Current exhibitions

Explosive — Art Unlimited 2014

Explosive — Art Unlimited 2014
12 April 2014 to 18 May 2014

Geelong region artists program. Recent works by artists from Geelong's Art Unlimited—a creative visual arts studio for adults with an intellectual disability. This exhibition celebrates the way each artist communicates with the world through their art.

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Growth habits — Julia Gorman

Growth habits — Julia Gorman
7 April 2014 to 5 July 2015

This abstract wall drawing realised in vinyl, takes its inspiration from the free-flowing form of garden succulents. Just as they do in a natural setting, Gorman’s vibrant stylised interpretation of plant stems and leaves has taken root across the west walls of the Gallery's permanent collection rooms. This project is supported by the...
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Ex libris — the book in contemporary art

Ex libris — the book in contemporary art
22 February 2014 to 25 May 2014

New and existing works by eight contemporary artists who use the physical form of the book as inspiration. Each artist manipulates the book form, re-purposing and investing new life in publications at a time when the relevance and future of the printed book is questioned. Chris Bond paints new covers for paperback novels in a trompe...
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Chapter and verse

Chapter and verse
22 February 2014 to 25 May 2014

As a complement to Ex libris—the book in contemporary art, this exhibition brings together a diverse array of works from the Gallery’s collection that are inspired by literary texts. Features prints, paintings,...
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Coastlines

Coastlines
14 December 2013 to 18 May 2014

From the formidable cliffs of Cape Otway to the calm waters of a Cornish fishing village, the coastal vista has long been a popular subject for artists. This display of depictions of coastlines near and far includes works by Will Ashton, Lily de Crillon Berthon, Brookes Photographic Union, Rupert Bunny, Harold Herbert, Walter Withers and his...
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Permanent collection

Permanent collection
20 July 2013 to 5 July 2015

As a complement to the recently published handbook on the Gallery’s collections, a new selection of works from the permanent collection has been installed in the Douglass and Hitchcock galleries.   This new presentation links historical,...
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