Boroondara Arts - What’s on

Summer in the Park

Join us for our last two Summer in the Park free events. Bring your family, friends and neighbours and step into Boroondara’s beautiful parks for some sweet summer sounds. 

Food, coffee and sweet treats are available for purchase. Bring your own picnic blanket.

Brass in the Park

When: 6pm to 9pm, Saturday 2 March 2019
Where: Markham Reserve, Ashburton
Cost: free

Latin in the Park

When: 6pm to 9pm, Saturday 16 March 2019
Where: Victoria Park, Kew
Cost: free

Community Exhibition

Hot Options by Linda Judge

Hot Options is a collection of paintings documenting the contents of Linda Judge’s wardrobe from 1989 to now. Over time, the ever-increasing body of work has become a record of changing fashions and styles, and a diary of the artist’s life.

Featuring: Linda Judge

When: now until Sunday 10 March 2019
Cost: free
WhereTown Hall Gallery




This group exhibition celebrates the creativity of Swinburne Senior Secondary College’s Year 12 students from 2018. Across a wide range of mediums including photography, painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, sculpture and textiles, these artworks showcase the young artists’ reflection and realisation across a range of topics and themes.

Featuring: Swinburne Senior Secondary College

When: Wednesday 13 March to Sunday 7 April 2019
Cost: free
Where: Town Hall Gallery

What's on at the Town Hall Gallery

Town Hall Gallery After Dark

The doors of Town Hall Gallery will open after hours for you to enjoy music, the Arts Bar and special after-hours access to the best quality art in the eastern region.

When: 6pm to 8pm, Friday 5 April 2019
Cost: free
Where: Town Hall Gallery

In Real Time

In Real Time is the first exhibition at Town Hall Gallery for 2019. Celebrating the history of the Australian Guild of Realist Artists (AGRA), this exhibition features work by 18 past winners of the annual AGRA Australian Art Excellence Award alongside realist paintings from the Town Hall Gallery Collection.

When: now until Sunday 10 March 2019
Cost: free
Where: Town Hall Gallery




This exhibition highlights the diverse world of contemporary drawing practice in Australia. The featured artists employ various ways of using lines, continually challenging our expectations between an object and its representation. The results are experimental, sculptural, animated and altogether exciting for the eye to behold.

Featuring: Godwin Bradbeer, Todd Fuller, Hannah Quinlivan, Cameron Robbins, Carmel Seymour and Kylie Stillman

When: Saturday 16 March to Sunday 5 May 2019
Cost: free
Where: Town Hall Gallery

What's on at Kew Court House

Jackie Bornstein: Women in Jazz

One of Melbourne’s most captivating singers, Jackie Bornstein presents her brand new show, Women in Jazz. Together with her remarkable band, Jackie shares the stories of female composers who have become unstoppable forces in shaping the sound of jazz. The program will include the work of contemporary composers as well as the songs of Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Bernice Petkere and Dorothy Fields.

When: 8pm, Saturday 16 March 2019
Cost: $30/$26
Where: Kew Court House


Winner’s Recital - 3MBS’ The Talent 2018
Jennifer Timmins

Flautist Jennifer Timmins, winner of 3MBS’ The Talent 2018, performs a beautiful program of works in the intimate setting of Kew Court House. Presented in association with 3MBS Fine Music Melbourne.

When: 6pm, Sunday 24 March 2019
Cost: $20/$24
Where: Kew Court House

2019 Boroondara Eisteddfod

Entries are now open

Talented solo musicians and ensembles of all ages are invited to participate in one of Melbourne’s most prestigious music competitions across April, May and June.

The 2019 Boroondara Eisteddfod solo sections include Piano, Classical Vocal, Contemporary Vocal, Strings, Woodwind and Brass, with ensemble sections for Wind and Brass Bands, Primary and High School Ensembles, Chamber Ensembles and Choirs.

Entries to the 2019 Boroondara Eisteddfod are now open and will close on Monday 1 April 2019.

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