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Australian Tapestry Workshop Pae White to give 2017 Hancock Fellow Lecture

Pae White is an internationally renowned multi-media artist who creates large-scale installations in a variety of media; from large-scale machine-loomed tapestries to ceramics to tinfoil.  Her practice merges art, design, craft and architecture to create works that transcend traditional boundaries. Based in Los Angeles, she will present the Hancock Fellow Lecture at the Australian Tapestry […]

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Mary Jane Exhibition

    Jane Curtis Jane Curtis has been living in and around St Kilda for the past 30 odd years. She was an art student back in the 70’s but went into hospitality out of necessity. 8 years ago she went back to her passion, painting. Back to school. Having had a number of exhibitions. […]

Comedy Fundraiser at SKIPPS

Q. HOW MANY PARENTS DOES IT TAKE TO MAKE A SCHOOL JOKE BOOK? A. FAR TOO MANY, THAT’S WHY NO ONE’S EVER DONE IT BEFORE!  ‘Who Wants To Hear A Joke?’ Asks Neil Scott the SKIPPS school Principle. These are the six words that are guaranteed to turn our Friday morning school assemblies into a screaming, seething […]



Growing up in Fawkner Street, St. Kilda, was an adventure, as I have written of in the past. My earliest recollections were of the Barkly Hotel on our street corner. In those days a rough and tumble pub, not helped by the archaic 6pm closing times of the day. That meant that all pubs had […]

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Marloes Bakker-Marsden – “Born an Artist – Interrupted” – showing at Claypots Seafood Express

Marloes Bakker-Marsden  Show runs from Friday night at 6pm until Sunday 6pm Born an artist - interrupted    Creative and adventurous, well-travelled, a business woman, mother, friend, winner of multiple design awards and a self-taught artist with a love of experimentation in various mediums.   The drive to express myself artistically has slowly increased over […]

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Artist’s Studio 106 in the Barkly Street Precinct

Studio 106 in Barkly St St. Kilda has been operating for over 20 years. The uniqueness of the studio is its component of so many ethnicities.  We have had over the years artists from Greece, Israel, Mexico, Germany,Vietnam,Switzerland,New Zealand, Chile, Germany,Japan, Malaysia, the Balkans, Italy, South Africa and Russia. Currently we have residencies from Russia, […]

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Dog’s Bar – Food, Art and Music Delights – During the Crawl

  Dogs Bar is delighted to be part of the inaugural St Kilda Arts Crawl where we can showcase various art works on display namely a contemporary photographic exhibition by renowned photographer Christopher Rimmer, two pieces by local artist Kristian Shaw and not forgetting our Mirka Mora Mural. We will also be giving a preview […]

Lost Espy Pics – AWESOME!

Some amazing pics we found for your pleasure! The Esplanade Hotel...open to all since 1878 For over 100 years the Esplanade Hotel has been Melbourne's (and indeed Australia's) premier live music venue. Since the early days of string performances in the late 1800s The Espy’s hallowed stages have been graced by the finest performers from […]

Tommy Langra at Beachcomber

During summer Tommy Langra will be often found at the entrance to St Kilda Pier with his bamboo cart that carries his materials. During St Kilda Art Crawl Tommy will be in residence under the awning at The Beachcomber Restaurant down at The Seabaths https://www.instagram.com/archstudos/ https://www.facebook.com/arch.angle.96

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  Carmelliea is an artist and a healer. Her interest in spirituality and the human condition feeds her imagination. She started using her mobile to draw in 2012 while travelling, and what started as a bit of a distraction to pass time, quickly turned into the perfect medium for channeling feelings and impressions arising in […]

Cal the Stoner – Symmetry’s Shadow Exhibition at Christ Church

Growing up in country north-west Victoria, Cal learnt to love the natural beauty of stone. Always fascinated by it’s texture and colours under different lighting, Cal became a stone mason. However, it was dry stone walls that drove Cal’s passion. Working with the stone in it’s natural format allows Cal to craft stone features that […]


Local Art at Masters Pool Hall

At Masters, patrons play snooker or pool in a friendly atmosphere. The tables and equipment are top of the line. The venue is fully air conditioned and the music is of the highest quality. The bar is fully licensed and the scenery includes interesting artwork by mostly local artists. Opening times Thurs 21st open 5pm […]