Escape the tourists on Pipers Street and visit the locals’ end of historic Kyneton, just an hour north of Melbourne in regional Victoria.
Enter The Old Auction House through the gift shop and be transported to the best of Australian handmade markets, complete with the materials and supplies to make your own creations when you return home.
The shop overlooks Leadlight by Ettore’s working glass arts studio, where you can observe them and their students working or book into a class yourself.
Explore the ever-changing exhibitions in the two art galleries that showcase solo and group shows by established and emerging artists from the Macedon Ranges and Australia. The Old Auction House also curates themed group shows and creates awareness shows for issues that matter to the community.
From here you can see into the three smaller working artist studios and if you peek into the unrenovated rear, the workshop Teaching Space. The artists teach classes in anything art and craft and cater for kids through to retirees. Bookings essential and available via the website.
The Old Auction House is open seven days and the space has been renovated to be accessible for those with prams, wheelchairs, and mobility issues.
Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for limited mobility Family Friendly Non Smoking Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Shop Wheelchair access
Entry to precinct and galleries is free. Participation in weekend workshops and classes are at listed prices with bookings required via website.