Linden Contemporaries

Love new art? Open to bold ideas? Curious to know what inspires artists?


Linden Contemporaries is an exclusive donor program that brings together contemporary art lovers.  You will get to meet significant collectors and learn about how their collections started and why they continue to collect. 

We will take you behind the scenes to visit artist studios to learn about what inspires their creative process.

Your annual fee of $250 ($200 is a tax deduction) provides you with:

  • up to six events per year
  • VIP Previews to our exhibitions
  • recognition on Lindens website, donor wall and annual report.

Join now

If you prefer, you can download a printable version of the application form > HERE

Open to
bold ideas?

IMAGE > Linden Contemporaries' event at Susie Nathan's home, 2019. Photograph: Mathieu Vendeville.

“Thank you so much for the privilege of the studio visit on Saturday … so incredible and I felt very humbled to hear of Julia’s practice. So … please keep up your amazing work and I look forward to the next adventure!”

Steven Richardson

“What a fabulous inaugural Linden Contemporaries function.  Paul and Nick’s house and art collection is absolutely fantastic and we felt privileged to be able to not only see but also to hear how their collection has evolved and the reasons for the various purchases.”

Susie and Richard Strangward 

Curious to know what inspires artists?


Your support enables Linden New Art to:

  • provide opportunities for artists to create new works
  • present innovative public programs
  • remain free to visit.

Join now

If you prefer, you can download a printable version of the application form > HERE


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Paul Banks
Todd Beavis
Jeremy & Caroline Blackshaw
Chris & Steve Bohan
Ann Byrne
Geoffrey Conaghan
& Mathew Erbs
Andrew Cook
Vivienne Corcoran
Corina & Alex Cosma
Owen Craven & Sean Gallagher

Jeremy Cutts
Robert Lee Davis
Trish Delves
Catherine Easton & Bruce Easton
Gina Fiske
Sue Foley
David Hagger
Marianne Hay
Barbara Heilemann
Jane Hemstritch
Damien Hodgkinson
Lyn Johnson

Charles & Leah Justin
Rod Macneil & Mike Josephson
Melinda Martin
Anne McGravie Wright
Susie Nathan
Sonia & David Payes
Nick Perkins
Donna & Steve Petsinis
Katrina & Jonathan Raymond
Phillip Richards &
Dan Tang
Steven Richardson

Arthur & Susie Roe
Norman Rosenblatt
Anne Ross
Deborah Stahle
Susie & Richard Strangward
Scott Thomson & Magno Barros
Angela Wood
Biheng Zhang & Mark Gemmola

IMAGE > Natalie Ryan, Untitled (sheep with gold tongue), 2018, ceramic, resin, composite gold leaf & prosthetic eyes, 35 x 20 x 21cm. Image courtesy of the artist. Photograph: Theresa Harrison Photography.
Linden operates the Linden Arts Development Fund. We are registered as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR), Item 1, Section 30-15 Income Assessment Act, 1997. All donations over $2 are tax deductible. ABN: 84 299 880 930
Department of Justice Consumer Affairs Victoria Fundraiser Registration No.: 12588

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