Art & Culture

The Grampians is an artist's delight. Tha natural beauty of your surroundings creates an abundance of inspiration.

Check out the eclectic mix of mediums and subjects at Ros McArthur’s studio tucked away at Mirranatwa and in Halls Gap, acclaimed environmental artist Steve Morvell showcases work dedicated to raising human awareness of the beauty and fragility of wildlife and the habitats in which we co-exist.

At Bluewhippet Art in Ararat you can visit the studio of renowned artists Geoff Todd and Janette Lucas, discover internationally acclaimed artists based in the Grampians and pick up art materials for your holiday. 

The towns of Ararat, Horsham and Hamilton each host a public regional art gallery with unique specialties. Locally based Grampians Arts runs contemporary textile and art workshop events every February and September, where you can learn from renowned tutors eager to share their skills.  The Grampians is home to a rich tapestry of culture from Aboriginal artifacts and exhibits at Brambuk Cultural Centre in Halls Gap to Chinese textiles, embroideries and relics that tell the story of miners coming to the goldfields at the Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre in Ararat.