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Content Item - Murrumbeena Community Art Garden - update

On a very windy, stormy day late last year, the fence containing about 300 tiles painted by member of the community, preschools, school, disabled, senior citizens and others was blown down.

On 15th May, Artists, Rotarians and a church member restored the artwork to its previous glory. 

Tags: art,  artists,  gardens,  community involvement

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Content Item - Cityscape Elsternwick - Exhibition

Come and see the finished art work from the Cityscape Elsternwick - art in the urban environment day (November 6th)

Venue:- Glen Eira City Council Gallery Annexe  cnr Glen Eira Road and Hawthorn Road, Caulfield

from  26th November to 11th December.

Gallery open Monday to Friday 10 am to 5 pm

                   Weekends 1 pm to 5 pm.

more information from 9568 7190 or 0438 774 679 or info@gleneiraartistssociety.org

Tags: art,  artists,  community involvement

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Content Item - Cityscape Elsternwick - art in the urban environment

Come and observe the artists at work in the Elsternwick Plaza and between the Elsternwick Station and Orrong Road.

Get position directions from the Rotary tent.

Children can come and do their own art work too.

If you would like to take part in this great experience, book on 9568 7190 or 0438 774 679 or email  info@gleneiraartistssociety.org

Tags: artists,  community involvement,  art,  exhibition

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Event - Belle Nuit, Nuit D'Amour

Belle Nuit, Nuit D'Amour

A concert with Alan Kogosowski (International Pianist and Emily Xiao Wang (Soprano) and Galit Klas (Soprano).

This will be a fun afternoon of music with piano, and two very different style Soloists.

This is to take place in a wonderful old church with great acoustics.

Tickets $25.00  and concession $20.00.  Light refreshments will be served.

Bookings  with Faye 9570 1954 or Sophie 9532 7593 or email ianfaye@bigpond.net.au

Cash payment at the door.

Venue  St John's Uniting Church, 567 Glen Huntly Rd, Elsternwick.

 

Tags: music,  community involvement,  fellowship

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Event - Exhibition of Glen Eira Artists Society

Come and see some wonderful works of art.

There might be that "Right" work to hang in your home or office.  Or as a gift.

Artists will be available whilst the Exhibition is open so you will be able to ask questions that might be tickling your imagination.

 

 

Gallery open Mondays to Fridays          10am to 5pm

                   Saturdays and Sundays    2pm to 5pm.

Open from 14th March to 1st April

Tags: art,  community involvement,  artists

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Content Item - Classic Residence Stall

Our club was represented at the Open Day of Classic Residence in Brighton.

Our aim was to make people aware of the Honey Bee and to assist it in any way possible - such as having water with stepping stones for the bees to land on.

We had a lot of honey to let people sample and some bee products for sale

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Content Item - Murrumbeena Art Project

Wonderful community art project is underway in Murrumbeena.

Totem poles are now standing in the ground waiting for their "heads" to be added in a few short weeks

Tiles painted by local residents, Scope and Yooralla members, Uniting Church members, Glen Eira Artists Society members and Rotarians were installed to the wall and fence today.

Situated at the Koonang Uniting Church, in Murrumbeena Road, Murrumbeena.   The official opening was on 25th October.

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Photo Gallery - Community Award for one of our hard working Rotarians

David Southwick MP visited out Club to present the Community Service Award to Jack Campbell for many years of hard work within the community including Rotary, Church, Opportunity Shop and many more areas.

Jack is a very hard working person and is always first to have his hand up when help is needed.

Well deserved Jack.

Tags: community involvement,  volunteering

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Photo Gallery - Private Lives......Public Spaces Exhibition by GEAS

Wonderful art Exhibition put together by the artists of the Glen Eira Artists' Society. Sponsored by Rotary Club of Caulfield and the Glen Eira City Council.

venue Glen Eira Civic Centre, cnr Hawthorn Rd and Glen Eira Rd. from 3rd April to 23rd April, 2017

Attended by a record crowd, a lot of whom revisited many times to check our all the works time and again.

A wonderful atmosphere was felt in the Gallery with GEAS shared with the Cheltenham Glen Eira Artists Society.  Peoples Choice awards went to three artists and one voter.

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Photo Gallery - Chinese Dragon Boat Festival Celebrations

Held at the Glen Eira Town Hall on a Sunday morning was a large group of mainly Chinese Senior Citizens and a hand full of dignitaries who after the formalities celebrated by performing many dances which were most enjoyable.

They had a Tai Chi Kung Fu Fan dance, Spanish Paso Doble, Chinese opera, Indonesian Folk dance, Oboe solo, Aisian Dance Troupe, Male Choir, Group singing of Auld Lang Syne and Ode to the Motherland.

A light lunch was served and then dancing began.

 

Tags: dance,  community involvement,  intercommunity activities

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Photo Gallery - Glen Eira Council Australia Day Celebration

Our Rotary club made up it's usual table to be at the Australia Day Celebrations on Friday 20th January.

This year one of the Glen Eira Artist Society members (GEAS) was a participant in the Citizen of the Year award.  We are very proud of Anthony Breslin for going so far and being a runner up.  It was a very joyous day for all.

Tags: australian,  awards,  community involvement,  artists

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Photo Gallery - Murrumbeena Community Art Garden refurbishment day

This wonderful Art Garden project was destroyed by the wind late last year.  

Today we managed to put all the tiles of artwork back on the new fence, after it had been painted blue.

 Lots for you to see.

Tags: art,  gardens,  community involvement

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Photo Gallery - Ciryscape Elsternwick - art in the urban environment

Preparing for Cityscape, some photos taken to get the feel of the area.

Elsternwick is a thriving area with people all around.

Come and watch the artists at work as the creative juices flow.

Watch or join in for your own pleasure.  Sketch, paint or draw along with the GEAS Artists

Need to register to participate on info@gleneiraartistssociety.org or phone 9568 7190 or 0438 774 679

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Photo Gallery - Murrumbeena Community Art garden grand opening

After 8 1/2 months of working at least weekly, sometimes more often this Art Project was opened.

There were a lot of people present, invited guests, friends, Artists, Rotarians and many interested in this community.

What started as a small project became a much larger one.  The fence on the back left of the Koonang Uniting Church was beautifully decorated with tiles, all painted by members of the community, residents in nursing homes in the area, schools, Yoralla members, artists, Rotarians, and people who dropped into the Thursday pancake sessions.

Five Totem Poles were erected.  The poles being decorated on the Thursday morning open sessions, and the heads being made by a group of artists who helped Anthony Breslin bring his dream to reality.  These were placed among the community garden plots.  At the base of each totem pole is a seat, also decorated on the Thursday mornings.

The back wall of the Church building and part of its side wall were also decorated by work of the artists and Anthony Breslin.

It was a pleasure to behold.

Tags: art,  community involvement

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Photo Gallery - Murrumbeena Community Art Project - Tile installation day

The completed tiles were all collected and ready to install onto the fence and wall at the back of the Venue.

Such excitement in the air as the artists assembled got ready to add the first tile.

The art work by local groups is just so colourful and wonderful to see.

After a very concentrated effort by those present the tiles made it to their resting place for all to see.

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