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Make Art Your Destination with the Arts Tour Bus

City of Greater Dandenong 2 mins read
Arts Tour Bus

Make art your destination and get ready to ride the Arts Tour Bus this Saturday 13 April.

Sit back and relax as we transport you to three iconic arts venues across the south-east. Enjoy exhibitions at Burrinja, Cardinia Cultural Centre, and Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre in one not-to-miss event.  

What awaits you on this remarkable tour

Burrinja Cultural Centre - Stop 1

Burrinja Cultural Centre is the place where community and culture meet in the Dandenong Ranges. Burrinja is a distinctive multi-artform centre that encompasses a year-round program of stunning performances, striking exhibitions, international live music and more. 

Exhibition information:  Glimpse, a Dandenong Ranges Open Studios Group Exhibition 

Glimpse is an immersive exhibition featuring works from each of the 44 participating studios. This collective display of local talent highlights their individual approaches to art-making whilst exploring a shared theme and inviting viewers into their fleeting moments of inspiration, insight, and beauty. 

Cardinia Cultural Centre (CCC) - Stop 2

Cardinia Cultural Centre is a vibrant state-of-the-art events centre located in Pakenham. CCC includes an innovative performing arts theatre; a stunning digital and visual art gallery, functions rooms overlooking a picturesque lake, and a contemporary café. 

Exhibition information:  Australian Wearable Art Festival Exhibition  

A spectacular fusion of sculptural art and fashion, where Gaultier meets Picasso. The exhibition features a curated collection of award-winning pieces from the runway festival, which guarantee to ama and inspire visitors.    

Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre - Stop 3

Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre is the City of Greater Dandenong’s home of the arts. From dynamic community led initiatives to large scale installations, Walker Street Gallery offers a host of artistic experiences, across a range of artforms, for residents and visitors alike. 

Exhibition information:  A Tra$hy Dreamland 

You are invited to participate in this fun and immersive installation by artist Moon Girle. Engage with the community through self-reflection, mass production and ethical ways of reusing broken and unwanted objects. Explore this reflective space and foster important conversations about the environment and cultural diversity. Through play, collaboration and interaction let your creativity shine. The artwork encourages you to connect and reflect on the community’s nostalgic dreams through a unique sensory experience. 

Prepare to be enchanted by the boundless creativity and artistry that south-east Melbourne has to offer.  

Event information

  • Tour duration: 10am-4pm 
  • Pick-up and drop-off location: Patrick Northeast Drive, Narre Warren (Click here to view on Google Map). Car parking is free. 
  • Cost: $5 for adults, Free for children under 12. Bookings required.
    Lunch available for purchase at Chimes Eatery. Call 0439 239 726 to pre-order prior to Friday 12 April

For more information click here to visit the website.

FOR MEDIA INFORMATION
Eliza Britton
T: 8571 5153 | M: 0403 648 636 | E: eliza.britton@cgd.vic.gov.au 

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