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Events & Learning

Events

The Incinerator Gallery offers a broad range of events throughout the year. Events compliment our exhibitions and allow people to engage with the artists and ideas they are passionate about.

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.

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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.

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Learn – Public Programs

The Incinerator Gallery offers a broad range of arts programs throughout the year. Programs provide an opportunity for participants – adult, teens, children and babies – to engage in art making and art interpretation activities.

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)

Free

Basic materials provided

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Learn – Studio Workshops

Learn, create and make

Recommended for adults wanting to experience art making and creativity.

Studio Workshops are presented in a supportive environment for adults wanting to learn new creative skills or further develop an existing one. We offer high quality art instruction in an encouraging studio classroom environment. Students of all levels and abilities build their skills quickly through interactions with artist tutors and their peers.

Workshops in 2020 include the following mediums:

  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Glass Slumping & Fusing
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Watercolours

 

Autumn Studio Workshops commence week starting Monday 20 April

Winter Studio Workshops commence week starting Monday 20 July

Spring Studio Workshops commence week starting Monday 12 October

Includes basic materials

Bookings essential as class sizes limited

Please read our Public Programs – Terms and Conditions before buying your ticket

$260 per adult (includes booking fee $13.99) for eight 2 hour classes per term

Tickets for 2020 workshops will be available from February

Printmaking

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.

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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.

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Ceramics

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

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Drawing

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.

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Learn – Babies, Children & Teens

The Incinerator Gallery offers a range of workshops and programs for babies and children to attend with a care giver.

Artist and educator led workshops are designed for specific age groups and tailored to provide an experience catered to their developmental needs.

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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)

Free

Basic materials provided

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