The Tudors investigate the fusion between Art and architecture; and how they effect us.
The Grounds, 26 June - 19 August
Damien Skipper has lived and painted at Montsalvat for much of his life. In this body of work he has used a bright optimistic palette to remind us of the beauty of flowers.
Residents Gallery 17 July - 19 August
During these relaxing sessions artist Katie Roberts will provide guided facilitation and structure, and will be available for advice and tuition, tailored to both beginners and accomplished artists.
Barn Gallery, every Tuesday evening from 17 July to 18 September, 7pm - 9.30pm
Guided Tours of Montsalvat
Every Saturday throughout the school term; July 21 - September 8
Tours will start in the Barn Gallery at 12.30pm
For over forty years Alistair Whyte has honed his skills as a ceramic artist. The depth and breadth of Alistair’s experience and skills will be on display in his upcoming exhibition at Montsalvat.
Barn Gallery, 24 July - 19 August
Juxtaposition captures Jane’s personal interest in landscapes, interiors and still life compositions. The exhibition presents the viewer with a collection of artworks that reference impressionism, abstraction and pop culture.
Long Gallery, 24 July - 19 August
Connect is a series of works in which I explore a connection to nature. These pieces were created in a landscape with an encompassing sense of stillness and peace.
The Boulevard @ Montsalvat, 9 August - 7 November
Listen up, an installation of suspended recycled metal fragments inspired by the variety of peeling eucalyptus bark I admired while undertaking a residency at Montsalvat in 2015, represents a swag of amulets celebrating our precious natural environment.
The Grounds, 21 August - 14 October
Nature in it’s lair captures Florentina’s recent personal painting journey since her travel to Italy to study with Israel Hershberg in Civita Castellana. Her subject is constantly explored largely through still life, the figure and the landscape.
Residents Gallery, 21 August – 16 September
This exhibition, a collaboration between Claire Mercer and Eleanor James, contemplates the symbolic journey of the female wanderer and storyteller, investigating archetypal female roles, from queen to crone, harpy to seamstress.
Long Gallery, 21 August - 16 September
Clive Murray-White creates marble sculptures based on or about Michelle Caithness, while Michelle draws and paints Clive in his studio as he works. Both at once artists and subjects, this exhibition tracks the development of a symbiotic artistic relationship.
Barn Gallery, 21 August - 16 September
Join The Muses' Delight for an intimate concert of French baroque music. The program explores the music from the court of King Louis XIV including music by Marais, Philidor, Hotteterre and more.
The Chapel, Sunday 26 August, 3pm
Winner of the 2014 Australian Cello Awards in Sydney and the 2009 Royal Over-Seas League String Competition in London, cellist Yelian He arrives back in Melbourne with UK pianist Yasmin Rowe after 10 years of performing and teaching internationally. The multi award-winning duo "Y-Squared" comes to Montsalvat to present their stories in musical form.
Barn Gallery, Sunday 2 September, 2.30pm - 4.30pm
Join us for an afternoon of art and performance at Montsalvat including live music, theatre, artists open studios, tours & workshops for adults and children!
Montsalvat, Sunday 16 September, 10am - 4pm
Montsalvat, Australia’s oldest surviving artists colony, and Araluen, an intellectual disability support organisation, are proud to present an exhibition celebrating the tenth anniversary of Araluen’s Art Connects program.
Long Gallery, 18th September – 14 October 2018
The long-held tradition of the Melbourne Composers’ League’s Elbow Room Concert Series continues this year with a mini- festival of two concerts. These two concerts include new works for Trumpet, Voice, Piano, Strings, Electronics, Flutes, Percussion, and Tarhu.
Barn Galley, Sunday 30 September, 12pm - 1pm & 2pm - 3pm
Congratulations to Lewis Miller, who has been named the winner of the Rick Amor Self Portrait Prize 2017.
Biggest congratulations to Anna McDermott who has won The Nillumbik Prize 2017, and to Ella Dunn and Peter Ben who received Commendations.