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Engage With Art

The Duldig Studio is a fantastic destination offering fun and enriching art experiences all year round.

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The City of Stonnington proudly supports Duldig Studio's Art for all Ages Program. 


 

Art, innovation and reinvention - discover the world of a Viennese modernist in Melbourne

For the first time an exhibition by the Austrian-Australian artist, Slawa Horowitz-Duldig (1901-1975), will be shown in the home she shared with husband sculptor Karl Duldig - now a house museum. Presenting her early graphic works and sculptures, remarkable survivors of war and dislocation, the exhibition gives insight into Viennese art of the early modernist period. Follow SLAWA's story – told through her drawings, sculptures, fashion and furniture design, and her ingenious invention of the folding umbrella.

Individual and group bookings essential via Group Tour Bookings.


Slawa's Jazz- Saturday in the Studio with George

Saturday 13 May

Join us for a relaxed Saturday afternoon listening to jazz and sipping champagne while viewing our new exhibition SLAWA modernist art and design.

Programmed in conjunction with the Stonnington Jazz Festival, Marcella Petersen will pay homage to the works of George Gershwin, tinkling the ivories of the galleries own Steinway piano.

Tickets $25 Adults $5 children and includes a tour of the exhibition and Studio and a glass of champagne.

Bookings essential via Eventbrite. 


MADE- MUMA and Duldig Experience Day

Tuesday 23 May

Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA) and Duldig Experience (MADE) is a new education program designed to link directly with VCE Studio Arts curricula. This joint initiative examines current exhibitions at MUMA and the Duldig Studio in depth and examines the conservation and promotion of specific works at each gallery.

To launch MADE teachers are invited to a professional development day. This full-day program includes visits to Christian Thompson: Ritual Intimacy at MUMA and SLAWA: Modernist Art and Design at Duldig Studio.

Delivered by experts from each museum as well as Kathy Hendy-Ekers (VCAA) the program includes a traditional Viennese lunch hosted by Duldig Studio founder and patron Eva De Jong-Duldig.

Bookings essential via MUMA.


July School holiday program - Fun with art and design at Duldig Studio
 
3 - 10 July 2017
 
In July, enjoy inventive workshops and art adventures at our place during one of Melbourne's most loved school holiday events held annually by the City of Stonnington for 4-12 year olds!
 

Open Saturday
 
Saturday 8 July
 
Join us on 8 July for Open Saturday at the Studio. Join a free talk on Christian and Napier Waller by prominent art historian, Dr Bronwyn Hughes. Free with gold coin donation.
Bookings essential via Eventbrite.

Open House Melbourne
 
Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 July
 
Opening Doors And Opening Minds. In July, our doors are open for pre-booked tours on Modernism. Since 2008 Open House Melbourne has been connecting people with good design and architecture in the city. An initiative of the Committee for Melbourne, Future Focus Group.

 

Children's Activities And Special Events - Every Month of the Year!

In addition to our exhibitions, monthly talks on Open Saturdays, quarterly school holiday programs for children and sculpture classes for adults, we offer annual events to engage with art.

Sculpture Illumination - Glow Winter Arts Festival

What's Glowing On? Viennese Nights and a pop-up cafe. We join the City of Stonnington's festival in July - a diverse and exciting program of events that take over local streets over 11 days.

Annual Duldig Lecture On Sculpture

Inspiring creative journeys. Home to Australia's only annual public lecture on sculpture. We commemorate the life and work of Karl and Slawa with an annual public lecture. Held since 1986, this significant and popular September event in Victoria's arts calendar is held in conjunction with the School of Culture and Communication, The University of Melbourne.

Spring Into Garden Week

Get your fingers into clay!  Enjoy the City of Stonnington's October sustainability and gardening festival at Prahran's Victoria Gardens, then make a garden sculpture in clay at our place inspired by Karl Duldig's Modernism and Artist's Studio and  your own inner artist!

Annual Open Day And 'Clay For Kids' Exhibition

Free drawing and clay activities. Our November Annual Open Day is a popular day in the City of Stonnington's calendar and a celebration for local school communities. It showcases selected works of art produced by local school students participating in our education programs in an annual exhibition.