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St Kilda Art Tours

Wine & Art Lovers Rejoice!

Try something different, fun and inspiring on the weekend!

Discover the HeART of Local Art and meet local creators and artists in their galleries over a glass of wine and cheese!

Be immersed and embrace the emotions of connecting with the Artists and their stories on a personal level!  This is an aspect of St Kilda that is almost undiscovered, offering an incredible diversity of quality art in a variety of mediums!

You’ll learn a little about the history of this area, the Angry Penguins art movement of the 1940’s-60’s and be surprised how you connect and immerse yourself in the variety of art forms on display.

This is why people of all ages love coming on a St Kilda Art Tour!

Tours will be divided into 2 precincts of 3 hours each tour.  Tailor-made options available.

Bring a friend and save $20.

Spaces limited and bookings essential: www.arttoursmelbourne.com.au

The Wonderful Two

On 2nd February 2019, Melbourne was bewildered by the unveiling of The Wonderful Two, which offers a symbol of hope and education that future generations can do better.

The sculpture depicts Najin and Fatu connected in the middle, with their heads facing opposite directions. Both rhinos are trying to pull each other the opposite way to safety. It seems their fate is stuck in place and time with only two left on earth, and no simple direction to freedom.

We want The Wonderful Two to celebrate all of the amazing people and organizations that drive positive change in wildlife conservation. The sculpture is aligned with the hashtag #LoveTheLast.

Visitors are asked to take a photo with the artwork and share it with the hashtag #LoveTheLast, jump starting efforts to spread critical awareness. Donations to Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya will assist Najin and Fatu to live out their much-deserved final days in peace.

On until 30 April 2019 at Republica, St Kilda Sea Baths.

Click here for more information.

Linden New Art Gallery

Linden New Art is a public gallery set in the heart of St Kilda that specialises in displaying new and contemporary art.

The Gallery is a Council-owned facility, run by an independent incorporated board of management, Linden New Art Inc.

The gallery opened to the public in 1986. Housed in a Victorian mansion, Linden’s grand domestic building makes it a unique place to see, explore and discuss contemporary art.

The annual exhibition program features work from artists across Australia and overseas.

Exhibitions change every eight weeks and are supported by a range of dynamic programs to allow visitors to learn about, debate and question contemporary art. Opportunities to meet artists and curators are regular features of the programs.

26 Acland Street, St Kilda

W: https://www.lindenarts.org/


Space2b is an art and design social enterprise. It has been established to support people seeking asylum, refugees and newly arrived migrants to become financially independent.  This is achieved through creative enterprise, workplace training and business mentoring.

A unique, dynamic creative workspace comprising a retail outlet, gallery, design studio, workshop, training centre, meeting room, and small business hub.

144 Chapel St, St Kilda

W: https://space2b.com.au/

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