Geelong Gallery
Geelong Gallery
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jebskulker
Sydney, NSW2,066 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
I almost gave this a 3 and it's far too small and deserves more art pieces, but I went for a 4 as it's still worth a visit. It was only 2 large rooms and 2 smaller rooms. I would recommend going in, but not much time is needed.
There were 2 temporary exhibitions upstairs, one showcasing indigenous artists which was definitely the highlight, and one by what I think was a local artist which was a bit confusing. The permanent exhibitions downstairs were mostly of what seemed to be 18th/19th century artifacts, nice enough but a bit basic.
It's free entry and they accept donations, but you could see everything inside in about 15 to 20 minutes. I feel like more space could have been made available for more artists.
Written 20 January 2024
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Dan2019
London, UK31 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
If the galley was not free I would have asked for my money back.

Very poor art exhibitions with one room being filled with wooded painted boxes. Will not be returning.
Written 17 September 2023
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701David
Fitzroy, Australia969 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023 • Couples
The Geelong Gallery continues to produce exceptional exhibitions. The Clarice Beckett exhibition is excellent. Hard to imagine that these paintings were painted between 1929 and 1930 and were lost for decades. It's devastating that many have been destroyed. The works are beautiful and highlight what a beach side suburb was like decades ago. A must visit exhibition.
Written 5 July 2023
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Dennis W
Cheshire, UK607 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Solo
Popped into the gallery on my way back to the nearby rail station.

It's a lovely medium sized gallery with an interesting range of displays. Also surrounded by beautiful grounds. Well worth a visit.
Written 25 October 2022
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crow4@bigpond.com
Sydney, Australia34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
An impressive art gallery. The Geelong art prize was exhibited when we were there and was exceptional.
The permanent collection was also impressive
Written 17 September 2022
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Traveller
Melbourne, Australia15,798 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
My wife and I visited this Art Gallery on a Sunday morning when there were very few visitors, on our way to Torquay for a holiday.

Among the prized collections are two paintings by Arthur Streeton and a painting by Frederick McCubbin.

Although the gallery is small, it is very clean and well maintained.
Written 12 September 2022
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Southbankpaul
Southbank, Australia22 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 • Solo
Went to see the Archies but had to wait for a time slot, so thought I would look around the rest of the gallery while I waited. The only free exhibition was in a room about the size of three bedrooms. I asked where the rest was, and was told there is no more.
Really! In a city the size of Geelong the free for view artworks could easily fit in a house?
Surely a regional gallery should always have a good range of free viewing art always on show.
Note to Geelong people. Come to Melbourne, where you can browse for hours without paying a cent.
Written 15 February 2022
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Simon B
City of Greater Geelong, Australia2,805 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 • Couples
Made a good couple date to visit the Archibald 100 exhibit at the GG.
Enjoyed the ‘self-talk’ committee of curiousity versus controversy running through my mind as viewed.
IMHO mix of genius, rubbish and historical beauty. Well set out and utilised the QR coded info.
GG makes for pleasurable wandering among the airy high-ceiling room spaces.
Written 9 January 2022
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Carlton3
Melbourne, Australia167 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021
The Geelong Gallery was a great space to see the Archie 100 exhibition, celebrating 100 years of the Archibald Portrait Prize. Staff were excellent, we arrived 30 minutes early & they checked & said it was ok to go in.
Written 20 December 2021
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Gus
Melbourne, Australia141 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021
We visited the Gallery to see the Archibald 100 Exhibition.
Beautifully presented.
Very helpful staff
Written 19 November 2021
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