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Bendigo Art Gallery

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Address: 42 View Street, Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5434 6088
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Description: Established in 1887, Bendigo Art Gallery is the largest, and one of the...
Established in 1887, Bendigo Art Gallery is the largest, and one of the oldest regional galleries in Australia. The Gallery's collection is extensive and varied with an emphasis on 19th century European art and Australian art from 1800s onwards, alongside a strong collection of contemporary Australian art. The collection is complimented by dynamic temporary exhibitions and a diverse range of public programs and events.
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Great regional gallery

The permanent collection is always worth a look. The new extensions are great and I particularly like the poppet head window. The "salt table" was also very interesting along... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Bendigo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The permanent collection is always worth a look. The new extensions are great and I particularly like the poppet head window. The "salt table" was also very interesting along with the current exhibitions

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Bendigo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The Bendigo Art Gallery is worth a visit at any time of the year. However, keep an eye out for one of the regular exhibitions - they usually display national and international treasurers and often, excitingly different than the higher profile shows found in the larger cities

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Winmalee 2777
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Amazing spaces, old and new, complemented by old and new art. Fine examples of Australian art displayed in a series of beautiful rooms. Art installations and a modern art exhibition encouraged lateral thinking and fascination after viewing many loved artists' works.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is a small but interesting gallery with a good mix of modern and conventional art. Right in the heart of Bendigo and easily accessible, I understand that their exhibits are continually changing which keeps it interesting for locals and visitors alike.

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Ballarat, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We have been wanting to visit Bendigo Gallery for some time now and was well worth it. Great Gallery with some fantastic pieces of art.on display.

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Rutherglen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This gallery has demonstrated that it is able to keep up to date with patrons desire to see quality exhibitions. During the past few years I have enjoyed all of the exhibitions - wedding dresses, Grace Kelly, Ned Kelly. Congratulations to all those involved in setting up the exhibitions and may there be many more in the future.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is a beautiful gallery that blends old and new. Exhibitions change regularly to give new perspectives on old works and introduce new pieces. When not crowded it is a lovely peaceful venue. Fee is gold coin donation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

This art gallery has some of the best variety of art ive seen and ive dropped into alot of galleries, for a rural town bendigos really batting with the big boys on this one, a very relaxing atmosphere, large halls and pokie nooks to explore, always a special exhibit that's usually a few extra bob but worth it. After theres... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

If ever you are visiting the Victorian country town of Bendigo you must visit the Art Gallery. The exhibitions are constantly charging and always interesting. Entry is by donation so it is not expensive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

A fantastic Gallery equal to many in the capital cities. The collection is brilliantly curated in a wonderful space.

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