Montsalvat

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, Clifton Pugh, Jock Frater and Max Meldrum.

Opening hours are 10:00am - 4:00pm, Friday to Sunday.

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

EXHIBITIONS FEBRUARY

The Nillumbik Shire, Art in the Time of COVID-19, The Barn Gallery, 5th February - 5th April

Jesse Mahoney, The Future is Cancelled, The Long Gallery, 19th January - 15th February

Alexis Winter, 12X12, The Residents Gallery, 25th January - 22nd February

SPECIAL EVENTS

Summers End at Montsalvat, 27 February 5pm - 10pm
Artisan market, food and entertainment
Outdoor screening of A Boy Called Sailboat with the soundtrack performed live by the Grigoryan Brothers

Yasmin Rowe Solo Piano, 21 February 2pm

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