Frankston Arts Centre and Cube 37 Galleries
27-37 Davey Street, Frankston 3199.
(03) 9784-1896. www.thefac.com.au
Tues-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 9.00 to 2.00. Art After Dark every evening from dusk.
Through Aug Full Bloom by Caroline Graley & John Noordennen.
From Aug 9 FAC Curved Wall Gallery: Hugh Mackay: The Moment of Being.
FAC Atrium Gallery: Sea Boards by Matt D Design.
Cube Gallery: FAC Open Exhibition.
FAC Mezzanine: Local Tales from a Suitcase.
Merricks House Art Gallery
3460 Frankston – Flinders Road, Merricks 3961.
(03) 5989-8088. firstname.lastname@example.org www.mgwinestore.com.au
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.
Aug 10 to Sept 2 Delmore Gallery: Utopia Women.
arc Yinnar Gallery
19 Main Street, Yinnar 3869.
(03) 5163-1310. www.arcyinnar.org.au
Tues-Fri 12.00 to 4.00, Sat 11.00 to 3.00.
Aug 11 to 25 (opening Sat Aug 11, 2pm) SParc Gallery: Memento works by Jill Loader.
Aug 11 to Sept 8 (opening Sat Aug 11, 2pm) ARChive – environmental protest poster art from the 1970s, from arc and the Wonderful Art Nuances Club.
Gecko Studio Gallery and ArtHouse accommodation
15 Falls Road, Fish Creek 3959.
(03) 5683-2481. email@example.com www.geckostudiogallery.com.au
Thurs-Mon 9.00 to 4.00. Also including Headquarters Café.
The Gallery and café are closed to Aug 15.
Aug 16 to Sept 17 (opening Fri Aug 17, 6-8pm) So I see (postcard from Morocco) by Rita Lazauskas drawings, paintings and prints.
Peter Slater, Black Shouldered Kite, 1991, acrylic on board, 59 x 44cm Collection Gippsland Art Gallery. Courtesy the artist and Gippsland Art Gallery
Also, Posthumous Tableaux by Michelle Molinari.
Michelle Molinari, Nature Morte, 2014, oil on aluminium, 96 x 122cm Collection Gippsland Art Gallery. Purchased with the assistance of the Robert Salzer Foundation, 2015. Courtesy the artist and Gippsland Art Gallery
To Sept 16 Event Horizon by Peter Gardiner.
Peter Gardiner, Ravensworth (Swamp Lantern III), 2012, oil on canvas, 150 x 130cm Collection Gippsland Art Gallery. Purchased in memory of Tim Wright with donations from the Wright Family, 2012. Courtesy the artist and Gippsland Art Gallery
Also, Gunailand by Steaphan Paton.
Steaphan Paton, Muraskin VII, 2017, etched colonial cotton canvas, 180 x 120cm Collection Gippsland Art Gallery. Purchased with the assistance of the Robert Salzer Foundation, 2017. Courtesy the artist and Gippsland Art Gallery
Permanent Exhibition The Art of Annemieke Mein.
Annemieke Mein, Dance of the Mayflies, 1988, applique, machine embroidery, fabric paint, silk organza, cotton, taffeta, synthetic fur on cotton canvas on board, 110 x 180cm. Gippsland Art Gallery Collection. Courtesy the artist and Gippsland Art Gallery
Latrobe Regional Gallery
138 Commercial Road, Morwell 3840.
Fax 5128-5706. firstname.lastname@example.org latroberegionalgallery.com
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To Aug 26 Paint County with County by Dennis Seymour.
To Oct 21 Richard Tipping: Art Word, Signs, Drawings, Typographs.
Aug 4 to Oct 7 Mineral | Art of Matter 1400-2000: Highlights from Latrobe Regional Gallery Object Collection.
Aug 11 to Oct 28 Beyond the Valley – a voyage in time by Martine Corompt.
Richard Tipping, No Understanding (Martin Place, Sydney), 2002, 2018, digital photographic print, 59.4 x 41cm Collection of Latrobe Regional Gallery. Courtesy the artist 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 Sept 3 Guiding Lights by Gippsland Art Gallery Guides.
Bijou Gallery Jenni Mitchell and Mervyn Hannan
Petschel House, 107 Petschels Lane, Hamilton 3300.
Thurs-Sun, or by appt.
Painting workshop ‘Winter’ Aug 25 and 26.
Elizabeth Arthur Fine Art Gallery & Sculpture Garden
35 Carmichael Street, Hamilton 3300.
(03) 5572-2851. email@example.com
Director: Dr Elizabeth Arthur.
Thurs-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
55 Little Malop Street, Geelong 3220.
(03) 5229-3645. geelonggallery.org.au
Director: Jason Smith.
Free entry unless otherwise stated.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 19, 2018 Geelong contemporary art prize. Read more…
Yvette Coppersmith, Self-portrait as St Vincent wearing Cara’s dress, 2016-18, oil on linen. Courtesy of the artist and Geelong Gallery
To Sept 2 rethinking Antipodes by Brook Andrew.
Brook Andrew, Bringing up the bodies Without fear or favour, 2016, four-colour photolithograph with collaged photolithograph elements and hand colour; edition 24/30. Purchased with generously provided by Christine Bell in memory of Dr Colin Holden, Robert Salzer Foundation Acquisition Fund, and Sybil Craig Bequest Fund, 2017. This work was produced in collaboration with APW Printers Martin King and Simon White at Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne, 2016 – as part of APW’s Antipodes project. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne. Courtesy the artist and Geelong Gallery
To Sept 9 My Geelong – our Gallery.
Laith McGregor, Tired mantra, 2018, oil on canvas and cotton. Courtesy the artist, Station Gallery, Melbourne and Geelong Gallery
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre (The Dome)
51 Little Malop Street, Geelong 3220.
Aug 10 to Sept 8 Near & Far photographic works by Lynne Alderton and Tess Rice.
Mon-Fri 8.00 to 8.00pm, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
Warrnambool Art Gallery
26 Liebig Street, Warrnambool 3280.
(03) 5559-4949. firstname.lastname@example.org www.thewag.com.au
Director: Vanessa Gerrans.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun and public hols 10.00 to 3.00.
To Sept 23 The Warrnibald 2018.
To Sept 30 Once Women Won the Vote by Danielle O’Brien and Marie Cook.
To Oct 14 Code Breakers: Women in Games.
Also, Humanise by Leah Heiss.
Sarah crowEST, Beaten and Left for Dead (detail), 2013-2018, linen, synthetic polymer paint, 254 x 218cm Courtesy the artist and Ararat Gallery TAMA, Victoria
Art Gallery of Ballarat
40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat 3350.
(03) 5320-5858. email@example.com artgalleryofballarat.com.au
Free entry unless specified.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 19 Parlour by Megan Evans – an intervention in a classic Victorian sitting room space, exploring violence in colonial society.
To Aug 26 WOW! LOOK AT THAT! – vibrant paintings and creative creatures by two Ballarat local artists.
To Sept 2 Recent Acquisitions a selection of works acquired in the past two years for the Gallery collection.
To Sept 9 Into Light: French masterworks from the Musée de la Chartreuse. Forty 19th and early 20th century paintings from this major French regional Gallery. Tickets available from the gallery website. Read more…
Sept 1 to Nov 11 solis by Louiseann King – work by this Victorian artist and sculptor reflecting on the display of colonial works in the Gallery collection. Part of the Biennale of Australian Art (BOAA), which will open in Ballarat Fri Sept 21.
Arts Academy, Post Office Gallery
Federation University Australia,
cnr Sturt and Lydiard streets, Ballarat 3350; PO Box 663, Ballarat 3353.
(03) 5327-8615. firstname.lastname@example.org federation.edu.au/pogallery
Curator: Shelley Hinton.
Wed-Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 4 BECAUSE OF HER, WE CAN! & COOEE! – Deanne Gilson, Marlene Gilson, Tammy Gilson, Elizabeth Liddle, Georgia MacGuire, Josh Muir and the Pitcha Makin Fellas. Work by Indigenous artists engaged in an art program through Federation College. Part of NAIDOC 2018.
Aug 16 to Sept 15 Benchmark18 – Arts Academy Undergraduate Visual Arts showcasing new work by our next hot crop of visual artists and designers. reflecting the breadth and diversity of students’ interests, ideas and areas of enquiry in drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and design.
Ebony Gulliver, Self Evident Map Painting 3, 2018, acrylic on paper, 123 x 86cm. Courtesy the artist and Post Office Gallery
Thomas Kennington, Homeless, 1890, oil on canvas Collection Bendigo Art Gallery
Biennial of Australian Art – BOAA www.boaa.net.au/tickets
Sept 21 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.
Clancy Warner, Between the Silence and the Heartbeat, re-claimed oregon timber (burnt), linseed oil and stain on steel baseplate Courtesy the artist and Biennial of Australian Art – BOAA
Louise Paramor, Palace of the Republic, on display at the NGV Australia, plastic, dimensions variable Photograph: Eugene Hyland. Courtesy the artist and Biennial of Australian Art – BOAA
Central Goldfields Art Gallery
Old Fire Station, Neil Street, Maryborough 3465.
(03) 5460-4588. email@example.com www.visitmaryborough.com.au
Thurs-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
Central Goldfields Art Gallery is a cultural facility of the Central Goldfields Shire Council.
Aug 3 to Sept 2 Oceanarium – deep sea other world featuring the work of Karen Richards and Sue Ferrari ñ this exhibition explores the magic of the deep sea underworld.
Also, It takes a child to grow a village – young children and their families from the Central Goldfields have made tiny ceramic houses led by Ann Ferguson.
35 Templeton Street, Castlemaine 3450.
(03) 5470-5858. firstname.lastname@example.org www.falknergallery.com.au
Wed 1.00 to 5.00, Thurs-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Sun by appt.
To Aug 11 Tree/Creek mixed media by Paula Martin, and Caste acrylic paintings by Georgie Beard.
Aug 16 to Oct 6 Solitude oil paintings by Jan McNeill, and Fleet of Foot watercolours by Liz McLennan.
Benalla Art Gallery
(map ref Melway 619 D6)
Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street West, Benalla 3672.
(03) 5760-2619. email@example.com www.benallaartgallery.com.au
Daily 10.00 to 5.00, closed Tues, Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
To Sept 30 Ornament and Subject.
To Aug 26 Sea HER Land – six of Baluk Arts’ key female Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.
The Goat Gallery
87A Main Street, Natimuk 3409.
Sat-Sun 1.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
Aug 3 to 12 Media Studies and Art assemblage works – McKenzie Creek, Horsham College.
Aug 17 to Sept 2 Studio Practice: Studio Arts Units 1, 2.
Mildura Arts Centre
199 Cureton Avenue, Mildura 3500.
(03) 5018-8330. firstname.lastname@example.org www.milduraartscentre.com.au
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 25 Testa Dura II by Vince Vozzo.
To Sept 2 Self-made: zines and artist books – State Library Victoria.
To Dec 2 Considering Mildura: Mildura Sculpture Triennials, 1982-88 – Mildura Arts Centre Collection.
Aug 30 to Oct 14 Art Directions 2018 – Arts Educators.
Shepparton Art Museum (SAM)
(map ref Vic Roads map 273 L8 or 32 H8)
70 Welsford Street, Shepparton 3630.
(03) 5832-9861. email@example.com sheppartonartmuseum.com.au
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 Aug 12 I hope you get this: Raquel Ormella.
Aug 25 to Nov 11, 2018 Indigenous Ceramic Award (ICA).
Also, Subject / Object.
Swanpool Arts Festival www.swanpoolanddistrict.com.au
Aug 4 to 19, 10am to 4pm the annual Swanpool Arts Festival – featuring the new Swanpool Creative Recycled Art Prize exhibition. The dining room will be open each day for morning/afternoon tea and lunches. Bookings available on 0422-370-389. Joining the SCRAP exhibition for 2018 will be displays by the Benalla Camera Club and the Broken River Painters. All exhibitions are within walking distance of each other from 2386 Midland Highway, Swanpool 3673. Events run by volunteers, all proceeds go to local not-for-profit community groups and projects. Visit website for details.
Wangaratta Art Gallery
56 Ovens Street, Wangaratta 3677.
(03) 5722-0865. firstname.lastname@example.org www.wangarattaartgallery.com.au
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 Aug 12 Gallery 2: Field of Vision – Wangaratta Artist Society.
To Aug 19 Gallery 1: Petite Miniature Textiles.
To Sept 10 WPAC Foyer: Should we Say something? by Marise Maas.
Aug 18 to Sept 16 Gallery 2: Inside Out: Art Outreach program with Beechworth Correctional Centre.
Phil Henshall Studio
1116 Main Neerim Road, Rokeby 3821.
Studio open the second weekend each month 10.00 to 5.00.
Exploring ASPECTIVISM™. Aug 11 and 12, Sept 8 and 9 BEN HALL and other PERSONS OF INTEREST.