August 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 & Emily McCulloch Childs represent the work of 40 Aboriginal art centres from around Australia.
To Aug 31 Winter Salon: Warm hues + Winter Lights. Rich palettes and soft hues feature in a wide-ranging exhibition of Aboriginal and select non-Indigenous Australian art from eight regions. Including Kimberley ochres by Patrick Mung Mung and Mabel Juli, lush colour works from the APY Lands; night sky paintings by Vicki Cullinan, artists of Utopia, water sites and salt lakes by Candy Nakamarra, Nora Wompi and others, atmospheric coasts by the Peninsula’s Miodrag Jankovic, layered abstracts by Queenscliff artist David Beaumont and Queensland artist Claudine Marzik. Plus a wide selection of carvings, ceramics and other 3D works.

Miodrag Jankovic, Winter Tide, oil on linen, 138 x 215cm. Courtesy the artist and EVERYWHEN Artspace

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 19 FAC Design Store: Revamped Jewellery Boutique.
To Nov 2 FAC Mezzanine: When the Cows Come Home by Jordan Richardson.
Aug 1 to Oct 26 FAC Atrium Gallery: Neo Pop by Alan Delon, Nick Walker and Fury.
Aug 9 to Sept 6 Cube Gallery: FAC Open Exhibition 2019: Women in Art.
From Aug 15 Glass Cube Gallery: Baluk Arts: Barring-buluk Too-roodun Following their tracks… FAC Curved Wall Gallery: Pier to Point by Steve Salo.

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.
Fri-Mon 10.00 to 5.00.
Aug 3 to 24 Figure me by Maria Coyle featuring indoor and outdoor figurative sculpture.

Manyung Gallery Mount Eliza
60 Mt Eliza Way, Mt Eliza 3930.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, and first Sun of the month 10.00 to 3.00.
Aug 3 to 24 Sarah Boulton, Julie Hutchins and Eve Marks.

Eva Marks, Pinken 3, 40 x 31cm. Courtesy the artist and Manyung Gallery Mt Eliza

Manyung Gallery Sorrento
113a Ocean Beach Road, Sorrento 3943.
(03) 9787-2953.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00 (except Tues and Wed).
Aug 3 to 24 The world of Abstract featuring Natasha Barnes. Paintings inspired by the artist’s travels and the rich African landscapes.

Natasha Barnes, Garden of Eden, 170 x 170cm. Courtesy the artist and Manyung Gallery Sorrento

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.

Montalto Sculpture Park
33 Shoreham Road, Red Hill South 3937.
(03) 5989-8412.
Member of ACGA.
Free entry.
Open daily.
To Aug 25 Montalto Sculpture Prize 2019 – Robert Barnstone, Paul Handley, Michael Needham, Martin George, Mark Schaller, Marcus Tatton, Lucas Maddock, Jonathon Leahy, Jimmy Rix, Ian Bracegirdle, Cetta Pilati, Greg Johns, Graeme Altmann, Fiona Omeenyo, Elly Buckley, Danny Fotopoulos, Carmel Wallace, Brigit Heller, Anderson Hunt, Mike Nicholls, Mela Cooke, Matt Calvert, Mark Cuthbertson, Kylie Stillman, John Fitzmaurice, Helen L Alexander, Ewen Coates, Emmy Mavroidis, Clancy Warner and Christabel Wigley.

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.
Aug 31 to Oct 5 Mornington Peninsula Landscapes 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 Aug 10 Gallery arc: Latrobe Regional Gallery Emerging Artist Award ‘Connecting Threads’ – works by award recipient Sarah Saridis.
Aug 17 to Sept 14 (opening Sat Aug 17, 2pm) Carnival mixed media works by four Gippsland artists. The opening will include fancy dress and music, enter the labyrinth if you dare!

ArtSpace Wonthaggi
1 Bent Street, Wonthaggi 3995.
(03) 5672-5767.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
2D and 3D contemporary and traditional art.
To Sept 9 Gippsland Artists Open Exhibition – a selection of high quality artworks by our renowned local artists.
New range of Artisan gifts also available.

Gecko Studio Gallery
15 Falls Road, Fish Creek 3959.
(03) 5683-2481.
Facebook: geckostudiogallery
Thurs-Mon 9.00 to 4.00, incorporating Headquarters Café.
Closed for winter break, reopening Thurs Aug 22.

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 Sept 8 Space – 50 Years Since Man First Stepped On The Moon.

NASA, Washington, D.C., Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., walks on the surface of the moon, 1969, C-type photograph, 50 x 40cm. Collection National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Purchased, 1980

To Oct 7 Wonderland by Crystal Stubbs.
To Jan 19, 2020 The Art of Annemieke Mein.
Aug 10 to Nov 3 Grand Country: Fred Williams in Gippsland.

Fred Williams (1927-83), 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

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 Aug 11 One Hand Washes the Other by Madeline Bishop.
To Oct 6 Voice, Treaty, Truth – Uncle Albert Mullett, Steaphan Paton and Jennifer Mullett.
To Oct 13 Morning, noon and night: Cbus Collection of Australian Art.

Howard Arkley, Western Suburbs, 1988, acrylic and photocopy on paper, 22 x 29cm. Cbus Collection of Australian Art

To Oct 13 Which Way The Wind Blows by Mandy Martin.
To Oct 16 Vessel – A Voyage by Kevin White.
Aug 10 to Oct 19 Self-Made: Zines And Artist Books: State Library of Victoria.
Aug 17 to Oct 27 Beyond by John Conomos.

Kevin White, Untitled, 2001, porcelaneous stoneware, underglaze and onglaze enamels, 31 x 31 x 6.5cm. Courtesy the artist

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. Gallery closed re-opening September 2019.

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 Sept 1 The Moon – this exhibition is programmed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing.

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.
To Aug 18 Washing off the Sand by Adrian Lockhart.

Adrian Lockhart, Three Bathers, 2019, mixed media on paper, 150 x 100cm. Courtesy the artist and Metropolis Gallery

Petschel House & Bijou Gallery & Studios
Jenni Mitchell and Mervyn Hannan
107 Petschels Lane, Hamilton 3300.
Studio and recent works. Classes and workshops.

Qdos Arts + Sculpture Park
35 Allenvale Road, Lorne 3232.
(03) 5289-1989.
Director: Graeme Wilkie OAM.
Fri-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.
Mon-Sun 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
Permanent collection textile/fibre art exhibitions ongoing.

Art Gallery of Ballarat
40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat 3350.
(03) 5320-5858.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 4 Becoming Modern: Australian women artists 1920-1950.
Also, Tai Snaith: A World Of One’s Own. Read more…
To Aug 25 Nana Ohnesorge: No Picnic at Ngannelong.
Aug 24 to Oct 20 Camouflage by Liu Bolin (China), Ballarat International Foto Biennale.
Aug 24 to Oct 27 The Sunken Garden by Jane Burton.
Also, Yellow Peril by Eugenia Lim.

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 Aug 17 Benchmark19 – Arts Academy Visual Arts. A mix of contemporary ideas, approaches, methods and materials by students working across diverse studio areas, including design, painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, video, photography and installation.
Aug 24 to Oct 20 Ballarat International Foto Biennale: Soldiers by Adi Nes presents a series of 22 photographs created by one of Israel’s leading photographers Adi Nes, between 1994 and 2000.

Adi Nes, Untitled, 1995, digital print. Courtesy the artist, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv and 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 Aug 31 FIVE-FOLD – Gerardi Family Exhibition.

Paul Gerardi, Raku Container, 2019, ceramic, 12 x 8 x 8cm. Courtesy the artist and Ballarat – Gallery on Sturt

Ballarat International Foto Biennale
Ballarat International Foto Biennale attracts significant International and Australian photographers as one of Australia’s pre-eminent photographic festivals.
Aug 24 to Oct 20 Liu Bolin (China). Tickets on sale now, visit website for 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.
Aug 17 to Nov 10 Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion.
Aug 17 to Nov 17 Desert Lines.

Castlemaine Art Museum
14 Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine 3450.
(03) 5472-2292.
Thurs-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 1, 2019 Len Fox Painting Award – a biennial $50,000 acquisitive award to commemorate the life of Australian-born painter, Emanuel Phillips Fox (1865-1915).

Central Goldfields Art Gallery
Old Fire Station, Neil Street, Maryborough 3465.
(03) 5460-4588.
Thurs-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
From 17 Aug Ngardang Girri Kalat Mimini Mother Aunty Sister Daughter. A collaborative network of regional Victorian Indigenous women artists and their first collective – and first of its kind exhibition.

GOTAFE Shepparton Students, Aunty Girl, 2018, mixed media sculpture; fibre, clay, wool felt, wood, wire. Photograph: Tiffany Garvie. Courtesy the artists, Koorie Heritage Trust, Melbourne and Central Goldfields Art Gallery

Ngarga Ngamat Vessel, 2019, paperbark, Blackgin

Falkner Gallery
35 Templeton Street, Castlemaine 3450.
(03) 5470-5858.
Wed 1.00 to 5.00, Thurs-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 14 Ciao Ciao charcoal drawings and Aquatints by Liz Caffin.
Also, Liminal Spaces oil paintings by Nick Dridan.

Liz Caffin, Passagio, aquatint. Courtesy the artist and Falkner Gallery

Nick Dridan, Feather Light, oil painting, 71 x 57cm. Courtesy the artist and Falkner Gallery

The Forge Pizzeria
14 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat 3350.
Aug 24 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;

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 Aug 24 Autoluminescent featuring Brendan Van Hek, Rebecca Baumann and Ross Manning.

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.
To Sept 1 Rule Britannia, the Golden City: royal visits to Bendigo.

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.

The Goat Gallery
87A Main Street, Natimuk 3409.
Sat-Sun 1.00 to 4.00.
July 27 to Aug 11 Wild Places photographs by Adam Demmert and Gareth Llewellin.
Aug 17 to 31 A Photographers View group exhibition by rock climbers.

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 4 Aug Untitled Community (everything out of place and looking wonderful) by Kate Cotching.
To Aug 11 Seventies Throwback – Mildura Arts Centre Collection.
To Oct 13 Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial – a National Gallery of Australia Exhibition.
Aug 8 to Oct 20 Land, Place and Country – Mildura Arts Centre Collection.
Aug 15 to Oct 13 Curiosities et al. by Oli Gasperini.
Aug 15 to Oct 20 Vineyard by Mark Dober.

QT Hotel Falls Creek – Alpine Room
17 Bogong High Plains Road, Falls Creek 3699.
Aug 23 to 25 (opening Fri Aug 23, 6-8pm) The Fall photographs by David Rosendale.
Fri 6-8pm, Sat 10am-8pm and Sun 10am-8pm.

David Rosendale, Falls Creek No# 06, 2016, 83 x 83cm, archival inkjet print on Hahnemuehle Cotton Rag. Black, hand stained Australian oak frame with museum grade acrylic. Courtesy the artist

David Rosendale, Falls Creek No# 75, 2017-2019, 120 x 83.3cm, archival inkjet print on Canson Edition Etching Cotton Rag. Black, hand stained Australian oak frame with museum grade acrylic. Courtesy the artist

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 Sept 1, 2019 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award and Isadora Vaughan.

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.
Aug 2 to Oct 6, 1000 Years – Ten Centenarian Drawings by Peter Wegner.

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 Aug 11 Gallery 1: Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award. WPACC Foyer Gallery: Adjunct by John Parkes.
To Aug 25 Gallery 2: Small Sculpture from the Collection.
Aug 11 to Sept 24 WPACC Foyer Gallery: WPACC in the Making – A Celebration of 10 Years.
Aug 17 to Oct 27 Gallery 1: The Gift by Judy Cassab.

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.

Gary Miles, South Bound Trucks Jugiong Hill, 92 x 122cm. Jugiong Series painting completed 2018, depicting rural sheep country mixed with the Hume Highway- Australia’s freight highway!

Kerrie Warren, Artist & Pilgrim Creek Studios
Crossover (East of Melbourne)
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.
Aug to Oct Exploring ASPECTIVISM™.

Red Tree Gallery Jindivick
420 Main Jindivick Road, Jindivick 3818.
(03) 5628-5224.
Ongoing, Laurie Collins.
Through Aug, Missing time photographic exhibition by Bruce Langdon.