Linden New Art acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we operate, the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation and pays our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.

Linden New Art will be closed the following dates.


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IMAGE > Linden Postcard Show 2020-21.
Photograph: Mathieu Vendeville.

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Linden Postcard Show 2020-21

5 December 2020 > 31 January 2021

Since 1990, this much-loved open-entry small artwork prize exhibition has been providing artists - from emerging to established - the opportunity to present their artwork on the walls of Linden New Art's beautiful Victorian-era building.

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Linden Postcard Show
30th birthday celebration

16 October 2020 > 31 January 2021

Let's celebrate the 30th Birthday of the Linden Postcard Show. Unlike any Postcard Show birthday you’ve seen before, we’ve invited back some of the past winners, from 30 years of the show’s history, to exhibit their current work.

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IMAGE > Linden Postcard Show 30th Birthday Celebration [installation view], 2020.
Photograph: Theresa Harrison Photography.


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KIDS ACTIVITY
On Holidays at Linden > Drawing competition

On Holidays at Linden > Drawing competition

Draw your own mini masterpiece to win!


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KIDS ACTIVITY
On Holidays at Linden > Treasure Hunt

On Holidays at Linden > Treasure Hunt

Get ready to explore the Linden Postcard Show!


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KIDS ACTIVITY
Crafternoon for Kids > Time Capsule

Crafternoon for Kids > Time Capsule

Make a time capsule to discover in the future!

This year has been a big year! We have done so many new things and overcome so many different obstacles. The world is always changing and so are we. This might be a special year to remember in a time capsule.

A time capsule stores objects and letters from a moment in time that is hidden away or buried for discovery in the future.


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ARTIST LED
Meet the Artists > Linden Postcard Show Prize Winners

Meet the Artists > Linden Postcard Show Prize Winners

Wednesday 20 January 2021, 6PM

Join this years Linden Postcard Show 2020-21 winning artists Gabrielle Bates, Jenny-Anne Jett, Ruth Hellema, Mark Hopper, Michael Kluge and Susan Morris in conversation with curator, Juliette Hanson.
Learn about their practice, artistic process and their connection with the iconic Linden Postcard Show.


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KIDS ACTIVITY
Kids Activities > Linden Postcard Show

Kids Activities > Linden Postcard Show

USE YOUR IMAGINATION

Continue exploring the artists work at home with three creative activities, What is in the room? with Prudence Flint, Build your memory place with Michael Kluge and Imagine you are in the sky with Steffie Wallace.


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KIDS ACTIVITY
On Holidays at Linden > NGV Kids on Tour

On Holidays at Linden > NGV Kids on Tour

Saturday 9 to Sunday 17 January 2021, FREE

ART IS FOR EVERYONE
In partnership with NGV Kids on Tour, Linden is excited to continue our school holiday activities with a TAKE-HOME ART PACK for all ages.


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EXHIBITION TOUR
Curator Tour > 30th Birthday Celebration of the Linden Postcard Show

Curator Tour > 30th Birthday Celebration of the Linden Postcard Show

View on YouTube

Enjoy a video tour with Curator Juliette Hanson of Linden’s first ever virtually curated exhibition. The show features the work of 21 artists who have been past winners in the Linden Postcard Show, across all three decades. 


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Coming soon at the gallery


Ash Keating

Ash Keating

13 February 2021 > 16 May 2021

Ash Keating works within an expanded contemporary field, through painting, performance, sculpture, video and intervention. Keating’s large outdoor murals, created with paint filled fire extinguishers, can be found across Melbourne. 


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Troy Emery

Troy Emery

13 February 2021 > 16 May 2021

Troy Emery’s practice encompasses sculpture, painting, and drawing. Emery’s artwork explores the way that representations of animals can be used as decorative motifs, superficial icons for ecological issues or fetishised objects of adornment and entertainment. 


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Nicholas Folland

Nicholas Folland

13 February 2021 > 16 May 2021

Nicholas Folland’s practice explores the relationship between domestic objects and materials, natural forces and historical references. His work speaks to uncertainty, ecological fragility and our perception of time. 


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