LAI Gallery, Bendigo
Situated in a beautiful bushland setting just 14 km from Melbourne's city centre, Bendigo is approximately 150 kilometres north-west of Melbourne.
Opening hours: Monday – Friday, 10am–5pm, Saturday, 12pm–5pm. Closed Sundays.
La Trobe Art Institute, Bendigo
121 View Street, Bendigo, Victoria 3550
V-Line offers a regular rail service to Bendigo; the LAI is an easy 1 kilometre walk through central Bendigo from the station. Parking is available in the street; the nearest public car park is located behind the Capital Theatre (turn right at the View Street roundabout).
The main entrance to the LAI gallery is from View Street. There is also rear access for loading and unloading, accessed from a laneway off Rowan St.
The building is fully wheelchair accessible and has a platform lift between the two levels. Disabled visitor access is readily available from the front and rear of the building and there are toilet facilities for the disabled.
The Melbourne (Bundoora) campus is situated in the north-eastern suburb of Bundoora, at the intersection of Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive. The LAI maintains an interim storage and conservation facility here for the University’s cultural collections, whilst undertaking an important significance and conservation project encompassing the University’s cultural holdings.
The LAI also partners with university departments and organisations to support exhibitions in a range of locations on the Melbourne campus. These include the Writer's Block Cafe in the Borchardt Library.
LAI often runs pop up art galleries around the Melbourne campus