The Women's Gallery | The Women’s Gallery
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THE WOMEN’S GALLERY Inc 1988 – 1995

The Women’s Gallery at 375 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
was an exhibition space dedicated to supporting women’s art practice.


119 exhibitions
66 solo exhibitions
18 performances, readings and concerts
over 400 artists represented

Especially significant in providing support and guidance to:

women having first solo exhibitions
mothers re-entering the art scene after child-raising
rural women seeking access to the city art scene
women restricted by medium, style or experience from the commercial gallery scene
self-organised groups of women supporting each other’s art practice
women wanting to learn and practice arts administration and curation
women looking to establish a reputation and visibility in the art community

Representing a wide cross-section of women, styles and mediums

Young artists Year 11 & 12 VCE Art students
First Year Graduating students
Established artists and traditional women’s art societies
TAFE Graduating students
Aboriginal women’s art from Central Australia, Ramingining and Bathurst Island
Multicultural groups representing migrant groups
First Wave Festival, Feminist Book Fortnight, Fringe Festival
6 International Women’s Day Group Exhibitions.