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Exhibitions

Our gallery program features regular curated survey and thematic exhibitions, including the works of established and emerging contemporary Australian artists and a series of dynamic public programs for children and adults. The gallery program also includes hire exhibitions by local artists, schools and community groups.

29th Annual B’nai B’rith Jewish Youth Art Competition

7 –30 June

The 29th Annual B’nai B’rith Jewish Youth Art Competition exhibition showcases the innovative artworks created by talented young people from the Jewish Community aged between 11 and 18. The initiative encourages artistic expression across all forms, including drawing, painting, multimedia, sculpture, digital media, and photography.

Le-Em Fridman Phoebe 2022, Acrylic on canvas 60 x 80 cm
Le-Em Fridman Phoebe 2022, Acrylic on canvas 60 x 80 cm

Sew Angry

Nicole Kemp

7 – 30 June, Gallery Two

Through a series of hand and machine-stitched images, Nicole Kemp presents a bold expression reflecting her passion for the universal themes of social justice and equality, The work, on initial viewing, appears pleasant and delightful, but on closer inspection, there are meanings pushing to be uncovered.

The exhibition encourages visitors to rethink ideas about the feminine and traditional techniques associated with women.

Nicole Kemp A True Artist?  2023 (detail) Remnant fabrics and threads 35 x 35 cm Courtesy the artist
Nicole Kemp A True Artist? 2023 (detail) Remnant fabrics and threads 35 x 35 cm Courtesy the artist

Floor Talk

Wednesday 12 June, 12pm

Join artist Nicole Kemp for an insight into the themes explored in her exhibition.


Confined 15 presented by The Torch

3 May–2 June

Confined 15 includes artworks by First Nations artists currently in or recently released from prisons across Victoria. Featuring a diverse selection of over 400 artworks by more than 380 artists, Confined 15 presents a strong visual metaphor for the over-representation of Indigenous people in the criminal justice system and showcases the power of culture in the process of healing and reconnection.

Artwork Story

These are the ceremony grounds of the Murray River people of Swan Hill. The life of the Murray and the spirits of our old people are where our ceremonial grounds are.

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J.Kirby, Wadi Wadi/Wemba Wemba peoples Ceremony Grounds, 2023 acrylic on canvas 62 x 80 cm

Floor talk with The Torch Creative Director, Kent Morris and an artist from The Torch

Thursday 30 May, 1pm

Free admission. Bookings are not required.

Learn more about The Torch and the themes explored in the exhibition with The Torch Creative Director, Kent Morris, and an artist from The Torch.