Workshops + Events

Bundoora Homestead Art Centre presents a series of artist talks, workshops and events designed to inspire, inform and enjoy.

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Bundoora Repatriation Mental Hospital

Bundoora Repatriation Mental Hospital c. 1929

HISTORY TOUR

Sat August 19, 2017
2.30-3.30pm

Hear the stories that shaped Bundoora Homestead Art Centre. Originally the Smith family home, over the years the Homestead has been a Convalescent Farm for returned servicemen, a Repatriation Hospital and now a public art gallery. Tour the house and grounds while your guide brings to life its unique stories, prominent architectural features and colourful past.

WHEN Sat 19 Aug | 2:30-3:30pm
COST $7
BOOKINGS Click here

Train skyline
Kirrily Hammond
Train skyline 2017

KIRRILY HAMMOND + SIM LUTTIN | ARTISTS’ TALK

Sat August 26, 2017
3-4pm

Join Kirrily Hammond and Sim Luttin as they discuss their practices and collaboration in the exhibition Keepsake.

WHEN: Sat 26 August | 3-4pm
COST: Free | includes refreshments
BOOKINGS: Not required

Radiant Pavilion

Life Drawing at Bundoora Homestead Art Centre

Life Drawing at Bundoora Homestead Art Centre

LIFE DRAWING CLASS

Thu August 31, 2017
6:00 - 8:00pm

Relax within the grand setting of Bundoora Homestead whilst life-drawing with others. Join our facilitator and life model for a workshop on drawing, form and capturing the essence of a figure over a period of time. This is a class available to artists at all stages in their development whether you’re trying it out for the first time or if you have advanced drawing skills.

WHEN: Thursday 31 August | 6-8pm
COST: $20 | includes all materials and refreshments
BOOKINGS: click here

Untitled 7 (If This is My Land)
Hayley Millar-Baker
Untitled 7 (If This is My Land) 2016

HAYLEY MILLAR-BAKER | ARTIST TALK

Sat September 16, 2017
2:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of roving artist talks, hear from current exhibitors including Hayley Millar-Baker as we move through various gallery spaces and explore each body of work.

WHEN: Sat 16 September | 2-3.15pm
COST: Free | includes refreshments
BOOKINGS: Not required

Fruits (from Confluence)
Aaron Claringbold
Fruits (from Confluence) 2016

AARON CLARINGBOLD | CONFLUENCE | ARTIST TALK

Sat September 16, 2017
2:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of roving artist talks, hear from current exhibitors including Aaron Claringbold as we move through various gallery spaces and explore each body of work.

WHEN: Sat 16 September | 2-3.15pm
COST: Free | includes refreshments
BOOKINGS: Not required

A Garden of Parallel Paths
Daniel Crooks
A Garden of Parallel Paths 2012

DANIEL CROOKS | ARTIST TALK

Sat September 16, 2017
2:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of roving artist talks, hear from current exhibitors including Daniel Crooks as we move through various gallery spaces and explore each body of work.

WHEN: Sat 16 September | 2-3.15pm
COST: Free | includes refreshments
BOOKINGS: Not required

Spirit Tableau
Jake Treacy
Spirit Tableau 2017

SALON OF SPIRITS | SALON SEANCE

Sat September 16, 2017
3.30-4.30pm

Join curator Jake Treacy and exhibiting artists from Salon of Spirits for a meditation on the life of the emotionally charged object. Salon Séance exists somewhere between a curatorial performance, a floor talk with the exhibitors, an esoteric conversation with the exhibited objects, a mediumship of songs and video footage, a channeling of radio waves, an interview with ghostly voices, and a tableau vivant. Join curator Jake Treacy and some of the exhibitors from Salon of Spirits in this surrealistic program as they tap into another realm, conjuring past experiences and the living stories of the objects they collect.

WHEN Sat 16 September | 3:30-4:30pm
COST Free
BOOKINGS Not required

Spirit Tableau
Jake Treacy
Spirit Tableau 2017

SALON OF SPIRITS | CURATOR / ARTIST TALK

Sat September 16, 2017
2:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of roving artist talks, hear from current exhibitors including artists from Salon of Spirits as we move through various gallery spaces and explore each body of work.

WHEN: Sat 16 September | 2-3.15pm
COST: Free | includes refreshments
BOOKINGS: Not required

Untitled B/W found image
Unknown
Untitled B/W found image 1980

ROZALIND DRUMMOND | ARTIST TALK

Sat September 16, 2017
2:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of roving artist talks, hear from current exhibitors including Rozalind Drummond as we move through various gallery spaces and explore each body of work.

WHEN: Sat 16 September | 2-3.15pm
COST: Free | includes refreshments
BOOKINGS: Not required

 

A Nurse standing in a ward dining room

A Nurse standing in a ward dining room

HISTORY TOUR

Fri October 6, 2017
2.30-3.30pm

Hear the stories that shaped Bundoora Homestead Art Centre. Originally the Smith family home, over the years the Homestead has been a Convalescent Farm for returned servicemen, a Repatriation Hospital and now a public art gallery. Tour the house and grounds while your guide brings to life its unique stories, prominent architectural features and colourful past.

WHEN Fri 6 Oct 2:30-3:30pm
COST $7
BOOKINGS Click here

Workshop at Bundoora Homestead

Workshop at Bundoora Homestead

BEING AN ARTIST | WORKSHOP

Sat October 7, 2017
1.30pm - 2.45pm

Join leading artists for an investigation of the opportunities and pitfalls experienced by artists. Topics include keeping motivated, making ends meet, and working in isolation versus a community studio environment. Questions include: Is nepotism inescapable within the context of the Melbourne art scene? What are the ethics of working within institutions and how can you negotiate this terrain without compromising your artistic integrity? What should you do if your copyright is contravened or exploited?

This event is part of  an afternoon of free events presented by Bundoora Homestead Art Centre exploring what it is to be a contemporary artist. Please note, whilst this event does not require bookings, the following event Artist Group Therapy led by artist Inez de Vega does. Details here

COST: Free | includes refreshments
BOOKINGS: not required

Inez de Vega and participants, Group Therapy
Inez de Vega
Inez de Vega and participants, Group Therapy 2015

ARTIST GROUP THERAPY | WORKSHOP

Sat October 7, 2017
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Join artist Inez de Vega for a unique, experiential and relational context for investigating your role and experience of being an artist. This supportive workshop will encourage spontaneity and confidentiality and is tailored to professional artists. This event is the second part of an afternoon of free events presented by Bundoora Homestead Art Centre exploring what it is to be a contemporary artist, beginning with a workshop with guest artists. Details of the first event are here
WHEN: Saturday 7 October, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
COST: Free
BOOKINGS: required | Click Here

Life Drawing at Bundoora Homestead Art Centre

Life Drawing at Bundoora Homestead Art Centre

LIFE DRAWING CLASSES

Wed October 18, 2017
6:00 - 8:00pm

Relax within the grand setting of Bundoora Homestead whilst life-drawing with others. Join our facilitator and life model for a workshop on drawing, form and capturing the essence of a figure over a period of time. This is a class available to artists at all stages in their development whether you’re trying it out for the first time or if you have advanced drawing skills.

WHEN: Wednesday 18 October | 6-8pm
COST: $20 | includes all materials and refreshments
BOOKINGS: click here