Art & culture
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.
Hear the stories of the peninsula's rich history in eclectic museums housed in gracious old mansions and simple homesteads, or alongside dramatic landmarks.
Acquire a vivid new interpretation of Mornington Peninsula as you admire works by contemporary artists and historic painters and sculptors.
Visit the Mornington Peninsula's varied museums to discover tales tall and true of a rich history dating back to Victoria's first European settlers.