Pre-register for the Surf Coast Arts Trail for the chance to win one of three $250 prizes* and be the first to

receive the Arts Trail Map to start planning your weekend.

 Scan the QR code at each studio you visit to ‘check in’ and you will gain another entry in the draw.

The more studios you check in to, the more chance you have to win

*(Closes Aug 6, 2023 5pm. Drawn on Aug 16, 2023. Winners notified by email. Prizes includes 3 x $250 prepaid Visa giftcards. Click here for extended T&C’s)

About the Trail

Since its inception 12 years ago the Surf Coast Arts Trail has become a key feature on our events calendar,

showcasing the creativity and talent of artists living and working in the Surf Coast Shire.

A bigger and better Arts Trail than ever is planned this year with art lovers once again able to visit artist studios

and galleries in person. More than 200 artists and 58 venues will be offering a diverse range of art forms including

painting,glassware, ceramics, jewellery, sculpture and textiles.

Get a taste for what’s on offer over the trail weekend. Collect your Surf Coast Arts Trail map on the night, to begin planning your creative journey.

Showcasing work across a diverse range of mediums.

Over two hundred artists and makers across 58 studios are opening their doors to the public for 2 days in August across the shire. You’ll find everything from large scale metalwork, gold and silver smithing, painting, printmaking, textiles, illustration, ceramics, glass and more. Explore a breadth of creativity from the hinterland to our coastal borders. Discover below.

Experience workshops and demonstrations on this year’s trail. Activities include aerial painting (!) to mosaics, ceramics, drawing, paper making, weaving and more.  Exercise your own creativity during an art and craft filled weekend on the surf coast.

Participating Artists

Collect a Program / Map

The 2023 Surf Coast Arts Trail Program and map are available. Pick up your copy from one of the many venues listed below and begin planning your weekend.

Aireys Inlet

  • Great Escape Books: 75 Great Ocean Rd, Aireys Inlet VIC
  • Eagles Nest Gallery: 48 Great Ocean Rd, Aireys Inlet VIC
  • General Store: 40 Great Ocean Rd, Aireys Inlet VIC


  • Anglesea Art Space: 2/103 Great Ocean Rd, Anglesea VIC
  • Anglesea Art House: 23 Cameron Rd, Anglesea VIC
  • GROW Cafe: 3/11 Inverlochy Street, Anglesea VIC


  • Geelong Visitor Information Centre: 26 Moorabool St, Geelong


  • Melbourne Visitor Hub: 90-130 Swanston Street Corner Little Collins and, Swanston St, Melbourne


  • Surf Coast Shire CIVIC Building 1 Merrijig Drive Torquay VIC
  • Torquay Visitor Information Centre: Surf City Plaza, 77 Beach Rd, Torquay VIC
  • Hoop Gallery: The MAC, 77 Beach Rd, Torquay VIC


  • Lorne Visitor Information Centre: 15 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne VIC
  • In the Skies Art and Music Gallery: 8 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne VIC


  • Town Hall: 28 Hesse St, Winchelsea VIC