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Meet the Artist > Linden Postcard Show Winning Artists

Meet the Artist > Linden Postcard Show Winning Artists

Sunday 30 January 2022, 11AM - 12PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook 

Join this year’s Linden Postcard Show 2021-22 winning artists in conversation with curator, Juliette Hanson.


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On Holidays at Linden > NGV Kids on Tour

On Holidays at Linden > NGV Kids on Tour

ART FOR WHOLE FAMILY!

In partnership with NGV Kids on Tour, Linden is excited to continue our school holiday activities with take-home art packs and explore online for all ages.


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Meet the Artist > Anna Hoyle

Meet the Artist > Anna Hoyle

Thursday 24 February 2022, 6.30PM - 7.30PM at Linden New Art.

Join curator Juliette Hanson for a lively conversation with Melbourne-based artist Anna Hoyle.


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On Holidays at Linden > Treasure Hunt

On Holidays at Linden > Treasure Hunt

Be an explorer at Linden New Art this school holidays, and get ready to discover fun things about the artworks in the Linden Postcard Show


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Crafternoon for kids > Holiday postcards

Crafternoon for kids > Holiday postcards

Make your very own holiday postcard!

This fun activity for kids is inspired by the Linden Postcard Show 2021-22 and can be enjoyed from the comfort of home.


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Our Past Events


Opening of Confined

Thursday 9 December 2021, 6 - 8pm

Join us for the opening in the Linden Projects Space with artists Neroli Henderson, Hernan Lopera & Kate V M Sylvester. A group show, curated by Alojz Babic that explores lockdown experience through the work of three artists working with textiles.

Virtual Opening of Linden Postcard Show 2021-22 & Anna Hoyle

Friday 3 December 2021, from 6pm

Join the virtual opening LIVE on YouTube & Facebook. Winners of the Linden Postcard Show 2021-22 will be announced from 6pm.

Artist Speakeasy > Responding to a Design Brief

Tuesday 19 October 2021, 6PM to 7PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook

Join us for a special professional development session in partnership with Design Fringe and Craft Victoria as part of Craft Contemporary, featuring Ella Saddington from multidisciplinary design studio Us From Space, furniture designer Thomas Lentini, and Elishia Whitchurch, Design Principle at UAP, facilitated by Director Melinda Martin.

Meet the Artist > Meet the Designers

Sunday 17 October 2021, 2PM to 3PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook

Join Linden’s Curator Juliette Hanson in an intimate conversation with designers from Design Fringe as they share how their work responds to the exhibition’s theme of Home and how their ideas turned into designer magic.

Design Fringe: Designers On Your Doorstep Launch

Friday 15 October 2021, from 6PM

Designers on your Doorstep
will be launched with an online opening event presented by Linden New Art and the Melbourne Fringe Festival. This event will include interviews with designers, images of the poster campaign on the streets, and a quiz with prizes.

Artist Speakeasy > Design Solutions

Thursday 14 October 2021, 6PM to 7PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook

Join us for a special professional development session facilitated by Curator Juliette Hanson, and featuring Melbourne Fringe, Monash University, and team leaders from the Design Solutions task force. We will find out how the Monash student teams tackled your design problems, and you can vote for the best team!

Strange Bedfellows > Drag Queens and Mid Century Modern

Sunday 10 October 2021, 4PM to 5PM, LIVE on Facebook and YouTube

This special edition of Strange Bedfellows features a lively discussion about Drag Queens and Mid Century Modern. Prepare to learn some weird and wonderful facts and come up with the winning question that unites these two topics to win a prize on the night.

Meet the Artist > Meet First Nations Designer Nicole Monks

Saturday 09 October 2021, 2PM to 3PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook 

Join Curator Juliette Hanson for an exciting conversation with leading First Nations multi-disciplinary creative Nicole Monks - winner of the 2021 Design Fringe First Nations Commission. 

On Holidays with Linden > Design your perfect home

If you could live anywhere, where would that be? What does your perfect home look like? Is your perfect home by the sea or in the mountains? Everything is possible in this activity! Linden New Art have produced this activity inspired by the Design Fringe theme of ‘home’.

Making Aquatic Monsters with Vipoo Srivilasa

Thursday 19 August 2021, 6.30PM to 7.30PM. Online Masterclass available now!

Making Aquatic Monsters is a remote learning workshop in which you will learn the basic skills to produce a ceramic object. Purchase this Masterclass to receive access to an online Masterclass video for one month and an exclusive Q&A session with Vipoo Srivilasa on Thursday 19 August 2021, 6.30PM to 7.30PM, via Zoom

Strange Bedfellows > Analogue VS Digital

Thursday 05 August 2021, 6PM to 7PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook

What are the connections between Analogue and Digital? In this Strange Bedfellows event, we hear from two speakers addressing all things analogue, and digital in the screen world.  Prepare to learn some weird and wonderful facts and compete to see if you can come up with the winning question. Prizes will be awarded to those with the best connections.

Meet the Artist > Vipoo Srivilasa

Thursday 22 July 2021, 6PM to 7PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook

Join Curator Juliette Hanson for more insight into Thai-born, Melbourne-based artist, curator and arts activist Vipoo Srivilasa’s inter-disciplinary practice.

Artist Speakeasy > What are NFT's?

Tuesday 13 July 2021, 6PM to 7PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook

Join us for a special professional development session unpacking this illusive acronym. We will set the record straight, covering definitions, contexts and how practising artists can take advantage of this new technology and potential marketplace for their art practice. 

Meet the Artist > Natasha Bieniek

Saturday 19 June 2021, 2PM to 3PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook

Join Director Melinda Martin for an intimate conversation with this six-time Archibald Prize finalist, to learn more about her practice and discuss her most recent works.

Meet the Artist > Ruth Höflich

Tuesday 8 June 2021, 6PM to 7PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook

Join Curator Juliette Hanson for a thought-provoking conversation with leading mid-career Melbourne based artist Ruth Höflich, to explore the ideas behind her work and practice.

Design Fringe First Nations Design Commission

New application deadline > Thursday 10 June, 2021

Melbourne Fringe and Linden New Art are reinvigorating the Fringe Furniture exhibition and bringing the newly named Design Fringe exhibition to the Southside of Melbourne. To celebrate this important step, we will commission a significant new work by a mid-career First Nations designer. This work will form the centrepiece of the exhibition at Linden New Art, which will be hosted at the gallery from 4 September to 21 November 2021.





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