Sculptures

One of Australia's oldest and largest, this regional Gallery houses a rich collection of nineteenth century European and Australian paintings and decorative arts, plus an important collection of twentieth century Australian art.Approximately 3000 items on display in a gallery area of 2754 square metres.
Warrnambool Art Gallery was established in 1886 and has actively been acquiring artwork ever since. In 1986, a purpose built building opened on the civic green, Warrnambool. It houses two permanent collection galleries, a prints & drawing gallery, a temporary exhibitions space and a community gallery. The Gallery is a memorial to Sir Fletcher Jones.The collection covers European Salon painting, Australian Colonial painting, Melbourne Modernism (c1930-50) and Contemporary Australian Prints and works of local historic significance. The Gallery holds a biennial print award of $10,000,...
A public art gallery that performs an informational and educational role within the campus and public communities. It provides annual program of exhibitions accompanied by catalogues and events, which critically interpret and document recent Australian visual art practice.1200 artworks
Items in the City of Port Phillip Contemporary Art and Heritage Collection are stored in three former Town Halls. The Contemporary Art Collection is partly on display at the St Kilda Town Hall. Heritage belonging to the Port Melbourne and South Melbourne localities are on display where space permits in the former Town Halls. Curated exhibitions from the Art and Heritage Collection are periodically held at the St kilda Town Hall. Curated exhibitions from the Art and Heritage Collection are periodically held at the St Kilda Town Hall. Public research enquiries are answered and some...
The Latrobe Regional Gallery is Eastern Victoria's premier art gallery. Following an extensive refurbishment, the gallery reopened to the public in June 2003. Seven gallery spaces and a sculpture courtyard showcase the gallery's collection, curated exhibitions and touring exhibitions.Broadly based on Contemporary Australian art post 1971 to the present. There are some historical works related to the Gippsland region and an Asian art collection. Media categories include, ceramics, glass, painting, sculpture and works on paper.
Heide, the former home of John and Sunday Reed is the site of an art museum, park and garden. The Museum's collection strengths are Australian modern art from the 1930s to present. It houses the Reed Collection and includes artists such as Atyeo, Boyd, Blackman, Brown, Hester, Mora, Nolan, Perceval and Tucker. Its collection of 1940s works by the Angry Penguins is the most comprehensive in Victoria. Recent contemporary art includes the Ballieu Myer Collection of the 1980s, and a new extension allows greater focus on contemporary Australian and international arts. The Sculpture Park...
Founded in 1956, the Gallery was originally housed in Rio Vista House, now a historic house museum (see separate entry). A highlight of The Permanent Collection is a significant collection of English and traditional Australian paintings donated by Senator R D Elliott and Hilda Elliott, and including works by Brangwyn, Orpen, John, Cox, Streeton, McCubbin and McInnes. The Gallery also has a significant collection of contemporary Australian sculpture. The Gallery and Rio Vista are part of the Mildura Arts Centre.Estimated 1700 items of art. It includes Australia's best Degas and Australia'...
The Gallery holds a collection of European and Australian paintings, prints and decorative arts from the 1700s, ethnographic material, antiquities and oriental decorative arts. It includes a large collection of works by the eighteenth-century English artist Paul Sandby.Approximately 7,000 items – Australian and English paintings and prints (1700s to contemporary), Greek and Roman Antiquities, Oriental Ceramics from the Han dynasty onwards, European glass, silver and ceramics (1700s to contemporary).
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...
Geelong Gallery's outstanding collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts spans the art of Australia from the colonial period to the present day. Frederick McCubbin's masterpiece. A Bush Burial was acquired four years after the Gallery's establishment in 1896. Since then, the Gallery has amassed a magnificent collection of 19th and 20th century Australian and European paintings. Interspersed throughout the nine galleries are exhibitions of decorative arts. Including 19th and 19th century English porcelain, British art pottery, colonial Australian silver, as well as contemporary...
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
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
The first fully accredited (map) private museum in Australia.Over 700 domestic pottery pieces from Australia, representing over 80 companies throughout Australia from the 19th century are on display.
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...
Completed in 1890, Labassa is a French Renaissance mansion significant for the relative completeness of its richly decorated and finely executed interiors.300 objects. Labassa features detailed stencilling, rich heavy wallpapers and a grand staircase with a magnificent stained-glass window and rare trompe l'oeil ceiling.
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...
The Tilly Aston Heritage Collection is owned by Vision Australia Foundation, an organisation that has operated as a service provider for blind and vision impaired people since 1895. The collection's namesake, Tilly Aston, co founded the Association for the Advancement of the Blind (now Vision Australia Foundation), at the age of 21 and successfully obtained voting rights, transport concessions and a pension for blind people in addition to free postage for Braille material. Many of these achievements were at the forefront of worldwide change. The heritage collection represents this amazing...

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