Take a look at our upcoming arts events including- workshops, an open studio and Shakespeare in the Gardens.
Bayside Local – Workshop with Jan Rizzo
Join Bayside Local artist, Jan Rizzo, for this exploratory workshop where you will experiment with different drawing materials and overlays to create your very own zig zag book.
Saturday 13 February, 2pm – 4pm
Suitable for ages 8+
COST: $20, all materials provided.
LOCATION: Bayside Gallery, Brighton Town Hall Corner Wilson and Carpenter Streets, Brighton, Victoria 3186
Image credit: Jan Rizzo, Winning back time books 2 and 3, lockdown longing and lockdown wonder
2020, watercolour, gouache and paper on artist’s book, 13 x 19 cm. Courtesy the artist.
Bayside Local – Who Are the Artists in Your Neighbourhood?
Do you know your creative Bayside neighbours?
Artists featuring in the ‘Bayside Local’ exhibition will be joining us for an informal panel conversation at Bayside Gallery. You can view the exhibition and find out what it’s like to be an artist in Bayside. Facilitated by Bayside Gallery Curator Joanna Bosse, come along and hear from Kate Sellars-Jones, Mark Forbes, Vivi Palegeorge and Catherine Pickop.
Saturday 20 February, 2pm – 3pm
LOCATION: Bayside Gallery, Brighton Town Hall, Corner Wilson and Carpenter Streets, Brighton, Victoria 3186
Image credit: Frayed 2020, oil on board, 45 x 61 cm. Courtesy the artist
Bayside Local – Open Studio with Catherine Pickop at Billilla Historic Mansion
Billilla Artist in Residence and current Bayside Local Artist, Catherine Pickop invites you to come and see her studio at the beautiful Billilla Historic Mansion. Space will be limited, so take this chance to also enjoy the gardens at Billilla if you need to wait for entry.
Saturday 27 February, 2pm – 4pm
LOCATION: Billilla Historic Mansion, 26 Halifax St, Brighton VIC 3186
Bookings not required.
Image credit: Catherine Pickop, Green 2020, earth pigment and pencil drawing on watercolour paper,76 x 56 cm. Courtesy the artist.
Shakespeare in the Gardens – Romeo and Juliet
Want to plan a special Valentine’s outing? Join us for the Shakespeare classic, Romeo and Juliet, which gets a modern twist in this unforgettable evening of free outdoor theatre in the Brighton Library Gardens.
Performed by renowned Melbourne-based theatre company Essential Theatre, known for Shakespeare in the Vines, a national tour of Shakespeare’s classics to wineries and gardens.
Pack your picnic rugs, bring some food and wine and get ready to enjoy this classic Shakespearean drama in the historic setting of the Brighton Cultural Precinct.
Sunday 14 February, 6.30 to 9.00 pm
LOCATION: Brighton Town Hall Rose Gardens, Corner Wilson and Carpenter Streets, Brighton, Victoria 3186
Actors – Mia Landgren (Juliet) & Eddie Orton (Romeo), Photographer – Sarah Clarke