Events

Deborah Bowen Studio

Open Studios Weekend

Enjoy a rare insight into the private creative spaces of local artists. Over the weekend of 15-17 October, more than 30 of our talented arts practitioners are opening their doors to the public. Their studios, scattered throughout Banyule, reveal a range of unique working environments and creative processes. Search by location.

Art forms on display include installation, performance, video, photography, sculpture, ceramics, jewellery, drawing, painting, printmaking, mosaics, textile and fibre art. Search by artist or by art form (type of art).

You are invited to talk with the artists, experience demonstrations and workshops, and purchase art work directly from the studios. Take this opportunity to learn more about Banyule’s vibrant arts community, whilst supporting local artists.

  • Fri 1 April, 7pm-9pm:  Opening Celebration
  • Sat 2 April, 7pm-9pm:  Light After Dark, Performance Night
  • Sat-Sun 2-3 April, 10am – 4pm:  Open Studios

See below for further details.

Banyule Open Studios Opening

Opening Celebration!

The official opening of Banyule Open Studios and its inaugural Open Studios Weekend will be held at Sanctum Studio, a dynamic new arts studio in Greensborough – a factory in a castle…yes, a castle with towers and turrets, covered in vines.

The Open Studios Weekend will be launched by Mayor, Rick Garotti. It will feature giant roving puppets by Sanctum Theatre and sound installation by Silent Revolution. See artists’ working spaces while enjoying a beer or wine.

Fri 1 April, 7 – 9PM

Sanctum Studio, 6/183 Para Rd Greensborough VIC

We require bookings via Eventbrite in order to monitor attendance in case of COVID restrictions.

Enquiries: info@banyuleopenstudios.com.au

Banyule Open Studios

Banyule Open Studios Exhibition

The Banyule Open Studios group is showcasing an exhibition of locally created art work in an exhibition at the Ivanhoe Library & Cultural Hub. This exhibition is an  opportunity to get a taste of the work on display at the Open Studios Weekend. Artforms include installation, performance, video, photography, sculpture, ceramics, jewellery, drawing, painting, printmaking, mosaics, textile and fibre art. Take this opportunity to meet the artists and learn about local art production.

Dates to be confirmed

Gallery Hours:

Mon to Thurs 9am – 9pm, Friday 9am – 6pm,

Sat to Sun 10am – 5pm

Opening Reception

Loft 275 Gallery, Ivanhoe Library & Cultural Hub, 275 Upper Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe

Saturday Night Performance Event

Sat 2 April, 7 – 9PM

 

Light After Dark BOS performance night

We require bookings via Eventbrite in order to monitor attendance in case of COVID restrictions.

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