Melbourne’s new multilevel arts hub – in a big former faculty – is opening its doorways for dwell music, projection artwork, gallery exhibitions and an artwork and design market.
Collingwood Yards has been a very long time coming. After 5 years of transformation, the previous Collingwood Technical College is now residence to artists’ studios, galleries, a radio station, and retail shops, with a restaurant, rooftop bar and basement speakeasy nonetheless to come back.
To have a good time the launch, its doorways are opening extensive to the general public for a day filled with artwork, actions and leisure.
Rising musical artists from file label The Push are acting at Keith Haring’s restored mural; there are additionally dwell units curated by Collingwood Yards tenants similar to Hope Road Radio; and DJs from PBS106.7FM are spinning tunes into the late afternoon.
Studios and galleries are additionally opening, giving the general public an opportunity to work together with artists and get behind-the-scenes seems at their artistic processes.
The Centre for Projection Artwork is lighting up the evening sky, whereas elsewhere across the hub there are screenings, artwork installations and public workshops.
A brand new artwork and design market is popping up within the courtyard, with a floral backdrop by XXFlos and new work to buy from ceramicist Tantri Mustika and design homes The Social Studio, Gammin Threads and Bananalands, and different tenants.
From 12pm to 6pm.