Arts Tour Bus

Join us on the Arts Tour Bus as we guide you through three incredible local arts venues, showcasing a series of unique exhibitions.

Date: Saturday, 13 April
Times: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Pick up: Patrick Northeast Drive, Narre Warren
Entry: $5 for adults, Free for children under 12
Venues: Multiple 

Event statement:
Creativity is not bound by locations. Indulge in a special day of art, culture, and inspiration with the Arts Tour Bus. Sit back and relax as we transport you to three iconic arts venues across the south-east. Enjoy exhibitions at Burrinja Cultural Centre, Cardinia Cultural Centre, and Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre in one not-to-miss event.  

Participants will be picked up at 10am from Patrick Northeast Drive, Narre Warren. A custom menu from Chimes Eatery within Cardinia Cultural Centre will be provided to the tour group for lunch. Orders can be placed when purchasing tickets, or you can bring your own lunch. 

Children under 18 years of age must always be supervised by a guardian during this tour. Book your spot now and prepare to be entranced by the boundless creativity that the south-east has to offer. 

Stop 1: Burrinja Cultural Centre:
Burrinja Cultural Centre is the place where community and culture meet in the Dandenong Ranges. Burrinja is a distinctive multi-artform centre that encompasses a year-round program of stunning performances, striking exhibitions, international live music and more. 

Exhibition information:  

Glimpse, a Dandenong Ranges Open Studios Group Exhibition 

Friday, 15 March to Sunday, 28 April 

Glimpse is an immersive exhibition featuring works from each of the 44 participating studios. This collective display of local talent highlights their individual approaches to art-making whilst exploring a shared theme and inviting viewers into their fleeting moments of inspiration, insight, and beauty. 

Stop 2: Cardinia Cultural Centre:
Cardinia Cultural Centre is a vibrant state-of-the-art events centre located in Pakenham. CCC includes an innovative performing arts theatre; a stunning digital and visual art gallery, functions rooms overlooking a picturesque lake, and a contemporary café. 

Exhibition information:  

Australian Wearable Art Festival Exhibition  

Friday, 5 April to Wednesday, 15 May 

A spectacular fusion of sculptural art and fashion, where Gaultier meets Picasso. The exhibition features a curated collection of award-winning pieces from the runway festival, which guarantee to amaze and inspire visitors.    

Stop 3: Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre:
Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre is the City of Greater Dandenong’s home of the arts. From dynamic community led initiatives to large scale installations, Walker Street Gallery offers a host of artistic experiences, across a range of artforms, for residents and visitors alike. 

Exhibition information:  

A Tra$hy Dreamland, by Moon Girle 

Tuesday, 19 March to Saturday, 8 June 

You are invited to participate in this fun and immersive installation. Engage with the community through self-reflection, mass production and ethical ways of reusing broken and unwanted objects. Explore this reflective space and foster important conversations about the environment and cultural diversity. Through play, collaboration and interaction let your creativity shine. The artwork encourages you to connect and reflect on the community’s nostalgic dreams through a unique sensory experience. 

10:00am Pick up at Patrick Northeast Drive
10:10am Travel to Burrinja Cultural Centre
10:40am Tour 1
11:40am Travel to Cardinia Cultural Centre 
12:20pm Tour 2 and lunch
2:00pm Travel to Walker Street Gallery
2:30pm Tour 3
3:30pm Travel to Bunjil Place
4:00pm Tour complete 

Dates & times
Saturday 13 Apr
10:00am - 4:00pm
Price range
Child (12 and under)
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