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Incinerator Art Award

12 October - 1 December

Exhibitions on now

Strathmore Mural

23 March 2019 -

We’ve created a new mural in Strathmore! Strathmore based artists Eva Giannoulidis and Jasper Killick have worked with students from local schools to create a new mural on the underpass at Pascoe Avenue, Strathmore.

Incinerator Art Award

Incinerator Art Award

12 October 2019 - 1 December 2019

The Incinerator Art Award is the Gallery’s annual contemporary art prize of national significance, with entries received from across Australia. The award showcases 28 shortlisted works inspired by the theme of art for social change.

Susan Lowe

Habitat and Domicile

1 August 2019 - 19 December 2019

This series of paintings reference places we live or dwell in. The strong use of colour recalls children’s building blocks and our innate urge to create and build. Habitats are indicative of a particular time and place and the smaller acrylic works depict architectural details found locally in our neighborhood.

Jaci Williams Volcanic Rocks

Jaci Williams

1 August 2019 - 23 October 2019

Jaci’s art explores the relationship she has to the environment, the different elements in nature, the atmosphere, light or simply the beauty. Inspired by certain locations and she is compelled to capture the essence of what she sees and express it through the work.


Amna Hamid

18 October 2019 - 21 January 2020

Along Keilor Road, Niddrie VIC 3042 In this photographic series Amna Hamid documents the work of chef Seba Hadara from Cakesnplates. Ever since I was young, I’ve loved being in the kitchen. I learn through tactile experiences and hands on activities, and I realised my lack of motivation at school was an indication that I’m…


Lily Kojic

17 October 2019 - 13 December 2019

Clocktower Café Gallery, 750 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039 Create is an annual event that makes use of art’s expansive potential by providing consumers of mental health services with a platform to showcase their talent, perspective, and stories. It is one of a number of initiatives offered by the Inner West Area Mental…


Ready, Set, Equity! Women and girls in sport

- 20 November 2019

Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre, 69 Military Road Avondale Heights VIC 3034 These profiles were been developed as part of the Ready, Set, Equity! project to increase the visibility, profile, representation and participation of girls and women in sport in Moonee Valley. The profiles – which were released at Moonee Valley’s Women and Girls…


Fireworks 2019

- 15 January 2020

Council Chambers, 9 Kellaway Ave, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039 Fireworks 2019 was originally exhibited at Incinerator Gallery to showcase the art and design of Year 11 and 12 students who live, work or study in Moonee Valley. Fireworks aims to provide a platform to display our local emerging artists and designers’ work, and to encourage…


Cut from the same cloth

7 December 2019 - 12 January 2020

Textiles are so embedded in everyday life that their significance is easily overlooked. Betty Musgrove draws inspiration from her families textile and photographic collection, interviews with family, and personal symbols to celebrate and explore skills taught within the domestic sphere through a contemporary lens.


Get involved with all our activities below

Free Range Drawing

Looking for something to do during the summer holidays?

Suitable for all ages and abilities.

11am to 4pm, Tuesday 10 Dec to Sunday 12 Jan 2020 (except summer closure)


Basic materials provided


Art & Dementia – Outreach

The Incinerator Art and Dementia program provides people living with early and mid-onset dementia in Moonee Valley an opportunity – alongside their carer – to connect with the world in enriching and life-enhancing ways.


Art Bus

Join us for a tour of Moonee Valley’s community art exhibitions on our first ever Art Bus on Saturday, 30 November 2019, from 1pm–3.30pm.

Starting at Boadle Hall Community Gallery, and continuing to Crown Street Stables and Ascot Vale Library, this tour will include artist talks and give you the opportunity to learn about Moonee Valley’s exhibition spaces.



This course offers a range of print-making techniques including mono-printing, linocut, collagraph’s and etching. Students will explore mark-making and layering of different processes in the development of a finished artwork.


Hospitality – Share your recipes and images!

Hospitality, Incinerator Gallery’s Summer Show, will celebrate the role of food in connecting people and communities.

Exploring local culinary specialities, producers and social enterprises this exhibition highlights our cultural ties to food and its role in creating shared values and a sense of belonging.


School Holiday Workshops

Engage with art on the holidays!

10.30am session designed for children aged between 5 to 8 years (with an accompanying carer).

1pm session designed for children aged between 7 to 14 years.

Tuesday 7 Apr / Wednesday 8 Apr / Thursday 9 Apr 2020.

$19.50 per child


Incy Wincy Babies – Early Learning

See, feel, listen, touch for babies.

Designed for babies under 2 with a carer.

Fridays, 9.30am & 11am, 7 Feb / 6 Mar / 17 April / 8 May / 5 Jun 2020.

$6 per baby (includes booking fee $1.29) with free accompanying adult carer.


Arty Tales – Early Learning

Story time at the Incinerator Gallery.

Designed for children aged 2 to 5 with a carer.

Thursdays, 10am, 27 Feb / 19 Mar / 23 April / 7 May / 4 Jun 2020.

$6 per child (includes booking fee $1.29) with free accompanying adult carer.


Fusing & Slumping Glass

Students will be introduced to the basic techniques and methods of fusing and slumping glass through a series of guided projects.

Glass artist Bethany Wheeler will explain different glass types, kiln forming techniques, safety in the studio, and how to cut sheet glass.



Led by artist Sachiko Mardon, this course focuses on clay hand-building techniques as a foundation for making small useful objects.



This course provides instruction in a range of drawing techniques to develop each student’s ability to depict shape and tone in a confident and accurate manner.


Social Justice Art for Teens

Art as expression and advocacy.

Designed for teens aged 11 to 17 years.

Saturdays, 10am, 8 week terms begin: 18 Apr / 18 Jun / 10 Oct.

$150 per teen


Incinerator History Tours

The Incinerator offers free history tours to community groups, led by Incinerator Volunteers.On this tour discover the unique story of the Incinerator Gallery buildings and its architectural, environmental and technological history.


Gallery Sketchers

Relaxed drawing at the Incinerator Gallery.

Recommended for all abilities.

Wednesday, 10am, 12 Feb / 11 Mar / 15 Apr / 13 May / 24 Jun 2020.

Free – bookings preferred.


Art Club

Creative conversations series.

For newcomers and well-informed art lovers.

Tuesdays, 10am, 25 Feb / 24 Mar / 28 Apr / 26 May / 23 Jun 2020

Free – bookings preferred.


Slow Art Day

The longer we engage with an artwork the more we are able to think more deeply about it. We to notice increasing details and allow ourselves to fully experience works of art. This unhurried time improves our observation skills and as with other relaxation activities, like mindfulness and meditation, when done regularly provides a broad range of health and cognitive benefits. Sharing this activity with others helps deepen our appreciation of art and the people we are sharing it with.


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