Glen Eira City Council Gallery

Since opening in 1975, our Gallery has established a leading profile within the public gallery sector in Melbourne.

Glen Eira City Council Gallery re-opening

We are excited to be re-opening our Gallery on Thursday 18 February at 1pm. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Gallery.

Our priority remains the safety of our community and staff. We are following the Victorian Government’s guidelines around gathering limits, social distancing and hygiene measures.

You will be met by our concierge staff at the Gallery entrance who will direct you. To enter the Gallery, you will need to scan a QR code and enter your name and contact details for contact tracing. If you do not have a smartphone, staff will assist you to register.

At the Gallery, you are required to wear a face mask, use hand sanitiser upon entry, practice social distancing, and be courteous to staff and other visitors. (Children under 12 years are not required to wear a face mask).
Celebrating Culture: Contemporary Indigenous Art exhibition installation view, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, 2 May – 28 July 2019.
Celebrating Culture: Contemporary Indigenous Art exhibition installation view, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, 2 May to 28 July 2019.

Located on the ground floor of the historic Glen Eira Town Hall, access to the Gallery is gained through the portico on Glen Eira Road, Caulfield.

The Gallery plays an important role in contributing to a rich cultural life for our residents and the wider community. 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.

In addition to this, we also manage the A.M.E Bale Art Award.

School group visits to the Gallery are welcome upon prior arrangement with the Curator.

The Gallery is wheelchair accessible and there is accessible parking in Council's car park.

Significant Council curated exhibitions

  • Stories in clay: Arthur Merric Boyd Pottery (2019)
  • Celebrating Culture: Contemporary Indigenous Art (2019)
  • The New Look: 1960s Fashion in Melbourne (2018)
  • Imagined Worlds (2017)
  • Boyd Women (2017)
  • Home (2017)
  • A Collecting Vision: Ten Cubed (2016)
  • Sanctuary (2016)
  • Celebrating Style: 1950s fashion in Melbourne (2016)
  • Open Country: The Murrumbeena Boyds (2015) 
  • Perceptions of Space: Justin Collection (2014)
  • Louise Paramor: Emporium (2013)
  • Stephen Haley: Somewhere About Now (2012)
  • Robert Baines: A Visible Likeness (2011)
  • Farrell and Parkin: Topography of a Collaborative Mind (2010)
  • Jane Burton: Eye of the Beholder (2009).