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Art & culture itinerary

There is an undercurrent of creativity, productivity and craftsmanship that pervades the Ballarat region.

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2-day Itinerary

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Total distance: 7 km

Fitness level : easy

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DAY 1
  • 1

    Little Bird

  • 2

    Art Gallery of Ballarat

  • 3

    Kittelty’s at the Gallery

  • 4

    Made of Ballarat workshops

  • 5

    PWTN

  • 6

    Earle Ballarat – Lascelles Terraces

  • DAY 2
  • 7

    Webster’s Market and Cafe

  • 8

    Street Art

  • 9

    National Centre for Photography

  • 10

    Hop Temple

  • 11

    Post Office Gallery

  • 12

    The Lost Ones Gallery and Basement Bar

  • 1

    Day 1

    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.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    205 Sturt St, BallaratGet directions

    Weekdays: 7.30am - 4pm
    Saturday: 8am - 3pm
    2

    Day 1

    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.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat VIC 3350Get directions

    DAILY: 10am - 5pm
    3

    Day 1

    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.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat VIC 3350Get directions

    DAILY: 10am - 4pm
    4

    Day 1

    Made of Ballarat workshops

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

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    5

    Day 1

    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.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    Corner of Doveton and Mair streets, BallaratGet directions

    Daily: 11.30am-11pm
    6

    Day 1

    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.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    6 & 8 Errard Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350Get directions

    7

    Day 2

    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.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    61 Webster Street, Ballarat VIC 3350Get directions

    MON: 7am - 5pm
    TUE: 7am - 5pm
    WED: 7am - 5pm
    THU: 7am - 5pm
    FRI: 7am - 5pm
    SAT: 8am - 4pm
    SUN: 8am - 4pm
    8

    Day 2

    Street art

    Talented Ballarat illustrator Travis Price continues to make his mark on a growing number of once-bare Ballarat walls, one of the most recent being the side of Webster's Market and Cafe.

    Hit the road for a tour of local street art to rival Banksy.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    9

    Day 2

    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.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    4 Lydiard St Sth, BallaratGet directions

    10

    Day 2

    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.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    24-28 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350Get directions

    WED: 4pm - 11pm
    THU: 4pm - 11pm
    FRI: 4pm - 11pm
    SAT: 12pm - 11pm
    SUN: 12pm - 10pm
    11

    Day 2

    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.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    Corner Sturt Street and Lydiard Street, Ballarat VIC 3350Get directions

    WED: 12pm - 5pm
    THU: 12pm - 5pm
    FRI: 12pm - 5pm
    SAT: 12pm - 5pm
    12

    Day 2

    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.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    14 Camp Street, Ballarat Central VIC 3350Get directions

    TUE: 4pm - 11pm
    WED: 4pm - 11pm
    THU: 4pm - 11pm
    FRI: 4pm - 11pm
    SAT: 2pm - 11pm

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