Drawings and Prints

The Portland CEMA Arts Centre is a multipurpose venue utilised by community organisations and hirers for meetings, workshops, rehearsals performance and exhibitions. Its collection includes a selection of prints, drawings, watercolours and oil collected during the 1960s, 70s and 80s. Highlights are a selection of Botanical drawings by the late Colin Woolcock and commissioned works in copper by the late Ronald Skate (c1980).
Built in 1884, the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery is Australia's oldest and largest regional gallery and Australia's 5th largest collection. Its collection spans early colonial through to contemporary art, with important works-on-paper collections and collections of decorative arts, costume and sculpture. Works from the Heidelberg School, and prints dating from Captain Cook's voyages to the present day are included. The Gallery also houses the original Eureka Flag, an important gold fields collection and Lindsay Family works.Approximately 6000 works of which approximately 3500 include work-on-...
The Museum is housed in a Trust National Building, which is currently undergoing restoration. There are many maritime objects, including models of ships and a scale model of "Gerberus". We also have early clothing, domestic articles, an historic signature quilt from World War I, which has been to Sydney on loan. We also have a sound effects machine, thousands of photographs, silverware, WWI memorabilia, family research and a bi-monthly newsletter.World War I memorabilia including a signature quilt made by the women of Williamstown including Jacka's signature. We have archival...
The Museum contains displays of Corps and related military memorabilia, as well as an outdoor display of over forty restored vehicles. Many other vehicles of relevance to the RACT and its predecessor Corps are awaiting work which will restore them to their original condition.Estimated 54 restored vehicles and 11 awaiting restoration work
The former bakery houses some of the original bakery fittings and a large historical collection which includes costumes, maps, postcards, photographs, relics of the local racing industry and reminders of the municipality's heyday as a holiday, picnic and bathing resort.Approximately 2000 objects, plus 1250 photographs
A library and large collection of material from the Philippines, including books, paintings, sculpture, musical instruments, tapestries, textiles, crafts, costumes, photographs and domestic items are housed in this purpose-built exhibition Gallery. Philippines House is one of many cultural attractions at International Village.Estimated 100 rare volumes of books
As a university-based art museum, The Potter offers distinctive experiences to visitors. Like the University itself, The Potter is committed to research, teaching and the enhancment of the cultural and intellectual life of the community. Selections from the University of Melbourne Art Collection are always on display, presenting art works and cultural artefacts collected over almost 150 years. Housing the second largest art collection in Victoria, the Potter's displays range from classical antiquity to contemporary art. Our changing exhibition program brings art from around Australia and the...
Situated in Civic Reserve parkland, the gallery specialises in Australian prints and drawings, including works by Russel Drysdale, John Brack, Jan Senbergs, Noel Counihan, Charles Blackman, Diana Mogensen, Susan Stamp, Elizabeth Gower, Lynne Boyd, Fred Williams, Arthur Boyd and Brett Whitely. Programs include lectures, workshops, special events and artists' floor-talks relating to exhibitions on display.1200 works of art, mainly Australian prints and drawings
Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery is situated near the Little Murray or Marraboor River adjacent to the Swan Hill Pioneer Settlement Museum. The Gallery reflects the unique nature of the region and presents a dynamic changing exhibition program.

Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery started life on the upper deck of a paddle-steamer called "The Gem" before moving to a new purpose-built art gallery in 1987. The Gallery boasts one of the most impressive collections of naïve art in Australia. Naïve artists are frequently self-taught and their work has a freshness and raw appeal...
While Australia's oldest public art gallery The National Gallery of Victoria undergoes a program of redevelopment, a temporary gallery is located at 285-321 Russell Street. The magnificently restored 19th century galleries at Russell Street house over 700 key works from the NGV's permanent collection. The National Gallery of Victoria on Russell marks the Gallery's return to its original home, which it occupied from 1861 until the move to the Roy Ground's designed building in St Kilda Road in 1968.

The National Gallery of Victoria International Art will open in 2002 at the St Kilda...
The Melbourne Cricket Club Museum is an accredited museum (since 1998) and holds a collection of primarily cricket related material, although there are significant holdings in the areas of Australian Rules football and MCC and MCG history. The Museum also houses a fine collection of English ceramics and prints, which depict cricket and date from the 18th century. On every non-event day MCG Tours depart regularly from the Great Southern Stand foyer (located on Street level, Brunton Avenue near Light Tower 4), between 10am and 3pm. Highlight of the tour include: Players change rooms; Cricket...
This collection incorporates the Melbourne Open Air Sculpture Museum. It has approximately 4000 historical and contemporary objects including architectural plans, photographs, civic and ceremonial objects, sister city gifts, commemorative objects, and a visual art collection. It is used for research and for long and short term exhibitions. The Open Air Sculpture Museum is a collection of heritage and contemporary monuments and sculptures in public spaces.4000 items
The library is maintained by the Humanist Society of Victoria. It covers 150 years of local Australian material, associated manuscripts and related records from overseas. It is a repository of privately-held material of the major secular, freethought groups that have operated throughout Australia over the past century.Archival records minute books, biographical data, photographs, drawings, pamphlets, fliers, magazines, journals, books and associated materials as well as memorabilia of the Australian Freethought Movement, which modern Humanist and Secular Societies define as an integral part...
The RAAF Museum is Australia's biggest collection of military aircraft and memorabilia relating to the rich history of the Australian Flying Corps and the Royal Australian Air Force. Regular flying displays are held. Showcasing the museum's historic aircraft fleet and visitors can also view skilled aircraft restorers and maintenance at work.Major national military aviation relating to the history to the history of the Australian Flying corps and the RAAF. Collection includes in excess of 75 aircraft, 400,000 individual objects 120,000 volumes and over 3 million negatives and photographs.
Overlooking Corio Bay, the Geelong Maritime Museum is located in the stable of Osborne House which was built in 1857. The museum has displays looking at the colourful history of Osbourne House which was the site of the first Australian Naval College in 1913 and the first submarine base in 1921. The museum also focuses on the history of Corio Bay as a port.Naval: from Nelson and Trafalgar to WW11; Maritime: merchant navy, our Corio Bay, sail instruments; Library: charts, maps, maritime and naval reference
Main collections include: Goldmining and life on the goldfields, R.E. Johns Aboriginal Collection, Beechworth Chinese Community Collection, Local Families, Identities Collection, Natural History and Development, Archives, Ned Kelly.In 1863 the Burke Museum was added to the Beechworth Public Library and Athenaeum (est 1856) in honour of Robert O'Hara Burke, the explorer of Burke and Wills fame. Today the Burke Museum presents cultural and natural heritage material, which contributes to the understanding and appreciation of the customs, activities, historic episodes, the natural environment and...
The Stonington Stables Museum of Art will feature exhibitions of significant artworks, principally by established professional artists, for the pleasure and education of the University and the broader community. The gallery will provide a focus for scholarship and research into the visual arts, together with a range of recreational and educational attractions for a wide range of visitors. The Stonington Stables provide a remarkable example of the work of the renowned architect Charles D'Ebro and are one of the largest built in metropolitan Melbourne during the late nineteenth century. They...
The Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale is located at the Port of Sale Civic Centre, home to the gallery since 1995. The gallery consists of three major exhibition spaces and features a small, but significant permanent collection. The gallery hosts several key State and National touring exhibitions each year. The permanent collection includes paintings and works on paper by artists of the Gippsland region and in particular works that use landscape and the environment as a reference. Local craft is also well represented in the collection. All works in our permanent collection are in storage, unless...
The Performing Arts Museum of the Victorian Arts Centre exists to preserve, manage and make accessible Australia's performing arts history and traditions. The Museum was founded in 1977 and since that time has worked closely with the performing arts community to build a unique collection of material which tells the story of the performing arts in Australia.The Performing Arts Museum collection contains costumes and accessories, stage designs, props, photographs, posters, programmes and personal memorabilia relating to many of Australia's foremost companies and performers including Dame Nellie...
The mission of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) is to be an independent membership organisation committed to the conservation of our heritage by our own action and by involvement and education of the community. Tasma Terrace is the principal office and is open weekdays, 9.00am to 5.00pm for enquiries, joining the trust and purchase of books and gifts. It is not however a museum property.The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) manages and opens the doors of many significant historical properties and gardens across Victoria. See separate Guide entries for Como Historic House and...

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