Have you managed to pick up the pocket guide to visiting the Artisans and Makers of the Bendigo Region yet? The guide allows the interested traveller to build their own regional adventure itinerary and visit some of the leading Artisans, Makers and creators of the Bendigo region. Whether you’re visiting the region from other places, or you’re a ‘local’ being a tourist in your own backyard, this guide has been designed by key destinations within the Bendigo Region to make your journey so much easier. The following is just a snapshot of what is available to be discovered.
Gallery 369 (main image)
Gallery 369 is a contemporary commercial exhibition space situated in the heart of Bendigo. Visitors can view and purchase collectible and quality paintings, sculpture and other artworks selected from a range of Indigenous, Australian and International art, in most styles from classical to contemporary. Gallery 369 exhibits affordable and collectible art. Art that is aimed to be enjoyed now as well as a great investment long term.
Jewellery by Lisa Kennedy
Lisa is a well known designer of hand crafted jewellery based in Maldon. Visitors to many markets in the region will recognize Lisa as a craftsperson of exceptional talent. Working in silver or gold, each handcrafted piece is set with natural precious and semi precious gems. Lisa’s home studio and showroom is a welcoming venue to view Lisa’s work, choose a special piece and have a chat about her work.
The Coach House Gallery/Museum
Is an interesting complex located in Wedderburn, which is run by volunteers to support the artistic endeavours in the Loddon Community. The Gallery Exhibitions featuring local artists change frequently. In addition to the Gallery, the Coach House houses a magnificent Museum offering a glimpse of time past.
Alvah Art Gallery
Situated in the old gold mining town of Dunolly, the gallery is the creation of John Moir a passionate artist who has produced a wide body of work that he now displays in his purpose built gallery as a place for ‘folk’ to call in for a chat and look at what is on offer
Pick up your own pocket guide to discover some of the leading Artisans and Makers from the Bendigo Region at Visitor Centres and leading venues throughout the Bendigo Region.For additional regional day trips and more to do in the BendigoRegion, please visit www.bendigoregion.com