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

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 + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

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 + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

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 + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

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 + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

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 + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

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 + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

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 + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

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 + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

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 + Reach + Engage workshop with Art Unlimited
© Geelong Gallery

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.

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

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

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.

Art + Memory is proudly supported by Epworth Medical Imaging.

 

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.

Art + Connect is proudly supported by Epworth Medical Imaging.

OpenAccess Tours

Geelong Gallery's inclusive learning opportunities provide Auslan-interpreted and audio tours.

 

Explore Geelong Gallery Eugene von Guérard’s View of Geelong, 1856, and Frederick McCubbin’s A bush burial, 1890, with a free downloadable Auslan-interpreted and audio tour from Conexu Foundation. Available for you to download from the App store.

Click here to download

Orby—your digital guide

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

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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

Complimentary wheelchair and portable seating are available on request at the Visitor Services desk.

 

Access to Geelong Gallery is available at the entrance at 55 Little Malop Street Geelong.

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

Wheelchair access toilets are located on the lower level of the Gallery, via the lift.

To view Geelong Gallery's floorplan click here

Please contact us for any further assistance on info@geelonggallery.org.au or 03 5229 3645.