Wimmera Attractions - Art and Craft
Explore the remarkable galleries and crafts on display in the Wimmera.
From the old, rugged sandstone shelters of the Grampians, where rock art sites
hold the stories and secrets of our indigenous Australian culture, to the local
Sunday markets, the region is a full of interesting exhibitions, history, arts and crafts.
    Select from the list below    
Art Galleries & Museums Art & Craft Groups
Art & Craft Centres Antiques
  Art Galleries & Museums
Ararat Art Gallery

Town Hall, Vincent St, Ararat
Ph: (03) 5352 2836
Open: Mon - Fri 11.00am - 4.00pm; Sun 12.00noon - 4.00pm
Ararat Art Gallery holds one of the two major contemporary fibre and textile collections in regional galleries across Australia. The gallery has a regular program of temporary exhibitions.

Horsham Regional Art Gallery

80 Wilson St, Horsham, 3400
pH: (03) 5382 5575 Fax: (03) 5382 5407

Email: hrag@netconnect.com.au
One of the best regional galleries in Australia the gallery features a fine collection of art and photography and a diverse program of temporary exhibitions. It also houses the Mack Jost Collection of Australian Art, colonial to contemporary.

St.Arnaud Bible Museum

131 Napier St., St Arnaud, Victoria. 3478.
Ph. 03 5495 1169
Australia's first Bible Museum is now open! Free entry to all, including guided tours. The Bible Museum contains more than 1000 Bibles, together with models and artefacts associated with the Bible message. There are educational displays of many types, including the history of the Bible in English.

The Langi Morgala Museum

50 Queen St, Ararat
The Langi Morgala Museum houses the Mooney collection of Aboriginal artifacts and district memorabilia. Formerly Carroll's Woolstore, built in 1874, this museum building has been described as "one of the most elaborate and sophisticated woolstores to be constructed in the 19th century". Originally designed as a wool and grain store, the Federal Government took it over in 1942 to function as a military foodstore. It subsequently served as a parachute manufacturing factory before the Ararat and District Historical society took it over in 1970.
    Art & Craft Centres    


Books & Collectables
188 Barkly St
pH: (03) 5352 4418

Secondhand books and craft supplies

Great Western

The Diggings
"Gunawarra Downs", Ruthvens Rd, Great Western
pH: (03) 5356 2203

An extensive range of fine Australian pottery.

Halls Gap

Green Shed Craft Shop,
Stony Creek Stores, Halls Gap
pH: (03) 5356 4383

Garden Centre, Heath St
pH: (03) 5356 4560

Collection of pottery, art & craft of local artists

Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Dunkfield Rd, Halls Gap
pH: (03) 5356 4452
Email: brambuk@netconnect.com.au

A wide range of Koorie crafts including hand painted clothing, echidna quill jewelry, carved emu eggs, boomerangs and paintings.


Golf Course Road, Horsham Library (McLachlan St), Western Highway(Kent's Burnt Creek Studio)


Blue Wren Crafts
pH: (03) 5356 6294

Local sheepskin products, toys and hats.


Magdala House

Western Highway, Stawell
pH: (03)5358 4777

Norwellan fabric cushions, handcrafted timber trunks, teddies and collectables.

Stawell Craft Shop

148 Gold Reef Mal, Stawell
pH: (03) 5358 4313

Cottage gifts, craft supplies and classes.

The Olde Railway Station
pH: (03) 5358 1511

Features works by local artists; sculpture, paintings,and craft.


Wartook Pottery

Mt Victory Rd, Wartook
pH: (03) 5383 6377

Wild Cherry Art Gallery

Roses Gap Rd, Wartook
pH: (03) 5383 6279

    Art & Craft Groups    
Art Craft Centre, Arapiles

99 Main St (C/- PO Box 100) Natimuk
pH: BH (03) 5387 1273
Provides an outlet for Art & Craft and cottage industries within the district.

Art Craft Workshop

Mibus Cultural Centre (PO Box 906), Horsham, 3402
pH/Fax: (03) 5382 0349
Local arts & crafts for sale


Ararat Trading Post - Bob and Margaret McGeoch

43 Moore St
Ph: (03) 5352 5228
Open: Tue- Fri 10am-5.30pm; Sat 9.30am-12.30pm

Johns Antique Bits & Pieces

406 Barkly St, Ararat
pH: (03) 5352 4686

Large selection of Australian, Edwardian and Victorian Furniture, bric-a-brac


Barley Available Antique
95 Lloyd Street, Dimboola 3414
pH: (03) 5389 1906

Bill Barry - Secondhand Furniture & Bric-a-brac
1 Hill Rd, Dimboola
pH: (03) 5389 1215
Open: monist 9.00am - 5.00pm

Dimboola Antique & Collectables Centre - Steve Green
!10 Lloyd St, Dimboola
pH: (03) 5389 1718 A/H (03) 5389 1070
Open: Thus-Sun 10.00am-5.00pm

Victorian Edwardian and Australian Furniture & Collectables - with a special interest in radios, telephones, clocks, lamps and ephemera
Open: Thursday to Sunday 10am to 5pm

Kath Porter - Secondhand and Antiques
106 Lloyd St, Dimboola
pH: (03) 5389 1344 A/H (03) 5389 1323


Edenhope Antiques
162 Elizabeth St, Edenhope
pH: (03) 55 851 248
Open Daily: 10am-5pm

A wonderful menagerie of vintage fashions, cottage furniture, crystals, china, silver and jewelry.

Halls Gap

Collectors Cottage
Shop 9 Stony Creek Stores, Grampians Rd, Halls Gap
pH: (03) 5356 4510
Open: Mon-Fri 10.30-6.00pm


Evan Mackley Fine Art & Antiques (Olde Horsham Complex)
Western Hwy, horsham
pH: (03) 5382 1233
Open: Mon-Sun 10.00am-6.00pm

Linda Russell (Antiques)
17 James St, Horsham
pH: (03) 5382 3732
Open: Sat & Sun 10.00am -5.00pm

Mog's Antiques
202 Western Hwy, Horsham
pH: (03) 5381 2328
Open: 10.00am-5.00pm


Lot 8, Church St, Jung
pH: (03) 5384 7261
Open: By appointment


Marma Gully Antiques
50 Marma St, Murtoa
pH: (03) 5385 2422
Open: Mon-Sun 10.00am-5.30pm


Meeky's Repairs wares & Antiques
141 McPherson St, Nhill
pH: (03) 5391 1187 A/H (03) 5391 1450
Open: Mon-Wed 10.00am-5.00pm; Thur-Fri 10.00am-5.30pm; Sat 10.00am-1.00pm

Helen's Antiques and Collectables
Western Hwy, Nhill
pH: (03) 5391 1888
Open: Mo-Fri 9.00am-9.00pm; Sat 9.00am-4.00pm; Sun 9.00am-6.00pm


Clarkes New and Used Furniture (Antiques)
161 Main St, Stawell
pH: 9030 5358 3942
Open: Mon-Fri 9.00am-5.30pm; Sat 9.00am-12.00pm

Stawell Antiques
11 Ararat Rd (Western Hwy), Stawell
pH: (03) 5358 1937
Open: Mon-Fri 9.00am-5.30pm; Sat 8.30am-11.30am; Sun 1.00pm-4.00pm

Stawell Secondhand Centre Furniture Warehouse - Terry Dunn
9-11 Smith St, stawell
pH: (03) 5358 2793
Open: Mon-Fri 9.00am-5.30pm; Sat 9.00am-2.30pm


Danny Johnson Secondhand Dealer (Antiques)
18 Woolcock St, Warracknabeal
pH: (03) 5398 1280 A/H (03) 5398 1154
Open: Mon-Fri 9.00am-5.00pm; Sat 10.00am-12.00pm


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