Arts Programs

 We support diverse arts and cultural programs that celebrate sculpture, visual, craft, literature, music, dance, theatre, singing, film and animation across a range of styles, genres and practices.

Our Winter program of arts activities includes creativity for all ages and stages:

Fantasy Journal Workshops

Tuesdays 30 Jul, 6 Aug  and Saturday 10 Aug • 1-4pm • Raglan Cottage 
‘Mod’ your own fantasy journal with bespoke art materials and make distinctive decorated pages to record your ideas, sketches, notes or drawings in. Take your journal home and use it to keepsake anything from your daily diary to your favourite travel mementos.   Local artisan Robyn Wilson will show you the steps to creating a classic hand-made journal.

All materials are provided and this workshop does not require previous art experience. 

Make sure you also get along to Robyn’s display of art journals at Melton Library and Learning Hub after the workshop!

Bookings are essential

Home Sewn: Makers of Melton

Kids Workshops

The Belonging Tree

Create your very own Belonging Tree these school holidays in a craft activity for school-aged children.

Mon 1 July - 10.30am-11.30am Melton Library & Learning Hub

Wed 3 July - 10.30am-11.30am Caroline Springs Library & Learning Hub

Bookings open 10 June 2019 via the Library events calendar 


The Belonging Tree at Movin’ Round Melton

Create your very own Belonging Tree these school holidays in a pop-up cra��t activity in our local parks.

Fri 5 July - 2.30-3.30pm Diggers Rest Community Hall

Mon 8 July - 10.30am-11.30am Bridge Road Community Centre

Fri 12 July - 2pm-3pm Eynesbury Discovery Centre

No bookings required


Adult Workshops:

Flower Embroidery

Learn beautiful embroidery skills with exhibiting local artist, Krishna Dasgupta. Ages 18+

Wed 17 Jul - 10am-1pm CS Gallery

Mon 22 Jul - 10am-1pm Melton Library and Learning Hub

Crochet Mini Mandalas

Learn or expand upon your crochet techniques with exhibiting local artist, Samantha Taylor. Ages 18+

Wed 31 Jul - 10am-1pm Melton Library and Learning Hub

Wed 7 Aug - 10am-1pm CS Gallery

Bookings are essential


Pop Up Arts Club! (For kids ages 5-12 yrs)

Thursdays 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sept, 12 Sept  •  4-5.30pm • CS Gallery

Go on a weekly trip into the world of Alison Lester’s quirky illustrations in CS Gallery with local performer and creator Cath Meeson. This arts club will take kids on a gallery adventure, using arts, craft, drama, song and dress-ups to provide a new arts experience every week.  Book a place in one, or all 4 sessions, for a unique and immersive kids art experience.

Cath Meeson is a multi-modal artist, using music, storytelling, visual arts and drama to help children explore themselves, their creativity and the world around them. She facilitates programs in Melton South’s Dream Big festival, teaches music at Melton Music and has recorded 3 independent albums.

Bookings are essential



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