The Bakery Gallery is a high quality display venue located within the foothills of the beautiful Dandenong Ranges. Operating from within The 1812 Theatre, a revered community theatre dating back to the 1940s and visited by 12,000 people every year, The Bakery Gallery offers artists all over Melbourne an outstanding level of service. Artists, new and emerging, could ask for little more from an exhibition space in terms of quality and availability of facilities.
Operating from a modern ‘Black Box’ exhibition space, The Bakery Gallery provides a stunning atmosphere for the presentation of art works of diverse mediums and styles. Combined with wall to wall downlights, artists can be confident that their work will stand out beautifully against the Gallery’s dark walls. Picture rails fitted on every display wall offer premium flexibility for hanging works to the artist's liking.
The desirability of The Bakery Gallery begins not only with the exhibition space itself, but also with the venue and community that surrounds it. Situated within the premises of The 1812 Theatre, The Bakery Gallery is proud to share in the Theatre’s magnificent venue and seven decades of history as a major source of entertainment for the Knox region. The Theatre’s many facilities include a large auditorium decorated to a ‘Napoleonic’ style, bar and point of sale, two kitchens, spacious bathrooms with disabled access and ample parking.
The Bakery Gallery invites applications from all emerging and established artists together with Curators, artist collectives and festivals.
The Gallery is open to the public during each of our four theatre seasons in The Lowe Theatre. These seasons typically last three to four weeks with performances occurring Wednesday to Saturday evening and two Sunday matinees.
The Theatre and exhibition space will be open by 7.30 pm every performance evening and close approximately 10.30 pm. Some variation may occur depending on the length of the theatre performance.
2018 BAKERY GALLERY SEASON DATES
Season 1 22 February - 17 March
Season 2 17 May - 9 June
Season 3 26 July - 18 August
Season 4 15 November - 8 December
GALLERY SPACE MEASUREMENTS AND FEES
Gallery 1 (11.3 m wall length): $350
Gallery 2 (17.4 m wall length): $450
Gallery 3 (6.3 m wall length): $250
Plinth Displays (Centre of the Gallery, please specify expected size): $350
APPLICATION DUE DATES
Applications to exhibit at The Bakery Gallery during our 2018 season must be submitted by 9.00am Wednesday the 7th of February to firstname.lastname@example.org using the form supplied above. Please submit this form together with your artist's CV and links to any personal websites.