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Art, Galleries Melbourne
Caves Gallery 2018
Kate Ellis, 'Untitled'

Time Out says

Who said painting was dead? Certainly not C A V E S (yes, that’s how it’s styled), that’s for sure. Aside from showing paintings, the gallery also shows small object sculpture and photography by primarily local artists, but also artists from across the country and the world. It’s a tiny space tucked in Melbourne’s famous Nicholas Building, which is home to many more artists, independent arts spaces and artist-run initiatives (Reading Room and Blindside to name but two).

Founded in 2014, the gallery hosts great exhibition openings full of Melbourne art world charm. If you happen to be in the city on a day there’s an opening, definitely head along. The gallery also hosts offsite projects, such as their representation at Spring 1883, under the name C A V E S Offsite. It’s a curated space, and often has solo exhibitions so that artists are given the chance to fully explore what they want in a small space. They’re also currently expanding, so keep your ear out for their new venue.



Address: Room 18, Level 6
37 Swanston Street
Opening hours: Thu-Fri 12-6pm, Sat 1-5pm
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