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PGAV End of Year Celebration 2023

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PGAV End of Year Celebration 2023

Thursday 14 Dec 2023, 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Join us on Thursday 14 December 2023 for the PGAV End of Year Celebration in Bendigo!

Starting at Bendigo Art Gallery, we will consider new approaches to historic collections, then take a short walk across the road to La Trobe Art Institute for presentations from member galleries on recent programming and issues relevant to the sector. We will then break for a three-course long lunch in the Bendigo Art Gallery Sculpture Annex and end the day with a tour of Djaa Djuwima, Bendigo’s dedicated First Nations gallery on Dja Dja Wurrung country.

Janet Bromley, First Nations Arts Officer, City of Greater Bendigo
Jessica Bridgfoot, Director, Bendigo Art Gallery
Michelle Moo, Exhibitions Manager, State Library Victoria
Bala Starr, Director, La Trobe Art Institute
Louise Tegart, Director, Art Gallery of Ballarat
Andrew Tetzlaff, Senior Curator, RMIT Culture
Maree Tonkin, Coordinator Creative Communities, City of Greater Bendigo

Thursday 14 December 2023
10.30am – 3.30pm

Starting at Bendigo Art Gallery
42 View Street, Bendigo

$75 per person
(Including GST)

(includes three-course lunch and drinks)

Bookings close 12pm Thursday 7 December
Places are limited to 50 people. Book now to avoid disappointment!
Late registrations cannot be accepted.

If you would like to pay by tax invoice, please email: anne.robertson@pgav.ngv.vic.gov.au

Please let us know of any special dietary requirements when booking. Note: special dietary requirements cannot be accommodated after bookings close at 12pm Thursday 7 December 2023.


  • Registered participants that are no longer able to attend may nominate a substitute up until 2pm, Wednesday 13 December 2023 - note special dietary requirement may not be able to be accommodated. You must notify the PGAV of substitutions and cancellations by email: anne.robertson@pgav.ngv.vic.gov.au.

  • Cancellations received before 12pm Thursday 7 December 2023 will be refunded.

  • Cancellations received after 12pm Thursday 7 December 2023 are not refundable.

  • Exceptions are at the discretion of the PGAV.

Photographs and/or video footage will be taken at the PGAV End of Year Celebration. Photos and videos taken at this event will be used to promote the PGAV and its work. This includes publishing images on the PGAV website, social media channels, print publications and other marketing materials.

If you would prefer not to be photographed, or have photographs in which you are featured published, please let us know by emailing
anne.robertson@pgav.ngv.vic.gov.au, or speak with a PGAV staff member at the event. 

Travelling by car: Estimated travelling time from Melbourne to Bendigo is 90 minutes and via the Calder Freeway (M79). Off-street (ticketed) car parking is available at the Rosalind Park car park, behind the Capital Theatre and the Gallery. Entry is at View and Rowan streets. You can purchase a ticket at the available machines or use the PayStay app.

Travelling by Train: You can travel via V/Line train from Melbourne to Bendigo. A 7.39am train from Southern Cross Station arrives at Bendigo Railway Station at 10am. A train departs from Bendigo at 4pm and arrives at Southern Cross at 6.11pm.

The walk from Bendigo Railway Station to Bendigo Art Gallery in approximately 15 minutes. Buses run from Bendigo Railway Station to the Gallery (look for bus number 50, 52, 53, 54 or 55).

You can use a Myki and the daily fare capped at $10 or $5 for concession.

Image: Stock photo by winyuu via iStock.

Thursday 14 Dec 2023, 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Public: $ 75.00
(includes GST)

This Course has now Started

join the waitlist

To go on a waitlist please email anne.robertson@pgav.ngv.vic.gov.au

The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the lands where our office is located, and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enduring traditions and continuing creative cultures. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

We are an LGBTQIA+ friendly organisation and celebrate cultural diversity.