Attendance icon Attendance

Attendance at Victorian art galleries and museums (ABS figures)

In the year 2017-18 of Victorians aged 15 years or over:

  • 32% attended art galleries
  • 28% attended museums

33% of all Victorian children aged 5-14 years attended at least one art gallery and 47% attended at least one museum in the year 2017-18.

The Australian Public Galleries Snapshot captures data from 197 of Australia's estimated 408 public galleries. The 2020 report found that Victorian public galleries attracted 1.3 million attendances and presented a total of 573 exhibitions.

Visit the Audience Atlas Victoria 2019 to learn more about Victoria’s arts audiences.

Museums iconFunded museums and galleries

Find out more about Creative Victoria funded Museums and Galleries.

Read more on Creative Victoria funded State-owned Museums and Galleries, such as Museums Victoria and the National Gallery of Victoria.

Employment icon Employment in the wider museums and galleries sector

Read more on employment in Victoria's museums and galleries sector.