Montsalvat, Australia’s oldest artist community, is situated in Nillumbik Shire's Eltham township. 

Founded by Justus Jörgensen in the 1930s, Montsalvat has been an inspiration to various artists, laying the foundations for them to explore and celebrate their own creativity

Montsalvat’s arts community has grown to include national and internationally acclaimed artists and artisans from a wide variety of arts practices including Helen Lempriere, Albert Tucker, Cliton Pugh, Jock Frater and Max Meldrum.

Opening hours are 9am - 5pm, seven days a week.

There is free admission to exhibitions in the Barn Gallery, Long Gallery and Residents Gallery.

Entrance Fees:

Adults $14.00
Concessions $10.00
Children under 5: FREE
Children aged 5-12 $8.00

Families $35.00 (2 adults & up to 3 children under 13)
Group (10-20) $12.00 / Group (20+) $10.00


MOntsalvat, belinda Roger exhibition

Belinda Rogers – Solo Exhibition
Barn Gallery, 4th April - 28th April
Exhibition Opening: Saturday 6 April, 2pm - 4pm – Free event and all welcome

"Meditative. Solitary. Transforming. Painter & Poet Belinda Rogers sits in front of a blank canvas using small cloths to paint emotive inner landscapes."

Gabrielle Watts – Where
Long Gallery, April 4 - 28

"Gabrielle’s detailed works embody a deep love for the natural world. Her often intimate and close-up compositions invite the viewer to share in the personal process of capturing this admiration."