The Old Auction House is a multi-use arts precinct located in the regional Victorian town of Kyneton, just an hour north of Melbourne. Housed in a historic weatherboard building, which served as the much loved Ferris auction rooms for over 80 years, the precinct opened in April 2017 and is home to a variety of artistic spaces. With a large section of the building still under renovation The Old Auction House is currently home to a retail shop specializing in quality Australian handmade items, four working artist studios including local glass artists Leadlight By Ettore, a teaching space for visiting artists, and two gallery spaces with rotating exhibitions.
The Old Auction House is open 7 days and the entire space has been renovated to be accessible for those with prams, wheelchairs, and mobility issues.
& CRAFT SUPPLIES
The Handmade Shop at The Old Auction House is proud to be home to over 80 small Australian handmade artists and designers.
The shop also carries a curated selection of craft supplies to allow anyone to become their own maker.
Gallery shows at The Old Auction House are always changing and feature a wide variety of Local and Australian artists in all mediums.
Our galleries aim to provide an accessible space for established artists, emerging artists, and a wide range of community groups.
The Old Auction House currently has 4 working artist studios on site as well as a rent-able teaching studio for visiting artists.
Our studios always have something going on with a range of arts and classes on display.
Our onsite studios and visiting artists have classes and activities for all ages in a variety of mediums. With a variety of class lengths there is bound to be something to suit no matter if you already have some skills or are just looking for something new.