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

Friday 12 February 2021, 7.30pm-10.30pm

Launch your weekend a little differently.
Gather your friends for a dinner where no one has to cook and interesting conversations are guaranteed to be had.
Help Linden to launch the opening of three remarkable exhibitions by leading mid-career artists a little differently.

IMAGES > Guests at a Linden Contemporaries event, 2019. Photograph: Mathieu Vendeville. > Ash Keating in his studio. Photograph by Dan Preston. > Portrait of Troy Emery. Photograph: Theresa Harrison Photography. >  Nicholas Folland, Flirt installation, 2019. Image courtesy of the artist and the Art Gallery of New South Wales. > Guests at the opening of Karla Dickens, Robert Fielding and Jacqui Stockdale exhibitions at Linden New Art, February 2020. Photograph Theresa Harrison Photography.

Be bold


Join us for a night of conversations accompanied by great food & wine to celebrate the launch of the stunning new exhibitions by:

Ash Keating, Troy Emery & Nicholas Folland

Gallery Director Melinda Martin will lead a lively conversation with the artists and discuss what has inspired them to create new work, the importance of creativity during COVID-19 lockdowns and their delight in sharing work with audiences in real life.

Come prepared for laughter, wonderful connections and new insights into what makes these artists tick.

You of course will have your chance to meet these artists and ask your own questions.

Get in quick, there are a limited number of spots (40 to be exact) and we won’t be recording this event. Tell your friends & make a night of it.

Date > Friday 12 February 2021,
Time > 7.30pm-10.30pm
Venue > The Sainthill Room, The Prince Hotel, 2 Acland Street, St Kilda
Cost > $125 per ticket and this includes a 3 course meal accompanied by 3 glasses of wine. Additional wine can be purchased by the glass.
RSVP by > Tuesday 9 February 2021

ABOUT The food

Executive Chef Dan Hawkins and Head Chef Dan Cooper’s light, flavoursome menu is inspired by hyper-seasonal ingredients, always working at the peak of the seasons. Sourced from local markets and a personally curated network of regional growers, producers and fishermen, the Dans' work with ingredients at their seasonal peak, aiming to enhance and compliment the existing flavours.

Be brave

IMAGE > The Prince Dining Room.

IMAGE > The Prince Dining Room.

Be brave


This will be a COVID safe event, there will be social distancing, 10 people per table, each course comes plated individually so you won’t need to share a plate with strangers and we will take your temperature on arrival.

Please let us know if you have particular dietary requirements.


Public Transport There are tram and bus stops nearby on the Acland and Fitzroy Street shopping precincts.
TRAMS: 12, 16, 96 (3A weekends only) BUSES: 600, 606, 623, 246


Paid parking is available under the Prince Hotel and there is limited 2 hour parking in Jackson Street and Acland Street. But with three glasses of wine, we recommend a designated driver, uber or cab.