Absorb some artistic flair amid the heritage ambience and creative dynamism in towns and villages all along the Mornington Peninsula.
Get a feel for the cultural energy created by the peninsula's splendour of sea, sky and diverse landscapes. Take in artistic and cultural experiences ranging from stunning fine art and heritage preservations to engaging community events celebrating an illustrious past and present.
Art in galleries and the outdoor inspiration
Track the works of iconic artists including McCubbin, Streeton, von Guerard and Roberts plus other renowned painters, sculptors, photographers and craftspeople at the region's major galleries. Follow in their footsteps on a stroll along some of the region's artist trails and discover the scenery that inspired their famed artworks. Delve deeper and browse collections in private galleries and be welcomed into the intimate world of artisan studios.
Museums of the famous and infamous
See where the European settlers first camped near Sorrento back in 1803 and learn about the famous and infamous residents that followed. Delve into early pioneer life at McCrae Homestead and Museum, which also displays works by artist, musician and diarist Georgiana McCrae.
Get a glimpse of old Europe on a wander through the collection of Napoleonic memorabilia at the 1840s Briars Historic Homestead.