Creative Discovery 2

Rose Street ArtistsTake an in-depth look at Fitzroy's finest - markets, galleries and food.

From the city, take the 112 (West Preston) tram along Collins Street. Get off at Johnston Street and walk in any direction to find a café that takes your fancy for breakfast – a good crowd is the sign of a local favourite.

From Johnston Street head to Brunswick Street and turn left. It’s a short walk to Rose Street and the famous Rose St Artists’ Market, one of Fitzroy's best treasures. Every weekend the work of around 70 artists and designers, is on display, including fashion, jewellery, photography, artworks, and furniture. Meeting and speaking with the artists adds to the experience. There’s entertainment throughout the day and a café so you can sit and ponder your purchases.  

Head back along Brunswick Street to Studio Ingot where you will find hand-crafted contemporary jewellery made by over 60 Australian jewellery makers and silversmiths. From silver, gold and gems it’s on to designs crafted from wood, and the hand-made furniture of Wilkins and Kent Furniture and Design. Jeremy Wilkins and Stephen Kent opened their workshop in 1994, and since then have created custom-made furniture from local, European and North American timbers. 

Just over the road is the PG Printmaker Gallery with limited edition prints by Australian and international printmakers. Further along is Zetta Florence, providing shoppers with amazing choices in an extensive collection of journals, albums, artistic calendars and all things paper.  

The Centre for Contemporary Photography, just off Johnston Street, has presented photography-based exhibitions for over 20 years. Their bookstore has publications from solo and group exhibitions of local and international artists. After all the walking today, it’s time to relax. Head back along Johnston Street, then south down Brunswick Street, to St David Street. The Rainbow Hotel is one of Melbourne’s oldest and friendliest pubs, known for its live music and great food.


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Contacts
The Rose St. Artists' Market

60 Rose Street
Fitzroy VIC 3065
9419 5529

Studio Ingot

Shop 2
234 Brunswick Street
Fitzroy VIC 3065
9415 6000

Wilkins and Kent Furniture and Design

230 Brunswick Street
Fitzroy VIC 3965
9419 5251

PG Printmaker Gallery

227 Brunswick Street
Fitzroy VIC 3065
9417 7087

Zetta Florence Pty Ltd

197 Brunswick Street
Fitzroy VIC 3065
1300 555 124

Centre for Contemporary Photography

404 George Street
Fitzroy VIC 3065
9417 1549

The Rainbow Hotel

27 St David Street
Fitzroy VIC 3065
9419 4193


 

Further Information


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