Weekdays: 10am-4pm
Thursdays until 7pm
Weekends: 11am-4pm


Current Exhibitions

VAS Little Treasures 2023

23 Nov 2023 – 13 Dec 2023

Cato Gallery

The annual Little Treasures exhibition features a large variety of small artworks, showcasing the many talents of our artists. These make perfect Christmas presents for the art lover in your life.

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Past Council Members of VAS

25 Oct 2023 – 21 Jan 2024

VAS Foyer

An exhibition of works by past council members of VAS.

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Frank Chi—The Perfect Intertwining of Reality & Art

1 Dec 2023 – 11 Dec 2023

Opening Ceremony Saturday 2 December at 1pm

Frater & McCubbin Galleries

Frank Chi, a Chinese-Australian oil painter, was born in 1954 in Qiqihar, Heilongjiang Province, China. He is a successor disciple of the renowned Chinese painter Mr. Guanzhong Wu and has won multiple awards at significant art exhibitions such as the Camberwell Art Show and the Victor Harbor Art Show.

Portrait of a tiger. Oil pastel on coloured paper.

Art Academica 2023

30 Nov 2023 – 11 Dec 2023

Hammond Gallery

An annual favourite on the VAS exhibition calendar, Art Academica showcases the exceptional work of students who have created their masterpieces in an extraordinary past year. Comprising work selected from applicants across Melbourne, the exhibition encompasses a range of media, including drawing, oil painting, acrylic painting and collage.

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Young & Emerging Artist Showcase

13 Nov 2023 – 12 Dec 2023

Cato Gallery


Red Book 1_Glenn Thomas-Greg SMith studio

Gregory R Smith—Studio Showcase

1 Dec 2023 – 21 Dec 2023

Mackley Member's Room


Upcoming Exhibitions

Artists Painting in the VAS Studio. Oil Painting by Gwen Krumins

Friday Group Showcase

14 Dec 2023 – 8 Jan 2024

Frater, Hammond & McCubbin Galleries

The Friday Group began in 1979 and is still strong with a harmonious group of committed artists who paint from the model each week.
Quantum Entanglement, 2023, 198 x 168cm

Revelations in Art: Celebrating 15 Years of Jimmy He's Creative Vision

22 Feb 2024 – 4 Mar 2024

Frater, Hammond & McCubbin Galleries

Jimmy He is one of Australia's renowned abstract expressionist painters, currently residing in Melbourne. Painting is an art form brimming with creativity and expressiveness. Over his fifteen-year artistic journey, people are able to witness the continuous evolution of his artistic perspective and aesthetics, with a greater emphasis on the language of painting and the use of colour.
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Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show 2024

20 Mar 2024 – 24 Mar 2024

Royal Exhibition Building, Gallery Precinct

The Victorian Artists Society will once again be represented at the Flower & Garden Show amidst some of the best landscape and floral talent from Australia and around the world. 
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