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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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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.


 
Creative Women in Conversation

A discussion series based around Duldig Studio’s current exhibition SLAWA: modernist art + design.

Inspired by the inventiveness of Slawa, and presented by leading creative practitioners and local business women, the talks focus on themes represented in the exhibition and the links to contemporary art and design thinking and practice. An opportunity to reflect on what is happening in art and design for women in Australia today and consider the legacy and importance of women in the Arts.

Sculpture is this month's theme
Saturday 14 October, 2:00 - 4:00pm

Speaker: Melbourne based artist Kate Rohde is an installation artist, sculptor, mixed media artist and painter. Her colourful and decorative work has been described as ‘quirky and innovative’.
Facilitator: Leah Justin, with her husband Charles, is co-founder of JAHM - Justin House Museum and a passionate collector of contemporary art.

$20 Adults; $15 Members; $12 Concession/Students - refreshments included



2017
9 Sep         Fashion & design
- Susan Dimasi, MATERIALBYPRODUCT & Cr.Jami Klisaris, Mayor of Stonnington
14 Oct       Sculpture - Kate Rohde, Artist/Sculptor & Leah Justin, Director Justin House
11 Nov      Textile design - Cassie Byrnes, Textile Designer & Laura Jocic, Independent Curator
9 Dec        Furniture design
2018
10 Feb       Product design
10 Mar       Drawing & design thinking
14 Apr       Inspiration - Slawa's music
12 May      Understanding the creative spirit


Sponsored by the city of Stonnington



September 2017  - School Holiday workshops for creative kids!

A range of fun holiday workshops are offered over the September-October school holidays

Horses, Dogs, Butterflies and Snails (and a Cat)!
September 25 and 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm each day  

All the animals you can see at Duldig Studio are the focus of this two day clay sculpture workshop with sculptor in resident  Stefan Damschke.
Suitable for ages 6 – 11 
$70.00 includes materials, firing extra

 
 
Drawing in the Studio for young ones!
September 28, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Join artist and experienced educator Heather Lee for playful and skills based drawing activities at Duldig Studio these holidays! In this two hour drawing workshop use the art at the Duldig Studio as the jumping off point for your own creations. Learn a range of techniques to understand, record and use the sculptures, paintings and drawings that you see at the Studio for your own art.
Suitable for ages 5-8
$30.00 includes materials

October 5, 10:30am – 12:30pm

Join artist and experienced educator Heather Lee for fun, skills based drawing activities at Duldig Studio these holidays! In this two hour drawing workshop use the art at the Duldig Studio as inspiration. Learn a range of techniques to understand, and use the  sculptures, paintings and drawings that  you see at the Studio for your own art.
Suitable for ages 9-12
$30.00 includes materials.

 
Something from my Imagination!
October 2 and 3, 10:30am - 12:00pm each day  

In this  two day clay sculpture workshop with sculptor in resident  Stefan Damschke you can create something no-one has ever seen before – go on, try! Learn how to build your own ‘something’ under the guidance of an experienced artist!
Suitable for ages 7 – 12 
$70.00 includes materials, firing extra


31st Annual Duldig Lecture On Sculpture
Save the date - October 18, 6.30pm

This year's lecture will be held at the University of Melbourne, and presented by Professor Harriet Edquist (RMIT University).  The lecture will reflect the themes in our current exhibition SLAWA: modernist art + design and will examine the contribution of Viennese émigrés to Australian design culture.

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 October 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 Children's Exhibition and Open Day

Our December Annual Open Day is a celebration of the efforts of school communities who have participated in our popular Clay for Kids workshops over the year. It showcases selected works of art created by the students - clay sculpture making, print making and weaving. We also celebrate a year of inspirational activities at Duldig Studio.