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GALLERIES IN VICTORIA

Craft Victoria

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COVID-19 UPDATE: INFORMATION FOR VISITORS ATTENDING PUBLIC GALLERIES
From 1 June public galleries in Victoria are able to re-open.
We have compiled a list of gallery re-opening dates HERE, however we suggest you check with individual galleries for any changes to their visitor hours or procedures.

Continue engaging online: you can continue to engage with public galleries from home. Visit our list of online experiences HERE

Craft Victoria, Open Door- Contemporary Makers and Designers (opening event), 2019. Curated by Julie Ewington. Photography Thomas Lentini.

Craft Victoria is a national leader in the craft and design sector, promoting a cutting-edge vision of hand-crafted practice in the 21st century. Since 1970, Craft has supported the growth of thousands of makers, nurtured hundreds of small creative businesses and challenged the boundaries of craft practice. 

Craft has built a vibrant and sustainable contemporary craft and design community by supporting, showcasing and celebrating all craft disciplines.

Craft’s headquarters in Melbourne has become a hub for audiences and makers working across ceramics, furniture, jewellery, textiles, fibre and glass to gather, view, discuss and celebrate works by many of Australia’s most highly regarded craft practitioners. The gallery and maker showcase spaces provide opportunities for hundreds of makers each year to exhibit their works. Tens of thousands of people visit Craft each year to view our free exhibitions which uniquely focus on artists who demonstrate an astonishing level of skill and transformation of materials. 

getting to the gallery

Craft Victoria is located in Watson Place, just off Flinders Lane 

Eight minutes WALK from Flinders Street Train Station
TRAM numbers 1, 16, 3, 3a, 5 and 6, 64, 67 and 72 to City Square/Swanston Street Stop 11 

Schools and community groups are welcome to visit Craft Victoria during regular hours. Our staff are available to talk on the current exhibitions for free — to arrange please contact us one week prior to your intended visit.

gallery shop

Craft’s store and retail gallery are currently closed
T: 03 9650 7775
E: craft@craft.org.au or shop@craft.org.au for retail queries


Image (above): Craft Victoria, Open Door- Contemporary Makers and Designers (opening event), 2019. Curated by Julie Ewington. Photography Thomas Lentini.

Craft Victoria
Watson Place - off Flinders Lane
Melbourne VIC 3000
T: 03 9650 7775
E: craft@craft.org.au
W: craft.org.au

Opening Hours*
Monday - Friday: 11am -6pm
Saturday: 11am - 5pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: Closed.
Entry is Free. 

*Please note that for COVID our opening times have been amended to 11am-5pm Monday -Friday until further notice. 

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