Due to the current COVID-19 lockdown, our building will be closed until restrictions are lifted.
All classes planned for this period will be rescheduled.
Contact us on or 03-9662-1484 for more details.

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Five Art galleries

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.

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Free Entry to the Public

The Victorian Artists Society galleries are open to the public for free entry.

OPening Hours

10am to 4pm weekdays 
1pm to 4pm weekends. 
We are closed on public holidays, unless advertised.


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Our Location

We are located at 430 Albert Street, East Melbourne, 3002.
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By Public Transport

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.

By Car

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.


More Information

For more information, call our office on 03 9662 1484 or

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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

Bag Policy

Bags other than handbags are required to be held safely at reception whilst visiting the galleries.

Acknowledgment of traditional owners.

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.