The Old Auction House Studio Gallery

Type of space: Multi-use Space, Art Gallery

    Located in a 130 year old building, The Old Auction House is an independently run multi-use arts space in the regional Victorian town of Kyneton, which has 2 gallery spaces, The Old Auction House Main Gallery and the Studio Gallery.  Bookings for the Main Gallery and Studio Gallery from January 2021 are now filling.

    The Studio Gallery, is our smaller gallery space but still has over 43m² of floor space and ~14 lineal meters of picture rails, plus flexible hanging solutions for the window space. The gallery is a bright space which sits along the south and west wall of the precinct, in the south half of the building. This space is rentable for a wide variety of artists and mediums. The gallery space is fitted with adjustable hanging display space and room for 3 dimensional art pieces.

    The Studio Gallery is set up to accommodate use by on-site studio artists, emerging artists, Honours/Masters students, and community groups. Eligibility to use The Old Auction House Studio Gallery is at the discretion of management. Any artists or groups applying to hold a show in this space may be asked to prove their eligibility as an emerging artist or community group.

    Further information on booking shows is available on our website, or feel free to inquire via the 'send email' button for more details.



    Artist Callout – 2021 Group Shows

    Each year our Kyneton Gallery space hold curated themed group exhibitions for those artists who wish to exhibit but may not have sufficient work or experience to fill a whole gallery. The below exhibitions are now available for artists who are interested in joining a group exhibition.


    “Explosion of Colour” Applications Close: 14 December, 2020

    Any style, any medium, any size... show us all the colours in your palette!

    On Display: 28 Jan, 2021 - 15 Feb, 2021


    “The Gay A(gender)” Applications Close: 18 January, 2021

    Celebrate Chillout by sharing your “Gay Agenda” with the world. No matter if your works are political or just a bit of fun, artists from anywhere in the LGBTIQ+ family are welcome to apply.

    On Display: 4 March, 2021 - 15 March, 2021


    ”Vistas” Applications Close: 15 February, 2021

    Whether it is the view out your window, a landscape you have visited, or a world you have created in your mind share your landscapes, views, and vistas for the world to enjoy.

    On Display: 1 April, 2021 - 26 April, 2021


    “The Fine Print”

    Applications Close: 10 May, 2021

    This one is for the printmakers no matter how your editions are brought to life. No theme or colour palette required just show off your favourite printmaking techniques.

    On Display: 24 June, 2021 - 12 July 2021


    “Facing the Future” Applications Close: 24 May, 2021

    No matter if your view of the future includes robots, sci-fi, and space travel or issues like climate change, aging, and biohacking. Artworks in all mediums that depict a view of the future are welcome in this peak into what might be.

    On Display: 8 July, 2021 - 2 August, 2021


    ”Zoic” Applications Close: 16 August, 2021

    From man’s best friend to powerful wild beasts and gently floating birds - animals capture our hearts in so many ways.

    On Display: 30 September, 2021 - 25 October, 2021


    Details on how to apply and all the fine print available via

    Pricing Terms

    20% commission +GST will also be taken on sales for private exhibitions

    Special Requirements

    Alcohol may be served for free in the space during gallery openings and events - licensing for sales of alcohol must be organized by the artists.

    Lease Conditions

    - 2 week show periods

    - special rates available for community groups/schools/special events by agreement

    - rental pricing includes overheads of electricity and EFTPOS

    - available for group or individual shows

    - catering packages available for show openings

    - set-up, pack-up and manning included in rental

    - general advertising included in rental

    - artists will be required to provide high quality images of works for use in advertising

    Parking Notes

    All day on street parking available in surrounding area

    This space is suitable for ExhibitionsInstallationOpenings/launchesPerformancePhotoshootsSculptureWorkshops


    • Floor Dimensions 42.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height High (3m - 4m)
    • Floorplan Download


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Entrance ramps

    • Flexible layout

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Performer disabled toilet

    • Reachable door handles

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable signage