GALLERIES IN VICTORIA Benalla Art Gallery
Disabled toilets and infant facilities are also available within the building.
Benalla Art Gallery
This historical colonial and European influence of traditional styles and subjects in art is evident in a selection of paintings, prints and drawings from the Ledger Bequest with key works by Conrad Martens, S.T. Gill, Eugene von Guerard, Louis Buvelot, W.C. Piguenit, Edward Roper and Charles Rolando.
The collection features works in a variety of media including painting on bark and canvas, sculpture, textiles, weaving, photomedia, printmaking and installation. Included in the collection are works by leading artists such as Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamara, Anatjari Tjakamarra, Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, Tommy McRae, Albert Namatjira, Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, Rover Thomas, Gloria Tamerre Petyarre, Gordon Bennett, Brook Andrew, Destiny Deacon, Leah King-Smith and Fiona Foley.
Modern and Contemporary Art
Artists such as Grace Cossington Smith, Margaret Preston, Thea Proctor, Arthur Boyd, Sidney Nolan, Albert Tucker, Fred Williams, Leonard French, Jeffrey Smart and Clement Meadmore are amongst the many important 20th century Australian painters and sculptors represented in the collection.
Benalla Art Gallery is committed to building a significant collection of contemporary Australian art. Represented are works by leading contemporary artists such as Robert Jacks, John Sandler, Ivan Durrant, Dick Watkins, Sydney Ball, Angela Brennan, Peter Booth, Rosalie Gascoigne, Inge King, Howard Arkley, Juan Davila, Tim Maguire, Patricia Piccinini, Tim Storrier, Rick Amor, Polixeni Papapetrou, Mike Parr, Peter Tyndall, Sally Smart and Jason Benjamin.
Cafe & Gift Shop
Benalla Gallery Cafe is located at the heart of Benalla Art Gallery on the banks of Lake Benalla and offers an extensive range of local wines and produce. Serving herbal teas through to oils and preserves at reasonable prices, the range is such that you will find something to delight any palate. Benalla Gallery Cafe is fully licensed and offers a selection of local and regional wines, or enjoy a coffee, tea or soft drink.
However you wish to indulge, Benalla Gallery Cafe by the lake is the perfect spot to do so. Join friends for a delightful morning or afternoon coffee, or just spoil yourself.
Benalla Art Gallery Shop
The Benalla Art Gallery Shop is perfect for that unique and unusual creative gift or memento of your visit. The Gallery Shop stocks local handmade crafts, books, cards and children’s toys. Our shop is a wonderful place to purchase something special, a gift for a loved one or perhaps something to treat yourself. Highlights include:
· A wide selection of local handmade cards
Gift vouchers and free gift wrapping available. Become a member and save. Gallery members receive a 10% discount on all purchases over $10.00.
Getting to the Gallery