RACV has art and art experiences designed for members and the public across all our clubs and resorts. Explore our art collection, events and exhibitions.

ArtHouse is a dedicated building at RACV Goldfields Resort showcasing specially curated visual art programs for our guests and local communities. Complementing Arthouse at the RACV Goldfields Resort, is the Goldfields Gallery. Immerse yourself in our visual arts program and experiences.

*Terms and conditions apply.  Tickets are non-refundable.  RACV/Auto Club/Seniors Card discounts not available as this is a special ticketed event. For more information please contact artsandheritage@racv.com.au

Past exhibitions

  • Julia Gorman Sketch for pattern D Arthouse

    Julia Gorman

    7 May to 13 Aug 2023 | ArtHouse

    Saturated in shades of pink Julia Gorman transforms ArtHouse into a space of contemplation and celebrates our desire to decorate our homes and workspaces. Taking inspiration from Creswick’s historic Old State Nursery Office Julia infuses ArtHouse with a decorative treatment that merges the traditions of industrial manufacturing with handmade DIY.

    Image credit: Julia Gorman, Sketch for Pattern D, 2023. Ink and text on paper, Courtesy the artist.

  • Tashara Roberts, Footprints on Country installed within Ulumbarra Theatre

    Tashara Roberts

    6 Mar to 21 May 2023 | ArtHouse

    Respected Dja Dja Wurrung artist Tashara Roberts will work on country to produce a new artwork placing cultural knowledge, a shared connection to place, and Creswick’s unique landscape at the heart of their response to country.

    Image credit: Tashara Roberts, installation detail at ArtHouse Goldfields Resort, 2023 Botanical dyed silk. Courtesy the artist.

  • image of trees in forrest

    Local Knowledge: Anita Beaney

    17 Jun 2022 to 12 Feb 2023 | Goldfields Gallery

    Beaney captured six members of the RACV Goldfields Resort team favourite places rendering the beauty, mystery, and landscapes that can be explored in the immediate area.

    Image credit: Anita Beaney, Oak Gully on La Gerche Track 2022, archival inkjet print on archival 300 gsm cotton rag (from a medium format negative), 75 x 75 cm. Courtesy the artist.

  • Casey Jeffery artwork

    Casey Jeffery

    8 Oct to 11 Dec 2022 | ArtHouse

    Casey has created new paintings and a mural on the walls of the ArtHouse celebrating the history and industry of Creswick Woollen Mills and the world's longest picnic rug they wove in 2011.

    Image credit: Casey Jeffery, The world's longest picnic rug, Creswick 2022, oil and acrylic on pine, 130 x 110cm. Courtesy the artist. Casey Jeffrey is represented by LON Gallery Melbourne.

  • Strange Garden: Eliza-Jane Gilchrist

    Strange Garden: Eliza-Jane Gilchrist

    17 Dec 2022 to 26 Feb 2023 | ArtHouse

    Cardboard sculptures show the strangeness and wonder of the natural works inspired by shapes and patterns found in seedpods, bones and shells.

    Image credit: Strange Garden at Central Goldfields Art Gallery 2019.

Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the Gallery Lounge, with changing exhibitions throughout the year offering visitors exclusive art experiences as part of the RACV City Club offerings. Exhibitions are drawn from both the RACV Art Collection as well as loans from leading Australian artists curated specifically by RACV for our members and visitors. The Gallery Lounge connects, inspires, and builds strong and diverse connections through the visual arts.


Past exhibitions

Reminiscence by Victoria Hempstead

Making REMINISCENCE: Victoria Hempstead

2 Dec 2022 to 12 Mar 2023

Victoria Hempstead was awarded the RACV City Club Foyer Commission in 2022. She creates captivating multilayered artworks, focusing on place, process and the body's relation to the landscape. Drawing on site-specific research, Victoria's works interpret the Australian landscape using metal, oxidisation processes and natural materials to create abstract renderings of place.

Image credit: Victoria Hempstead, Blood Marmelade II 2020, Mild steel, water (evaporated), salt, resin 70x 50cm Courtesy the artist