Boroondara Arts What’s on

What’s on at Hawthorn Arts Centre

Boroondara Creative Network Gathering

Boroondara Creative Network gatherings are an opportunity for artists and arts administrators from all disciplines - both professionals and hobbyists - to network, share creative ideas and learn something new from guest speakers.

A light lunch is provided.

Cost: free event, bookings essential
When: 12.30pm to 2pm, Saturday 8 June 2019
Where: Hawthorn Arts Centre

Chinese Brush Painting

Join award-winning artist, Echo Wu, to learn the delicate brush strokes and techniques used in Chinese brush painting. An enjoyable workshop designed for all skill levels.

All materials provided.
Suitable for ages 16 plus.

Cost: $40/$35
When: 6pm to 8pm, Tuesday 25 June 2019
Where: Hawthorn Arts Centre

What’s on at Kew Court House

Mistaken Identity

Jazz pianist, Steve Sedergreen, first started the outfit Mistaken Identity in the late 1980s with his brother, multi-saxist, Mal. For one night only at Kew Court House, the siblings will riff and banter as brothers do best, and in the process perform some of the best contemporary jazz around.

Cost: $32/$27
When: 8pm, Saturday 29 June 2019
Where: Kew Court House


The Parlour: Grainger at Home

Boroondara’s Percy Grainger was a megastar of the European, North American and Australian stages in the early 1900s, attracting sell-out audiences for his piano recitals. Grainger at Home is an exciting new work by opera ensemble, The Parlour, exploring the private and creative life of this acclaimed composer, lyricist and performer.

Cost: $32/$27
When: 8pm, Saturday 6 July 2019
Where: Kew Court House


What's on at the Town Hall Gallery

Community exhibitions: Yesterday

Reflecting on the uncomplicated nature of growing up in the 1960s, Bradley Flood offers us a personal study of an era when time was plentiful and life was simple. Filled with his memories of growing up in this decade, his exhibition Yesterday draws attention to everyday objects and ordinary scenes of family and home life.

Featuring: Bradley Flood
When: Tuesday 4 to Sunday 30 June 2019
Where: Town Hall Gallery


Sounds Like.

Appealing to our ears rather than our eyes, sound art challenges us to experience art through the act of listening. Sounds Like. brings together five Australian artists who use sound as the principal vehicle for the production of meaning in their works. Through immersive installation, sculpture and performance, this interactive exhibition at Town Hall Gallery explores the use of sound as a medium for artistic expression.

Featuring: Roger Alsop, Vicky Browne, Megan Alice Clune, Julian Day and Camille Robinson
When: Saturday 11 May to Sunday 30 June 2019
Where: Town Hall Gallery


Community Exhibitions Program 2020: Applications Now Open

Town Hall Gallery offers a dedicated gallery space to support local artists and community groups, free of charge. Successful applicants benefit from curatorial advice, mentoring, promotion, career development, and the opportunity to exhibit work to a broad audience. Artists who live, work or study in Boroondara are invited to apply for the 2020 Community Exhibitions Program at Town Hall Gallery.

When: applications close Sunday 30 June 2019

Special events

Encore Concert

This celebratory performance features winners, alumni and standout performers of the 2019 Boroondara Eisteddfod, creating a memorable evening of exhilarating music.

Cost: $15/$12
When: 7pm, Friday 14 June 2019
Where: Hawthorn Arts Centre