October 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.
The Mornington Peninsula’s specialised Aboriginal art gallery, Everywhen Artspace directors Susan McCulloch and Emily McCulloch Childs represent the work of 40 Aboriginal art centres from around Australia plus select non-Indigenous artists.
To Nov 25 ReGeneration: showing, teaching, passing down – celebrating spring and the season of renewal with an expansive exhibition of new Aboriginal art from the APY Lands, the Western Central and Western Deserts, the Pilbara, Qd, Arnhem Land, the Kimberley and the Tiwi Islands illustrating the inherited rights of image-making. Featuring paintings and ceramics from Ernabella Arts and paintings from Papunya Tjupi. Illustrated talk: Aboriginal art: the tradition evolves – Sun Oct 27, 2pm. Bookings essential by Oct 24.

Candy Nelson Nakamarra, Kapi Tjukurrpa – Kalipinypa, 152 x 122cm. Courtesy the artist and Papunya Tjupi

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 Oct 5 FAC Curved Wall Gallery: Pier to Point by Steve Salo. Cube Gallery: Grand Pawtrait Prize.
To Oct 19 Glass Cube Gallery: Slow Art Collective & weaving workshops. FAC Design Store: Revamped Jewellery Boutique: Revamping jewellery for charity.
To Oct 26 FAC Atrium Gallery: Neo Pop by Alan Delon and Nick Walker & Fury.
From Oct 10 FAC Curved Wall Gallery: On the Beach: When Hollywood Came to Frankston.
From Oct 24 Art After Dark: Peninsula Film Festival: Shorts Selection. Glass Cube Gallery by day: Artwell: Community. FAC Mezzanine: When the Cows Come Home by Jordan Richardson. Cube Gallery: Oakwood School.

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 Flinders

From Oct 12 Outback Perspectives by featured artists Guy Detot and Terrence Hadler on display at Manyung Sculpture Gallery.

Guy Detot, Dressed For The Ball, 51 x 16 x 18cm. Courtesy the artist and Manyung Gallery Flinders

Manyung Gallery Mount Eliza
85 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.
Pop into our temporary space to view a wide range of contemporary art!

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

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.

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.
Oct 7 to 23 Peninsula Studio Trail Exhibition.

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.
To Oct 26 Gallery arc: Cosmic Garden an immersive, sculptural installation by Caroline Graley and John Noordennen. SParc gallery: Refresh and Replenish: Small works from the Park Rd Studios by printmaker Jenny Peterson. Closing event for Refresh and Replenish: Sat Oct 12, 1pm.

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 21 ArtsPrint Exhibition – unique, original and limited edition prints created from a range of techniques by our Gippsland printmakers. Curated by Susan Hall.
Oct 22 to Dec 2 (opening Sun Oct 27, 2-4pm) ExtraDimensional – a selection of contemporary sculpture and 3D art by our local and prize-winning Gippsland artists. Featuring works in core steel, iron, glass, wood, ceramics, copper and mixed media.

Gecko Studio Gallery
15 Falls Road, Fish Creek 3959.
(03) 5683-2481.
Facebook: geckostudiogallery
Thurs-Mon 9.00 to 4.00 (Gallery & Café).
To Oct 21 Wandering paintings by Caroline Kennedy.
Oct 24 to Nov 18 (opening Fri Oct 25, 6-8pm) Submerge drypoint and monotypes by Kim McDonald.

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 Oct 7 Wonderland by Crystal Stubbs.
To Oct 13, 2019 Wellington Youth Art Prize.
To Nov 3 Grand Country – Fred Williams in Gippsland.

Fred Williams (1927-82), Lightning Storm, Waratah Bay, 1971-72, oil on canvas, 91.5 x 127cm. Collection National Gallery of Australia. Gift of Lyn Williams AM 2015. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program. Courtesy Gippsland Art Gallery

To Jan 19, 2020 The Art of Annemieke Mein.
Oct 19 to Dec 1 Wild Things by Hayden Jackson.
Oct 19 to Jan 26 Whispering Landscapes by Meg Viney-Bell and Zetta Kanta.

Hayden Jackson, Untitled, 2019, acrylic and oil on canvas, 50.7 x 40cm. Courtesy the artist, Piermarq Gallery, Sydney and Gippsland Art Gallery

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 Oct 6 Voice, Treaty, Truth – Uncle Albert Mullett, Steaphan Paton and Jennifer Mullett.

Artefacts crafted by Uncle Albert Mullett. Courtesy of the artist’s family and Latrobe Regional Gallery

To Oct 13 Morning, noon and night: Cbus Collection of Australian Art.
Also, Which Way The Wind Blows by Mandy Martin.

Mandy Martin, APM Rain, Steam & Speed, 1990, oil on linen, 100 x 244.2cm. Cbus Collection of Australian Art. Courtesy the artist and Latrobe Regional Gallery

To Oct 27 Vessel – A Voyage by Kevin White.

Kevin White, Teapot. in 4 cup sizes A,B,C & D, 1983. Courtesy the artist and Latrobe Regional Gallery

Also, Beyond by John Conomos.
To Nov 10 Self-Made: Zines And Artist Books.
Oct 26 to Jan 12, 2020 Dissonant Rhythms by Ross Manning.

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.

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 10 The Greatest Team of All – treasures from the Bob Gartland Collection.
To Nov 24, 2019 Geelong acquisitive print awards.
Also, Collection leads: John Scurry small paintings.

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 10 to 27 Connection by Arthur Boyd and Jamie Boyd. Please check website for exhibition opening details.

Arthur Boyd, Two Figures Meeting, c.1960s, ink on paper, 100 x 75cm. Courtesy Metropolis Gallery

Jamie Boyd, The Dream, lithograph, edition 63/100, 60 x 85cm. Courtesy Metropolis Gallery

National Wool Museum
26 Moorabool Street, Geelong 3220.
Mon-Fri 9.30 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 15 Art Quilt Australia 2019 – a showcase of contemporary art quilts from Australia, New Zealand and beyond. Featuring Expressions: The Wool Quilt Prize.

Open Studio – Ngaire Johansen
3a Bosanquet Avenue, Newtown 3220.
Daily 10.00 to 2.00 and 3.30 to 6.00.
Free admission.
Nov 9 to 10 – an exhibition of selected works covering 30 years of ongoing stylistic development, which include acrylic and oil paintings on stretched canvases, and works on paper. Original works for sale.
Artist talk: Daily 11.30 and 3.30.

Ngaire Johansen, Portrait of the Artist as Muse (Caroline Graley) after William Dobell, 2016, oil on canvas, 117 x 92cm. Courtesy the artist

Ngaire Johansen, Tread Lightly on the Earth,  2015, oil on canvas, 90 x 120cm. Courtesy the artist

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

Central Victoria

Ararat Gallery TAMA
Town Hall, 82 Vincent Street, Ararat 3377.
(03) 5355-0220.
Free entry.
Mon-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
Permanent collection textile/fibre art exhibitions ongoing.
Through Oct Fantasies by Hannah Gartside.
Also, fifty – permanent collection.
Also, Digitisation: Behind the Scenes – permanent collection.

Art Gallery of Ballarat
40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat 3350.
(03) 5320-5858.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Oct 20 Camouflage by Liu Bolin (China), and Noémie Goudal: Telluris – both exhibitions are part of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2019.
To Oct 27 The Sunken Garden by Jane Burton.
Also, Yellow Peril by Eugenia Lim.

Arts Academy, Post Office Gallery
School of Arts, 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 Oct 20 Soldiers by Adi Nes – focuses on both the intermediary moments between privacy and intimacy within the rigid framework of military life, while also exposing the loss of innocence within this highly masculine world. Presented in partnership with Ballarat International Foto Biennale. The exhibition is proudly supported by Debbie Dadon AM and Embassy of Israel, Australia. Open daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Oct 25 to Nov 26 (opening Fri Oct 25, 6.30pm) Joseph Beuys: The Revolution Is Us – a major exhibition showcasing the work of German Conceptual and performance artist Joseph Beuys, one of the most influential artists of the second half of the 20th century will include a selection of his unique films, works on paper and sculptures. Known for his highly original and controversial themes and practice of ‘social sculpture’, the artist’s works are held in collections worldwide including the Art Institute of Chicago; Museum of Modern Art New York; Tate Gallery, London; Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin and Kunstmuseum Basel amongst others. The exhibition coincides with Compassion Week Ballarat Oct 21 to 27.

La rivoluzione siamo Noi (The revolution is Us), 1972, Joseph Beuys in front of the Villa Orlandi, Capri
Photograph: Giancarlo Pancaldi, Edition Staeck, Heidelberg. Courtesy Arts Academy Post Office Gallery

Ballarat – Gallery on Sturt
421 Sturt Street, Ballarat 3350.
(03) 5331-7011.
Director: Leigh Tweedie.
Mon 10.00 to 4.00, Tues-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.
To Oct 12 I’m Home by Chippy Rivera (Chipshots Photography). Selection of exceptional photography. Brand Ambassador for Benro Australia, Samyang, Optics Australia, Tenba Bags Australia, Canon, Mazda Ballarat, Ballarat Jaguar Landrover. All proceeds donated to Ballarat Soup Bus. New to the gallery decorative and functional ceramics by award-winning artist Ruby Pilven.

Chippy Rivera (ChipShots Photography), The Ballarat Life, edition 10, 52 x 67cm. Courtesy the artist and Ballarat – Gallery on Sturt

Chippy Rivera (ChipShots Photography), The Crowning, edition 10, 67 x 52cm. Courtesy the artist and Ballarat – Gallery on Sturt

Ballarat International Foto Biennale
To Oct 20 The Ballarat International Foto Biennale attracts significant International and Australian photographers as one of Australia’s pre-eminent photographic festivals. The 2019 program includes 30 exhibitions and 70 open programs.
Tickets on sale now, visit the website for the full program of events.

Bendigo Art Gallery
42 View Street, Bendigo 3550.
(03) 5434-6088.
Director: Jessica Bridgfoot.
Entry by donation unless specified.
Gallery/shop daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 10 Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion. To Nov 17 Desert Lines.
To Dec 8, 2019 Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize.

Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn wearing coat by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Paris, 1950. Courtesy Bendigo Art Gallery

Cascade Art Gallery
The Church, 1A Fountain Street, Maldon 3463.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
Oct 10 to Nov 3 The Tangled Wood etchings, linocuts and wood engravings by David Frazer.

Castlemaine Art Museum
14 Lyttleton Street, 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.
To Oct 13 Ngardang Girri Kalat Mimini – Mother Aunty Sister Daughter is a collaborative network of regional Victorian Indigenous women artists and their first collective, and first of its kind exhibition.

The Forge Pizzeria
14 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat 3350.
To Oct 20 two open program exhibitions: Santa Christmas Cards by Robert Imhoff, and next door at 1816 BAKEHOUSE: Two puppets, a Car & a Chameleon featuring a collaboration between Imhoff, London-based puppeteer Ron Mueck and Melbourne-based model maker Herman Witte. Both venues open daily. As part of the 2019 International Foto Biennale;
Both venues open seven days.

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 26 Interwoven: Master Weavers | Community | Intergenerational | Cross Cultural.

The Parlour
16 Herriot Street, Heathcote 3523.
(61) 409-100-071.
Sat 1.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
Oct 4 to Nov 3 (opening Sat Oct 5, 4-6pm) 春 – Junko Azukawa sumi-e, Charlotte Watson kintsugi, and Malcolm Butler bonsai.

Post Office Gallery
A satellite space of Bendigo Art Gallery
51-67 Pall Mall, Bendigo 3550.
(03) 5434-6179.
Director: Jessica Bridgfoot.
Entry by donation.
Daily 9.00 to 5.00.
Oct 11 to Feb 23, 2020 Pieces of a story: people and places of Bendigo.

North North East & North West

Art at Linden Gate
For exhibition details see Melbourne section.

The Art Vault
43 Deakin Avenue, Mildura 3500.
(03) 5022-0013.
Mon 10.00 to 2.00, closed Tues, Wed-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 3.00.
Oct 30 to Nov 18 What Remains by Shirley Ploog.

Benalla Art Gallery
(map ref Melway 619 D6)
Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street West, Benalla 3672.
(03) 5760-2619.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Tues, Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

The Goat Gallery
87A Main Street, Natimuk 3409.
Usually Sat-Sun 1.00 to 4.00.
Sept 28 to Oct 13 Carolynne Hamdorf.
Oct 19 to Nov 3 The Printed Garden Exhibition and Workshops by Jenny Peterson, as part of the Nati Frinj Biennale;

Horsham Regional Art Gallery
80 Wilson Street, Horsham 3400.
(03) 5382-9575.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun and public hols 12.00 to 4.00.
Excludes Good Friday, Christmas Day & Boxing Day, 1pm opening ANZAC Day.

Mildura Arts Centre
199 Cureton Avenue, Mildura 3500.
(03) 5018-8330.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Oct 13 Curiosities et al. by Oli Gasperini.
Also, Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial – a National Gallery of Australia Exhibition.
To Oct 20 Vineyard by Mark Dober.
Also, Land, Place and Country – Mildura Arts Centre Collection.
Oct 18 to Dec 1 Starstruck: On Location National Portrait Gallery.

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 Nov 24 Arthur Boyd: Landscape of the Soul.
To March 15, 2020 The Boyd Family: a legacy of pottery.

Arthur Boyd, Reflected kangaroo, c.1976, oil on canvas. Bundanon Trust Collection. Courtesy Shepparton Art Museum

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 27 Gallery 1: The Gift by Judy Cassab. Gallery 2: Cultural Connections: GANEAA.
To Nov 13 WPACC Foyer Gallery: North East Tree Scenes by Andy Pye.

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.

Phil Henshall Studio
1116 Main Neerim Road, Rokeby 3821.
Studio open the second weekend each month 10.00 to 5.00.
Through Oct Exploring ASPECTIVISM™.

Red Tree Gallery Jindivick
420 Main Jindivick Road, Jindivick 3818.
(03) 5628-5224.
Ongoing, Laurie Collins.
Sept 27 to Oct 29 (opening Sat Sept 28, 1.30pm) Peter Dumergue and Marg Dumergue with their show of painting and digital media.