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Famous Art Galleries In Australia

Published / by Jeremy

If you live in Australia or if you are planning to visit, then one of the things you should definitely be checking out are some of the biggest art galleries in the country. Most of the good ones are located in the major cities so you are likely going to be there anyway.

 

Cities To Visit

 

There is no shortage of art galleries in Australia. There are many well-known art galleries such as Arc One Gallery in Melbourne. Art enthusiasts have a lot to look forward to when they visit these art galleries in Australia. Now, of course, you will need to look at their website and do a bit of research because art is a very wide-ranged industry and depending on what kind of art you like and enjoy, you might be attracted to different galleries or displays. Generally, they also have a list of artists whose works are displayed in the Gallery, so you can also look into those if you follow someone’s work particularly.

 

Underwater Gallery – Great Barrier Reef

 

This is certainly one of the most unique galleries in Australia, probably one of its kind in the world in fact. The Great Barrier Reef is one of nature’s most beautiful wonders in the world. And after several years of back and forth, they finally got their own underwater art gallery! You will need to travel to Cairns to see it but it is very much worth the trip.

National Gallery of Victoria

 

One of the most well-known art galleries in Australia is the National Gallery of Victoria. They have a very informative website where art enthusiasts can explore the collections currently on display in the gallery. The website also lists information about how to get to the gallery and various facilities available in the gallery along with their opening and closing hours as well as various other features available there. Similarly, all the major art galleries have their own websites where art enthusiasts can find information about their visiting hours as well as the collections on display and various other important things.

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In addition to the websites of various galleries, you can also find a lot of information about the famous art galleries by visiting the website of Tourism Australia. This website has a lot of information on Australian art as well as well known Australian artists along with major art prizes. There are also a number of other tourist websites dedicated to major cities in Australia where they can find a lot of information on art galleries, art and culture and other such things related to art.

 

Linton & Kay

 

If you would like to see the work of some local artists and do not mind traveling to the West Coast of Australia, then you should consider Linton & Kay, a small gallery in Perth. They have a range of exhibitions scheduled for throughout the year.

There are a lot of choices available within Australia and of course, even more choice if you travel internationally to see some stunning artwork, especially in Europe! But at the end of the day, it is an experience that is subjective and depends on how well you understand the work of the artist and how much you enjoy the way they express it!