3 Must Visit Places in Frankston for Art Lovers

Frankston CBD (Street Art)

Known for its vibrant street art scene, Frankston offers a variety of opportunities for the whole family. There are over 20 murals and street art installations created by renowned local and international artists. You can find them on buildings and laneways throughout the area.

You can download the Discover Frankston app and follow the guided digital walking tour our or for a more personalised experience you can book a Street Art Walking Tour. These 90 min Tours take you through Frankston’s streets and laneways where you’ll be personally guided and informed about the amazing art works and about the ins and outs of the artists who created them.

Check out the street art and murals located within Frankston's streets and laneways

Frankston Arts Centre

The Frankston Arts Centre is a great place for people of all backgrounds to experience the arts. There are two theatres which seat 200 & 800 people respectively, five exhibition galleries, a creative arts hub, and a function centre. Over half of the centre’s 160,000 annual visitors come from outside of the local community. The most frequent visitors come from the Mornington Peninsula, Western Port regions, and the suburbs of bayside Melbourne. To make your visit even better, you can also enjoy the venue’s café and other amenities.

The Frankston Arts Centre has something for everyone, from families to children. The centre has made inclusivity a cornerstone to their design of the facility allowing people with disabilities to fully enjoy the arts. There are specialized workshops for the visually impaired and a ticket subsidy scheme to accommodate low-income patrons. In addition to the theatre, the centre offers educational pathways and offers a discounted community rate. Visiting the centre is a wonderful way to learn about the arts and have a great time.

Here’s the driving directions from our office on Kitson St to the Frankston Art’s Centre.

 

McClelland Sculpture Park and Art Gallery

Whether you’re looking for a great way to spend an afternoon or evening with your family, the McClelland Sculpture Park and Art Gallery is a great place to visit. A visit to this intriguing place is a wonderful experience. The gallery features over 100 sculptural works situated with the 16 hectares of beautiful bushland and landscaped garden settings.

You can also see paintings, illustrations and other artworks from famous artists inside the gallery. There is a café within the park to satisfy your hunger cravings and make it an easy all-day experience for the whole family. The perfect combination of paintings and sculptural works will create a memorable experience. The best part about this place is that at the time of writing it’s free for children under 18 and only $6 for adults!

Although located near Frankston, McClelland Sculpture Park & Art Gallery is actually located in Langawarrin which is about a 15 min drive east of Frankston VIC. Take a look at the map below which gives you driving directions from our office on Kitson St in Frankston 3199.  

Driving directions from our office

  1. Head south on Kitson St
  2. Continue onto Tooyal St
  3. Turn left onto Dandenong Rd W/State Route 9
  4. Turn right onto Dandenong Rd/State Route 9
  5. Turn left onto Frankston – Dandenong Rd/State Route 9
  6. Turn right at Skye Rd
  7. Continue on Skye Rd until you reach the end of Skye Rd 
  8. Take the 3nd exit (turning left) onto McClelland Dr
  9. Continue south on McClelland Dr then turn left into McClelland Sculpture Park & Art Gallery.

 

Best Places in and around Frankston for Art

These are three popular places in near Frankston Victoria, where locals and visitors alike go to to appreciate the wonder and beauty of the creations of local and international artists alike. If you’re interested in find out more about some things to do in Frankston, why not check out our article on the best things to do in Frankston CBD. Click here to check it out.

 

 

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