Find inspiration in unlikely places in artistic Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, discovering galleries in restaurants and a converted convent, and call into conventional workshops to see art as it's created to bank a valuable regional souvenir.
Diverse artists and artworks
Whatever the medium, whatever your style, there's a gallery exhibiting it thanks to the region's diverse community of artists.
Furniture makers work with native timbers, iron and bronze. Wearable art and decorative pieces are created in the studios of jewellery makers, silversmiths, glass blowers and ceramists. Sculptors, glass artists, painters, printmakers, Koori artists, mural painters, textile artists and potters add colour and texture to the region.
Local artists and international guests
While in Daylesford, browse the eight galleries contained beneath the soaring ceilings and expansive windows of Daylesford's Convent Gallery, exhibiting local and international work.
Accompany fine dining at the esteemed Lake House with an unexpected exhibition of Allan Wolf-Tasker's paintings. Monastiraki Guest House is a riot of colour thanks to an eclectic collection of artworks.
Be prepared to linger and discover local artists at Mount Macedon's The Gallery, Tin Shed Arts and Woodbine Gallery in Malmsbury, and Lancefield's Mad Gallery.