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Victorian Artists' Society

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Gallery and Arts School historically significant.

We were there for the portrait painters in action exhibition and enjoyed watching the artists and... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Rowville, Australia
Portrait Painters in Action.

The opportunity to immerse myself in art takes me to a happy place. The Portrait Painters in Action... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
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18 Oct 2018
“Gallery and Arts School historically significant.”
14 Nov 2018
“Important gallery in the heart of Melbourne.”
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

This is a purpose built gallery with direct links to major Australian artists - Roberts, Dargie, Streeton, Withers to name a few and therefore worth a visit just to see where they painted. They painted in the original bluestone studio still in use today. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

We were there for the portrait painters in action exhibition and enjoyed watching the artists and their works. The permanent display items include some nice works from local artists. It was within these hallowed halls that artists including Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton and Frederick McCubbin...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bazandjenny
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This place is effectively a gallery for temporary exhibitions. You could wander in and effectively see approximately half of nothing on display. Other times you could 'luck out' and find yourself looking at a swag of paintings. Given that it is so hit and miss...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Paul L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The opportunity to immerse myself in art takes me to a happy place. The Portrait Painters in Action show gave me an opportunity to look at many portraits in various mediums whilst I was here. I wished I had seen more artists at the easel...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Natalie1964
Reviewed 6 August 2014

This venue offers art exhibitions in downstairs rooms and in its large upstairs area. Courses for artists (amateur and professional) are also held in the building. And periodically there are special events -- for example, there is an annual weekend event allowing visitors to watch...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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