Discover #creativemelville and explore local art studios, galleries, creative spaces and Artist Run Initiatives when they open their doors on Saturday, 14 September and Sunday, 15 September for the third annual City of Melville Open Studios and Exhibitions Art Trail.
The event, which debuted in 2017, showcases the many artists and creatives who live or work within the City, offering the community a chance to see artists at work, participate in art activities and purchase art from local residents.
MEET ARTISTS | BUY ORIGINAL ARTWORKS | BE INSPIRED
Planning your visit? A map will be available for download closer to the event.
Participating artists, local art groups, studios and exhibitions
Accessibility: Most public locations, galleries, and business locations are accessible, however a number of the private artist’s studios (which are not usually open to the public) may have limited access, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
Participating artists, studios, businesses and galleries
Please check in closer to the event for a full list of participating artists and venues.
Are you an artist or creative living or working in Melville? Register your interest to participate in the trail:
Exhibitions Around the City
City of Melville Art Awards and Exhibition – City of Melville Civic Centre
Food and Drink
There are lots of places around the City of Melville where you can grab a coffee or a bite to eat. Popular spots include the café strips on Ardross Street in Applecross and Riseley Street in Ardross, and there are many more located in the suburbs.
Here’s a few that are close by to Open Studios and Exhibitions Art Trail locations if you need a caffeine hit!
Applecross – Ardross Street
- Cheeky Boy Espresso
- Cioccolato Espresso
- Ardross Street Café
- Nik and Kolo
- Little Green Café
- Rhubarb Café
- C15 Espresso
- Mews Espresso
- Steamlab Coffee & Tea
- Little Horn Espresso
Ardross – Riseley Street
- The Old Boy Café
- Sensations en Ardross
- Health Freak Café
- Grouch & Co
- Jessie’s Café & Roasting Co
- Little Stove
- Walters River Café
- Little Olive Leaf Café
- 2 Green Fingers
Please check each café’s website for opening hours during the Open Studios and Exhibition Art Trail weekend.
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