QVWC Exhibition Space

Type of space: Art Gallery

    The Queen Victoria Women’s Centre is seeking expressions of interest from artists who wish to exhibit in its exhibition space.

    Located at 210 Lonsdale Street Melbourne, the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre is an iconic Melbourne landmark that testifies to the enduring contribution of women’s enterprise to Victoria’s social, economic and cultural heritage. The gallery space on the ground floor of the QVWC is intended for exhibitions of artworks made by artists who identify as women.

    There is no charge to artists for using the gallery space, visitors may enter free-of-charge and artists may offer their work for sale. Artists will be responsible for installing and removing their works, promoting their exhibitions and are not required to “sit” exhibitions. Please see the QVWC website (www.qvwc.org.au) for details and submit an application pack by email to venues@qvwc.org.au.

    Lease Conditions

    Opening Hours 8.30 am – 5.00 pm Monday to Friday

    Each exhibition runs for one month

    Exhibitions are free

    Exhibitions are to be consistent with the objectives of the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre

    • Respect through empathy

    • Courage

    • Innovation

    • Inclusion (and therefore accessibility

    Installation and removal of art will be the responsibility of the Artist.

    The exhibition Space is open to the public during business hours and artist are not required to gallery sit. Features an integrated hanging system at a height of 3 metres which provides ample space for large works, an adjustable low voltage track lighting system and offers good natural light.

    Parking Notes

    Parking available at QV shopping centre car park at advertised rates

    This space is suitable for ExhibitionsInstallationOpenings/launchesPhotographyPhotoshootsPublic art installation


    • Floor Dimensions 150.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height Very High (4m +)
    • Max. Capacity 100


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Bold signage

    • Drop-off point

    • Entrance ramps

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Arriving / exiting ramp

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Suitable signage