Benalla is a town in North East Victoria known for it’s street art. The result of a number of successive street art festivals, they have left a legacy. Wander through the streets and you are bound to come across murals from a variety of artists.
Wall to Wall Festival
The wall to wall festival started in Benalla in 2015 and held annual events up until 2019. The pandemic then played a part in preventing further festivals though further events are on the cards. In total over 70 murals can be found across the town and all are within easy walking distance of each other. Given the size of Benalla it will take only a few hours to wander around and discover the majority of them.
North East Victoria Silo Trail
North of Benalla is the North East Victoria Silo Art Trail. Many of the pieces forming part of the trail were also created as part of the wall to wall festivals. Townships such as Goorambat, Devenish, St James and Tungamah all have significant silo art murals to see. A little to the east of Benalla there is also painted water tank to discover in the Winton Wetlands.
Artists from all over Australia and the world have come to paint in Benalla. Australian artists Adnate, Kaff-eine, Lisa King, Tim Bowtell, Rosie Woods and Rone are well known for their work all over the country. Others such as Greece’s Insane51, Belgium’s Caratoes, Malaysia’s Jagung and American street artist have travelled widely with their art.
Map of Street Art in Benalla
Benalla Street Art Gallery
A selection of images from the streets of Benalla. Most of the murals are within easy walking distance of each other and all have been painted between 2015 and 2019. To see the work allow at least two hours to explore the streets of the town,
The wall to wall festival is a street art festival which took place in the town of Benalla between 2015 and 2019. A planned festival for 2020 had to be cancelled due to the pandemic. More information about the festival can be found here.