The City of Yarra has a diverse range of contemporary, heritage and public art.

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  • Artwork by Aaron Claringbold

    Aaron Claringbold

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    Another iteration of Claringbold's ongoing project Confluence, the exhibition considers the experience of urban waterways during colonisation through a photographic engagement with the region of Melbourne anchored by the confluence of the Merri Merri and the Birrarung.
  • Artwork by Dianna Wells

    Dianna Wells

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    Coastal Collection engages landscape, botany and 19th century photography to explore the notion of ‘the new wild’ – where introduced plant species grow wild in dunes and coastal bushland environments within and surrounding Melbourne.
  • Artwork by Tai Snaith

    Tai Snaith

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    Depicting posters of two giant open books punctuated and obscured with Snaith’s hand-made ceramic objects, Open Book present the artist’s internal dialogue to illustrate discussions around notions and signifiers of the self.
  • Gemma Flack artwork

    Gemma Flack

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    Flack’s witty illustrations subvert expectations of femininity, as they find and form their own individual identities in the world. Her exhibition explores themes of identity, vulnerability, feminism and self-discovery.
  • Artwork by Kylie Stillman

    Kylie Stillman

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    Note is a suite of small informal messages, records and markings from the everyday, presented in a way to call the viewer to pay attention.
  • Opus 15

    Opus 15

    Opus 15 was commissioned as one of three works by the City of Richmond as part of an Urban Arts Square project in 1993.
  • From Siberia to the Kimberley by John Wolseley

    From Siberia to the Kimberley

    To mark its 30th Anniversary in 2012, Australian Print Workshop in Fitzroy commissioned six leading Australian Artists to collaborate with their Printers to produce an ambitious new suite of work in the print medium. 
  • Falé Machina

    Falé Machina

    Born in New Zealand in 1976 to a Tongan father, Samuel Tupou’s signature is his vivid colour, pop sensibility, industrial materials and street art techniques combined with patterns of traditional Tongan Tapa designs.
  • Wall painting for entrance 2

    Wall painting for entrance

    The three huge colourful shapes of Wall painting for entrance use symmetry, decoration and distortion to create unfamiliar objects that appear to bulge out of, or float away from, the wall. 
  • Winged face seat 2

    Winged Face

    The Winged Face seat celebrates the diversity and creativity of Brunswick Street and the music, food and sun. In 2013, Giuseppe Raneri was commissioned to produce two mosaic seats to join Council’s Public Art Collection.
  • Curtains by George Baldessin


    This work was produced during the later part of George Baldessin’s life and shows the power and inventiveness of his work, having been influenced during his trips to Europe in the early 1960s. 
  • Object (Vase) 2 by Michael Cook

    Object Vase

    In this work Object (Vase) (2015), Aboriginal figures assume the roles of Victorian nobility. Acquired for the Yarra City Council Art Collection in 2015.
  • Cleaning by Sophia Szilagyi


    Clearing (2011) is a digital print by Sophia Szilagyi, a Yarra based artist whose local landscape is a part of her palette, in particular the sky and the Merri Creek area. Images of these are built up into the many layers that make up her work.