Explore a unique and inspiring visual arts experience at the Incinerator Gallery, located by the picturesque Maribyrnong River in Moonee Valley. The historic Essendon Incinerator, designed by the offices of Walter Burley Griffin, serves as a stunning backdrop to our inspiring solo and group exhibitions.
Our changing exhibition program is curated to ignite thought-provoking conversations and challenge conventional perspectives on social justice issues. Immerse yourself in a range of contemporary artworks and arts practices that offer fresh and innovative takes on art and life, leaving you feeling invigorated and stimulated.
Our commitment to creating a vibrant and engaged community is reflected in our diverse range of free and low-cost community engagement programs. Whether you're an experienced visual artist or a passionate beginner, our programs cater to all levels and offer a fantastic opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals. For those seeking to unlock their creative potential, Studio Workshops provide the perfect platform to explore and refine your unique style under the guidance of our expert instructors.
As a cornerstone of our mission, education is a priority at the Incinerator Gallery. We're proud to offer a range of education programs that cater to schools throughout the region. Excursions are designed to foster a love of art and civic engagement, inspiring students to become critical thinkers and passionate advocates for social justice.
Admission to the Incinerator Gallery is free, making it an unmissable destination for seasoned art enthusiasts and curious visitors alike. We look forward to welcoming you.
Incinerator Gallery is committed to presenting a diverse program of contemporary art that is socially engaged, environmentally aware, seeks to inspire and celebrates our local area. Throughout the year we offer a range of opportunities for artists to apply to exhibit. These include:
- Incinerator Art Award: Art for Social Change
- The Atrium for practitioners with a sculptural and spatial practice
- Boadle Hall for artists whose practice demonstrates a connection with the local area
- Offsite Exhibitions presented in arrange of local spaces including libraries
- Fireworks and Bright Sparks for students who live, work or study in Moonee Valley
To learn when and how to apply for these opportunities click here
getting to the gallery
Free parking is available beside the Gallery and there are plenty of options for travelling to the Gallery via public transport.
Train: Closest station is Moonee Ponds on the Craigieburn Line. Then catch the 467 bus or take a 15-minute walk west on Holmes Road toward the river.
Tram: Closest tram stop is Stop 41 near Maribyrnong Park on the 57 and 82 tram routes. Then a 10-minute walk north along the Maribyrnong River to Holmes Road.
Bus: Closest bus stop is at the corner of Holmes Rd and Waverley St, Moonee Ponds. Disembark bus routes 467 or 468 then walk west for five minutes to the Gallery.
Plan your visit on public transport
Incinerator Gallery is fully wheelchair accessible.
Disabled parking is available in the carpark beside the gallery. A lift and ramps provide access to the top levels.
For further enquiries about how the gallery can support your access requirements, please contact our team.
Cover image: Exterior view of Incinerator Gallery.
Above image: Art Tales, Incy Wincy Babies Program at Incinerator Gallery.