Aboriginal art collection

A selection of powerful artworks made by Aboriginal artists in the Darebin Art Collection.

Aboriginal Cultural Observance: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that the following content may contain images of artwork by deceased persons.

Image: Mandy Nicholson, My Booris, 2004. Acrylic on canvas, Darebin Art Collection.

Current exhibitions at Bundoora

Explore the current exhibitions at Bundoora Homestead Art Centre.

Banner image: 'Healing Practices', (installation view, detail) 2019. Curated by Rachel Ciesla. Artists included Stanislava Pinchuk & Zaiba Khan, Duha Ali & Justine Youssef, and Katie West. Photo by Artificial Studios.

Darebin Art Prize 2021

The exhibition celebrates contemporary artworks across all media, from painting, drawing, photography, sculpture and craft, through to video art. The finalists from across Australia are represented in this major exhibition which includes a $10,000 acquisitive prize and $1,000 People’s Choice Award.

Darebin Arts

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Programs and Opportunities

Discover literature, art and singing programs, awards and prizes at Darebin Arts.

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Image of artist Vidya Rayan holding a clylindrical art piece Loot in front of her eyes with her hands
Programs and Opportunities

The Speakeasy development program offers artists a cash prize and a creative space to develop new performing arts projects.

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Programs and Opportunities

The Speakeasy development program offers artists a cash prize and a creative space to develop new performing arts projects.

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Programs and Opportunities

Let's Take Over offers talented young people (aged 15 to 25) the opportunity to forge a creative career as an artist, producer or programmer.

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Darebin art prize 2015 Damp Victoria’s Secret (detail) 2014. Acrylic paint on polymer resin statue, polymer adhesive. Courtesy of the artists
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The Darebin Art Prize is a biennial, multi-medium award for outstanding contemporary visual art.

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Programs and Grants

Darebin City Council provides financial assistance each year to support community groups and organisations in cultural development activities.

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Explore our diverse public art collection and the Darebin Art Collection, which includes an impressive selection of Aboriginal art.

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Arts and Exhibitions

Bundoora Homestead Art Centre is the public art gallery of Darebin, hosting contemporary visual arts and craft exhibitions, a public education program of artist talks, workshops and events, and the biennial Darebin Art Prize.

 

Banner Image: Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, photo by Steven Harris. 

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Darebin Arts Centre is Preston’s premier arts venue. Find out about our spaces, ticketing, events and how to get here.

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Northcote Town Hall Arts Centre is a vibrant arts and cultural venue situated North of the Melbourne CBD.

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FUSE is Darebin’s contemporary, multi-arts festival. Every autumn and spring, FUSE provides a platform for local creatives, artists and performers to transform our amazing city into a dynamic hub of creativity.
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