Artist: Cheryl Banon

Studio Access


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An Artist's studio space is where all the magic happens. Some of the Artists on our tours have kindly opened up their often closely guarded spaces of privacy and solitude, so that you can see where the story begins.

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Studio at ILANEL

Studio at ILANEL

Studio at ILANEL

Discover a variety of mediums & styles



St Kilda Art Tours - Teresa Baker

Artist: Maureen Williams • Medium: Hand-blown glass

Artist: Tamar Dolev • Medium: Photograph

Teresa Baker • Tjukurpa Kutjara 2012
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Vivien Anderson Gallery

Guided Walks of Art
Guided Walks of Art

Curated WalkingTours.

Join us on a unique walking tour and explore the heART of St Kilda.

Our curated art experiences create the connection between you and Artists and Gallery Owners, giving you fascinating insight into the people behind the art.

To meet the artist behind a work is to meet its soul. The insight gained from listening to an artist speak of their journey and process creates a deeper connection to the story of the art itself; taking the piece from a mere object to a living thing with story, history and energy.

What is included?

On St Kilda Art Tours’ curated art tours, you will explore unique, quality art works in a variety of art forms including indigenous and multi-cultural paintings, modern contemporary and abstract art, glass blowing and bespoke lighting, sculptures and live art such as performances and demonstrations.

Tour Details
Tour Details


St Kilda East Art Tours

Time: 11am – 2pm Thursday & Saturdays

Meet: Space2B Social Design, 144 Chapel St, Balaclava (opposite St Kilda Primary School) at 10:50 am.

Cost: $55

From Space2B Social Design, a hub of multicultural art and design techniques, we’ll discover the stories behind the art and the artists of 6 other galleries and studios. We finish at The Post Hotel who regularly holds exhibitions upstairs.

Galleries and Artists in Precinct 1 include^:

Space2B Social Design

Body Gallery (Artists works)



Ilanel Lighting Studio

Vivien Anderson Gallery

Maureen Williams Glass Blowing Studio

The Post Hotel Gallery

^The itinerary will change from time to time depending on artist availability and new discoveries.


St Kilda Central Art Tours

Time: 2:00 pm – 5pm Friday & Sundays

Meet: Made in Earth, 146 Acland St, St Kilda near the last #96 Tram stop at 1:50 pm.

Cost: $55

Starting at Made in Earth, a space curated for lovers of wearable art, we’ll discover the stories behind the art and the artists of 5 other galleries and studios, including an Artist’s hub with 20 different Artists. We finish at the iconic Dogs Bar (it’s interior an art piece in itself).

Galleries and Artists in Precinct 2 include^:

Made in Earth

Art Yarramunua

Toot Art Space

Vale St Art Studios

Artist’s Studios 106 (20 artists in residence)


Jackman Gallery

Dog’s Bar

^The itinerary will change from time to time depending on artist availability and new discoveries.

Tours include an experienced guide, narrator at each stop plus artists notes and a soft-drink at conclusion. Note: Drinks and food is available for purchase at the end of each tour.

Watch a Tour in Action
Watch a Tour in Action

Launch Special

2 tickets for $90

To celebrate the launch of the St Kilda Art Tours website, we’re offering a ‘bring a friend’ discount for all tours until the 31st January, 2019.

Art is always more fun when you get to share it with a friend! Make a day of your artistic exploration and debrief with each other after your tour. St Kilda’s cafe and restaurant culture gives you an abundance of choices, but our expert guides are happy to make a recommendation as well.

The Art of Giving Back

St Kilda Art Tours uses

Your booking fee supports

Creativity Australia

Creativity Australia is a charity founded in 2008 by award-winning social entrepreneur and soprano Tania de Jong AM.

Tania de Jong’s TED talk ‘How Singing Together Changes The Brain’, has sparked global interest. Pilot With One Voice programs are now under development around Australia and the world.

Creativity Australia bridges the gap between people experiencing disadvantage and those more fortunate through the neuro-scientific benefits of community singing. They build supportive networks that help people connect to brighter futures.


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