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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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Programs on at Hatch:

Art Talk & Tour

Thursday 19th November 2-3:30pm

Ivanhoe Library, 255 Upper Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe VIC 3079

Join the curator of the 2015 Banyule Award for Works on Paper exhibition for an introductory talk on the showcase of works by Australian artists exploring the theme "in space". This will be followed by a guided tour of the exhibition at Hatch Contemporary Arts Space (Library is located across the road from the gallery)

Refreshments provided. Meet at Ivanhoe Library at 2.00pm


Poetry Night at Hatch

Thursday 25th November 7:00-9:00pm

Hatch Contemporary Arts Space, 14 Ivanhoe Parade, Ivanhoe 3079

Writers are invited to compose a piece of prose or poetry in response to the 2015 Banyule Award for Works on Paper theme in space or to a specific artwork from the exhibition. Entries will be displayed in the Banyule community and presented live at Hatch Contemporary Arts Space on Thursday 26 November at 7.00pm, hosted by Poet-In-Residence Helen Lucas.

Entries must be received by Friday 20th November.

Entry forms and submissions via Yarra Plenty Regional Libraries:


Current Exhibition:

The 2015 Banyule Award for Works on Paper Finalists' Exhibition

| 14 October - 12 December 2015 | Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm

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