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Twilight Art in the Park Community Festival

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Monash Gallery of Art

860 Ferntree Gully Road

Wheelers Hill, VIC 3150

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Entry to Twilight Art in the Park is free! Please register for your free ticket and book in for a workshop. Bookings for workshops are now open!

Twilight Art in the Park is an annual community festival held in and around the grounds of MGA. Presented by the Friends of MGA along with their supporters the City of Monash Community Grants and Ray White Glen Waverley.

Free activities around the grounds and inside the building include:

  • face painting

  • family construction space

  • Library bedtime storytime at 7pm

  • live music - Chords cover band and the Oakleigh Brass Band

  • 'The Secret life of Pets' family-friendly outdoor film screening at sundown. Bring a picnic blanket and join us on the lawn beside the lake.

PLUS

Please register for the following free activities and workshops to secure your place.
Select your timed session when registering.

Kids and Families (suitable for ages 6-16+)

  • Wet-felting workshops: Get hands-on and felt your own balls, shapes or pictures. Two sessions suitable for under 8's (20mins), and one session for Over 8's and Adults (50minutes).

  • Chinese Brush-painting (45minute workshops) Select your session when registering one for Families (child and guardian together), one for Adults.

ALL AGES

  • Life drawing with Frank from Last Peek Life Drawing Events (costumed model) in the gallery, suitable for all ages, all materials provided. Tutored Session: 6-8pm join the effervescent Frank, tune into the music and draw like you never have before.

  • African Drumming workshops - all ages. (30minute workshops)

  • Photowalk around the grounds. Bring your own camera (any kind, phones included) for this fun walk. Session: 5-6pm



FOOD AND DRINK

  • Chumanchu @ MGA will be serving their new all day breakfast and lunch menu from 9am-4pm.

From 4pm onwards

  • Chumanchu will be serving coffee, cake, cold drinks and a snack menu
  • Mr Burger burger truck will be onsite for all your delicious burgers and chips - including a kids burger!
  • Pop'd Fresh will be hand-cooking fresh popcorn all afternoon and evening for your movie snacks




FAQs

  • Please note - this is an all weather event. Most* activities (including film screening) will be moved inside in the case of inclement weather. (*excluding the chalk pavement drawing, and likely the photowalk depending on weather severity).
  • Participants must check in with their ticket 10 minutes prior to their session beginning.
  • Please bring your tickets with you (electronic or printed). This will make checking-in quicker on the day.
  • Workshops often book out, however we do reserve a couple of places for walk-ins in each session, just ask at the Check-in desk 10 minutes prior to the session start time.
  • We can always squeeze in a few more people for life drawing - you may not have an easel but we do have drawing boards to rest on your lap or floor. Don't be shy!
  • Please note - there will be an official photographer on the day documenting the event. If you prefer to not be photographed please let the photographer know.

Film screening FAQs

  • The film screening will be moved indoors if rain is expected
  • You can bring your own picnic or purchase food on-site
  • The film screening event will begin at approx. 8pm with short films from local filmmakers followed by family-friendly 'The Secret life of Pets' at approx. 8:40pm
  • Please bring your own picnic blankets, cushions or other low seating
  • The film will be located on the grassed area next to the lake, adult supervision of children is required at all times as the lake is not fenced

If you have any questions about the event please contact Monash Gallery of Art's reception desk email mga@monash.vic.gov.au on 03 8544 0500 during opening hours: 10am-5pm Tuesday-Friday or 12noon-5pm Saturday and Sunday.

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