Geelong Gallery collection,
installation view, Geelong Gallery, 2019
Photographer: Moby Dick

Access + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

Patrick Francis alongside his painting, Black Panther 2017, 2018 Geelong contemporary art prize exhibition opening, Geelong Gallery, 2018
Photographer: Hails and Shine

Views of Geelong and beyond—treasures from the Geelong Gallery collection
installation view
Photographer: Andrew Curtis

Art + Memory at Arcare, Point Lonsdale
L–R: Ruth Jennens, Elizabeth Gray and Gwyneth Sholl with Geelong Gallery Guide Denise Main
© Geelong Gallery

Arthur Streeton
Ocean blue, Lorne  1921
oil on canvas
Geelong Gallery
Purchased with funds generously provided by Geelong Art Gallery Foundation, Robert Salzer Foundation Art Program, Geelong Community Foundation, Will & Dorothy Bailey Charitable Gift and numerous individual donors, 2011
Photography: George Stawicki

Geelong Gallery collection,
installation view, Geelong Gallery, 2019
Photographer: Moby Dick

Access + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

Patrick Francis alongside his painting, Black Panther 2017, 2018 Geelong contemporary art prize exhibition opening, Geelong Gallery, 2018
Photographer: Hails and Shine

Views of Geelong and beyond—treasures from the Geelong Gallery collection
installation view
Photographer: Andrew Curtis

Art + Memory at Arcare, Point Lonsdale
L–R: Ruth Jennens, Elizabeth Gray and Gwyneth Sholl with Geelong Gallery Guide Denise Main
© Geelong Gallery

Arthur Streeton
Ocean blue, Lorne  1921
oil on canvas
Geelong Gallery
Purchased with funds generously provided by Geelong Art Gallery Foundation, Robert Salzer Foundation Art Program, Geelong Community Foundation, Will & Dorothy Bailey Charitable Gift and numerous individual donors, 2011
Photography: George Stawicki

Geelong Gallery collection,
installation view, Geelong Gallery, 2019
Photographer: Moby Dick

Access + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

Patrick Francis alongside his painting, Black Panther 2017, 2018 Geelong contemporary art prize exhibition opening, Geelong Gallery, 2018
Photographer: Hails and Shine

Views of Geelong and beyond—treasures from the Geelong Gallery collection
installation view
Photographer: Andrew Curtis

Art + Memory at Arcare, Point Lonsdale
L–R: Ruth Jennens, Elizabeth Gray and Gwyneth Sholl with Geelong Gallery Guide Denise Main
© Geelong Gallery

Arthur Streeton
Ocean blue, Lorne  1921
oil on canvas
Geelong Gallery
Purchased with funds generously provided by Geelong Art Gallery Foundation, Robert Salzer Foundation Art Program, Geelong Community Foundation, Will & Dorothy Bailey Charitable Gift and numerous individual donors, 2011
Photography: George Stawicki

Geelong Gallery collection,
installation view, Geelong Gallery, 2019
Photographer: Moby Dick

Access + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

Patrick Francis alongside his painting, Black Panther 2017, 2018 Geelong contemporary art prize exhibition opening, Geelong Gallery, 2018
Photographer: Hails and Shine

Views of Geelong and beyond—treasures from the Geelong Gallery collection
installation view
Photographer: Andrew Curtis

Art + Memory at Arcare, Point Lonsdale
L–R: Ruth Jennens, Elizabeth Gray and Gwyneth Sholl with Geelong Gallery Guide Denise Main
© Geelong Gallery

Arthur Streeton
Ocean blue, Lorne  1921
oil on canvas
Geelong Gallery
Purchased with funds generously provided by Geelong Art Gallery Foundation, Robert Salzer Foundation Art Program, Geelong Community Foundation, Will & Dorothy Bailey Charitable Gift and numerous individual donors, 2011
Photography: George Stawicki

Geelong Gallery collection,
installation view, Geelong Gallery, 2019
Photographer: Moby Dick

Access + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

Patrick Francis alongside his painting, Black Panther 2017, 2018 Geelong contemporary art prize exhibition opening, Geelong Gallery, 2018
Photographer: Hails and Shine

Views of Geelong and beyond—treasures from the Geelong Gallery collection
installation view
Photographer: Andrew Curtis

Art + Memory at Arcare, Point Lonsdale
L–R: Ruth Jennens, Elizabeth Gray and Gwyneth Sholl with Geelong Gallery Guide Denise Main
© Geelong Gallery

Arthur Streeton
Ocean blue, Lorne  1921
oil on canvas
Geelong Gallery
Purchased with funds generously provided by Geelong Art Gallery Foundation, Robert Salzer Foundation Art Program, Geelong Community Foundation, Will & Dorothy Bailey Charitable Gift and numerous individual donors, 2011
Photography: George Stawicki

Geelong Gallery collection,
installation view, Geelong Gallery, 2019
Photographer: Moby Dick

Access + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

Patrick Francis alongside his painting, Black Panther 2017, 2018 Geelong contemporary art prize exhibition opening, Geelong Gallery, 2018
Photographer: Hails and Shine

Views of Geelong and beyond—treasures from the Geelong Gallery collection
installation view
Photographer: Andrew Curtis

Art + Memory at Arcare, Point Lonsdale
L–R: Ruth Jennens, Elizabeth Gray and Gwyneth Sholl with Geelong Gallery Guide Denise Main
© Geelong Gallery

Arthur Streeton
Ocean blue, Lorne  1921
oil on canvas
Geelong Gallery
Purchased with funds generously provided by Geelong Art Gallery Foundation, Robert Salzer Foundation Art Program, Geelong Community Foundation, Will & Dorothy Bailey Charitable Gift and numerous individual donors, 2011
Photography: George Stawicki

Geelong Gallery collection,
installation view, Geelong Gallery, 2019
Photographer: Moby Dick

Access + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

Patrick Francis alongside his painting, Black Panther 2017, 2018 Geelong contemporary art prize exhibition opening, Geelong Gallery, 2018
Photographer: Hails and Shine

Views of Geelong and beyond—treasures from the Geelong Gallery collection
installation view
Photographer: Andrew Curtis

Art + Memory at Arcare, Point Lonsdale
L–R: Ruth Jennens, Elizabeth Gray and Gwyneth Sholl with Geelong Gallery Guide Denise Main
© Geelong Gallery

Arthur Streeton
Ocean blue, Lorne  1921
oil on canvas
Geelong Gallery
Purchased with funds generously provided by Geelong Art Gallery Foundation, Robert Salzer Foundation Art Program, Geelong Community Foundation, Will & Dorothy Bailey Charitable Gift and numerous individual donors, 2011
Photography: George Stawicki

Geelong Gallery collection,
installation view, Geelong Gallery, 2019
Photographer: Moby Dick

Access + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

Patrick Francis alongside his painting, Black Panther 2017, 2018 Geelong contemporary art prize exhibition opening, Geelong Gallery, 2018
Photographer: Hails and Shine

Views of Geelong and beyond—treasures from the Geelong Gallery collection
installation view
Photographer: Andrew Curtis

Art + Memory at Arcare, Point Lonsdale
L–R: Ruth Jennens, Elizabeth Gray and Gwyneth Sholl with Geelong Gallery Guide Denise Main
© Geelong Gallery

Arthur Streeton
Ocean blue, Lorne  1921
oil on canvas
Geelong Gallery
Purchased with funds generously provided by Geelong Art Gallery Foundation, Robert Salzer Foundation Art Program, Geelong Community Foundation, Will & Dorothy Bailey Charitable Gift and numerous individual donors, 2011
Photography: George Stawicki

Geelong Gallery collection,
installation view, Geelong Gallery, 2019
Photographer: Moby Dick

Access + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

Patrick Francis alongside his painting, Black Panther 2017, 2018 Geelong contemporary art prize exhibition opening, Geelong Gallery, 2018
Photographer: Hails and Shine

Views of Geelong and beyond—treasures from the Geelong Gallery collection
installation view
Photographer: Andrew Curtis

Art + Memory at Arcare, Point Lonsdale
L–R: Ruth Jennens, Elizabeth Gray and Gwyneth Sholl with Geelong Gallery Guide Denise Main
© Geelong Gallery

Arthur Streeton
Ocean blue, Lorne  1921
oil on canvas
Geelong Gallery
Purchased with funds generously provided by Geelong Art Gallery Foundation, Robert Salzer Foundation Art Program, Geelong Community Foundation, Will & Dorothy Bailey Charitable Gift and numerous individual donors, 2011
Photography: George Stawicki

Geelong Gallery collection,
installation view, Geelong Gallery, 2019
Photographer: Moby Dick

Access + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

Patrick Francis alongside his painting, Black Panther 2017, 2018 Geelong contemporary art prize exhibition opening, Geelong Gallery, 2018
Photographer: Hails and Shine

Views of Geelong and beyond—treasures from the Geelong Gallery collection
installation view
Photographer: Andrew Curtis

Art + Memory at Arcare, Point Lonsdale
L–R: Ruth Jennens, Elizabeth Gray and Gwyneth Sholl with Geelong Gallery Guide Denise Main
© Geelong Gallery

Arthur Streeton
Ocean blue, Lorne  1921
oil on canvas
Geelong Gallery
Purchased with funds generously provided by Geelong Art Gallery Foundation, Robert Salzer Foundation Art Program, Geelong Community Foundation, Will & Dorothy Bailey Charitable Gift and numerous individual donors, 2011
Photography: George Stawicki

Access

Geelong Gallery is committed to providing life-long and inclusive learning opportunities for diverse audiences.

Our Access programs provide specialised arts programs that engage participants with Geelong Gallery exhibitions, events and the collection.

Please contact the Gallery to enquire about our guided–tours and specific access events and programs (including Art + Memory and Art + Connect) that can be tailored to meet your needs. All bookings required at least two weeks in advance.

Geelong Gallery's facilities are accessible to all and our staff will accommodate all needs. Please download our pre-visit information to plan your visit to the Gallery.

For further information on our programs please contact:

Elishia Furet
Learning and Audience Engagement Manager
Geelong Gallery
elishia@geelonggallery.org.au
03 5229 3645

Art + Connect @ Home

Engaging with a work of art is a meaningful and lasting experience.

Art + Connect @ Home is a resource designed to support healthcare providers and individual carers during the period of restricted movement due to the COVID–19 pandemic in facilitating art experiences for people with a disability or additional access needs.

Learn to facilitate a meaningful conversation and encourage close looking by exploring a key work from the Gallery’s permanent collection. This meaningful engagement provides an opportunity for someone in your care to reflect on their life experiences, express ideas, or simply appreciate something different.

Art + Connect @ Home kits can be emailed or posted to your preferred address, free of charge.

Contact us for further information, 03 5229 3645 or info@geelonggallery.org.au

Art + Memory program

Geelong Gallery’s Art + Memory program provides individuals living with early to mid-stage dementia a supportive environment to foster meaningful and intellectual engagement with life-long learning.

Geelong Gallery’s Art + Memory program provides individuals living with early to mid-stage dementia a supportive environment to foster meaningful and intellectual engagement with life-long learning.

Art + Memory tours will encourage health and well-being through visual and intellectual stimulation generated by discussion based on works of art and placing value on the participants’ own personal connections.      

Please contact Geelong Gallery for further information regarding group bookings and tours for individuals and their carers or fill out the below booking enquiry form. Art + Memory sessions can also be booked as outreach and hosted in your aged care facility or community organisation.

 

Access

All bookings required at least two weeks in advance.
You will be advised on the next available tour.

Primary contact for visit
Visit request
Participant details

We hope you enjoy your visit to the Geelong Gallery. To maximize your time and experience while visiting the Gallery please consider this information before and on arrival.

  • We request that facilitators/carers take an observatory rather than participatory role whilst in the Gallery
  • Carers and facilitators must remain with the group/participants at all times
  • Toileting and transportation during visit remains the sole responsibility of carer/ facilitator
  • Please plan to arrive at least 5 minutes before your tour to allow time for parking, checking in at the front desk, cloaking and toilet

If you have a change of plans, please contact the Gallery as soon as possible.

For further information please contact:

info@geelonggallery.org.au

Art + Connect

Connect with the visual arts at your community organisation—embark on an Art + Connect tour in the Gallery or bring Geelong Gallery to you.

A tailored Gallery experience for people of all ages with a disability or specific access needs. Facilitated group-based discussions, encourage looking and connecting ideas in works of art in the Gallery’s permanent collection—placing value on the participants’ own personal responses.

Duration: 40 minutes

For further information on all programs please contact Learning and Audience Engagement Manager Elishia Furet at elishia@geelonggallery.org.au.

Special exhibition-related Art + Connect workshops are also available. 

Art + Connect: outreach

Geelong Gallery will visit your community organisation, aged care facility, or nursing home to facilitate group-based discussions, looking at works of art from the Gallery’s permanent collection. The program promotes health and well-being through visual and intellectual stimulation for people who are affected by barriers of access to arts, culture and learning activities due to factors of mobility, economic disadvantage and social context, transportation, mental health and isolation.

For further information on all programs please contact Learning and Audience Engagement Manager Elishia Furet at elishia@geelonggallery.org.au.

Orby—your digital guide

Hi there, I'm Orby and I'm here to tell you about some of my favourite artworks.

Basic RGB

Meet Orby—your Geelong Gallery tour guide.

Pick up an iPad from the Visitor Services desk and go on an augmented reality journey through the Gallery to learn more about the works of art on display.

Orby's user interface was designed with accessible features including subtitles that can be customised with a dyslexia-friendly font.

These free, self-guided tours, explore key works from the Gallery's collection including Eugene von Guerard’s View of Geelong 1856, Frederick McCubbin’s A bush burial 1890, Danila Vassilieff‘s Children playing, Collingwood c. 1937 and Christian Thompson’s Untitled (Banksia leaf) 2007.

Suitable for ages 5 to 10 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Orby
Created in partnership with Pillowfort Creative and Hanalei Studios
Supported by the Helen MacPherson Smith Trust, Creative Victoria and Harvey Norman

Facilities and access

Geelong Gallery's facilities are accessible to all and our staff will accommodate all needs.

 

Visiting Geelong Gallery

You can access Geelong Gallery via the main entrance, located at 55 Little Malop St, Geelong. Please download our Pre-visit information to plan your visit to the Gallery. You can also view the building online in our 360° virtual tour.

Parking

Accessible free and ticketed disabled parking is available on Little Malop Street.

Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs are available at no charge from reception. To reserve a chair for your visit, please phone our Visitor Services team: 03 5229 3645

Toilets

All-Gender, wheelchair access, baby change, female and male toilets can be found on the lower level of Geelong Gallery, to the right of the staircases. Wheelchair access is via the lift.

Guide Dogs

Guide Dogs and other registered assistance dogs are welcome in all spaces at Geelong Gallery.

Braille and raised letter signage

All facilities way-finding signage at Geelong Gallery include Braille and raised letters.

Contact us

Our staff will accommodate all needs. Please ask and we will assist you:

info@geelonggallery.org.au
03 5229 3645

Downloads

Pre-visit information—visiting Geelong Gallery (Word 735KB)
Pre-visit information—visiting Geelong Gallery (PDF 804KB)
Geelong Gallery floorplan—navigating the Gallery (PDF)