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La Trobe Art Institute

(03) 5444 7272 Arts & Culture - Artisans & Galleries Bendigo CBD

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10-5 pm; Sat & Sundays 12-5 pm

Phone: (03) 5444 7272

La Trobe Art Institute (LAI) is a multi-purpose contemporary visual arts facility. Located in the heart of Bendigo's arts precinct, its exhibition spaces showcase cutting edge contemporary art by local, national and international artists.


La Trobe Art Institute is a contemporary art centre like no other in regional Victoria. Located on Dja Dja Wurrung Country in the heart of Bendigo’s arts precinct, we present 4 curated exhibitions, biannual façade commissions, continuous public programs and 6 seasons of artist and curator residencies each year. With resources including a gallery devoted to contemporary art exhibitions, apartment, studio, 90-seat auditorium and hireable spaces, we offer stimulating social spaces for our communities. ~Our programs support artists and curators to experiment and engage with audiences in new ways. ~Our public programs surprise, enrich and challenge the conversation. ~Short courses and education programs provide lifelong learning opportunities. La Trobe Art Institute is the custodian of La Trobe University’s 7 art collections. We offer curatorial expertise, mediation and interpretation of art and culture across 6 Victorian campuses and their wider communities.

121 View Street, Bendigo, VIC, 3550, Australia


From Calder Highway (South) travel to Alexandra Fountain, turn left into View Street. We are located at 121 View Street, opposite the Bendigo Art Gallery and Capital Theatre.


For the latest news on what’s on at LAI, view their exhibition or events listings. You can also read their latest news, or follow the gallery on Facebook and Instagram.