Exhibition Tours

Group Art Tour

Delve into the exciting world of art and ideas with our free introductory exhibition tours.

Designed for school and community groups, these 15-minute sessions are led by our experienced Arts & Culture team at Melton City Council. Providing an overview of the exhibition on display, groups will learn about the artist’s concept, use of materials and technology, the curatorial approach to the work and gallery venues.

These tours aim to introduce groups of visitors to the exhibition and provide insights that encourage further engagement with the artwork and exhibition spaces.

Tours Available
Introduction to Dis-Repair: Guided Tour | CS Gallery (May-July

Encounter creative technology in this guided introduction of Dis-Repair, an exhibition by emerging artist Annie Murray.

Dis-Repair is a multi-sensory augmented reality exhibition, taking us into dystopian worlds full of empathy in the face of calamity. In this free 15 minute tour led by our experienced Arts & Culture Team, you will learn about the artist’s concept, use of materials and technology, the curatorial approach to the work and the story of CS Gallery.

Prepare for Your Visit

To make the most of the augmented reality experience, participants will need a basic understanding of using mobile devices (eg. Smart phones or tablets).

For the full exhibition experience, download the Artivive app and view the artworks through your mobile device. You can download the app for free from Google Play or from Apple App Store during or ahead of your visit. We also recommend bringing headphones!
Please enquire with our Arts team for use of devices during your visit.

Parental/Guardian Guidance Recommended It is recommended that people under 15 years old are guided by carers or parents while viewing this exhibition. Some artwork contains adult themes.

Find out more about the exhibition and artist here.

Introduction to Elements of Hannah Watts | Melton Library and Learning Hub (July-October)

Discover local art and history in this guided introduction of exhibition Elements of Hannah Watts by artist Christian Hansen.

In this free tour led by our experienced Arts & Culture Team, you will learn about local historical icon Hannah ‘Grannie’ Watts through artistic interpretations of her life and stories. The tour offers groups an overview of the exhibition including artist anecdotes and their use of materials and narrative, curation of the work and the Melton Library and Learning Hub.

Alongside this exhibition you will also have the opportunity to view the current collections display, featuring historical documents and artifacts donated for temporary display from Hannah Watts great, great, granddaughter; including her socks!

Find out more about the exhibition and artist here.

 

 

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Bookings 

Tours are available on demand during venue opening hours. Teachers and/or group leaders will need to make a booking in advance to ensure staff availability.

To book a guided exhibition tour for a group, contact Autumn Tansey at artsandculture@melton.vic.gov.au or call 9747 5299.

 

Visitor Information and Accessibility

Exhibition Venues

CS Gallery
Caroline Springs Library and Learning Hub
193 Caroline Springs Blvd, Caroline Springs
Visit during Library opening hours.

Melton Library and Learning Hub
31 McKenzie St, Melton
Visit during Library opening hours.

Melton Civic Centre
232 High St, Melton
Visit during Civic Centre opening hours.

Admission Entry is free to all exhibitions. 

Accessibility

These tours are wheelchair accessible across all venues.
Access Keys are available for Caroline Springs and Melton Library venues, where these tours are held. Access Keys are customised, highly detailed written guide which offers a level of predictability for groups including people with a disability.

You can find more information about the Access Keys and download them here.

For accessibility enquiries, contact our team at artsandculture@melton.vic.gov.au

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Interpreting Services

Interpretive services and Auslan services are available for tours upon request.
For bookings and enquiries please contact artsandculture@melton.vic.gov.au or 9747 5300

Melton City Council provides a free interpreting service for non-English speaking customers over the phone or in-person at any of our Customer Service Centres. For over the phone interpreting call 13 14 50 and ask to be put through to Melton City Council on 03 9747 7200.

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We acknowledge that our programs are conducted on the traditional lands of the Bunurong, Wurundjeri and Wadawarrung peoples. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders, past, present and emerging.