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WHAT'S ON

To find an event, please type your keyword/s into the search field before clicking the Search button. The What's On list includes upcoming events and programs presented by Kingston Arts, and by other organisations at Kingston City Hall, Kingston Arts Centre and Shirley Burke Theatre.

  • Kingston Arts Presents

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    OptiKA 2020 - Kingston Photographic Award

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    OptiKA 2020 invites photographers of all skill levels to capture images of Kingston that respond to the evocative theme of 'Connection'.

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    Kingston Arts Centre, Moorabbin

    Exhibition open from: 11 November 2020 to 14 December 2020

    FULL $25 | UNDER 18 $15

    Enter Competition Here

  • Jacqui Gordon Presents

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    Workshop: Who's going to run the matriarchy?

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    In this workshop, artist Jacqui Gordon encourages you to challenge the ways in which we document and record the collective and personal histories of women. With a focus on creating a contemporary archive of herstories, you will be guided to create an impression, drawing or gesture in clay.

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    Online, 

    Clay kit pick-up: Saturday 16 May, 10am - 11am & 1pm - 2pm
    Online submission due: Saturday 30 May
    Online exhibition launch: Friday 12 June

    Free

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  • Kingston Arts Presents

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    Holiday Fun with the Trash Puppets

    Our friends the Trash Puppets are back these holidays with another fun workshop for kids and adults to enjoy! Get your scissors, tape, toilet roll, coloured paper and anything else you would like to decorate your very own finger puppet! Create a family the possibilites are endless!

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    At home in isolation, 

    From Tuesday 30 June, 1pm - On line workshops for all to enjoy!

    Free!
  • Kingston Arts Presents

    Kingston's Mighty Wurlitzer

    Built in 1928 and known as the King of Instruments, Kingston’s Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ has resided in City Hall since 1970.

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    Kingston City Hall, Moorabbin


    Hire the Wurlitzer for your event by contacting our Venue Hire Coordinator on 9556 4435.
  • Mordialloc Theatre Company Inc. Presents

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    Mordialloc Theatre Company 2020 Season

    To ensure the safety of our community The City of Kingston has unfortunately closed all venues therefore this performance will be cancelled. Hopefully Mordialloc Theatre Company will be able to reschedule their performance at a later date.

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    Shirley Burke Theatre, Parkdale

    To ensure the safety of our community The City of Kingston has unfortunately closed all venues therefore this performance will be cancelled. Hopefully Mordialloc Theatre Company will be able to reschedule their performance at a later date.

  • Kingston Arts Presents

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    Ceramics Workshop: Tactile Sounds

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    In this 3-part online workshop series, participants will be guided by Kingston Ceramic Studio artist, Christine Yeghyaian to explore the relationship between clay and the senses.

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    Kingston Ceramics Studio, 

    Workshop kit pick-up: Saturday 27 June, 10am -12pm
    Workshop video access: Saturday 27 June - Saturday 11 July
    Zoom catch-up online: Saturday 11 July, 11am - 12pm
    Ceramic artwork drop-off (kiln firing): Saturday 25 July, 10am - 12pm

    $25 per person, plus booking fee. Price includes workshop kit and firing service.

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  • Rebecca Marshall Presents

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    I Close My Eyes

    'I Close My Eyes' is a painting exhibition in sweet candy-coloured hues by Kingston Studio Artist, Rebecca Marshall. Created during home isolation, these works are directly influenced by Rebecca’s immediate environment with references to her home and garden.

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    G3 Artspace, Shirley Burke Theatre, Parkdale

    Exhibition: Thursday 16 July - Saturday 15 August

    Admission free
  • Kingston Arts Presents

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    Sustainable Art Workshops: Online 2020

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    Led online by contemporary makers Louise Meuwissen, John Brooks and Pennie Jagiello, participants will transform natural, recycled, fossicked and found materials into sculpture, jewellery and wearable art.

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    Online, 

    Saturday 25 July:
    Jewellery and wearable artworks with Pennie Jagiello (family friendly session): 10am - 12pm
    Weaving with found objects with John Brooks: 2pm - 4pm
    Visible mending embellished patches with Louise Meuwissen: 2pm – 4pm

    Sunday 26 July:
    Visible mending embellished patches with Louise Meuwissen: 10am - 12pm
    Jewellery and wearable artworks with Pennie Jagiello (family friendly session): 2pm - 4pm
    Weaving with found objects John Brooks: 2pm - 4pm

    Exhibition: 18 August - 19 September

    $8+BF per workshop

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  • Kingston Arts Presents

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    Morning Melodies

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    Morning Melodies returns for four special events throughout the year, with Scott Harrison, special guests and, of course, the Wurlitzer in full flight! Includes a delicious morning tea.

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    Kingston City Hall, Moorabbin

    Tuesday 11 August, 10am
    Tuesday 10 November, 10am

    ONE PRICE $15 | GROUP 6+ $12 each (includes delicious morning tea)

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  • Sofie Dieu Presents

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    Longing for Home

    Longing for home is a new exhibition presented by French artist, Sofie Dieu. The exhibition is the outcome of a series of community workshops inviting female and non-binary identifying textile practitioners to share their diverse experiences of migration through art and storytelling.

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    G1 + G2, Kingston Arts Centre, Moorabbin

    Exhibition: Tuesday 18 August - Saturday 19 September

    Admission free
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