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Living Arts Space

Arts & Culture - Artisans & Galleries Bendigo CBD


Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm 7 days a week [Closed Christmas Day]

Phone: 5434 6060

Due to the current COVID-19 requirements the Living Arts Space is currently closed. However please enjoy our virtual tour of the current exhibition below.

Description

Current Exhibition
Exhibition title: Ag Art 2000-2020

The Elmore Field Days Ag Art Wear competition has been challenging designers over the last 20 years to create a wearable art garment from materials found on farms, in farming related industries or sources from the land. These everyday agricultural materials are transformed into unique garments that are then brought to life at the Elmore Field Days where they are modelled on the catwalk.

The 2019 competition saw entrants create imaginative, unique and highly innovative designs. The designs incorporate a wide range of agricultural materials, for example; silage wrap, chicken wire, cotton seeds, hay band, inner tractor tube, shade cloth and poly pipe.

2019 was the last year that the competition will run. This exhibition is a celebration of the winners and a glimpse of some of the highlights as we look back at some of the amazing creations.

DISCOVER AND IMMERSE YOURSELF IN OUR UNIQUE ARTS WORLD.

The historic Bendigo Post Office, built in 1887, is now home to the Bendigo Visitor Centre, the Living Arts Space and the Post Office Gallery.

The Living Arts Space presents a range of exhibitions and public programs throughout the year showcasing Bendigo and region's contemporary artists and emerging talents for the enjoyment of both visitors to the region and the local community. Discover and immerse yourself in our unique arts world.

The Living Arts Space presents a range of exhibitions and public art programs throughout the year showcasing Bendigo and the region’s talented, emerging and professional artists, to visitors to the region and our local community.

The aim is to present quality exhibitions within the grand old post office, using the magnificent heritage backdrop of the building to showcase diverse artworks created by living artists and artisans who live in Bendigo or have connections in the region.

The space combines exhibitions with active programs involving artist’s talks, demonstrations and makers workshops as part of a vibrant and engaging public program.

The Living Arts Space is located inside the Bendigo Visitor Centre on the left-hand side of the main entry foyer.

Open hours: 7 days a week from 9am – 5pm [Closed Christmas Day]

  • Air Conditioning/ Heating
  • Children Welcome
  • Credit Cards Welcome
  • Disabled Access
  • High Street Precinct
  • Large Groups Welcome
  • Open 7 Days
  • Pram Friendly
  • Ramp Access

51-67 Pall Mall, Bendigo Victoria 3550, Australia

Directions

The Living Arts Space is located in the Bendigo Visitor Information Centre at 51-67 Pall Mall in Bendigo.