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EXHIBITION TOUR
Bilingual Exhibition Tour in Mandarin > Indigenous Australian Art

Bilingual Exhibition Tour in Mandarin > Indigenous Australian Art

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Join Linden for a special guided tour in Mandarin exploring Indigenous Australian art and culture with a focus on Karla Dickens’ exhibition My Mother’s Keeper and Robert Fielding’s exhibition Routes / Roots.


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KIDS ACTIVITY
On Holidays at Linden > Kelly Horses

On Holidays at Linden > Kelly Horses

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Histories are passed down through generations, becoming legends and cautionary tales. In the Ned Kelly legend, he famously rode a horse and wore bullet-proof amour stealing for the poor and evading police arrest. In this free school holiday activity, you will write stories and draw your own legendary character to sit on top of the horse. Who are they and what did they do?


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EXHIBITION TOUR
Bilingual Exhibition Tour in Russian

Bilingual Exhibition Tour in Russian

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Join Linden for a guided tour in Russian of Karla Dickens’ exhibition My Mother’s Keeper, Robert Fielding’s Routes / Roots, and Jacqui Stockdale’s The Long Shot.


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EXHIBITION TOUR
Exhibition Tours > First Thursdays of the Month

Exhibition Tours > First Thursdays of the Month

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Come with us on the first Thursday of each month for three special volunteer-led tours of the exhibitions Karla Dickens My Mother’s Keeper, Robert Fielding Routes / Roots and Jacqui Stockdale The Long Shot. Learn about each artists perspective on their relationship to country, cultural identity and Australian history in each of these unique exhibitions.


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ARTIST LED
Meet the Artists > Jacqui Stockdale

Meet the Artists > Jacqui Stockdale

Sunday 10 May 2020, 11AM to 12.30PM

Celebrate Mother’s Day with two special artist-led talks examining the role of Aistralian women in contemporary culture and during early colonial times.


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SPECIAL EVENT
Special Event > The Long Shot Show Down

Special Event > The Long Shot Show Down

Sunday 17 May 2020, 2PM to 3:30PM

The Long Shot Show Down presents a tale of a disgruntled opera singing Ned Kelly as he searches for his stolen horse. In the tradition of a tableaux vivant, 'living picture' show, the artworks in The Long Shot will 'come to life' in a menacing show down as the exhibition is dismantled in a choreographed puppet-like dance pantomime.


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Our Past Events


Notable Observances > International Women’s Day with Carly Findlay

Tuesday 10 March 2020, 6PM-7.30PM

Celebrate #EachforEqual this International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020 with award-winning writer, speaker and appearance activist Carly Findlay OAM. Among her many achievements, Carly was named one of Australia’s most influential women in Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards in 2014.

Bilingual Artist Talk in Korean > Jonathan Kim

Sunday 23 February 2020, 1.30PM-2pm

Join artist Jonathan Kim for a special bilingual artist talk about his exhibition Encounter in Kim’s first language, Korean. Inspired by Korean artist Lee Ufan’s theory of Man-Nam (Encounter), Kim will discuss his exploration of the relationship between a medium and its environmental factors. Please note: an understanding of Korean is recommended.

Meet the Artist > Robert Fielding

Saturday 22 February 2020, 2PM to 3PM

In a special artist-led talk, hear from artist Robert Fielding about his solo exhibition Routes / Roots. Fielding’s exhibition raises questions about ownership of cultural knowledge and the institutionalisation of sacred objects.

Smoking Ceremony & Welcome to Country

Friday 21 February 2020, 6.30PM-7PM

Join Linden New Art and the Boon Wurrung Foundation for a Smoking Ceremony and Welcome to Country to open three major solo exhibitions Karla Dickens My Mother’s Keeper, Robert Fielding Routes / Roots, Jacqui Stockdale The Long Shot.

Artist Speakeasy > Meet the Funding Bodies

Tuesday 4 February 2019 > 6PM to 7.30PM

Join a special professional development talk for practicing visual artists with Creative Victoria Senior Arts Officer, Chloe Turner and City of Port Phillip Arts Development Officer, Sharyn Dawson in conversation with Linden New Art Director, Melinda Martin and Development Manager, Lyn Johnson. Learn about what kind of visual arts projects these organisations support, tips and tricks of grant writing and the assessment process.

Crafternoon for Kids > Lead by artist Farnaz Dadfar

Sunday 2 February 2020, 1PM-2:30PM

Join Linden Art Prize 2019 artist Farnaz Dadfar for a special artist-led kids’ workshop. Inspired by the artist’s use of colour, pattern and design, kids are invited to explore their creativity and think outside the box to make their own experimental art pieces.

Celebrate Australia Day Weekend > Multi-lingual Exhibition Tours in English, Spanish & Russian

Saturday 25 January 2020, 12PM in English, 1.30PM in Spanish, 3PM in Russian

Celebrate the wonderfully diverse multiculturalism of Australia this Australia Day weekend with Multi-lingual Exhibition Tours of the equally diverse artworks in the Linden Postcard Show 2019-20. Join Linden for exhibition tours at 12PM in English1.30PM in Spanish and 3PM in Russian.

Meet the Artists > Linden Postcard Show Prize Winners

Sunday 19 January 2020, 2PM-3PM

Hear from the winning artists of the Linden Postcard Show 2019-20 in conversation with Linden Curator Juliette Hanson. Learn about their practice, artistic process and their connection with the iconic Linden Postcard Show.





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