Explore and Create: Romancing the Boroondara Streetscape

From Wed 18 January 2023
Until Sat 15 April 2023
Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
Accessible
01/18/2023 10:00 am 04/15/2023 4:00 pm Explore and Create: Romancing the Boroondara Streetscape Boroondara has many iconic places, spaces, and streetscapes for the community to enjoy. Artist Angharad Neal-Williams has captured some of them in an illustrative mural spanning the Boroondara suburbs. The mural depicts our beautiful parks and gardens, buildings, sporting fields, and places of gathering and entertainment. It is hoped each viewer of the artwork can connect with one of the locations, fostering great memories and stories to share with the community. Explore and Create activity Boroondara Arts invites all viewers to add to the streetscape mural with a simple craft activity available in the Explore and Create space at Hawthorn Arts Centre. You are invited to draw a picture or write a description of what you, your friends, and your family love to do within the Boroondara streetscape. About Explore and Create The Explore and Create space is regularly activated with interactive artworks to celebrate Town Hall Gallery exhibitions, highlight cultural events, or display community artwork. Designed to engage children and adults alike, it is an opportunity to relax and create with fun activities to connect with your inner artist. About the exhibition ‘Romancing the Streetscape’ celebrates the streetscapes and buildings of Melbourne and surrounds. The featured artists slip between direct observation and imagination, revealing their unique perspectives of urban existence and our shared experiences of place. Highly realistic and evocative images of inner-city scenes reflect the romanticism often associated with traditional landscape painting. Accessibility at this space Accessible car parking Accessible drop-off area Automatic doors Accessible toilets Ramps Clear signage Tactile signage Lifts Wide passageways. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

Boroondara has many iconic places, spaces, and streetscapes for the community to enjoy.

Artist Angharad Neal-Williams has captured some of them in an illustrative mural spanning the Boroondara suburbs. The mural depicts our beautiful parks and gardens, buildings, sporting fields, and places of gathering and entertainment.

It is hoped each viewer of the artwork can connect with one of the locations, fostering great memories and stories to share with the community.

Explore and Create activity

Boroondara Arts invites all viewers to add to the streetscape mural with a simple craft activity available in the Explore and Create space at Hawthorn Arts Centre. You are invited to draw a picture or write a description of what you, your friends, and your family love to do within the Boroondara streetscape.

About Explore and Create

The Explore and Create space is regularly activated with interactive artworks to celebrate Town Hall Gallery exhibitions, highlight cultural events, or display community artwork.

Designed to engage children and adults alike, it is an opportunity to relax and create with fun activities to connect with your inner artist.

About the exhibition

‘Romancing the Streetscape’ celebrates the streetscapes and buildings of Melbourne and surrounds.

The featured artists slip between direct observation and imagination, revealing their unique perspectives of urban existence and our shared experiences of place. Highly realistic and evocative images of inner-city scenes reflect the romanticism often associated with traditional landscape painting.

Accessibility at this space

  • Accessible car parking
  • Accessible drop-off area
  • Automatic doors
  • Accessible toilets
  • Ramps
  • Clear signage
  • Tactile signage
  • Lifts
  • Wide passageways.
Category
Exhibitions and installations
School holidays