During the 1850's the Victorian Gold Rush placed Bendigo on the map, creating what is now an important historical and cultural centre.
Bendigo Art Gallery is one of Australia's oldest and largest regional art galleries. The collections include Australian Art from the 1850's to the present day-including a comprehensive and unique collection of modern and contemporary artworks.
Here you will join a Curator for an introduction to their current international exhibition and highly regarded permanent collections of 19th century international collection and 19th century Australian art including a major collection of paintings by Louis Buvelot, Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton and Frederick McCubbin.
An outstanding modern and contemporary collection that showcases the development of Australian Modern art as well as leading contemporary Australian artists.
Across the road is the award winning Latrobe University Visual Arts Centre, an important focus for contemporary regional arts. Here you will explore the current exhibitions with the Managing Curator
All aboard at Southern Cross Station for comfortable regional train travel through picturesque Central and Eastern Victorian landscape, alluvial plains and historic 19th Century towns, Kyneton, Macedon, Maldon, and Castlemaine.
The Artwalk journey is approximately two hours in duration with a 20 minute walk to the gallery.
Price & booking
Tour pricing information (GST included)
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Per Person or Group Booking
Rail travel, coffee and Gallery entrance fees to special exhibitions are include. Lunch is not included.
Cancellation and booking policy
Booking are essential. All ARTWALKS are based on a minimum number of participants and if this minimum is not reached alternative arrangements can be made or you will be fully refunded. As a matter of consideration to all please inform ARTWALK of a cancellation a minimum of five days prior to scheduled walk. Cancellations within 5 days will not be refunded except under exceptional circumstances at the discretion of Artwalk Melbourne management, please note, an administrative fee of $5.00 is applicable.For those traveling interstate or from overseas we highly recommend Travel Insurance that includes trip cancellation provision in the event of non- attendance to a paid Artwalk.
Days of operation
Departure details: 10/01/13 - 19/12/13
Thu: 8:45am - 5:30am
Tour starting location
Southern Cross Station
Artwalk invites you to experience and explore innovative works of art in a selection of leading galleries and art spaces in Melbourne's creative precincts and beyond. Explore a constantly changing body of established, collected and up-and-coming Australian and International artists.
The walks provide an opportunity for participants to engage in new thinking and dialogue around modern art culture, welcoming art enthusiasts to experience Melbourne's contemporary art.
Artwalks take place within the Fitzroy, Collingwood, Richmond, Prahran, South Yarra and Melbourne CBD creative precincts with disciplines including print-making, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, video projection, installation and mixed media featured.
These important artistic precincts, and lively multi-cultural residential villages, are an eclectic mix of converted warehouse residencies and terrace houses founded on an industrial manufacturing base. They form the central artistic alliance in Melbourne. Explore each of their captivating, unique qualities.
Follow the art in Melbourne and beyond, feel invited and be surprised. Visit the website and join an Artwalk.
Out Of Town Artwalks are for a full day
Monday to Saturday
Monday - Saturday
Monday to Saturday
Office hours, for tour bookings.
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