The Warrnambool Art Gallery (WAG) is owned and operated by the Warrnambool City Council as a memorial to Sir Fletcher Jones.
The Warrnambool Art Gallery is a free public art gallery and Warrnambool’s premier exhibition gallery.
The WAG enriches the cultural experience of the community by entertaining, educating and challenging visitors.The WAG Is responsible for the care and conservation of the Collection and for providing educational and research access
The Warrnambool Art Gallery will be closed to the public from July 29, 2019 to January 2020 while a new climate control system is installed. More information.
Established in 1886, the Warrnambool Art Gallery offers a diverse collection of artworks, from elegant European salon paintings to the Avant-garde modernism of the Angry Penguins.
Artworks range from the romanticised colonial landscapes of Eugene Von Guerard and Louis Buvelot, to contemporary Australian printmaking by Juan Davila, Barbara Hanrahan and Ray Arnold.
getting to the gallery
Warrnambool is a picturesque and vibrant coastal city, situated close to the Great Ocean Road and 270km from Melbourne via the Princes Highway. WAG is located on Liebig Streetin the heart of Warrnambool's entertainment and cultural precinct.
The Art Gallery car park can be accessed via Timor Street and offers several disabled parking spaces. Parking fees apply.
Three services operate between Melbourne and Warrnambool daily. Details of timetables and fares are available on www.vline.com.au or phone 1800 800 007.
Local bus timetables are available from the Warrnambool Visitor Information Centre, phone (03) 5559 4620 or by visiting www.transitsw.com.au.
Call 131 008 anytime.
Bicycle racks are available to secure your bicycle.
Exploring Warrnambool's CBD on foot is a great way to see all the city has to offer. The WAG is located at the end of Liebig Street - Warrnambool's vibrant central shopping precinct.
SHOP @ WAG
Our carefully selected stock is a snap shot of the best in local, Melbourne made and Australian design. Our range includes lifestyle products that will enhance the home, quirky stationery to put some fun into the everyday, and the best children’s ‘make and do’ toys guaranteed to entertain budding young artists. Plus we have handpicked a selection of publications celebrating art making and creative thinking within the south west.