Upcoming Bayside arts programs

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

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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.

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

COST: Free

LOCATION: Bayside Gallery, Brighton Town Hall, Corner Wilson and Carpenter Streets, Brighton, Victoria 3186

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Image credit: Kate Sellars- Jones, Frayed	2020, oil on board, 45 x 61 cm. Courtesy the artist

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

COST: Free

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.

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

COST: Free

LOCATION: Brighton Town Hall Rose Gardens, Corner Wilson and Carpenter Streets, Brighton, Victoria 3186

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Actors - Mia Landgren (Juliet) & Eddie Orton (Romeo) Photographer - Sarah Clarke

Actors – Mia Landgren (Juliet) & Eddie Orton (Romeo), Photographer – Sarah Clarke

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