Arts news

Find out about arts and culture initiatives in the Boroondara community.

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    For Shani Alexander, art comes home to Hawthorn

    Creativity is life for Shani Alexander, and although her journey to becoming an artist wasn’t straightforward, every twist and turn has been a vital step towards forming her flourishing art practice and painting programs.
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    Painter explores the natural beauty of Boroondara during lockdown

    Landscape artist Joe Blundell found new inspiration in the local creeks, streams, and woodlands of Boroondara during the COVID-19 lockdown in 2020.
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    Re-imagining the Renaissance

    ‘Renaissance Goes Surreal’ is a new exhibition of fantastical large-scale digital prints created by Boroondara artist John Ashcroft.
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    Re-imagining the Renaissance

    ‘Renaissance Goes Surreal’ is a new exhibition of fantastical large-scale digital prints created by Boroondara artist John Ashcroft.
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    Capturing the romanticism of adventure

    Artist John Romeo chats about adventure, beauty and the creative process.
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    Maranoa Botanic Gardens Florilegium now available

    The Maranoa Botanic Gardens Florilegium is a collection of botanical paintings and drawings by local artists, and now available in our new e-shop.
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    Two artists finding the humour in everyday life

    Artists Suhasini Seelin and Ian Napier chat about creative processes, inspirations and challenges.
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    Glenferrie Place is revitalised

    Glenferrie Place in Hawthorn has been revitalised with the installation of a vibrant new mural and restoration works to the bluestone paving which are now complete.
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    Every cup has a story to tell

    19 local artists share paintings of their favourite cups and the stories and memories associated with them.
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    New online portraiture exhibition showcases fascinating faces

    Inspired by the endless subtlety and variation of human faces, these artists capture the unique combination of features and expressions found in each of the subjects who sit for them.