Sky High, Mount Dandenong, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia
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Art walks & tours

See the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges from a palate of perspectives as you discover critical Australian artistic history and working studio wonders. 

Discover the region as depicted by artists
Follow the Heidelberg School Artists Trail along the Yarra River, and learn more about the celebrated Australian artists who lived and painted these scenes. 

Follow the interpretative signs along the 40-kilometre trail from Heidelberg to Belgrave, showing reproductions of works by Heidelberg School founders Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton and Frederick McCubbin. 

See the artists at work
Meet the artists who are keeping the region on the map when Yarra Valley, Nillumbik and Dandenong Ranges artists throw open their studio doors through the annual Open Studios program. 

Witness and purchase the work of wood carvers, painters, digital artists, sculptors, jewellery designers and more, and observe the entire collection of local artists at group exhibitions. 

Find inspiration in the region's stunning gardens
Explore surprising outdoor garden galleries at Cloudehill and William Ricketts Sanctuary. Take your pencils and pastels and capture the vista of Melbourne and beyond from SkyHigh at the top of the Dandenong Ranges.

Montsalvat, Eltham, Victoria, Australia

Montsalvat

Canvas charming mudbrick cottages housing artists’ studios and a French provincial restaurant, on five acres of peacock-patronised garden in Eltham.

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Burrinja Theatre at Night

Burrinja Cultural Centre

Burrinja Cultural Centre is a vibrant community cultural centre that encompasses performing arts, Indigenous gallery, contemporary arts gallery,...

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William Ricketts Sanctuary

William Ricketts Sanctuary

Find mystical clay sculptures of Aboriginal figures hiding in the tranquil ferny glades of the William Ricketts Sanctuary in the Dandenong Ranges.

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Galleries