The Argyle and Studio Galleries

The Argyle and Studio Galleries at The Arts Company, 19 Julia St., display excellent work - paintings, drawings, photographs and prints, cards, quilts, knitwear, accessories, wood turnings and leadlights. All are made by local artists, and most items are created in The Arts Company's purpose-built and professionally equipped workshops. Prices are very reasonable.

The Arts Company is staffed by volunteers from the resident groups.

The Arts Company's galleries are open:

Mon-Fri  10am - 4pm
Sat         10am - 1pm

all year round.

portland bay press

Portland Bay Press at 21 Julia St. displays etchings and prints by local artists, and has had some shows by resident artists visiting the June Hedditch Studio-Apartments.

This space is the group's workshop and is equipped with a new etching press, purchased in 2003 with assistance from Arts Victoria and the Glenelg Shire Arts Program.

Portland Bay Press etching studio and gallery is open by appointment.


Tours of the heritage buildings, workshops and studios can be arranged -

Phone (03) 5523 6566, or email - cost is $2 per person.