Benalla Art Gallery


Across the lake and set within the beautiful Botanic Garden, Benalla Art Gallery has a collection of Australian art, including paintings from the Heidelberg School and a tapestry of Sidney Nolan. A cafe spreads out onto a deck overlooking the lake. Nearby is the very moving Weary Dunlop Memorial.

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