We're seeking expressions of interest for opportunities in local art and culture.

Member: Town Hall Gallery Collection Advisory Committee

The City of Boroondara Town Hall Gallery Collection comprises items acquired by the former cities of Hawthorn, Kew and Camberwell, as well as the City of Boroondara.

Currently, the Collection includes approximately 1,000 items under the categories Art Collection, History Collection, Local Government Collection and Public Art Collection.

The vision of the Town Hall Gallery Collection is to collect innovative, contemporary and historical art and artefacts that reflect Boroondara’s diverse community as well as art by significant Australian artists who have lived or worked in the municipality.

Applications are open for two new members of Council’s Town Hall Gallery Collection Advisory Committee.

The Committee provides feedback to Council regarding the development and management of the Town Hall Gallery Collection.

Paintings hanging in the Town Hall Gallery as part of the exhibition Dialect, in 2016© Installation view Dialeact, works from the Town Hall Gallery Collections, exhibited at the Town Hall Gallery in 2016

Installation view Dialeact, works from the Town Hall Gallery Collections, exhibited at the Town Hall Gallery in 2016

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the Committee, applicants must:

  • Live, work or study in the City of Boroondara
  • Have read and understood the Terms of Reference
  • Be available to attend a minimum of 3 meetings in a calendar year.

Assessment criteria

Application for membership will be assessed according to the following selection criteria:

  • Demonstrated qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience in the arts and heritage community
  • Demonstrated ability to support the role and function of the Committee as set out in the Terms of Reference
  • Appointment of members will reflect varied perspectives of the arts and heritage community in accordance with the membership requirements.

Submit a nomination

Nominations open Friday 15 March 2019 and close at 5:00PM on Friday 5 April 2019. 

Submit a nomination for the committee 

Applicants will be notified of their success or otherwise by 30 April 2019.

More information

For further information contact Jackie Gatt, Coordinator Community and Cultural Programming, at [email protected]  or call 9278 4757.

For further details including the Role of Committee, Membership and Tenure, refer to the Town Hall Gallery Committee Terms of Reference.

    Writer and Illustrator: The Peacetime Project

    The City of Boroondara is seeking a writer/illustrator to create a digital publication in collaboration with primary school students to raise awareness of past conflicts and wartimes, and the importance of peacetimetoday.

    The digital publication will be accessible on-line and will be launched as a part Remembrance Day commemorations in 2019.

    Submissions are welcome from individuals and groups with the intention of facilitating workshops in April with primary school students, and creating a digital publication.

    Submit an application

    A quote and return brief are to be submitted to Boroondara Arts no later than 4.00pm on Monday 8 April 2019.

    The Peacetime Project artistic brief

    Please lodge your submission by email to [email protected]

    Beckett Park

    More information

    For more information and to discuss ideas, please contact the Cultural Development Officer Bridget Flood  9278 4770.

    Artist: Artist in Residence program

    The Boroondara Arts: Artist in Residence program aims to foster the creation and development of new contemporary work.

    During the five-month residency period, successful applicants will have access to a unique, light-filled studio space within the Hawthorn Arts Centre.

    In addition to the creation of new works, outcomes during the residency must include outreach and community engagement that aligns with Boroondara Arts cultural programs and activation of local cultural spaces.

    Submit an application

    A submission / return brief is to be submitted to Boroondara Arts no later than 4.00pm on Monday 15 April 2019.

     Artist in Residence artistic brief (308KB)

    Please lodge your submission by email [email protected].

    More information

    For more information and to discuss ideas, please contact the Boroondara Arts Cultural Development Officer Bridget Flood on 9278 4770.

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