Find some of the finest art this state has to offer, all within Manningham. The joy of creation, the play of colour and design, the appeal to your senses, all come together in the vibrant art and culture of Manningham.
Heide Museum of Modern Art
Discover the culturally significant Heide Museum of Modern Art, one of Australia’s most important cultural institutions.
Established back in 1934, the history of the Heide MoMA shines through with artists, writers and intellectuals all having called Heide home. Inside Heide, you are spoiled with travelling exhibitions and the gardens are dotted with sculptures and art as well as a working kitchen garden.
Manningham Art Gallery
Find an eclectic program of contemporary art exhibitions at the Manningham Art Gallery, offering curated exhibitions from local and international artists.
Enjoy classes in creativity, painting, drawing and more, at the Manningham Art Studios and find your own creative side.
The Stonehouse Gallery in Warrandyte is one of the longest established art and craft co-operatives in Australia. Stonehouse was founded in 1972 by eight like-minded potters wanting to promote ceramics. Today it continues with 18 diverse members and invited artists showcasing and selling beautiful ceramics, textiles, woodwork, glass, jewellery and furniture.
Next door to the Stonehouse Gallery is the Warrandyte Historical Society, home to a collection of early white settlement memorabilia. Pop in on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
Manningham residents and visitors can enjoy public artwork at various sites across the municipality, with nearly 20 unique works having been commissioned or acquired by Manningham Council in recent decades. These include the iconic 'Gateway' sculptures Sentinel, helmet and River Peel that mark the major entrances to the city.
Find the captivating and artistic side of Manningham.