Heide Museum of Modern Art

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Heide is a public art museum and sculpture park located on a stretch of the Birrarung/Yarra River in Melbourne that has long served as a meeting point and as a creative hub.

Once a significant Wurundjeri gathering place, the site later attracted the artists of the Australian Impressionist School before becoming the home of art patrons John and Sunday Reed in 1934.

The Reeds and their circle of artists and writers embraced the brave and the new in art and ideas and their spirited legacy inspires the museum’s activities today, from collaborating with emerging and mid-career artists to celebrating those who have made major contributions to Australian and international art.

Set on 6.5 hectares of parkland with five gallery spaces, award-winning architecture and a distinctive collection of more than 3,600 works of art, Heide holds a special place in the cultural landscape of Australia.

Facilities

Cafe Carpark Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Gallery / Museum Lawn / Gardens Pet Friendly Picnic Area Public Toilet Restaurant Shop / Gift Shop

Disabled Assistance

Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for vision impairment Wheelchair access

Membership

Australian Museums and Galleries Association

Rates

From AU$20.00

Admission
Adult $25
Concession $20
Children under 16 Free
Members Free
Senior’s day (Tuesdays) $20
Manningham residents Free
Gardens and Sculpture Park Free

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