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Industrial Art Walk

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The SUBSTATION

1 Market Street

Newport, VIC 3015

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Join us on an adventure exploring the unique industrially-themed art in the Newport area and bring family and friends. Your guide is graphic designer, Megan Slattery, who loves art and loves Newport.

This two hour walk will include:

Stop 1: The Substation

Meet your guide here. Discover how The Substation, an iconic industrial building, was repurposed into a unique multi-purpose gallery and performance space.

Stop 2: This Is What’s Left of the West Gate

Marvel at the work of local designer, Bin Dixon-Ward who has used 3D printing to create contemporary, industrially-inspired, jewellery.

Stop 3: The Bridge Backstage

Get a behind-the-scenes peak at the play, The Bridge, showing at The Substation as part of AIF18.

Stop 4: Nuts and Bolts

Down the road, admire this unique three-dimensional artwork which frames the entrance to the Newport Railway Station underpass.

Stop 5: Industria to Suburbia (Soot Steam Salt Sand Mural)

We uncover the process behind the creation of this beautifully executed mural by local artisan signwriter, Tony Mead.

Stop 6: Industry Short Films

Watch one of four industrially-themed short films telling a fascinating story of a local industry.

Stop 7: The Outside Gallery

Newport’s brand new The Outside Gallery featuring illuminated images inspired by local artist Bindi Cole Chocka's personal connection to the West Gate Bridge.

Stop 8: The Substation

As darkness settles, our tour ends back at The Substation where you will see a light installation bathe The Substation’s windows with colour and light.

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Where to meet

You can meet your tour director, Megan Slattery, in the foyer of The Substation, located at 1 Market Street, Newport. Please arrive 5 minutes prior to scheduled start time. The tour will conclude back at The Substation.

How to get there

Easy access via public transport with the Newport train station and bus exchange practically on the doorstep of The Substation. Plenty of street parking is also available.

What to bring

This is an indoor and outdoor walk. BYO umbrella.


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1 Market Street

Newport, VIC 3015

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