Counihan Gallery location and hours

Gallery hours

The Counihan Gallery is open Wednesday to Saturday from 11am to 5pm, and Sundays from 1pm to 5pm.

The gallery is closed on public holidays and also is closed from mid-December until early February.

Free entry

Entry to the gallery is free.

Contact the gallery

Phone 9389 8622 or email Counihan Gallery In Brunswick.


Counihan Gallery In Brunswick is located at 233 Sydney Road, Brunswick, inside the Brunswick Town Hall.

The building is near the corner of the Sydney Road and Dawson Street intersection. Enter through glass sliding doors on Sydney Road. The Gallery is to the left of the Brunswick Customer Service Centre.


Getting here

Sydney Road tram, route 19, stop number 21 at Dawson Street and Sydney Road intersection.

Jewell and Brunswick train stations on Upfield line are 10 minutes walk.

Bus routes 504, 506, 508 and 509 have stops on nearby streets off Sydney Road.

Upfield bike path is five minutes ride, exit at Dawson Street.


Accessible by wheelchair

The gallery is accessible by wheelchair and has accessible bathrooms.

Jewel train Station has an accessible stop and is 850 metres from the Counihan Gallery.

The #19 tram has an accessible stop at Brunswick Road and is 500 metres from the Counihan Gallery 

The #506 bus stops on Glenlyon Street near the corner of Sydney Road.

There is one disabled car space out the front of the gallery.

Please note: this carpark is part of clearway tow-away zone from 4-6 pm daily. 

The Counihan Gallery In Brunswick aims for inclusion for all members of our community. Please contact us on 9389 8622 or email Counihan Gallery In Brunswick. if you have any other specific access or interpreting or requirements for you to fully participate.

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About the gallery

Counihan gallery logoThe Counihan Gallery In Brunswick is the Merri-bek Council art gallery open to the public.

The gallery has a focus on presenting contemporary art exhibitions.

The gallery aims to promote and inspire innovation and diversity in the visual arts through its annual program of exhibitions. It also endeavours to encourage discussion and debate about new ideas and issues in contemporary art and culture through the public program of floor talks, forums and workshops.

The gallery opened in 1999 and is named in honour of the Australian artist and activist Noel Counihan.

The Counihan Gallery acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people as the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waterways in the area now known as Merri-bek. We pay respect to their Elders past, present, and emerging, as well as to all First Nations communities who significantly contribute to the life of the area.