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Hatch Contemporary Arts Space

Hatch Contemporary Arts Space is Banyule’s premiere art space. The aim of Hatch is to present a range of temporary exhibitions, performances, workshops, poetry readings, and more. Hatch is also a space to showcase the Banyule Art Collection, as well as providing an invaluable space for local artists. Hatch is managed by the Arts and Cultural Services team and relies on the Hatch Advisory Group for programming advice. It is currently programmed intermittently so please check what’s on before planning your next visit.

Location:14 Ivanhoe Parade, Ivanhoe, VIC 3079

Tel: (03) 9457 9851

Postal Address: Art Curator, PO BOX 51 Ivanhoe, Victoria, 3079

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Now on: A Camera on Gallipoli & Recollections.


A Camera on Gallipoli showcases the photographs of leading surgeon and senior medical officer Sir Charles Ryan and features some of the most graphic and important photographic images from the Gallipoli campaign.

Recollections: Banyule pays tribute through stories from the ANZACs and WWI presenting a photography display of Banyule’s WWI historic monuments and sites as well as personal stories and objects from the collections of local historical groups and members of the Banyule community.

21 April - 30 May
Tuesday to Saturday 10.00am – 5.00pm

Free Public Events

Celebratory opening event

To be opened by Cr Craig Langdon and Alistair Thomson, Professor of History at. Monash University. Featuring guest performances by musician Lucas Michailidis and artist Tania Smith

Wednesday 22 April from 6.00-8.00pm. RSVP here or via 

Public Forum:
Revelations of the Battlefield – Stories from the Boer War and WWI

Join us on for an informal conversation with author William Woolmore as he talks about the Boer War, Australia’s involvement in it and how it impacted on our participation in the First World War.

Sunday 3 May from 2.30pm – 4.00pm. All welcome.  RSVP via

For more information, visit the Hatch Facebook page.

Image credit: Harold Smith’s WW1 Medals. From the collection of Keith Smith.

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