Benalla Art Gallery
Benalla Art Gallery
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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elizad0l0ts
Melbourne, Australia2 contributions
May 2022
I noticed this gallery en route to Canberra from Melbourne and made a mental note to visit on the return trip. It proved a good decision as it was a rewarding, enjoyable experience. The Benalla Art Gallery's collection of Modernist paintings and works by the Heidelberg School art movement must surely be the envy of the National Gallery: I think my visit to the NGA just a few days earlier made me especially appreciative of the works currently on display in Benalla's Ledger gallery. I'll be back...
Written May 8, 2022
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AustralianinMexico
17 contributions
Apr 2021 • Family
We love visiting Benalla gallery - one of Australia’s very best regional art galleries, which holds an impressive collection of influential Australian artists. The collection rotates though a series of thematic and artist-specific exhibitions. There is always something interesting and engaging on. The setting is lovely. Wheelchair access is good.
Written May 2, 2021
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Ann T
Pascoe Vale, Australia1,253 contributions
Apr 2021
I'd been to this gallery last year but it was even better this time around. There was an exhibition of subersive environmental posters; a collection of drought photos by Sidney Nolan and a brilliant display of some of the gallery's own collection within the context of Covid lockdowns e.g. portraits of people alone; paintings of domestic activities. Really clever approach to displaying the art.
Written June 3, 2021
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Darin
1 contribution
Jul 2022 • Family
This is about the Cafe only... Paid $25 for the casserole and it barely covered the bottom of the bowl. Lukewarm and bland is being generous... Used to be a great place to eat but gone downhill then into a hole recently.
Written July 24, 2022
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Wanderlust Family
Tolmie, Australia931 contributions
Apr 2019 • Family
What a little gem the Benalla Art Gallery is, small but punches above its weight in showcasing varied and diverse exhibitions and promoting Australian art. The residents of the town should consider themselves lucky to have such a beautifully designed gallery in a picturesque location. The gallery also houses a gift shop and a lovely cafe looking over the Benalla Lake.
Written March 31, 2019
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Relax559297
Mount Gambier, Australia29 contributions
Oct 2019
What a peaceful spot with so much to see. Many works of art which are permanently situated here. Well worth a visit. And a coffee shop to boot.
Written February 17, 2020
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Anne88888888
Melbourne, Australia250 contributions
Mar 2019 • Couples
Each time we visit this gallery there’s a terrific exhibition on as well as exhibits from the gallery collection. This time the highlight was Julie Shiels exhibition featuring recycled materials and the Sidney Nolan Ned Kelly tapestry.
Written March 10, 2019
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Zalton101
Canberra, Australia77 contributions
Dec 2013 • Couples
Bennalla is a country town with a lot of pleasant surprises... the river board walk, the expansive rose garden and of course the gallery to name only three.

While of modest proportions the Gallery shows every sign of being professionally and actively curated and a quick surf of the internet leaves little doubt that it's received international recognition. The gallery is on the international calender of art events and has been for some years. It is a wonderful thing to see a country town on the map for such things normally reserved for more rarefied locations.

When we visited in December, the Williams exhibition of his Pillbarra works were on display. Fascinating and important as this was, it did not overshadow the results of an international art competition the Gallery was conducting nor the items on display form the gallery's own collection. This is clearly a quality venue and the staff and management have every reason to be proud.

The gallery's locations is well chosen. It rests between the river and the rose garden making for a very pleasant walk or a opportunity to relax on the lawns. The gallery also has a little cafe which offers a limited range with an outside area overlooking the river. It's always a good indication that they can make coffee properly!

If you are in the area I'd definitely recommend setting some time aside to enjoy the art, the gallery and the environment around it
Written January 14, 2014
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Konrad M
Melbourne, Australia564 contributions
Apr 2019
Interesting temporary exhibitions such as the current feature Julie Shiels street art exhibition as part of Wall to Wall as well as some lovely pieces in the permanent collection including some Sidney Nolan
Written April 8, 2019
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Blondie
14 contributions
Jun 2018 • Friends
Really lovely regional art gallery - enjoyed a lot of the art work on display - our only qualm was that for a small town, the 'local' element was somewhat missing. Beautiful views across the lake and the food from the cafe was rather nice, but the ordering system and service was a bit haphazard. Overall was a good experience.
Written July 21, 2018
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  • Sun - Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM