Framed - Yarra Ranges Photographic Portrait Festival

Yarra Ranges Photographic Portrait Festival

A 10-day festival of contemporary Australian portrait photography, will be held at venues and locations throughout the Yarra Ranges region.

The festival presents three major exhibitions including the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2018 on tour by the National Portrait Gallery, Ross Coulter’s Corporate Portraits and Jesse Graham’s 1000 Portrait Project.

The festival also features and extensive program for photographers of all levels, with workshops, seminars, audio-visual projections, master classes, artist talks, participatory experiences, and a photographic completion.

Get involved! Enter the Yarra Ranges Portrait Festival competition.

Programmed Events:

  • Friday 6 July - Launch - National Photographic Portrait Prize - Yarra Ranges Regional Museum 6 – 8 pm with Dr Chris Chapman, Curator at National Portrait Gallery, Canberra.
  • Saturday 7 July 2pm - In Conversation with Dr Chris Chapman. Join in on a discussion with Curator Dr Chris Chapman and our exhibiting photographers plus guests as they explore the essential nature of photographic portraiture.
  • Sunday 8 July - Gallery Floor Talks Meet Jesse Graham at the 1000 Portraits Exhibition 11am at Mooroolbark and then travel to Warburton to meet Ross Coulter and discover his exhibition - Corporate Portraits. Ross will give his floor talk at 2pm.
  • Details and locations to be announced soon for the following workshops:
    • Basic Digital SLR workshop with the Yarra Ranges Photographic Society.
    • Kids Camera Workshop
    • Teens Smartphone Photography Workshop
    • Caring for your photographic collection and how to mount family photos.
  • Sunday 15 July - Yarra Ranges Regional Museum – Announcement of winners in the Photographic Competition.
  • Monbulk FRAMED: a photographic projection of our competition entries.


Arts Centre, Warburton

Mooroolbark Community Centre

Yarra Ranges Regional Museum


Image credit: Photo credit: Joe Dolan, Writer Ross Coulter 2017, image courtesy of the artist.

Mooroolbark Community Centre
Yarra Ranges Regional Museum
Upper Yarra Arts Centre
Lilydale, 3140

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