Sculpture at Skyhigh, Mount Dandenong, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia
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Art & culture

Take an artistic quest to Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, where Australia's rich creative history is upheld by exciting modern artists.

Journey from cultural heritage to the cutting-edge future
Pay homage to the famous Heidelberg School, which took much of its inspiration from the Yarra Valley. See where artists including Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton and Frederick McCubbin lived and painted along the Heidelberg School Artists Trail and visit Montsalvat, Australia's oldest artists' colony.

Jump forward to the mid-twentieth century and see iconic Australian works by Albert Tucker, Brett Whiteley and many others in TarraWarra Museum of Art's sleek galleries. 

Peek into the studios of working wood carvers, painters, digital artists, sculptors, jewellery designers and other artists, when they throw open their doors during the annual Open Studios program. Meet the artists, learn about their inspirations and take their works home with you.

Art everywhere
Lie back on sweeping winery lawns beneath summer stars and drink in the local drops to the sounds of the region's outdoor musical presentations. Soak up tunes from pop superstars, jazz maestros, and classical divas in the vein of regional legend Dame Nellie Melba. You're in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, where creativity is contagious.

Coombe Yarra Valley - the Melba Estate

Coombe Yarra Valley - Coombe The Melba Estate

Coombe Farm was once the home of legendary soprano Dame Nellie Melba and is still owned and operated by her direct descendants, the Vestey family....

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Mont De Lancey Historic Homestead

Mont De Lancey Historic Homestead Museum

Come and enjoy the Mont De Lancey experience; located less than an hour's drive from Melbourne in the stunning Yarra Valley, it is an excellent...

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TarraWarra Museum of Art

TarraWarra Museum of Art

Stunning architecture, contemporary art and rolling hills: see magnificent sites inside and out at this cultural icon in the Yarra Valley.

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Winter on the Bay

Art at Linden Gate

Art at Linden Gate, in the beautiful Yarra Valley, is a Complete Art Experience. Stainless steel, concrete and granite sculptures by Ernst Fries can...

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Silvermist Studio Jewellers Gallery

Silvermist Studio Jewellers Gallery

Nestled in a beautiful cottage in the centre of Healesville, Silvermist Studio is both the home and gallery of Goldsmith Tim Peel. Tim, a fellow of...

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Making a vase

Healesville Glass Blowing Studio

Healesville Glass Blowing Studio is the studio of artists Tim Bassett and Tali Dalton. The studio was established in 2009 and is located in the...

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