Frequently asked questions

Find answers to your frequently asked questions about Bundoora Homestead Art Centre.

Is there a cost to enter the gallery?

Bundoora Homestead Art Centre is free to visit! All are welcome. Occasionally we have paid events.

I have access requirements, is Bundoora Homestead an accessible building?

  • Bundoora Homestead Art Centre has a lift to access the first floor, and accessible bathrooms.
  • Please note: some pathways outside the building have gravel.
  • Do not hesitate to get in touch with us prior to your visit and we can provide specific information about our amenities.
  • We have a virtual tour of the building available that helps prepare you for your visit.
  • You can find out more about our accessibility facilities.

Can I make a reservation for the Café?

Yes, you can! Please call 03 9496 1060 or email: to make a booking.

We’d like to bring a large group to the Café, is that possible?

Due to our capacity, we recommend booking for all number of visits to the café. For groups of 6 or more please contact us directly for more information.

Can I take photographs?

You’re more than welcome to take photographs on site and of the works, however, for the safety of the artworks we ask that you keep the flash switched off. Unfortunately, professional photography and recording is not permitted.

Will there be more drawing classes throughout the year?

We love our drawing classes!

Currently, due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, we are not scheduling regular drawing classes; however, keep an eye on our newsletter and social media for one-off announcements. We hope to be back to regular programming soon.

What are the dates of upcoming history tours and how do I book?

We are so pleased to hear you’d like to join us for a history tour!

Due to recent and ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, our history tours are currently postponed. However, we encourage you to sign up to our newsletter and to keep an eye on your inbox for forthcoming announcements. You can also always check the Darebin Arts event calendar to see what's on.

When the building is open to the public, we have wonderful resources on site for you to learn more about the history of Bundoora HomesteadOur friendly team members are always available to answer your questions and help you.

I would like to host a private event at Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, how can I do that?

Unfortunately, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre is not available for private events.

I would like to exhibit with Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, how can I apply?

We are so glad you are thinking of us for your exhibition proposal. We generally have a call for exhibitions every 12-18 months. These proposals are assessed by our Advisory Panel.

Please note: our program has had significant disruptions due to COVID-19 restrictions and rescheduling, so calls for exhibitions have been delayed. Keep updated about forthcoming announcements by signing up to our newsletter.

When is the next Darebin Art Prize? When is the next A1 Salon?

The Darebin Art Prize and A1 Salon take place on alternate years. Find out about upcoming exhibitions. Sign up to our email newsletter to get notifications of when calls for submissions are announced.

Do you have to live in Darebin to have an exhibition?

You do not have to live in Darebin to exhibit with Bundoora Homestead Art Centre. The Prize is open to artists across Australia. Sign up to our email newsletter to be notified when calls for exhibitions or other opportunities to present your work are announced.

Will someone buy my work?

We are not a commercial gallery, and as such do not handle sales of artworks on display.


Banner image: Marlene Gilson, The Life and Times of Bundoora Homestead, 2018. Acrylic on linen, 100 x 200cm