An Inspiring Destination Of Treasured Art
Discover the art and design of a European refugee family. Visit the house where they rebuilt their lives.
Duldig Studio showcases works of art by the European refugee and internationally accclaimed sculptor Karl Duldig (1902-1986) and his wife, the artist and inventor Slawa Duldig née Horowitz (1902-1975). In their former home, the sculptures, drawings, paintings and decorative arts tell the story of lucky escape and internment and their creative lives in Vienna, Singapore, Tatura and Melbourne.
Group Tours for 6 or more visitors are available every weekday. Advance booking is required. Tours are 90 minutes and include an introductory mini-documentary, refreshments, an opportunity to view our exhibition Art Behind The Wire and explore the original house with its rooms of art, Artists' Studio and Sculpture Garden.
View Slawa Duldig's folding umbrella invention. One of many treasures!
Download a Group Tour Booking Form
To check availability and discuss the interests of your group, please contact us on (03) 9885 3358 or email firstname.lastname@example.org We can tailor tours on Modernism, Vienna and Immigration on request. The Duldig Studio is also available for small functions.
If your group is planning a day trip, enjoy lunch at one of the cafes in the Wattletree Road village.
Cost: $20.00 per person (includes tea or coffee, and Viennese cake). A deposit of $50.00 is required at time of booking.
Parking: Car parking is available in Brunel Street. Buses should park opposite Central Park.
Transport: Tram No 5 to East Malvern Terminus. Follow the directional sign down Burke Road.
Access: The Studio has limited assisted wheelchair access. The toilet is not wheelchair accessible.
For collection security, CCTV cameras monitor the Museum at all times.