Manningham Art Gallery hosts a variety of exhibitions featuring work by local, Victorian and interstate artists. It holds artist talks and workshops, which provide an opportunity to learn about and engage with contemporary art practice in a relaxed and friendly setting.

Ceramic Art Award Winners and Exhibition

The Gallery is hosting the biennial Manningham Victorian Ceramic Art Award, which supports the development of the ceramic art industry and highlights its historical importance in Manningham.

This exhibition presents the fifty-nine works shortlisted as finalists in this year's award. For the full list of finalists, visit the Finalists Announced media release.

The 2015 Award offered a major prize of $8,000.

2015 Major Prize
Pine Forest - Dean Smith

A general acquisitions and Valley of the Arts Award acquisitions pool of $6,000 was offered.

Valley of the Arts Award
Wild Things Roam - Irianna Kanellopoulou

General Acquisitions
My fake name - Kate Jones
Campanile - Susan Robey
Porcelain sieve No.1 - Prue Venables

Robert Reason, Curator of European and Australian Decorative Arts at the Art Gallery of South Australia, judged this year's event. Robert lectures in Art History for the University of Adelaide and previously judged the 2012 Vitrify Alcorso Ceramic Award at JamFactory Craft & Design and the 2012 Cicely and Colin Rigg Contemporary Design Award at National Gallery of Victoria.

For more information, download the 2015 Ceramic Award Catalogue (1.47 MB) or visit the Ceramic Art Award Winners Exhibition.

What's On

Download the 2015 Exhibition Calendar (3.82 MB)

Current Exhibition

Future Exhibitions

Exhibition Proposals

Twice a year, the Manningham Art Gallery asks for Exhibition Proposals from curators, artists and community groups.

For more information and to submit a proposal, please download the  Manningham Art Gallery - Exhibition Proposals Kit (744.75 KB) or contact us on 9840 9367 or email the Gallery.


Curio is Manningham Art Gallery’s public exhibition space dedicated to contemporary video and installation art. It is located at the exterior south east corner of Manningham City Square (MC2) and presents a curated selection of works that runs independently of the Gallery’s exhibition program.

Current Curio Exhibition

Gallery Hours

Tuesday - Saturday, 11.00 am - 5.00 pm
Free admission

Contact Details

Manningham Art Gallery
Ground Floor, MC2
687 Doncaster Road,
Doncaster, Victoria 3108
phone: 9840 9367

Manningham Art Gallery is proudly supported by Bendigo Community Bank.