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Whale Bone Studio Arts

39a Bank St, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
+61 3 5568 2855
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Arrived in Port Fairy on a beautiful rainy afternoon, never been here before so started looking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roadtripfriends
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Port Lincoln, Australia
Casual walk-in worth a visit .....

Nice to just browse even if you are not looking to buy. Some nice pieces which does depend on your... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
thewillow
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Australia
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Whalebone gallery is a co-operative gallery in Port Fairy, a small coastal village at the end of the Great Ocean Road. The gallery is run by its artist members and features examples of some of the finest work of this region. The artists work in a variety of media including paint, ink, textiles, glass, photography and jewellery.
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  • Average16%
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“local artists” (3 reviews)
“great range” (2 reviews)
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39a Bank St, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived in Port Fairy on a beautiful rainy afternoon, never been here before so started looking around. Very interesting and inspiring place, best thing was that it supports local artisans. The items were absolutely amazing & gorgeous.

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WhaleBoneGallery, Front Office Manager at Whale Bone Studio Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You for your lovely comments. Port Fairy is a beautiful place even on a rainy day. Nice to be supported by the community. :) :) :)

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Nice to just browse even if you are not looking to buy. Some nice pieces which does depend on your art taste. Not a connoisseur of art or glass ware we did however think some of the prices were a bit expensive (for us).

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WhaleBoneGallery, Owner at Whale Bone Studio Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Happy that you enjoyed your visit and hope you had a good time in our beautiful town.

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

This one apparently has been around for 20+ years so it must be doing lots of things right. But for us the current exhibitions were very average - almost a script of photos and paintings you would expect by the seaside but lacking in both...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

We were disappointed with this gallery. It is very attractive & well set out, but we didn't feel the artwork or photographs really captured Port Fairy. We did like the glassware. Don't be put off by our reaction, have a look.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Wonderful wonderfull art. all for sale and all worthy of a place in your bags for the trip home. Only problem you want to keep them for yourself.

Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Well worth a visit when you are in Port Fairy. The locally blown glass is excellent and well priced. Staff were very helpful and knowledgeable about what was available and local artists.

Thank Thorbourne62
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WhaleBoneGallery, Owner at Whale Bone Studio Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks for the great comments. The gallery is staffed by the artists themselves and we love to share Port Fairy's artistic side with visitors to our town.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Pleasant, tasteful display of a varied selection of glass & acrylic artworks, jewellery and scarves. Delightful, helpful assistance from gallery caretaker.

Thank Wynette H
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Beautiful glass and other high quality crafts, with a very helpful owner advising us how best to follow the Art Trail map of Port Fairy.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The name lives to it in that it combines art forms in a very stylish and intelligentway for a discerning art lover

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WhaleBoneGallery, Owner at Whale Bone Studio Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for your comments. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and hope you call in again next time you are in Port Fairy.

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

we purchased a beautiful hand-made glass bowl here and the lady was extremely helpful and just plain nice!

Thank DMRJohannesburg
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WhaleBoneGallery, Manager at Whale Bone Studio Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thanks for the comment. Freya and I made the bowl. Glad you like it and enjoyed visiting our gallery. Robert.

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