Keith Haring Mural

Fitzroy, Collingwood & Abbotsford

Anyone with an interest in street art will want to check out this Keith Haring mural, painted by the late New York artist on his visit in 1984. It adorns the side of the former Collingwood Technical School, next door to The Tote on Johnston St.

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Nearby Fitzroy, Collingwood & Abbotsford attractions

1. Backwoods Gallery

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2. Centre for Contemporary Photography

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3. Gertrude Glasshouse

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4. Sutton Gallery

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Housed in a simple, unassuming warehouse space entered off Greeves St, this gallery is known for championing challenging new work.

5. James Makin Gallery


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6. Australian Galleries

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Around since 1956s, this gallery in the backstreets of Collingwood showcases contemporary Australian art with monthly changing exhibitions. Across the…

7. Alcaston Gallery

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8. Edinburgh Gardens

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