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Bendigo Art Gallery

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Address: 42 View St, Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5434 6088
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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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small but packed with items

The gallery is quiet small, (and a few rooms were closed when I visited, as it was between exhibitions) - but it was interesting, well laid out and contained some lovely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The gallery is quiet small, (and a few rooms were closed when I visited, as it was between exhibitions) - but it was interesting, well laid out and contained some lovely works. well worth a visit

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Bendigo, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The updated Bendigo Art Gallery hosts international exhibitions that have changed the face of our city for the better.

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Greensborough, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed the Marilyn Munroe exhibition. Not having been to the Gallery before I can thoroughly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyable visit I took my children to broaden their horizon.. Love the art gallery. Clean crisp & fresh. Grew gift store. Great café

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Cohuna, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have visited a couple of times now - Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly exhibitions. World class and extremely interesting exhibitions. You can also tour the art gallery, visit the cafe and shop in the gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Attended the Marilyn Monroe exhibition and it was sensational. The Gallery is a gorgeous building and the exhibition was well curated. Great place to visit when in Bendigo.

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Mark O, Guest Relations Manager at Bendigo Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for coming to the exhibition. Kind regards, Mark More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for the Monroe exhibit and loved it. Great modern take on an historical building in the heart of Bendigo. Will be back again.

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Mark O, Guest Relations Manager at Bendigo Art Gallery, responded to this review

Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you for the review. Regards, Mark More 

Lockhart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our first visit to an exhibition in the beautiful city of Bendigo. Thoroughly enjoyed the exhibition and everything we did in Bendigo. Looking forward to the next exhibition and visit to Bendigo.

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Mark O, Guest Relations Manager at Bendigo Art Gallery, responded to this review

So fantastic that you could visit our gallery and Marilyn exhibition. Hope you can visit again. Kind regards, Mark More 

Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the art gallery while they were between temporary exhibitions. Marilyn Monroe had just finished and the next exhibition wasn't for another month. There were only 3 rooms to look at. 1 was contemporary art which only had a handful of artworks all spread out. The other 2 rooms had more historic works which were quite good but... More 

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Mark O, Guest Relations Manager at Bendigo Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and for visiting us. Yes we have just finished a very large exhibitions which took up a lot of our exhibition space. We have another three exhibitions going into the space that the Marilyn exhibition occupied. Kind regards, Mark Orlandi More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see the Marilyn Monroe Exhibition, but then spent time in the Art Gallery as well. Truly well set out and beautiful pieces to look at. Thank you

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Mark O, Guest Relations Manager at Bendigo Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and for visiting the exhibition. Kind regards, Mark Orlandi More 

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