A: 42 View St, Bendigo VIC

P: +61 3 5434 6088


Established in 1887, Bendigo Art Gallery is one of the oldest and largest regional galleries in Australia. The permanent collection is extensive and varied, and features Australian painting, sculpture, ceramics, decorative arts, photography, and works on paper from the 19th century to the present day. The gallery is also in possession of important works of British and European paintings, sculpture and decorative arts from the 19th century. Highlights of the contemporary collection include works by Patricia Piccinini, Bill Henson, Dale Frank, Jan Nelson, Fiona Hall, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Kit Webster and Benjamin Armstrong. Visitors can expect a number of large-scale exhibitions in addition to the gallery’s formidable permanent collection.


Bendigo Art Gallery membership provides an opportunity to be part of a strong social network of people who support the visual arts. Members enjoy discounted tickets to exhibitions and events as well as additional benefits through the gallery network and invitations to special member events.


  • Cafe
  • Free guided tours
  • Gallery shop
  • Historic building
  • Wheelchair access
  • Workshops & classes


Elvis: Direct from Graceland

Bendigo Art Gallery presents an archive of memorabilia about the life of Elvis Presley.

Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary

Bendigo Art Gallery presents an exhibition on Dame Mary Quant.

Richard Lewer wins 2020 Paul Guest Prize

New Zealand-born, Melbourne-based artist takes out $15,000 prize with bushfire-inspired charcoal drawing.

Group Exhibition: Piinpi – Contemporary Indigenous Fashion

Bendigo Art Gallery presents a group exhibition.

Ross Taylor: Field Notes

Bendigo Art Gallery presents an exhibition of artwork by Ross Taylor.

Bessie Davidson and Sally Smart: Two artists and the Parisian avant-garde

Bendigo Art Gallery presents work by Bessie Davidson and Sally Smart.

Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits

Bendigo Art Gallery presents the exhibition 'Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits'.