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On Holidays with Linden > Make a lagerphone

On Holidays with Linden > Make a lagerphone

What do you do with a lagerphone? Well … you play it!

A lagerphone, or a music stick, is an old percussion instrument, like a tambourine, that was played in bush bands in the countryside. It is a wooden stick with bottle caps nailed onto it and makes a great sound when you tap to the music. We are going to make our very own music stick.

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Meet the Artist > Ash Keating

Meet the Artist > Ash Keating

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

Join Linden Curator Juliette Hanson in a lively discussion with leading mid-career artist Ash Keating as they explore the ideas and the processes used to make the new work for his exhibition Duality.

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Our Past Events

Strange Bedfellows > Lagerphones and Antique Dolls

Tuesday 20 April 2021, 6PM to 7PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook

Is there any possible connection between Lager Phones & Antique Dolls? Linden New Art in partnership with the Jewish Museum of Australia presents Strange Bedfellows. A series of mini lectures (20 mins in fact) on unrelated topics.

Meet the Artist > Troy Emery

Thursday 15 April 2021, 6PM to 7PM, FREE Live on FaceBook and YouTube

Join Curator Juliette Hanson for a lively conversation with leading mid-career Melbourne based artist Troy Emery to explore the ideas behind his work and practice.

Meet The Artist > Nicholas Folland

Tuesday 16 March 2021, 6PM to 7PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook

Nicholas Folland’s exhibition title Burn Down the House is not an open invitation to visit our gallery with match in hand! To find out what this provocative exhibition title is all about, gather your friends and join Curator Juliette Hanson and Nicholas Folland as they explore the themes, ideas and inspiration for this new exhibition.

Artist Speakeasy > Censorship

Wednesday 10 March 2021, 6PM to 7PM, FREE Zoom event

Did you know that a gallery in upstate New York was recently involved in a legal dispute to have a public art installation on the façade of its building recognised as art, and not illegal signage? Join a lively discussion in which our guest speakers explore the topic of censorship.

In Conversation Dinner with Troy Emery, Nicholas Folland & Ash Keating

CANCELLED - Friday 12 February 2021, 7.30pm-10.30pm

Join us for a night of fabulous conversations accompanied by great food and wine to celebrate the launch of the stunning new exhibitions by Ash Keating, Troy Emery & Nicholas Folland

Virtual Opening of Ash Keating, Troy Emery and Nicholas Folland

Friday 12 February 2021, from 6PM

Linden New Art invite you to a virtual opening to celebrate the new work of three leading mid-career Australian artists: Ash Keating, Troy Emery and Nicholas Folland.

Meet the Artists > Linden Postcard Show Prize Winners

Wednesday 20 January 2021, 6PM - Available on Replay

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.

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. 

On Holidays at Linden > Treasure Hunt

Get ready to explore the Linden Postcard Show!

On Holidays at Linden > Drawing competition

Draw your own mini masterpiece to win!

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.

Kids Activities > Linden Postcard Show


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.

On Holidays at Linden > NGV Kids on Tour

Saturday 9 to Sunday 17 January 2021, FREE

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.

Linden Trivia Night

Thursday 10 December 2020

We invite you to join us for our online Linden Trivia Night, where we celebrate the amazing history of Linden and the surrounding St Kilda community.

Artist Speakeasy: Writing & Concepts with Mykaela Saunders

Thursday 19 November 6pm

A working-class blackfella writing for and about the people she belongs to, Mykaela Saunders is full of piss and vinegar and proud of it. In this talk Mykaela uncovers the aggressive energy she brings to her writing, locating its origins in DIY music critique  and academic research and tracing it through to its current expressions, with a focus on her works-in-progress.

Linden Postcard Show 30th Birthday Celebration

On Wednesday 21 October 2020 from 6pm,
Replay available on YouTube & Facebook 

Join us for a virtual opening to celebrate a special part of this year’s exhibition, the 30th Birthday Celebration. 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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