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- Spacious museum with an outstanding collection of Venetian glass, English porcelain, Gandharan Buddha statues, Sisley, Pisarro and an incredible Toltec Chacmool. They could not escape lamentation about the "black bodies" and the inevitable inclusion of substandard art based on gender/race but this is to be expected. Nice garden, stained glass roof.Written 21 November 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- We were sceptical at first and ended up all really enjoying our time. Take your time and have fun with it. It's surprisingly easy to get a good picture with a little practise.
If you have some time then visit the area and enjoy the art and have some fun.Written 14 November 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- ACMI is known as the Australian Center for the Moving Image. In the age of the screen, it promotes a wide range of screen images that appeal to young and old. It also has several screening rooms that show classic films. ACMI is in Flinders Street, adjacent to Fed Square.Written 7 October 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- From the private collection of Mr Johnston donated to the Heritage Trust. A lovely insight into the household items that were used to entertain or decorate a home from a Jacobite cupboard in the kitchen to chandeliers and tea sets and other associated stuff in all the rooms of this double terrace house. he was an antique dealer travelling between the UK, India, China and Australia. A nice way to spend 2.5 hoursWritten 1 August 2023
- Wonderful exhibit of aboriginal art ams culture through video, photography, music, and art. This is a combination of video, paintings, and interactive art installations that craft an immervise experience.Written 25 November 2023
- Wonderful little museum, perfect when one have 2 hours to spare. Location is strategic and easily accessible. Entry fee of Aud 12/p for tourist.
Collection is also well presented, mixed between the olds and modern items, including photography, olympic torches with their stories and scuptures. Some scuptures have small inscription, would be good to have a printed version around it.
If you visit, have a go at the prophet box outside.Written 30 November 2023
- Buxton Contemporary is an art gallery specializes in contemporary art. Contemporary art often has a meaning that is difficult to discern at first contemporary art is in the process of supplanting Modernism. Contemporary art is often clever, with Australian theme. The Gallery is in walking distance of the NGV.Written 23 November 2023
- Was a great time spent at metal art world. Being at the end of street in the industrial area I was expecting a few metal arts but we were amazed the artwork there was fantastic so many to look at and interact with take as many photo’s as you like ( I took hundreds) After the metal art you go up stairs for some mazes and light rooms. Would definetly recommend having a look.Written 9 October 2023
- The pandemic lock down took away a lot but now as we slowly reopen it is reassuring to know that art & culture is alive and strong. You need to book your time slot but it is an easy process. The gallery was not crowded and it was delightful to see so many youngsters enjoying this great space. I particularly enjoyed the Tiwi exhibition, the Durand exhibition and the Top2020 art display. Please visit.Written 11 December 2020
- The gallery itself is fairly small and tucked into a heritage building which frankly is not all that impressive, so really the quality of the exhibition pretty much determines your experience. There was a joint exhibition between RMIT and HK schools and it was rather interesting and also made good use of the exhibition space. So yes, for us it was worth spending a hour or so there.Written 15 August 2023
- We were there for the portrait painters in action exhibition and enjoyed watching the artists and their works. The permanent display items include some nice works from local artists. It was within these hallowed halls that artists including Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton and Frederick McCubbin developed their skills.Written 18 October 2018
- It amazes me that this place isn’t overrun with people but I know why. It’s a little more difficult to find but worth it. Which is so typically Melbourne.....so many Dickensian side lanes.
If you love beautifully made, local craft with a design bent, this is your place. Party quirky partly elegant. Some of Melbournes better artists sell their stuff here. Jewellery and pottery is a key feature. Check out the ridiculously beautiful porcelain cups and saucers or vases by Vanessa Lucas for instance. Take home a unique present for someone back home that you can’t find elsewhere.Written 27 December 2018
- If Art is your thing make sure you take a visit to this place. You have to go down some stairs and it's not very well signposted. The staff are uber friendly and the exhibition I saw was excellent. Well worth a look. And it's a whole complex that is community funded. A little hidden gem in Melbourne.Written 21 July 2017
- Found my way to this spot within Melbourne University only to find it closed. Several other university museums were either not accessible to the public or had nothing on display. Others were open and marvellous, like the Grainger.Written 12 November 2018
- You would never expect to see something like this in suburban Bentleigh East! Sofia has a beautiful collection of musical boxes and a story behind every one of them. Definitely worth a visit if you are passing through South East Melbourne!Written 18 October 2023
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