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Paint Out at Yarram an Outstanding Success

Tuesday May 3rd, 2022
The VAS Paint Out trip to Yarram on the weekend focused mainly on the small coastal towns of Port Albert and Port Welshpool, and was an outstanding success with twenty Victorian Artists Society artists attending.
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Official Opening and Awards Presentation of the 2022 VAS Autumn Select Exhibition

Wednesday April 13th, 2022
Last night the Victorian Artists Society officially opened the 2022 VAS Autumn Select Exhibition and presented the Mackley Prize and the VAS Sculpture Prize.
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MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW 2022

Monday March 28th, 2022
The Victorian Artists Society will be represented at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show amidst some of the best landscape and floral talent from Australia and around the world ...
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Winners Announced in the 2022 VAS George Hicks Foundation Contemporary Exhibition

Friday March 11th, 2022
Last night the Victorian Artists Society officially opened the 2022 VAS George Hicks Foundation Contemporary Exhibition and presented awards to the VAS artists ...
Brock Q Piper, The Hypnotist, Contemporary Exhibition WINNER 2021

VAS GEORGE HICKS FOUNDATION CONTEMPORARY EXHIBITION 2022

Tuesday March 1st, 2022
The Victorian Artists Society is proud to present the VAS George Hicks Foundation Contemporary Exhibition 2022, with viewing from Friday 4 March until Monday 21 March 2022 ...
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Official Opening and Awards Presentation of the 2022 VAS Summer Exhibition 2022

Wednesday February 16th, 2022
Last night the Victorian Artists Society officially opened the 2022 VAS Summer Exhibition and presented the winning artists with their prizes ...
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NEW PRESIDENT ELECTED FOR VAS

Tuesday December 14th, 2021
At the recent Victorian Artists Society Annual General Meeting, held on 9 December 2021, Artist Richard Impey was elected as President.
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Eileen Mackley AM is retiring following an 8 year term as VAS President

Friday December 3rd, 2021
For the past eight years Eileen has led the Victorian Artists Society, along with Council members, on a period of major reform to ensure that VAS remains a special place for current and future artists, as it has been for over 150 years. 
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2021 VAS MAVIS LITTLE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Wednesday November 17th, 2021
Last night, with members, artists, guests, sponsors and supporters in attendance, the Victorian Artists Society announced Gwendoline Krumins VAS as the winner ...
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Eileen Mackley speaks about the Victorian Artists Society surviving COVID-19

Tuesday November 16th, 2021
Victorian Artists Society President, Eileen Mackley AM VAS FVAS, provides an overview of the successful management of the Victorian Artists Society over the last twelve months during the COVID-19 lockdown in an interview with Ron Smith, VIC Arts Media Communications Councillor.
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VAS Paint out at Burnley Gardens in Richmond

Wednesday November 3rd, 2021
On Sunday several artists from the Victorian Artists Society enjoyed a Paint Out in the lovely heritage Burnley Gardens ...
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August Exhibitions at VAS

Friday July 30th, 2021
The Norma Bull Portraiture Scholarship is a biennial award which aims to encourage students of all ages to advance in the naturalistic style of portraiture ...
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'Soul of the Yarra', oil by Bronwen Hunt

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We would like to pay our respects to the traditional owners of the land on which our building stands, their leaders, past, present and emerging.