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

Thu July 19, 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 three 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 will 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 will be 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 | 19 July – 20 September  (every Thursday) 9:30am – 3:30pm

COST | Nimbus is free of charge

FURTHER INFORMATION Here


Janelle Low

MEET THE ARTISTS

Sat October 20, 2018
2-4pm

Join us for an afternoon of free roving artist talks. Visitors are invited on a tour through the Homestead to join a conversation with the exhibiting artists and curators.

WHEN Saturday 20 October, 2-4pm

Artists/Curators in conversation:
Jessie Willow Tucker – Meaning and Connection
Charlotte Watson – All Our Secrets are the Same
Betty Musgrove – I, of the Needle
The Family Mantle – Pia Johnson, Janelle Low and Morganna Magee

COST Free | includes refreshments
RSVP bundoorahomestead@darebin.vic.gov.au

Megan Evans, Millie Yarran, Ian Johnson, Les Griggs, Elaine Trott and Ray Thomas
Koori Mural (detail) 1983

HISTORY WEEK | INDIGENOUS HISTORY TOUR

Sat October 13, 2018
2.00 - 3.30pm

To celebrate History Week 2018, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre is honoured to present a program of events which explore and pay tribute to the complex and significant history of the Homestead, and the land on which it was built.

Join a Wurundjeri elder to hear the important history of Indigenous life in the area, dating back over 60,000 years. Located on Mount Cooper, the land surrounding the Homestead remains an important site, with significant evidence of the local Indigenous culture including middens, tools and scar trees. A demonstration of Wurundjeri crafts will follow the tour.

WHEN Saturday 13 October | 2.00-3.30pm
COST $15 | includes refreshments
BOOKINGS Click Here


Wallace, Bundoora

HISTORY WEEK | BUNDOORA HOMESTEAD TOUR & COLLECTION VIEWING

Sun October 7, 2018
2.00 - 3.30pm

To celebrate History Week 2018, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre is honoured to present a program of events which explore and pay tribute to the complex and significant history of the Homestead, and the land on which it was built.

Join Sophie Kahl, our Collections & Heritage Officer for this unique guided experience. Hear the stories that shaped Bundoora Homestead. Commissioned in 1899 and originally home to the Smith family as a prominent horse racing and breeding property, it was later used as a convalescent farm for returned servicemen and a repatriation hospital for over 70 years. The tour will include a curated viewing of key heritage items from the Darebin Art Collection and concludes with our famous Devonshire tea at the Homestead café.

WHEN Saturday 7 October & Thursday 11 October | 2.00-3.30pm
COST $15 | includes Devonshire Tea
BOOKINGS Click Here


Life Drawing

LIFE DRAWING CLASS

Thu September 6, 2018
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 6 September | 6-8pm
COST: $20 | includes all materials and refreshment
BOOKINGS | CLICK HERE

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


Commemorative Window

HISTORY & ART TOUR

Sat September 15, 2018
2:30-3:30pm

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: Saturday 15 September | 2:30-3:30pm
COST: $7 | includes refreshments
BOOKINGS: Click Here