Bundoora Homestead Art Centre

7 Prospect Hill Drive, Bundoora

Thursday - Sunday 10am-5pm

Workshops + Events

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


Bundoora Nebula Residency

NIMBUS | WEEKLY ART STUDIO

Mon October 8, 2018
9.30am - 3.30pm

In partnership with Arts Access Victoria, we are excited to announce Nimbus, a weekly visual art studio for artists with disability is back for term four at the Bundoora Homestead Art Centre.

This is a rare opportunity for a group of committed artists to explore their individual arts practice with the support and expertise of experienced artists in a contemporary art gallery setting. In addition to practical studio work, artists have access to gallery exhibitions and professional development opportunities including portfolio building, writing artist statements and preparing work for presentation.

The Nimbus supported visual arts studio is housed within the portable studio space “Nebula” inside the grounds of Bundoora Homestead Art Centre.

Arts Access Victoria are currently inviting artists with disability who work in any visual art form to apply.

WHEN | 08 October – 21 December  (every Thursday) 9:30am – 3:30pm

COST | Nimbus is free of charge

FURTHER INFORMATION Here

NGV KIDS ON TOUR

Fri January 11, 2019

Do you like to play make believe? Close your eyes and imagine – transform into a creature, fly through the sky, or travel through infinite worlds. Your creativity can take you anywhere with the upcoming NGV Kids on Tour program, now in its fourth year at Bundoora Homestead. This year’s program celebrates the NGV’s summer exhibitions Julian Opie, William Wegman: Being Human, and Escher x nendo.

Children can immerse themselves in creative activities such as drawing, sculpting and making. Meanwhile, parents are invited to relax and enjoy the exhibitions and the Kitchen café at the Homestead while their young art lovers create contemporary masterpieces! All materials provided!

(PLEASE NOTE: The NGV Kids on Tour workshops will be help on the Homestead undercover veranda. Please bring weather-appropriate clothing. Parents must remain on site during these sessions)

WHEN Friday 11 January | 11am and 2pm & Sunday 13 January | 12pm and 3pm
COST Free
BOOKINGS spaces are limited, please click here to book

NGV Kids on Tour is generously supported by Krystyna Campbell-Pretty and the Campbell-Pretty Family, The Truby and Florence Williams Charitable Trust managed by Equity Trustees and Official Supplier, Canson Australia. NGV Teens is supported by The Ullmer Family Foundation.


Commemorative Window

HISTORY & ART TOUR

Sun February 10, 2019
2:30-3:15pm

Join us for our new History & Art Tour to hear the stories that shaped Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, including a focus on Indigenous custodianship and living Indigenous culture. Built in 1899 and originally the Smith family home, the Homestead has also been a Convalescent Farm for returned servicemen, a Repatriation Hospital, and now a public art gallery. The tour includes an exploration of architectural features and our current contemporary art exhibitions.

WHEN: Sunday 10 February | 2:30-3:15pm
COST: $10
BOOKINGS: Click Here

 

Ryan Presley
Blood Money – Ten Dollar Note – Vincent Lingiari Commemorative 2011

THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN DREAM PANEL DISCUSSION

Sat February 23, 2019
2-3.30pm

Are we still the ‘lucky country’? Has the Great Australian Dream of owning your own home changed over time? And what are the social and environmental costs of decades of steady economic growth in Australia? Drawing on the themes of our exhibition ‘Lucky?‘, we invite you to join a panel of guest speakers as they discuss the pursuit of wealth, and wealth disparity in Australia.

WHEN Saturday 23 Feb 2019 | 2–3.30pm
COST Free | includes refreshments
BOOKINGS Click Here


Life Drawing

LIFE DRAWING CLASS

Thu February 28, 2019
6-8PM

Relax within the grand setting of Bundoora Homestead for a guided life drawing session.

Join our facilitator and life model for a workshop on drawing, form and capturing the fundamentals of a figure. This class is available to artists at all stages of development, whether you’re trying it for the first time or you have advanced drawing skills.

All materials provided.

WHEN: Thursday 28 February | 6-8pm
COST: $25 | includes all materials and refreshments
BOOKINGS | CLICK HERE

MORE INFORMATION | 03 9496 1060 | bundoorahomestead@darebin.vic.gov.au

LUCKY? EXHIBITION CATALOGUE LAUNCH

Sat February 23, 2019
3.30pm

Join us at Bundoora Homestead Art Centre for the official launch of the ‘Lucky?’ exhibition catalogue, with introduction from the co-curators. This event will occur directly after the ‘The Great Australian Dream’ panel discussion.

WHEN Saturday 23 Feb 2019 | 3.30pm
COST Free | includes refreshments

ART AS THERAPY

Sat April 27, 2019
2-3.30pm

Join us for a therapeutic session designed to encourage personal reflections on your experience of emotion, and to expand conversations on memory, loss and behaviour within our community.

WHEN Saturday 27 April | 2-3.30pm
COST Free | materials provided
BOOKINGS click here

Hayley Millar Baker
Untitled (Go out and collect the grass so I can weave) Part 1 & 2 2018

STORYTELLING THROUGH COLLAGE

Thu April 11, 2019
2-3.15pm

Join artist Hayley Millar-Baker for a collage workshop for kids (ages 9-12). In this facilitated workshop children are invited to create their own collage exploring their personal response to different stories and histories of the Australian landscape.

WHEN Thursday 11 April | 2 – 3.15pm
BYO Unwanted magazines and books
COST $15
BOOKINGS Click Here

WHITENESS AND ITS POWER: MOVING PAST ‘DIVERSITY’

Sat April 13, 2019
2-3.30pm

‘Diversity’ is in. But our institutional spaces weren’t built with non-Anglo and non-European perspectives or practices in mind. This discussion will consider visions for collaborative intercultural work in Australia and abroad, and the role artists can have in subverting an extant distribution of power that is still embedded in our history and contemporary life.

WHEN Saturday 13 April | 2-3.30pm
COST Free