues–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.

Gordon Studio Glassblowers
290 Red Hill Road, Red Hill 3937.
Thurs–Mon 10.00 to 5.00, or by appt.

McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery
390 McClelland Drive, Langwarrin 3910.
(03) 9789-1671.
Wed–Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
Closed Mon–Tues and select public hols.
March 30 to June 30 Visionary: Recent Donations to the McClelland Collection. Continuing in the spirit in which McClelland Sculpture Park and Gallery was gifted to the community in 1971, McClelland’s renowned collection of Australian and international sculpture has been shaped in large part by the vision of a large circle of generous donors. Visionary: Recent Donations to the McClelland Collection showcases a range of extraordinary works which have come into the collection over recent years. Artists include John Nixon, Rick Amor, Anne-Marie May, Sanne Mestrom, Scott Redford, Peter Corlett, Julius Kane, Vincas Jomantas, Kerrie Poliness, and Lauren Berkowitz and Erwin Fabian.

Anne-Marie May, Drawing 373 (flexing and unfolding), 2020, thermally formed acrylic, individually shaped from sheet side, 180 × 120cm. McClelland Collection. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program. Photograph: Christian Capurro. Courtesy the artist and McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery

Lauren Berkowitz, White residue, 2010, cricket ball offcuts, thread, 350 × 200cm (approx.). McClelland Collection. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Igor Zambelli. Photograph: Mark Ashkanasy. Courtesy the artist and McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery

Montalto Sculpture Park
33 Shoreham Road, Red Hill South 3937.
(03) 5989-8412.
Free entry.
Daily 11.00 to 5.00.

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.
To April 21 (opening Sat April 13, 1–4pm Bring a plate of 70’s retro food!) Main Gallery: Neo Disco with Screenprints and projected shapes.
April 13 to May 26 Sparc Gallery: Dark City: Melbourne 2020 paintings by Nick Dell’Oso.
April 27 to May 26 Main Gallery: Remnant Remains by Christine Bouchier.

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.

Matchbox Gallery
36 Main Street, Yinnar 3869.
Fri–Sun 11.00 to 4.00, or by appt.

Mingara Gallery
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

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

Geelong Art Space
89 Ryrie Street, Geelong 3220.
Online 24/7 to view and acquire art pieces.
Please check our website for opening times to visit.
April 5 to May 18 International Art Textile Biennale a touring exhibition presented by Fibre Arts Australia.

Brenda Livermore, Fire Brand (detail). Photograph: Janet Tavener. Courtesy the artist and Geelong Art Space

Geelong Gallery
55 Little Malop Street, Geelong 3220.
(03) 5229-3645.
Director: Jason Smith.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 21 The O’Donohue & Kiss Gift. Free entry.
To July 28 Dianne Fogwell – Prescience. Free entry.
Also, Forewarning (Act 4): Demarcation – Jacobus Capone. Free entry.

Hamilton Gallery
107 Brown Street, Hamilton 3300.
(03) 5573-0460.
Mon–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 2.00.
To April 14 Emerging from Darkness: Faith, Emotion and The Body in The Baroque.

Artemisia Gentileschi, Lucretia, c.1630–35, oil on canvas. Private collection. Courtesy Hamilton Gallery

The Papermill Gallery
100 Lower Paper Mills Road, Fyansford 3218.
Wed–Sun 11.00 to 4.00.

Petschel House Gallery & Studios
Petschel House, 107 Petschels Lane, Hamilton 3300.
Open most days, call ahead or by appt.
Works by Jenni Mitchell and Mervyn Hannan.
Stock quality Fine Art material.
Two day plein air workshop.

Qdos Fine Arts
35 Allenvale Road, Lorne 3232.
(03) 5289-1989.
Director: Graeme Wilkie OAM.
Thurs–Sun 9.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
Through April, An April Reflection – Alexandra Copeland, Robert Whitson, Juris Cerins, James Davis, Geoffrey Ricardo, Peter Gardiner, Rohan Robinson, Steve Sedgwick, and Brigit Heller.

Warrnambool Art Gallery
26 Liebig Street, Warrnambool 3280.
(03) 5559-4949.
Director: Aaron Bradbrook.
Mon–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 3.00.
To April 28 Radical: Australian Abstract Art of the 70s and 80s from the Warrnambool Art Gallery Collection.
To June 30 Maar Nation Made.
April 6 to June 16 Clive Murray-White and Michelle Caithness: The Reciprocal Eye.

Central Victoria

Ararat Gallery TAMA (Textile Art Museum Australia)
82 Vincent Street, Ararat 3377.
(03) 5355-0220.
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 June 16 Panoply by Kasia Töns.
To July 7 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 Day and Boxing Day.
To April 14 Backspace Gallery: Susan Nethercote: The garden within – works which look at both domestic and public gardens and the ways we create a sense of home, place, and spiritual connection.
To April 21 Angela Brennan: Tête-à-tête & Vis-à-vis – large immersive abstract paintings by Ballarat-born, Melbourne-based artist Angela Brennan.

Angela Brennan, String theory, 2020, oil on linen, 168.5 × 155cm. Purchased with funds from the Colin Hicks Caldwell Bequest, 2022. Courtesy the artist and Art Gallery of Ballarat

To April 21 Georgia MacGuire: OnemdaOnemda is a Woiwurrung word meaning “love” or “the regard that we have for each other.” For First Nations artist Georgia MacGuire, these paperbark and feather sculptures are a connection to Country.
Also, Next Gen: VCE Art & Design 2024 – discover the issues, ideas and causes that are inspiring our next generation of young artists in this showcase of work created by students from Government, Catholic and Independent schools from Ballarat, and the South Western Victorian region in 2023.
To June 2 Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual DependencyThe Ballad of Sexual Dependency series is a key work from one of the most influential figures and activists of recent times.

Nan Goldin, Mark tattooing Mark, Boston, 1978. National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra, purchased in celebration of the National Gallery of Australia’s 40th anniversary, 2022. © the artist Courtesy the artist, National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra and Art Gallery of Ballarat

April 18 to May 26 Steph Wallace: Living On Land – examines the complexities of cultural identity and legacies of the destructive nature of colonialisation on the contemporary physical and cultural landscape.

Bendigo Art Gallery
42 View Street, Bendigo 3550.
(03) 5434-6088.
Director: Jessica Bridgfoot.
Gallery/shop open daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 14 Paris: Impressions of Life 1880–1925.

Jean Béraud, The Entrance to the 1889 Universal Exhibition, 1889, oil on wood Musée Carnavalet. © CC0 Paris Musées / Musée Carnavalet – Histoire de Paris. Courtesy Bendigo Art Gallery

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Poster for the cabaret venue Divan Japonais at 75 rue des Martyrs, 1892, colour lithograph Musée Carnavalet. © CCO Paris Musées/Musée Carnavalet – Histoire de Paris. Courtesy Bendigo Art Gallery

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.
Free entry.
Thurs–Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
To April 14 LOVE. To June 16 Women on Women – Tenar Dwyer, Starlie Geikie, Ruth O’Leary, Tashara Roberts, Fiona Somerville, and Lyndal Walker.
April 18 to July 14 Philip Adams, Craig Barrett and Jackie Gorring.

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 April 8 Jacklyn Foster – solo exhibition.
To April 15 Changing Hues – group Autumnal exhibition.
April 11 to May 6 All I can See – group Landscape 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.

Horsham Regional Art Gallery
80 Wilson Street, Horsham 3400.
(03) 5382-9575.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Christmas Day.

Mildura Arts Centre
199 Cureton Avenue, Mildura 3500.
(03) 5018-8330.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
To April 14 Abloom by Rhian McLeod, and The object of labour, the place of redemption by Emiko Artemis.
To April 28 Collective Movements: First Nations Collectives, Collaborations and Creative Practices from across Victoria – a MUMA/NETS Victoria touring exhibition, curated by Kate ten Buuren, Maya Hodge and N’Arweet Professor Carolyn Briggs AM PhD with advice from Professor Brian Martin. This project has been supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria and the Australian Government through Creative Australia, its principal arts investment and advisory body.

oneofftwo STUDIOS
5A Coates Crescent, Beechworth 3747.
Sat–Mon 10.00 to 5.00, Tues–Fri by appt.
Located within the historic gardens at Mayday Hills, oneofftwo is the studio/gallery of Dore Stockhausen and Marcus Foley showcasing their paintings and jewellery.

Marcus Foley, stacked flower ring, 2018, 925 silver, reclaimed ceramic, 3.5 x 3.2 x 3.4cm. Courtesy the artist and oneofftwo STUDIOS

Dore Stockhausen, insight.outlook 24, 2023, acrylic on canvas on aluminium composite panel, 153 × 91cm. Courtesy the artist and oneofftwo STUDIOS

Shepparton Art Museum (SAM)
530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton 3630.
(03) 4804-5000.
Free entry.
Mon–Fri (except Tues) 10.00 to 4.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To April 15 Beci Orpin: MUSH/ROOM.
To May 5 Jen Valender: Field.
To May 6 Emma Coulter: spatial deconstruction #30 (social fabric).

Emma Coulter: spatial deconstruction #30 (social fabric), installation view, Shepparton Art Museum, 2023. Photograph: Leon Schoots. Courtesy Shepparton Art Museum

To July 14 Ryan McGinley: YEARBOOK.
To Sept 1 The Land is Us: Stories, Place & Connection. Artworks from the NGV Collection.
To Nov 10 Mud, Water & Fire.

Ryan McGinley, YEARBOOK (detail – Matty M), 2018. © the artist. Courtesy the artist and Shepparton Art Museum (SAM)

Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery
Horseshoe Bend, Swan Hill 3585.
(03) 5036-2430.
Instagram: @swanhillartgal
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.

TarraWarra Museum of Art
See Melbourne entry for exhibition details.

Turbo Gallery
58 Federal Street, Rainbow 3424.
Visit website for opening hours.

Workspace 3496
2/38 Indi Avenue, Red Cliffs 3496.
Director: Rohan Morris.
Free entry.
Wed–Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 10.00 to 1.00.

Warragul Region

Sue Jarvis Gallery Garden
24 Blackwood Lane, Gembrook 3783.
Sat–Sun only or by appt.

Warragul Exhibition Hall
15 Howitt Street, Warragul 3820.
March 30 to April 7 Easter Art Sale – a collaboration between the Warragul Rotary Club and the Baw Baw Arts Alliance. Artists from Gippsland and beyond, including the Baw Baw Arts Alliance. Buy off the wall and take home the same day.

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

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