Weekdays: 10am-4pm
Weekends: 11am-4pm

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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.

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 
11am to 4pm weekends. 
We are open on public holidays, 11am to 4pm, unless advertised.

Coffee at VAS

L'Arte at VAS coffee cart is now open for business!

Pop in and enjoy a cup of coffee whilst browsing our exhibitions or lounge in our new sunny courtyard.

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Our Location

We are located at 430 Albert Street, East Melbourne, 3002.
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Getting To Vas Gallery

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.


An accessible entrance into the building is now available through Moffatt Way beside the building. There is an accessible toilet located on the ground floor and a lift to take visitors to the upper galleries.

By Bike

Bike hoops are available on Albert Street out the front of the Victorian Artists Society Building.

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 email admin@vasgallery.org.au

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Frequently Asked Questions

Pet Policy

By entering the Victorian Artists Society premises, each person agrees to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions of Public Entry.

Whenever you are on VAS premises, you must not bring animals onto VAS premises except for Guide Dogs and other registered assistance dogs.

Trained, registered and visibly identifiable guide, hearing and other assistance dogs are welcome to visit the Gallery when accompanied by their handler under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.

Bag Policy

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


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

Visitors to the Gallery are advised that photography may take place at events hosted by VAS as well as by private hirers. Any guest wishing not to be photographed should communicate directly to the host or photographer. 

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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.