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North Rotunda

The North Rotunda (formerly Red Rotunda) is an intimate gallery and event space, currently featuring 21st-century paintings of Melbourne cityscapes.

Works include depictions of Melbourne's hallowed sporting grounds, with Josie Kunoth Petyarre's view of the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground and Shane Jones' Flemington Racecourse. Rick Amor's work shows less familiar perspectives in Across the city, while Tony Lloyd's Skystone, William Mackinnon's Exit and Louise Forthun's Toffee and ice present abstracted views of urban sites.

The Rotunda provides access to both the Cowen Gallery and the Victoria Gallery.

About the North Rotunda

Mirroring the earlier South Rotunda (built in 1928), this small gallery was built in 1940 in the northern end of the Cowen Gallery.

Hours

Monday to Thursday 10am–9am
Friday to Sunday 10am–6pm