October 2018 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

Frankston Arts Centre and Cube 37 Galleries
27-37 Davey Street, Frankston 3199.
(03) 9784-1896.
Tues-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 9.00 to 2.00.
Art After Dark every evening from dusk.
Through October: Peninsula Film Festival: Selected Shorts. FAC Curved Wall Gallery: Between Bays – 2017 Open Exhibition winner Craig MacDonald with Brad Henderson & Karina Laird. FAC Atrium Gallery: Sea Boards by Matt D Design. Cube Gallery: Mental Health Week exhibition. FAC Mezzanine: Local Drawing on Nature group show. FAC Art + Gift Boxes: Revamping for Charity Vintage Jewellery.
Free entry to all galleries.

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
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.
Oct 5 to 20 Coastal by Kristine Ballard.

Kristine Ballard, Aqua Swell, 2018, oil on canvas, 122 x 152cm
Courtesy the artist and Manyung Gallery

McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery
(map ref Melway 103 E3) 390 McClelland Drive, Langwarrin 3910.
(03) 9789-1671.
Director: Lisa Byrne.
Entry by donation.
Gallery, shop and café 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.
Oct 6 to 28 The Winsome Collection by Camilla d’Antoine – a curated collection of rare and other-wordly hand coloured lantern slides, restored and transformed into large-scale photographic artworks.

Camilla d’Antoine, Young Zulu Woman, South Africa, c.1880, Magic Lantern photograph on 320gsm cotton rag, 130 x 110cm

Camilla d’Antoine, A Scamper Through The States, America, c.1890, Magic Lantern photograph on 320gsm cotton rag, 150 x 150cm

Montalto Sculpture Park
33 Shoreham Road, Red Hill South 3937.
(03) 5989-8412.
Member of ACGA.
Free entry.
Open daily.
To Oct 28 Montalto Sculpture Prize 2018.

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery (MPRG)
Civic Reserve, Dunns Road, Mornington 3931.
See Melbourne entry for exhibition details.

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

WHISTLEWOOD Contemporary Australian Art
642 Tucks Road, Shoreham 3916.
(03) 5989-8282.
Sat-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To Oct 28 Spring Salon 2018: Aboriginal art from around Australia – with paintings, barks, ochres, works on paper and carvings from 26+ leading Aboriginal art centres of the Kimberley, Arnhem Land, Central, Western and Eastern Deserts, the APY Lands, the Pilbara, Northern Territory, Queensland and Victoria.

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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.
Oct 20 to Nov 3 (opening Sat Oct 20, 2pm) SParc Gallery: Mini Retro by Kate McGuire.
Oct 20 to Nov 17 (opening Sat Oct 20, 2pm) Gallery arc: an exhibition of work by arc members to be held during the Moartz inc. Open Studios Latrobe Art Fair.
Nov 7 to 17 Children’s Art Exhibition, curated by Yvette Atkins.

ArtSpace Wonthaggi
1 Bent Street, Wonthaggi 3995.
(03) 5672-5767.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00. 2D and 3D contemporary and traditional art.
To Oct 15 ArtsPrint – an exclusive selection of original limited edition prints.
Oct 16 to Nov 26 (opening Sun Oct 21, 2-4pm) ExtraDimensional – featuring sculpture and diverse 3D artworks.

Gecko Studio Gallery
and ArtHouse accommodation
15 Falls Road, Fish Creek 3959.
(03) 5683-2481.
Facebook: geckostudiogallery
Thurs-Mon 9.00 to 4.00. Also including Headquarters Café.
To Oct 15 Juxtaposition – Maggie Malone, Harry Pullar, Chris Tuttle and Kerry Spokes. Four artists working with collage, a medium with a sense of revolutionary possibility.
Oct 18 to Nov 12 (opening Fri Oct 19, 6-8pm) Rosalind Forster – linocuts.

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 Nov 18 Connections to Country by Dr Aunty Eileen Harrison.

Dr Aunty Eileen Harrison, Connected to Country, 2016, acrylic on canvas, 91.5 x 152.5cm
Private collection

To Nov 18 Impressions of Gippsland by Kevin Lincoln.
To Nov 25 John Leslie Art Prize 2018.
To Jan 20, 2019 The Art of Annemieke Mein.

Kevin Lincoln, Gippsland Vic, 2003, watercolour and charcoal on paper, 37.5 x 76cm
Collection Gippsland Art Gallery. Donated by the artist through the Australian Cultural Gifts Program, 2004

Latrobe Regional Gallery
138 Commercial Road, Morwell 3840.
(03) 5128-5700
Fax 5128-5706.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To Oct 7 Mineral | Art of Matter 1400-2000: Highlights from Latrobe Regional Gallery Object Collection.
To Oct 21 Richard Tipping: Art Word, Signs, Drawings, Typographs.
To Oct 28 Beyond the Valley – a voyage in time by Martine Corompt.
To Nov 25 Blurred Boundaries by Helle Cook.
To Jan 13, 2019 Kylie on Stage – a touring exhibition proudly presented by Arts Centre Melbourne and the Australian Music Vault and supported by Creative Victoria.
To Jan 27, 2019 Codebreakers: Women in Games – an ACMI touring exhibition.

Heart Strings, licensed courtesy Cherie Davidson, Georgie Zuzek, Lisa Dyball, Elaine Carter and Yueyue Mo and Latrobe Regional Gallery

Maffra Exhibition Space
150 Johnson Street, Maffra 3860.
Enquiries to Gippsland Art Gallery (03) 5142-3500.
Mon, Wed-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 12.00, closed Tues and Sun.
To Oct 22 Actuality by Emma Hearnes.
Oct 25 to Dec 10 Homeground: Memory and Meaning – Kurec Family.

Emma Hearnes, Plunge, 2018, oil and graphite on canvas, 50.8 x 60.9cm
Courtesy the artist

Kiera Brew Kurec, Portrait Of The Artist, 2018, digital print on archival rag
Courtesy the artist

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Geelong South West Great Ocean Road

Bay of Whales Gallery
47 Liebelts Road, Narrawong 3285.
Gallery and Café Sat-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
Presenting artwork by realist artist Brett Jarrett. Jarrett’s works are based on nearly three decades of extensive field work dedicated to wildlife from remote regions of the world, creating a physical and emotional window into his world of art and nature.

Blarney Books & Art
37 James Street, Port Fairy 3284.
(03) 5568-2174.
Instagram: blarneybooksandart
Thurs-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Unique book-related art space bookshop, in beautiful Port Fairy.

Boom Gallery
11 Rutland Street, Newtown 3220.
Mon-Sat 9.00 to 4.00, Sat 9.00 to 3.00.
Boom Gallery presents the work of emerging and established artists.
Oct 11 to Nov 3 Red, Yellow, Blue paintings by Bridgette McNab. Read more…

Bridgette McNab, June, 2018, oil on polycotton, 70 x 100cm
Courtesy the artist

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.

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 Nov 18, 2018 Archibald Prize.
To Nov 25 Cuttings by Elizabeth Gower.

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.
Oct 13 to Nov 4 Metropolis Gallery Collectors Show.

Qdos Arts + Sculpture Park
35 Allenvale Road, Lorne 3232.
(03) 5289-1989.
Director: Graeme Wilkie OAM.
Thurs-Mon 9.00 to 5.00.
Oct 9, 10 and 11, Phil Doggett-Williams – QDOS Drawing Intensive: Technique, Process and Invention.
Oct 13, David Long – Dry Stone walling as sculpture or plinth.
Oct 20 and 21, Jock Clutterbuck – Drawing with the Mind’s Eye.
Oct 27 and 28, Dianne Longley – Encaustic Workshop.
Oct 30 and 31, and Nov 1, Rimona Kedem – Conservations with Self.
Nov 13, 14 and 15, Shona Wilson – Collaborations with Nature.
For all workshop details please call Qdos Arts, or visit website.
On-site accommodation at student rates.

SCOPE Galleries
38 Kelp Street, Warrnambool 3280.
(03) 5561-4758, 0410-464-330
Fax 5561-5692.
Director: Liza McCosh.
Sat-Sun 1.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
Contemporary paintings, prints and sculpture.

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 Oct 14 Code Breakers: Women in Games.
Also, Humanise by Leah Heiss.
To Dec 2 On Country: Stories of Gunditjmara Elders.
Oct 13 to Feb 24, 2019 Paul Jennings: UNREAL! – an exhibition celebrating Australia’s best-loved storyteller.

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

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Central Victoria

Ararat Gallery TAMA
Town Hall, Vincent Street, Ararat 3377.
(03) 5355-0220.
Mon-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
To Oct 28 Material Constructs: The Home Stretch by Sarah crowEST.
Oct 19 to Jan 20, 2019 Animalia Australis.
Oct 20 to Jan 20, 2019 Paul E Mason.

Art Gallery of Ballarat
40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat 3350.
(03) 5320-5858.
Free entry unless specified.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 6 BOAA ART 2018 – a city-wide celebration of contemporary art, as BOAA is the largest ever showcase of Australia’s living artists. Artists featured at the Art Gallery of Ballarat are Kim Anderson, Asher Bilu, Faridah Cameron, Gerwyn Davies, Phillip George, Marlene Gilson, David Jensz, Louiseann King, The Numina Sisters, Pip & Pop and Jason Sims. Full details at Read more…
To April 9, 2019 solis by Louiseann King – a re-imagining of two rooms of the gallery’s collection combining images of women and landscapes with contemporary works. Part of BOAA ART 2018.

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.
To Nov 6 Heidi Wood: Off The Map. Wood’s immersive work explores her curiosity about tourism and tourist zones, particularly within the ex-Soviet bloc. Creating her own promotional environment utilising a repertoire of commercial pictograms, mementos and symbols, Wood deliberately questions the very position of culture, the messages it can provide and the people it aims to target. Showing as part of BOAA, Biennial of Australian Art.

Heidi Wood, Covici, Croatia, 2017, unsized digital image
Courtesy the artist and Post Office Gallery

Ballarat – Gallery on Sturt
421 Sturt Street, Ballarat 3350.
(03) 5331-7011.
Director: Leigh Tweedie.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.
Oct 5 to Nov 14 (opening Fri Oct 5, 6-8pm) The Art of the Traveller – a selection of lithographs and sculptures by Bob Jenyns (1944-2015). Jenyns was a prolific artist whose practice spanned over four decades. He is represented in many of the country’s largest collections, including: National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Queensland Art Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art in Brisbane and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Read more…

Bob Jenyns (1944-2015), lithograph, 71 x 46cm
Courtesy Ballarat – Gallery on Sturt

Bob Jenyns (1944-2015), Jesus will soon return Mathew 24, lithograph, 65.5 x 40cm
Courtesy Ballarat – Gallery on Sturt

Bendigo Art Gallery
42 View Street, Bendigo 3550.
(03) 5434-6088.
Director: Karen Quinlan.
Entry by donation unless specified.
Gallery/shop daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Feb 10, 2019 Jessie Boylan: Rupture.
Oct 6 to Feb 10, 2019 Gothic Beauty: Victorian notions of love, loss and spirituality.
Oct 10 to Jan 21, 2019 Damon Moon: Subject/Object.

Biennale of Australian Art
To Nov 6 BOAA ART 2018 – presenting a showcase of 150+ artists from across Australia 65 curated solo exhibitions presented throughout three ‘Art Villages’ within 14 of Ballarat’s heritage buildings and historic locations. Visit website for program and ticketing. Read more…

Castlemaine Art Museum
14 Lyttleton Street (PO Box 248), Castlemaine 3450.
(03) 5472-2292.
Thurs-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.

Central Goldfields Art Gallery
Old Fire Station, Neil Street, Maryborough 3465.
(03) 5460-4588.
Thurs-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
Central Goldfields Art Gallery is a cultural facility of the Central Goldfields Shire Council.
To Oct 14 Jeff Makin – Survey.

Falkner Gallery
35 Templeton Street, Castlemaine 3450.
(03) 5470-5858.
Wed 1.00 to 5.00, Thurs-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Sun by appt.
Oct 11 to Dec 24 Folds and Feathers – David Golightly, Sally Roadknight and Lee Shelden.
Also, 2018 Christmas Collection: Affordable small works by 30+ artists.

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 Oct 27 Artivisms Now – Caroline Garcia, Parallel Park, Pierra Van Sparkes and Xanthe Dobbie. Curated by Brigid Hansen.
To Oct 27 Chart Form – Ashley Mariani, Dylan Martorell, Sean Hogan and Yuria Okamura.

A marketplace and consultancy of innovative, collectable, contemporary 2D and 3D art for commercial and private spaces, with a focus on large-scale works.

Post Office Gallery
A satellite space of Bendigo Art Gallery
51-67 Pall Mall, Bendigo 3550.
(03) 5434-6179.
Director: Karen Quinlan.
Entry by donation.
Daily 9.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 11 Bankrolling Bendigo: building a city.

Stockroom Gallery
98 Piper Street, Kyneton 3444.
(03) 5422-3215.
Mon-Thurs 10.30 to 5.00. Sat 10.00 to 6.00, Sun 10.00 to 5.00 (closed Tues-Wed).
Oct 13 to Nov 4 (opening Sat Oct 13, 4.30-7pm) Super Ecology by Jasmine Targett. Read more…

Jasmine Targett, Immeasurable Heaven/Self, 2016, Perspex, 82 x 860cm
Courtesy the artist and Stockroom Gallery

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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 Nov 4 Looking But Not Seeing.
Oct 6 to Feb 3, 2019 Collection 50th Anniversary.
Oct 26 to Dec 2 Broken River Potters.

The Goat Gallery
87A Main Street, Natimuk 3409.
Sat-Sun 1.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
To Oct 7 VCE Studio Arts – Horsham College, Horsham and St Brigid’s College, Horsham. Supported by Horsham Rural City Council.
Oct 13 to 21 Syria’s historical and cultural legacy in the context of ongoing conflict – photographs taken in Syria before the civil conflict began in 2011. Supported by Horsham Rural City Council.
Oct 26 to Nov 18 Mel Obst.

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 Oct 14 Art Directions 2018 – Arts Educators.
To Oct 21 Sense of Place – Barbara Bennetts, Bronwen Gibbs, Dawna Richardson-Hyde and Sharron Shalekoff.
To Oct 28 A Good Yarn 50 Years Long: 1968-2018 – The Embroiderers Guild, Victoria, Mildura Branch.
To Dec 2 Considering Mildura: Mildura Sculpture Triennials, 1982- 88 – Mildura Arts Centre Collection.

Sculpture among the Tulips
Tesselaar Tulip Festival
(Melways Map 123 B5) The Tulip farm, 357 Monbulk Road, Silvan 3795.
To Oct 14 Tesselaar Sculpture Prize 2018 – an exhibition of finalists for the $20,000 prize. Curated by Mark Cowie.

Shepparton Art Museum (SAM)
(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 Oct 24 Drawing Wall #32: Sadie Chandler.
To Nov 11, 2018 Indigenous Ceramic Award (ICA).
Also, Subject / Object.

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 Oct 28 Gallery 2: Formanics recent work by Taro iiyama.
To Nov 13 WPAC Foyer Gallery: Light Falls by Erin Davis-Hartwig.
To Nov 18 Gallery 1: Mayoral Chain – a Craft Victoria Travelling Exhibition.
Also, Local Links.

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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)
T 0411-480-384.
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.
Oct 13 and 14 ALTITUDE.
Nov 10 and 11, 24 and 25, 2018 SHOW & TELL.

Red Tree Gallery Jindivick
420 Main Jindivick Road, Jindivick 3818.
(03) 5628-5224.
Ongoing Laurie Collins.


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