Workshops + Events
Bundoora Homestead Art Centre presents a series of artist talks, workshops and events designed to inspire, inform and enjoy.
Bundoora Repatriation Mental Hospital c. 1929
Thu April 19, 2018
To coincide with the 2018 Australian Heritage Festival, come along to the 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 Thurs 19 April | 2:30-3:30pm
BOOKINGS Click here
Life Drawing at Bundoora Homestead Art Centre
Thu March 22, 2018
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 22 March | 6-8pm
COST: $20 | includes all materials and refreshments
BOOKINGS: click here
Sat February 17, 2018
Come and celebrate Valentine’s Day this February at Bundoora Homestead Art Centre. Love comes in all shapes and sizes, so come along and treat your Valentine to a very special Rainbow High-tea. Tea will be served in our historic billiards room which overlooks our beautiful heritage gardens.
WHEN | Saturday 17 February | 3 – 5pm
COST | $40 per person
INCLUDES | a selection of rainbow themed sweet and savory treats with a glass of sparkling or a rainbow mock-tail and a selection of brewed teas
ENQUIRIES | please call 9496 1060
BOOKINGS | here
Knitting Lab +
Sat May 19, 2018
If you’re into knitting, macramé, quilting, embroidery, tapestry, patchwork, felting or work with any other textile based craft then we welcome you to be part of Knitting Lab+ by taking up residence at Bundoora Homestead Art Centre from 19 May to 29 July and help create a community of crafters.
Drop in at any time during public hours to work on your piece, or join one of our facilitated craft classes every Thursday and Sunday from 20 May to 26 July, 1-4pm. All works created will be displayed in the galleries from 21 June to 29 July.
MAKING LAB | 19 May – 29 July
EXHIBITION | 21 June – 29 July
CLOSING CELEBRATION | Saturday 28 July 2-4pm
ENQUIRIES | e:Bundoorahomestead@darebin.vic.gov.au ph: 03 9496 1060
Sat March 24, 2018
Join the artists and exhibition curator Renee Cosgrave for a roving discussion of We. Also hear from a selection of featured artists and Acting Gallery Curator Angela Bailey for a roving discussion of Accession.
WHEN Saturday 24 March | 2-3.45pm
COST Free | includes refreshments
BOOKINGS not required