Swap art galleries for natural shelters in the Grampians and see Aboriginal rock paintings that tell stories of the Dreaming.
Horsham, Hamilton and Ararat hold their own when it comes to regional collections thanks to contemporary Australian photography, marvellous textiles and a history of rich bequests.
Discover contemporary and historic works at Warrnambool's WAG, and see scintillating ceramics in Shepparton. Benalla Art Gallery's striking modernist building by the lake is an artwork in its own right.
You'll find a thriving art and culture scene across Gippsland, and a diverse community of artists turning out exceptional furniture, wearable art and colourful works in Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges. The eight galleries of the breathtaking Convent Gallery in Daylesford are a major drawcard.