Red Gallery: Contemporary Creative Space & Workshop Makers Venue
Type of space: Art Gallery, Co-Working Space, Dance Studio, Design Studio, Fashion Studio, Makerspace (Shared open space for making), Markets, Multi-use Space, Pop-up Space, Retail Space, Visual Art Studio, Cinema, Hot Desk, Manufacturing/Fabrication Space, Non Traditional, Office Space, Park and Bushland, Performance venue, Photography and Film Location, Photography Studio, Theatre, Warehouse
OUT-THE-BOX CREATIVE SPACE IN FORMER BOOT FACTORY WITHIN FITZROY’S ARTS PRECINCT
OVER 1,100,000 ARTWORKS, 2,450 ARTISTS AND 720 UNIQUE EXHIBITIONS HAVE COME THROUGH RED GALLERY
Operating since 2002, RED Gallery, is one of Melbourne’s most loved and most iconic indie gallery spaces nestled firmly in Fitzroy’s dynamic and vibrant Arts Precinct. The gallery has, over the years, welcomed thousands of multi-modal artists and creative forerunners through their much-loved scarlet doors. The space is synonymous with showcasing some of the country’s finest established artists, already well represented in national and international collections, alongside mid-range, emerging and young talent to create dynamic and invigorating creative collaborations.
The award-winning curators of the gallery have over 20 years experience as Art Consultants in art management and spatial design with a passion for the arts, artistic wellbeing and creative mentorship. The creative direction of RED is to nurture collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship with an array of marketing platforms, individualised support, industry knowledge and networking opportunities to support artists in different stages of their careers.
With a friendly and supportive environment to both new and established artists working in any media, RED combines a strong foundation in strategic management and ethical practice with an emphasis on emerging and experimental models of creative, cultural production and audience engagement. RED welcome’s exhibition proposals from artists, collectives, graduates, students and curators for group or solo exhibitions. Open to new and exciting proposals, that not only think out-the-box but take the box and transform it into something entirely new. Go on, don’t be shy, blow us away.
YOU CAN BET YOUR BOOTS WE CAN FIT YOUR MOST CREATIVE IDEAS
RED Gallery is a multi-exhibition space housed in a converted historical warehouse and former boot factory with buckets of industrial charm, abundant natural light, versatile white walls and adjustable low-voltage track lighting. The gallery is the architectural equivalent to a blank canvas that comprises of three large and adaptable spaces which can be utilised separately, or as one total space. A ceiling height of 3.8m provides ample space for large works, installations, workshops, events and photo shoots. We have welcomed unique and immersive creative concepts that stretch the space to encompass film, performance, photoshoots, pop-up retail, events and installations. There are onsite toilets, a kitchen, dual bathrooms and an active liquor license. Situated close to the Melbourne CBD, opposite Edinburgh Gardens with trams and bus stops directly in front of the gallery. The space is a creative and utilitarian chameleon capable of shape-shifting to the most creatively outrageous ideas. Test us.
Minimum times occur for some dates. Discounts for regular bookings.
Plenty of one and two hour parking. All day parking around the Edinburgh Gardens.
Accessible via Public Transport as a tram stop is outside the door.