With the easing of restrictions, we are pleased to welcome you back into the Victorian Artists Society galleries.
Our galleries are open weekdays 10pm to 4pm and weekends from 1pm to 4pm.
For the safety of all visitors and staff, we are practicing COVID safety protocols. All visitors will need to wear a mask, sign in and sanitise their hands on entry, and remain 1.5 metres apart from other visitors.
Our five beautifully restored galleries feature exhibitions by VAS Members and renowned Australian and international artists. Our exhibitions display a diverse range of mediums and styles.
The VAS Permanent Collection, displayed in the foyer is on rotation throughout the year. The collection features artwork by past VAS presidents, award winners and significant Australian artists.
Visit us to learn more about our iconic history, become a member or attend one of our many art classes and workshops.
The Victorian Artists Society galleries are open to the public for free entry.
10am to 4pm weekdays
1pm to 4pm weekends.
We are closed on public holidays, unless advertised.
Map design by David Kaneen
A 5 minute walk from Parliament Station, next to the Eye and Ear Hospital and across the road from St Patrick’s Cathedral.
Trams 11, 12 and 109 stop on the corner of Albert Street and Gisborne Street.
There are 5 steps leading up to the entrance of the building. We have a lift to take visitors to the upper galleries and a disabled toilet.
1 hour meter parking is available along Albert Street, opposite the gallery. Parking is also available at the nearby Wilson Parking at 410 Albert St, East Melbourne.
Video filming, flash and tripod photography (including 'selfie sticks') are not permitted inside the galleries. If you wish to seek copyright approval to photograph a work of art for publication please contact the office on 03 9662 1484
Bags other than handbags are required to be held safely at reception whilst visiting the galleries.
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.