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On Holidays at Linden > Kelly Horses

On Holidays at Linden > Kelly Horses

Re-imagined and delivered online!

Create your own Kelly horse with artist Jacqui Stockdale 


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EXHIBITION TOUR
Bilingual Exhibition Tour in Russian

Bilingual Exhibition Tour in Russian

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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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EXHIBITION TOUR
Bilingual Exhibition Tour in Mandarin > Indigenous Australian Art

Bilingual Exhibition Tour in Mandarin > Indigenous Australian Art

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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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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.

On Holidays at Linden > NGV Kids on Tour 2020

Saturday 11 January to Sunday 19 January 2020

This summer school holidays, join in free drop-in activities as part of NGV Kids on Tour at Linden New Art. Inspired by KAWS: PLAYTIME exhibition on now at the NGV, kids are invited to get creative clay modelling, drawing and collage activities.

In Conversation > Brodie Ellis, Simon Finn & Alicia King
In Conversation > Brodie Ellis, Simon Finn & Alicia King

Sunday 27 October 2019 > 2PM-3PM

Join three artists in conversation about their current solo exhibitions that explore the idea of a dystopian future.

Artist Speakeasy > Grant Application Writing
Artist Speakeasy > Grant Application Writing

Thursday 5 December 2019, 6PM-7.30PM

Applying for grants can be a highly competitive process. Join Linden New Art's Director Melinda Martin for a comprehensive how-to and introduction to the strategies for effective grant application writing.

Crafternoon for Adults > Festive Floristry
Crafternoon for Adults > Festive Floristry

Saturday 30 November 2019, 12PM-3PM

For the holiday season this year, learn about festive botanical styling and create floral wall hangings to decorate your home. In this workshop, you will learn floristry design principles focusing on sustainability, design elements, colour, shape and texture. 

Special Event > Linden Community Day
Special Event > Linden Community Day

Sunday 24 November 2019, 11AM to 4PM

Join the festivities on Community Day to celebrate the return of the Linden Postcard Show and the beautiful summer weather. With kids’ activities, treasure hunts, curator-led exhibition tours and more – there is something for everyone on this special Sunday.

Treasure Hunt > Around the World

Saturday 23 November 2019 to Sunday 9 February 2020

Grab a pencil and get ready to explore the Linden Postcard Show. Follow the treasure map and mark X when you’ve found the artworks.
Free to play throughout the duration of the Linden Postcard Show 2019-20.

Artist Speakeasy > Residencies
Artist Speakeasy > Residencies

Thursday 7 November 2019, 6PM-7.30PM

Join Linden New Art and BLINDSIDE galleries to discuss artist residencies in conversation with artist Sam Leach and Pippa Dickson, Director, Asialink Arts.

Meet the Artist > Brodie Ellis
Meet the Artist > Brodie Ellis

Sunday 20 October 2019 > 2PM-3PM

Hear from the artist Brodie Ellis about her solo exhibition Heavy Launch, which includes a 7.2m sculpture based on the design of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket. Ellis’ work questions the ethics of space travel, technological development and the use of our planet’s limited natural resources. 





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