Penny BYRNE, Gitmo Bay souvenirs, closing down sale, all stock must go! 2010
Penny BYRNE, Gitmo Bay souvenirs, closing down sale, all stock must go! 2010 (installation view), vintage porcelain figures, epoxy resin, metal chains, re-touching medium, power pigments, painted MDF base, 34 x 15 x 65 cm

Exhibitions & Public Programs

Grommets, Grinds & Gnarly Dudes

11 October - 23 November 


Installation view of Grommets, grinds & gnarly dudes

The Gallery @ Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre proudly presents Grommets, grinds and gnarly dudes featuring works by contemporary artists Phillip George, Keith Deverell, Gerry Wedd and Jud Wimhurst alongside the skateboard and ephemera collection of Tony Hallam.

Phillip GEORGE, Gerry WEDD, & Jud WIMHURST have used various media to highlight aspects of skating and surfing history, culture and development and the connection between these two pastimes.

On display in Gallery One is the extensive skateboard and ephemera collection belonging to former state skateboard champion turned skate park designer, Tony Hallam. This amazing collection features more than 60 skateboards dating from the 1950s through to the 90s as well as magazines, posters, stickers and wheels.

Skateboard Swap Meet with Tony Hallam

Come down to the Brighton Town Hall for a Skateboard Swap Meet on Sunday 26th October. If you are interested in Australian skate history, want to collect or swap vintage and new skateboards and accessories, or simply want to reconnect with a part of the skateboard community, this is the event for you.

Where: Brighton Town Hall, Cnr Wilson and Carpenter Streets, Brighton VIC 3186

When: Sunday 26th October 11am - 3pm

For more information, contact The Gallery on 03 9592 0291 /

Applications for the 2016 Access Gallery Program are now open

Installation view of E;state: Tim Edwards and Jan Lewis, 2014

The Gallery @ Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre invites individual artists, groups and curators to apply to exhibit as part of the exhibition program for our Access Gallery space.

Please submit your application by Monday 30th March 2015.

For more information and to download the application form, visit our Access Gallery page or contact The Gallery on 03 9592 0291 /

Entries now open for the inaugural Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize

The Gallery @ BACC is proud to introduce the Bayside Biennial Acquisitive Art Prize (BAAP) and exhibition. The BAAP is a biennial prize and exhibition that aims to increase opportunities for participation in Bayside’s arts and cultural program, foster a sense of identity, pride and place in Bayside through a community event, and enable the acquisition of suitable artworks for the Bayside City Council Art & Heritage Collection

In 2015, the inaugural year of the Prize, entries must be executed primarily in a paint medium on a 2D support.

Prizes are as follows:
Major Acquisitive First Prize: $15,000
Local Art Prize: $3,000
People’s Choice:  $1,000

Applications close Monday 2 February 2015. Please visit the BAAP website for more information on how to enter and to read the terms and conditions.

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