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Salt Contemporary Art

Salt Contemporary Art

Salt Contemporary Art Queenscliff exhibits the works of contemporary Australian artists. Housed in an historically significant former drapery store, the gallery…

Geelong Arts Centre

Geelong Arts Centre

Big enough to attract the world's best theatre, music and performances, but small enough to stay friendly and local. Geelong Arts Centre connects regional Victoria…

The Melbourne Map & The Bellarine Map

The Melbourne Map & The Bellarine Map

City Maps Illustrated create magnificent hand-drawn maps that celebrate and document your favourite places.Projects completed - The Melbourne Map and The Bellarine…

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

The spectacular Geelong Library and Heritage Centre is the perfect place to relax, read, work and discover.Superbly located in Geelong's Cultural Precinct, adjacent…

Portarlington Mill

Portarlington Mill

Located just 300 metres from the beach, the Portarlington Mill was constructed in 1856 with rough local sandstone and Baltic Pine floors. The interior spaces are…

Geelong Gallery

Geelong Gallery

Established in 1896, the Geelong Gallery is one of Australia’s leading and oldest regional art galleries.Since its establishment, the gallery has amassed a magnificent…

Geelong Art Space

Geelong Art Space

An eclectic independently owned art space promoting local Geelong, and regional contemporary craft makers and artists. For the art lover and collector looking for…

Fort Queenscliff Museum

Fort Queenscliff Museum

The ultimate objective of the Fort Queenscliff Museum is a fully restored Fort and the development of a museum, which will allow visitors to tour the Fort and inspect…

Armor Antiques

Armor Antiques

Located in central Geelong, Armor Antiques is locally owned and operated. This private collection has been passionately sourcing and displaying one of Australia's…

Queenscliffe Maritime Museum

Queenscliffe Maritime Museum

Sea, sand and sail are the key to Queenscliff’s history. Visit Queenscliffe Maritime Museum to discover the treasures of its rich maritime heritage, shaped by its…

MoPA: Museum of Play and Art - Geelong Children’s Museum

MoPA: Museum of Play and Art - Geelong Children’s Museum

MoPA: Museum of Play and Art is one of Australia's most acclaimed children's museums.Attracting thousands of visitors from all over the country, every single week,…

Barwon Heads Arts Hub

Barwon Heads Arts Hub

The Barwon Heads Arts Council has signed a licence with the City of Greater Geelong to manage the newly completed Arts & Community Hub. The BHAC is a volunteer not-for-profit…

Palais Geelong

Palais Geelong

Palais Geelong is the entertainment heart and soul of the Geelong community. This beautiful art deco ballroom has recently been restored to its former glory, offering…

Hazy Tales Studio

Hazy Tales Studio

Hazy Tales Studio hosts private pottery events for a group of friends or colleagues. A minimum of six people maximum of 25- ‘Clay and Cocktails by Candlelight' socialise…

Boom Gallery

Boom Gallery

Boom is a vibrant and active contemporary art and design gallery. They present the work of emerging and established artists, designers and makers.Launched by Ren…

Barwon Grange

Barwon Grange

Barwon Grange is the only surviving example of the many fashionable river front residences built along the Barwon River for the wealthy of Geelong during the 1850s…

The Heights House and Garden

The Heights House and Garden

The Heights Heritage House and Garden dates back to the 1850s. The house was built in 1855 and is remarkable for being the largest (14 rooms) German, prefabricated…

Potato Shed

Potato Shed

The Potato Shed is a thriving hub of arts activity on the beautiful Bellarine and just 20 minutes from the Geelong CBD. Boasting a full range of professional and…

The Hive Gallery Ocean Grove

The Hive Gallery Ocean Grove

The Hive Gallery in Ocean Grove is an exciting arts space for the Bellarine Peninsula region, established in 2016. Downstairs is the exclusive home of Willie Wildlife…

Guided walks in Geelong Botanic Gardens

Guided walks in Geelong Botanic Gardens

Join a volunteer guide for a walk through one of Australia's oldest botanic gardens. Visitors enjoy the striking Silver Border, delight in the scent of the Heritage…

Fat Fox Art Gallery

Fat Fox Art Gallery

Fat Fox Art Gallery on the Bellarine Peninsula is the newest venture of Trung Truong - an established artist who has lived and exhibited his artworks on several…

Buckley Falls

Buckley Falls

Pack your bikes, scooters and picnic supplies into the car and head off for an afternoon adventure at Buckley Falls in Highton.With the River Red Gum Walk leading…

Focal Point Darkroom and Gallery

Focal Point Darkroom and Gallery

Focal Point Darkroom and Gallery is the go-to place in Geelong to create and celebrate photography.They have the only gallery dedicated entirely to photography in…

Lara Museum and Historical Centre

Lara Museum and Historical Centre

One of Lara's oldest historic buildings, The Lake Bank Hotel, is Lara's only surviving 19th century hotel. It was constructed for Scottish immigrant James Henderson…

Essence Productions

Essence Productions

Essence Productions is an independent theatre company specialising in bringing Australia's unique historical stories to life through live performance. A team of…

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