ART

ART

WASHES AWAY THE DUST OF EVERYDAY LIFE

PABLO PICASSO

Artist: Cheryl Banon

Studio Access

RARE

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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

INDIGENOUS ART • SCULPTURE • REALISM • MODERN • TRADITIONAL • PAINTING • PHOTOGRAPHY

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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

PRECINCT 1

St Kilda East Art Tours

For groups of four or more, we can arrange a date and time to suit your schedule. Email us and let us know what you need. For three people or less, please Email us for currently scheduled tour dated. 

Prefer to talk to a human instead? Call Violet.

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

Cost: $65 or two people for $110

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.

Our tours are curated to take in the best of what is happening in the St Kilda art scene on any given day. As such, the Galleries, Studios and venues and we visit change accordingly.

Galleries and Artists in Precinct 1 include^:

Space2B Social Design

Body Gallery (Artists works)

4Dverse

BrightSpace

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.

PRECINCT 2

St Kilda Central Art Tours

For groups of four or more, we can arrange a date and time to suit your schedule. Email us and let us know what you need. For three people or less, please Email us for currently scheduled tour dated. 

Prefer to talk to a human instead? Call Violet.

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

Cost: $65 or two people for $110

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).

Our tours are curated to take in the best of what is happening in the St Kilda art scene on any given day. As such, the Galleries, Studios and venues and we visit change accordingly.

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)

Storehouse

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.

Multi-Ticket Special

2 tickets for $90

Two tickets for $110

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.

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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.

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