Hours of operation

Community of Supporters

Gertrude would like to acknowledge and thank our generous supporters, patrons, sponsors and programming partners whose support enables us to continue building the careers of Australia’s contemporary artists.


Core funding support


Gertrude Contemporary is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria; the Australia Council, the Federal Government's arts funding and advisory body; and through the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments.


Project support


Gertrude Contemporary's Contemporary Art on the Road (CAOTR) and core education program ARTNOW  are supported by the Department of Education and Training Strategic Partnerships Program funding (SPP).

The 2021 Gertrude Glasshouse Program is supported by the City of Yarra.

Gertrude Contemporary is supported by the City of Darebin through Darebin Arts as Key Cultural Organisation

Gertrude Glasshouse is generously supported by Michael Schwarz and David Clouston.

Gertrude patrons and donors

Gertrude patrons and supporters are a community of generous private benefactors who directly contribute to the development of artists’ careers by supporting our artistic program by making a donation or by purchasing a Gertrude Edition

Our patrons and donors include:

Michael and Janet Buxton
Michael Schwarz and David Clouston
River Capital Foundation

Bianca Robinson
Gordon and Emma Thomson
Helen Seales
Irene Sutton
Jon Campbell
Noel Fermanis
Sarah and Ted Watts
Victoria Hobday

We also gratefully acknowledge our patrons and donors who choose to be anonymous, as well as those who supported our programs through the purchase of a Gertrude Edition and in on-site contributions.


Yanni Florence has sponsored Gertrude as a Graphic Designer since 2000.

Proclaim have been a sponsor of Gertrude Contemporary’s flagship Octopus exhibition since 2004. 

Gertrude Residency Partner

The Gertrude Contemporary Studio Residency Program is organised in conjunction with the Norma Redpath Studio, which is facilitated by the Centre of Visual Art (CoVA), The University of Melbourne.

Network partners

Gertrude is a proud member of Contemporary Arts Organisations Australia. Established in 1995, CAOA is a national network of fourteen public, independent, non-collecting contemporary art organisations from all Australian states and territories that advocates for the small-to-medium contemporary visual arts sector in Australia. For more information please click here.

Charitable status

Gertrude is a not-for-profit organisation endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a Deductible Gift Recipient and registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). All donations over $2 are fully tax-deductible. 

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Gertrude Contemporary

21-31 High Street
Preston South VIC
Melbourne, Australia

Opening hours:
Tuesday–Sunday 11am–5pm

Gertrude Glasshouse

44 Glasshouse Road
Collingwood VIC
Melbourne, Australia

Opening hours:
Thursday–Saturday 12–5pm