Art & culture itinerary

There is an undercurrent of creativity, productivity and craftsmanship that pervades the Ballarat region.
2
Total Distance
7.00
Fitness Level
Easy

Breakfast at Little Bird

Little Bird

A super cute vintage diner-esque spot, Little Bird is located in...

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Art Gallery of Ballarat

Art Gallery of Ballarat

Opened in 1890, the Art Gallery of Ballarat is the oldest and...

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Lunch at Kittelty's

Kittelty’s at the Gallery

Nestled in the Art Gallery of Ballarat is Kittelty's — a warm and...

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Artisan workshops and experiences

Artisan workshops and experiences

Pick up hints from the experts, learn new skills, watch the...

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Dinner at The Pub With Two Names

PWTN

This eccentric restaurant is a collaboration between Australian...

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Stay at Lascelles

Earle Ballarat – Lascelles Terraces

Luxurious bespoke accommodation which has been lovingly restored...

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Breakfast at Webster's Market and Cafe

Webster’s Market and Cafe

All-day brunch? Yes please!

Webste...

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National Centre for Photography

National Centre for Photography

Built in 1864, Ballarat's former Union Bank is currently...

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Lunch at Hop Temple

Hop Temple

Meet Hop Temple — a warehouse-style venue enthusiastic about good...

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Post Office Gallery

Post Office Gallery

Part of Federation University, the Post Office Gallery is...

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Dinner and drinks at The Lost Ones Gallery and Basement Bar

The Lost Ones Gallery and Basement Bar

A former Masonic Lodge built in the 1870s, The Lost Ones Gallery...

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Day 1

Little Bird
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Kittelty’s at the Gallery
Artisan workshops and experiences
PWTN
Earle Ballarat – Lascelles Terraces

Day 2

Webster’s Market and Cafe
National Centre for Photography
Hop Temple
Post Office Gallery
The Lost Ones Gallery and Basement Bar

Breakfast at Little Bird

A super cute vintage diner-esque spot, Little Bird is located in the heart of the city, with shops, eateries and attractions right at your doorstep.

Stop by for a cup of AllPress coffee goodness and devour a homemade pastry or muffin.

205 Sturt St, Ballarat

Art Gallery of Ballarat

Opened in 1890, the Art Gallery of Ballarat is the oldest and largest regional gallery in Australia. 

The focus of the gallery's collection is to present the history of Australian art through paintings and works on paper with selections of sculpture and decorative arts.

40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat VIC 3350

Lunch at Kittelty's

Nestled in the Art Gallery of Ballarat is Kittelty's — a warm and cosy cafe offering food that is handmade daily with ingredients sourced predominantly from Ballarat and surrounds.

Decked out in charming vintage bric a brac, it's a lovely spot for some quiet time with a good book.

40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat VIC 3350

Artisan workshops and experiences

Pick up hints from the experts, learn new skills, watch the makers in action and even try your own hand at a range of local artisan workshops and experiences.

Dinner at The Pub With Two Names

This eccentric restaurant is a collaboration between Australian artist David Bromley, his fashion designer wife Yuge and local hospitality leaders Donatello Pietrantuono and Iain Gunn.

In a uniquely art-centric space, The Pub With Two Names utilises carefully selected local and imported premium ingredients to reflect the classic and uncomplicated flavours of the charcoal grill.

Corner of Doveton and Mair streets, Ballarat

Stay at Lascelles

Luxurious bespoke accommodation which has been lovingly restored with a modern and contemporary overlay.

Lascelles consists of two grand Victorian terraces each with its own distinct personality, respecting the original character of the homes while adding an elegant and modernised dimension that perfectly complements the heritage.

6 & 8 Errard Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Breakfast at Webster's Market and Cafe

All-day brunch? Yes please!

Webster's is a gourmet cafe and specialty food store serving fresh local produce along with specialty coffee and teas.

The tree-lined streetscape allows you to enjoy all the seasons Ballarat has to offer.

61 Webster Street, Ballarat VIC 3350

National Centre for Photography

Built in 1864, Ballarat's former Union Bank is currently transitioning into its new life as Australia’s only regional gallery dedicated exclusively to photography.

The National Centre for Photography is an extension of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale.

Once fully realised, it will house three galleries, a photo book library, workshops, a traditional black and white darkroom, and artist-in-residence apartments.

4 Lydiard St Sth, Ballarat

Lunch at Hop Temple

Meet Hop Temple — a warehouse-style venue enthusiastic about good beer, wine and food.

Situated down Hop Lane, follow the umbrellas and festoon lighting to a hidden laneway delight.

24-28 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Post Office Gallery

Part of Federation University, the Post Office Gallery is committed to presenting an innovative exhibition program and providing an outstanding educational resource.

The gallery's changing calendar of exhibitions features a broad range of work by FedUni's Arts Academy students and staff; local, emerging and internationally-recognised Australian contemporary artists; and recent acquisitions from FedUni's extensive Permanent Art Collection.

Corner Sturt Street and Lydiard Street, Ballarat VIC 3350

Dinner and drinks at The Lost Ones Gallery and Basement Bar

A former Masonic Lodge built in the 1870s, The Lost Ones Gallery and Basement Bar is a place to find the odd, the amusing and the interesting.

Independently funded, the gallery's mission is to encourage the growth of creative industries within modern Australia.

The basement bar is dedicated to fine wine and spirits, celebrating the classic while enjoying the innovative.

14 Camp Street, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

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