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Sanné Mestrom: Black Paintings

29 July – 11 November 2018

Sanné Mestrom’s Black Paintings, made from undyed spun wool mounted on steel frames, celebrate the textural qualities of the painting surface. Endearing sculptural installations are complemented by a suite of gouache paintings in this exciting new exhibition.

Image: Sanné Mestrom, Black painting IV 2014, courtesy the artist and Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney. Photography Christian Capurro

Atlas of Memory: (re)visualising Gordon Ford’s natural Australian garden

29 July – 11 November 2018

This exhibition of research by Annette Warner, School of Ecosystems & Forest Sciences, University of Melbourne presents diverse archival material relating to the influential practice of mid‐to late 20th Century landscape designer Gordon Ford.

Image: Annette Warner, FIELDWORK IV Gordon Ford’s Greenbook (Re)visualised 2018. Photography Christian Capurro

SPLASH McClelland Contemporary Watercolour Award


McClelland is delighted to announce a major new acquisitive award, Splash! $30,000 will be awarded to the most worthy original work in watercolour, and $10,000 awarded for a highly commended work. Entries close 11.59pm Wednesday 12 September 2018. More information and the Splash Application Form here. Pay your application fee at Eventbrite here:


New GPS Audio Guide Tours at McClelland!

McClelland is delighted to offer visitors two new GPS Audio Guide Tours of the Sculpture Park! With one adventure story for kids and one for adults, simply download the Izi Travel app on your smartphone and visit the park. Thank you to the Erica Foundation for...

McClelland is grateful for the generous support of Creative Victoria and The Balnaves Foundation, in addition to sponsors and partners Frankston City Council, IAS and Haymes Paint.



McClelland respectfully acknowledges the Boon Wurrung and Bunurong peoples of the Kulin Nation as the traditional custodians of the lands and waters on which we are placed.