Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Art galleries

Delve into the creative consciousness of Victoria at one of the countless art galleries across the state. From Indigenous and traditional artists, through to contemporary masters, Victoria's public and private galleries showcase a wide range of Australian and international talent.

Regional highlights
Explore the history of Australian art at the Art Gallery of Ballarat and get involved at lunchtime talks and creative workshops. Wander the halls of the recently redeveloped Bendigo Art Gallery, one of Australia's largest and oldest regional galleries. Choose from a range of exhibitions covering everything from fashion history to Ancient Greek art.

Old and new
Visit the birthplace of Australian Modernism at Melbourne's Heide Museum of Modern Art. Here, works by the young guns of Australian art sit alongside a permanent collection featuring works by artists Sidney Nolan, Arthur Boyd, Albert Tucker.

Split up between two venues, the National Gallery of Victoria is the centrepiece of Melbourne's arts precinct. The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia at Federation Square exhibits pieces from the gallery's collection of Australian art. NGV International on St Kilda Road is home to the Melbourne Winter Masters and plays host to numerous concerts, art walks, talks and workshops.



Australian Centre for Contemporary Art

Get a fresh perspective. See works by the best international and Australian contemporary artists and attend inspiring workshops and public talks.

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Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)

Venture into Fed Square and explore the world of film, television and digital media with year-round exhibitions, rare screenings and cultural events.

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Emily Floyd, Abstract Labour (2014)

Heide Museum of Modern Art

Be inspired by three dedicated exhibition spaces, two historic kitchen gardens and a sculpture park, all located on 15 acres of beautiful landscape.

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NGV International

See one of the Southern Hemisphere's most impressive collections of European, Asian, Oceanic and American art at this iconic Melbourne gallery.

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Looking towards the city of Melbourne through the mesh wall of the building

The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

See superb collections of Australian Indigenous and non-Indigenous art on permanent display as well as special exhibitions at The Ian Potter Centre.

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Regional Victoria

The Taylor Gallery

Hamilton Art Gallery

Exhibitions include silver, porcelain and glass from the 1700s onwards, oriental ceramics, watercolours, prints, and Australian oil paintings.

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Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

Explore the extensive collection of works on paper and delve into the diverse program of exhibitions, workshops, talks and children's activities.

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TarraWarra Museum of Art

TarraWarra Museum of Art

TarraWarra Museum of Art is located in the beautiful Yarra Valley wine region, just one hour north-east of Melbourne. Throughout each year it...

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McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery

Meander through 16 hectares of bush and landscaped gardens and see works by major artists, from Norma Redpath and Anthony Pryor to Geoffrey Bartlett.

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SAM has an excellent Ceramics Collection on display

Shepparton Art Museum (SAM)

Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) has one of Australia's most important collections of historical and contemporary ceramics, along with significant...

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