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Creative Spaces

Creative Spaces and Places

There are a number of creative spaces operating within the City of Greater Bendigo, including spaces managed by the City, Temporary Art Spaces, Community and Educational Spaces and Commercial Galleries.

Creative Spaces in Greater Bendigo  Click here to download a compilation of creative spaces found in Greater Bendigo including exhibition spaces, street art locations, Artist Run and co-working spaces, commercial and retail galleries, online offerings and community and education spaces.

Please click on the below link to read more about our latest public art project:

Kinetic at Kennington Reservoir Artist Expression of Interest

Follow the links below or contact us us for information or hire enquiries about the following spaces, managed by the City of Greater Bendigo

Dudley House Gallery

60 View Street Bendigo

Dudley House Gallery provides a centre for local artists and the broader creative community. Dudley House hosts an annual program of exhibitions, displays, events and wide variety of activities in the View Street Arts precinct.

Grants are available each year under the City of Greater Bendigo Artists on View program for artists seeking to exhibit.

Go to City of Greater Bendigo: Artists on View

Art gallery with aboriginal paintings on the wall

("Knuldoorong Exhibition", July 2021)

Exhibit B Gallery

Exhibit B is an exhibition window space ideal for a solo or small group shows located at Bendigo Bank Central (formerly Fountain Court). Each year the space hosts around 12 or 13 exhibitions of work by a variety of artists.

Applications are open all year round and are open to individuals, groups (including non-incorporated groups) and organisations.

For information about the space, and to apply email arts.info@bendigo.vic.gov.au

Image of Exhibit B artspace with exhibition of paintings and prints and a person walking past

(Mick Cullin and Des Lowry "Paint and Print Show", February 2022 - Photo by Bill Conroy)

Capital Theatre Foyer Exhibitions

The Foyer space at The Capital supports an ongoing program of exhibitions. This curated space provides an opportunity for local artists to present their work to the visitors who come to the Capital for live performances and other events.

Capital Foyer with paintings and photographs

(More RAW, May 2016)

The Capital Foyer - Local Artist Exhibition Program 2022

In 2022, Bendigo Venues and Events (BV&E) will offer local artists an opportunity to exhibit work in the foyer spaces at The Capital.  Work will be displayed in the foyer space outside the Bendigo Bank Theatre for approximately six weeks and upstairs (including the stair-well) for approximately five months.  Selected artists will be awarded a fee of $1,000 and provided marketing support and assistance with installation.

Guidelines (including dates) may be found here: EoI Capital Foyer 2022 Revised Feb 2022.pdf

 


Street Art

Image of neon I am Djaara artwork with title Bendigo Street Art Self Guided Walk

To view the many and varied artworks created by local Street Artists why not take a self-guided walking tour through the CBD with the Bendigo Street Art Self-Guided Walking Tour.

 

 

BV&E acknowledges the Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Peoples as the traditional custodians of the lands where our venues stand and where we share stories through art and culture.

We acknowledge and pay respect to their Elders past present and emerging.