General admission is free, you are required to check-in at reception to register your visit for Covid19 capacity restrictions.
We use the Victorian Government Service App for contact tracing. Please download the Victorian Government Service App on your smart phone device and register prior to your visit. QR codes at venue entrances are scanned using your smart phone camera, within the App and sign-in is completed instantly.
Please maintain physical distance from other patrons where possible, including while in exhibition spaces, queuing at reception, toilets, entrances and exits. If you are unable to social distance please wear a mask. Cloaking services will not be available. We ask that you do not bring large or bulky items to the gallery.
For more information on the Covid19 restrictions please visit the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services website.
The following is our CovidSafe plan.
Is the Bendigo Art Gallery open to the general public?
We are now opened to the public 7 days a week, 10am - 5pm including all public holidays except for Christmas day. We are adhering to the guidelines issued by the Victorian Government .
What measures are being put in place to keep staff and customers safe?
Entry is restricted and physical distancing requirements are in place for all visitors and staff.
Increased hygiene measures include additional cleaning of high-touch surfaces and hand sanitiser is available for visitors as they enter. Additional staff throughout the Gallery are in place to ensure visitors are observing social distancing and to help manage visitor movement through the gallery spaces.
Our cloaking service has been temporarily suspended and we ask that you do no bring into the Gallery any bulky items.
If you are unwell or in a high-risk category please consider your need to visit, your well-being is our priority!
Do I need to wear a mask?
Though masks are not strictly required in the Gallery we strongly recommend that you do wear a mask.
We look forward to welcoming you to Bendigo Art Gallery and thank you for your patience and support as we all adapt to these new circumstances.