Experience the flourishing art scene in galleries and cafes dotted throughout the Great Ocean Road region. Visit large regional galleries at Warrnambool and Geelong which are full of history and the works of Australia's finest artists, while small private galleries and potteries showcase local contemporary talent.
Port Fairy has a growing reputation for its arts and crafts. There are more than a dozen galleries and studios open to the public and visitors can watch artists at work in their studios. You'll find a wide range of arts including paintings, sculpture, glass, ceramics, and jewellery and the galleries are often housed in beautiful historic buildings.
There are a number of galleries around the seaside villages of Geelong, Queenscliff, Lorne and Apollo Bay. These showcase a variety of local art, including oil and watercolour, pottery and photography and you’ll find many works inspired by the ocean and the stunning natural surroundings.