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What's on at Hawthorn Arts Centre

2020 Boroondara Eisteddfod Piano Concerto Final

In an Australian first, this year’s Boroondara Eisteddfod moved to an online, digital format.

Boroondara Arts is proud to present the 2020 Eisteddfod Piano Concerto Final online, featuring performances from three virtuosic young pianists, with one set to receive the coveted Piano Concerto Award.

Available to view from 6pm Friday 11 December 2020 for a limited time only online at Boroondara Arts.

Special events

Start packing your picnics!

Boroondara’s Summer in the Park is returning in 2021 with 33 FREE COVID-19-safe outdoor events across six weekends in January, February and March 2021.

Each 90-minute session will have a limited audience size to provide a COVID-19-safe environment. Group bookings will be available for up to five people, with allocated areas including an umbrella and a fantastic view of the performance area.

  • Jazz in the Park - 30 and 31 January 2021
  • Cinema in the Park - 6 and 7 February 2021
  • Classical in the Park - 20 and 21 February 2021
  • Latin in the Park - 27 and 28 February 2021
  • Comedy in the Park - Saturday 6 March 2021
  • Opera in the Park - 13 and 14 March 2021

Maranoa Botanic Gardens Florilegium – the perfect Christmas gift

The Maranoa Botanic Gardens Florilegium documents many of the fascinating plants within the Maranoa Botanic Gardens in Balwyn. Through intricate and exquisite botanical paintings created by the Balwyn Botanical Art Group, led by art tutor Margaret Castle, the Florilegium captures the flora of the unique botanic gardens.

Filled with watercolour paintings and drawings in pencil, pen and ink, this beautiful hard cover publication is the result of extensive research of the plant specimens and the botanical descriptions to accompany each of the illustrations.

Designed and printed in Melbourne, the Maranoa Botanic Gardens Florilegium is accompanied by gift cards, notebooks and napery featuring the botanical paintings, all available just in time for Christmas.

For more information, including how to purchase, visit our online shop.