Previous exhibitions

  • Christmas Salon   Aboriginal Art + Gifts

    Sat Dec 08 2018 - Tue Dec 18 2018

    An exciting new range of paintings, licensed design homewares, carvings, fibre works and more for imaginative Christmas gifts. Featuring beautiful new art cushion covers, bags, teapots, hand creams, soaps,lip balm, salad servers, mugs, glasses cases, scarves and more..

    Plus special exhibition of paintings and hand painted small metal sculptures by Warlukurlangu Artists of Yuendumu.

    OPENING DRINKS: Saturday December 8 | 2.30 pm
    WITH:No Suzannahs a cappella choir at 3pm
    EXHIBITION CURRENT:December 8-24
    PEN: Daily 10.30-4pm to December 24
    AT:1/39 Cook Street, Flinders, Vic, 3929
    RSVP December|
    T: 0419 896 473

  • Spring Sale   Art Parade + Exhibition

    Sat Nov 03 2018 - Mon Nov 19 2018

    Special sale exhibition of a wide range of Aboriginal art gathered over 10 years from the Central, Western & Eastern Deserts, the APY Lands, the Kimberley, Arnhem Land, Queensland and the Pilbara.

    Sunday November 4 at 2.30pm
    Bookings essential:
    SALE EXHIBITION DATES: Saturday November 3-Sunday November 25
    Open Cup Weekend, Saturday - Tuesday | Saturdays + Sundays to November 25 | 11-4

    642 Tucks Rd

    Shoreham 3916

  • SPRING SALON 2018  

    Sat Sep 15 2018 - Mon Oct 15 2018

    FEATURING a selection of new paintings, barks and carvings from our northern trips to FNQ and the Top End. With focus exhibition DURRMU | Weaving | Painting | Identity with new works from Durrmu Arts, Peppimenarti.
    View available works here

  • DURRMU   Weaving | Painting | Identity

    Sat Sep 01 2018

    Weaving | Painting | Identity
    September 1-29

    New paintings, weavings and works on paper by the artists of Durrmu Arts, Peppimenarti, NT

    Saturday September 1 | 2.30pm

    Weaving demonstration by Durrmu artists Regina Wilson and Kathleen Korda plus in conversation with executive director Kade McDonald and co-curator Susan McCulloch. Bookings essential or as below


    WHISTLEWOOD | Contemporary Australian Art
    642 Tucks Road, Shoreham, Vic, 3916
    T: 03 59 898282
    Saturdays & Sundays, 11-4 (from Sept1)

  • MEETING PLACE   Art from the heartlands of Aboriginal Australia

    Tue Jul 10 2018 - Mon Jul 23 2018

    Presented by McCulloch & McCulloch | Whistlewood in partnerhip with Peninsula Hot Springs, this stellar show from seven regions of Aboriginal art comprises approximately 35 pieces that celebrate the connection between water abd wellbeing. Featured is colour, texture and organic exquisiteness from the Central Desert, APY Lands, Utopia, the Kimberley, Arnhem Land and the Mornington Peninsula in this showstopper of an exhibition that includes brilliant acrylics, finely wrought barks, carved ceremonial poles, small fibre and wood sculptures and metal jewellery from the Indigenous Jewellery Project.

    Free entry. All works for sale. 20% of sales donated to Baluk Arts- the Peninsula's Indigenous-owned art centre

    Exhibition current: July 10-23

    140 Springs Lane, Fingal, 3939


    Sat Jul 07 2018 - Sun Jul 15 2018

     Focus exhibition Because of her.... at Whistlewood features the work of established and emerging Aboriginal women artists to celebrate the theme of the 2018 NAIDOC Week - Because of her we can!


    642 Tucks Road
    Shoreham 3916
    T: + 61 3 59 898282
    July opening days: Saturdays & Sundays | 11-4

  • Winter Salon + Art Parade  

    Sat Jun 09 2018 - Sun Jun 17 2018

    Founding Artists + Emerging Talents of Aboriginal Art

    Featuring works from seven regions. Founding artists include Freddie Timms, Eubena Nampitjin, Bugai Whyoulter, Nora Wompi, Rosella Namok, Pepai Carroll, Minnie Pwerle, Patrick Mung Mung, Barbara Weir, Tjunkaya Tapaya with exciting new generation artists Charmaine Pwerle, Pauline Minmila Wangin, Michelle Lewis, Rachael Lionel, Lindsay Malay and many more.

    ART PARADE OPENING: Saturday June 9, 2.30 pm
    Bookings essential: or as below

    Exhibition dates: June 9-July 29

    642 Tucks Road, Shoreham, 3916
    T: + 61 3 59 898282. M: 0419 896473
    Open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Queen's Birthday weekend, 11-4

  • Beautiful Art/Proper Way  

    Sat May 19 2018 - Wed May 23 2018
    Billy Tjampitjinpa Kenda, Jane Mervin, Lance James

    Joyous small works by noteworthy artists Billy Tjampitjinpa Kenda, Jane Mervin and Lance James from Bindi Mwerre Anthurre Artists, Alice Springs whose art depicts the essence, beauty and life of Central Australia with engaging individuality.

    A social enterprise organisation, Bindi art studio supports artists with disability living in Alice Springs and surrounding regions to achieve independent and high level art careers.

    OPENING: Saturday May 19 at 2.30pm
    To be opened by Sandra Brown, Bindi Arts Coodinator. 
    RSVP May 14 
    Exhibition dates: May 19-June 3

    642 Tucks Road, Shoreham, 3916
    T: + 61 3 59 898282. M: 0419 896473

  • Autumn Salon + Art Parade  

    Fri Mar 09 2018 - Tue Apr 03 2018

    Aboriginal and select abstract art from around Australia featuring rich colour and subtle hues.

    EASTER SATURDAY MARCH 31 at 2.30pm
    Unique presentation of 60+ works with informative commentary on the art, artists and regions by Susan McCulloch OAM.
    Places are limited and bookings are essential
    Book online:

    WHISTLEWOOD | Contemporary Australian Art
    642 Tucks Road, Shoreham, 3916
    T: + 61 3 59 898282

  • In Black + White  

    Sat Feb 10 2018 - Thu Mar 01 2018

    Paintings, ochres, barks and carvings by established artists and rising stars from the Western Desert, Utopia, Arhem Land, Qld, the Kimberley and the NT celebrating the power of black and white in contemporary Aboriginal art.

    CAPSULE EXHIBITION Vicki Cullinan. The Night Sky

    WORKS ONLINE: February 5

    EXHIBITION OPENING: Saturday February 10 at 3 pm
    Curators' Introduction + Opening Drinks
    EXHIBITION DATES: February 10-March 4, 2018

    642 Tucks Road, Shoreham
    Vic 3916
    T: + 61 3 59 898282

    Open: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays

  • 20/20 A Sense of Place 2018  

    Sat Jan 06 2018 - Sun Feb 04 2018

    A richly explorative exhibition of contemporary Australian landscapes by 40 leading artists of diverse cultural backgrounds from around Australia.

    More than 60 paintings, ochres, barks, 3D, works on paper and other media by both indigenous and non indigenous artists. Featuring new works by Peninsula-based artists John Anderson, Miodrag Jankovic and Stephen May, the Kimberley's Shirley Purdie, Gordon Barney, Betty Carrington, Lindsay Malay, Sonia Kurarra and Nada Rawlins, Victorian painters David Beaumont, Neville Pilven and Adriane Strampp, Sydney-based Michael Fitzjames, Charmaine Pike and Sally West, Far North Queensland's Rosella Namok, Samantha Hobson, Fiona Omeenyo, Claudine Marzik and Bagu firemake sculptures, the APY Lands' Robert Fielding, Tuppy Goodwin, Freda Brady, Marina Brown,Rachael Lionel and others, Tasmanian artists Sue Lovegrove and Jillian Catto, Melbourne printmaker Martin King, the Pilbara's Bugai Whyoulter, street artist and printmaker Tom Civil, Papunya Tjupi Arts and more..

    We are also delighted to continue our partnerships with other representative galleries - Australian Galleries, Gallerysmith and Salt Contemporary Art - to make available to a Peninsula audience an exciting range of art.

    EXHIBITION DATES: January 5-February 4
    OPEN: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays

    > View a selection of works from the exhibition here