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.
We are currently working with the neighbouring Eye and Ear Hospital to install disabled access to our galleries and are planning to have this available early in 2023, when the hospital's construction and restoration works are completed.
There are 5 steps leading up to the entrance of the building. There is a disabled toilet located on the ground floor and a lift to take visitors to the upper galleries where the concert will be held.
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.
Animals are not allowed in the Victorian Artists Society building.
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.