One of the most beautiful

art galleries in Australia

The Convent Experience | Art Gallery

Described as ‘the most beautiful art gallery in Australia’, The Convent is an award winning gallery in the regional Victorian town of Daylesford.

Our Daylesford Art Gallery is set in a beautifully restored 19th century building, housing seven individual exhibition spaces over four levels.  New artwork is hung every eight weeks offering visitors and collectors a truly diverse range of art upon each visit.

Daylesford Art Gallery

Established in 1991, The Convent is a major regional gallery situated in Daylesford, Victoria, exhibiting both contemporary and traditional artwork from local, national & international artists across a variety of mediums.

Historic Building

The Convent is a privately owned venture. Tina Banitska restored an old convent into this beautiful gallery.  Our arts program has supported artists, established and emerging, for over 30 years!   Over 4 levels, you will encounter displays of paintings, prints, sculptures, glassware and ceramics…with over 100 artists represented each day.

New Exhibitions

As you wander from room to room, you will discover that each of the seven individual art spaces represent a different artist, typically of a different style from the room before. It is important to us to exhibit differing styles of work to accommodate for differing tastes in art. New artwork is hung every 8 weeks. Always something new to see at The Convent.

What’s New

With art at The Convent changing so often, be sure to check our website regularly to keep update with current exhibitions.  Alternatively, you can  join our mailing list below to keep up to date with all things new at our Daylesford Art Gallery.

New Artists

The Convent Exhibition Policy is an inclusive one, with a focus on representing the work of both established and emerging artists.

If you are an artist interested in exhibiting your work in our Daylesford Art Gallery,  we’d love to hear from you.

Artist-in-Residence Program

As the artwork changes, the artists are invited to use The Convent as their studio for a few days.  This is a great opportunity for the artists and visitors alike.  Keep an eye out on our What’s on page or our socials to see when one of our talented artists are here!

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Phone +613 5348 3211

7 Daly Street Daylesford 3460
Victoria Australia

Thursday to Monday 10am-4pm
(Closed Tuesday & Wednesday)

Gallery admission:
Adult: $10, Concession: $8,
Kids U12: $5,  Kids U5: free.


The Convent acknowledges the traditional owners, the Dja Dja Wurrung people, on whose land we meet, share & work.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present & emerging.