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An Opportunity at the Ministry

Are you a creative self-starter with events management, sales or PA skills looking to establish your own business? Events Director –  Ministry of Ar The Ministry of Art (MOA) is an art gallery and event space in St.Kilda, Melbourne that has been operating successfully for over three years. As well as hosting art exhibitions, the Ministry of Read More »

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Newspeak & Thoughtcrimes – Josh Lord

 Newspeak & ThoughtCrimes Video  Newspeak not only eliminates “unnecessary” words, but it also promotes a narrowing of thought and, therefore, awareness. The idea behind Newspeak is that, as language must become less expressive, the mind is more easily controlled. Through his creation and explanation of Newspeak, Orwell warns the reader that a government that creates the language and Read More »

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Society – Group Show starting Thursday 11th August

We are very excited to announce the opening of Society, a new group show at the Ministry of Art. Featured artists include; Marty Brazell, Anne-Maree Wise, Julie Crosthwaite, Fiona Tomsic, Vivian Ashworth & Tom Lewin Opening night Thursday 11th August 2016 from 6pm. Ministry of Art. 238 St Kilda Road, St Kilda. 3182. Melbourne, Australia. Read More »

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Songs in the South

We have been having a blast at MOA the first Tuesday of every month ‪#‎songsinthesouth‬ . A big thanks to all of the punters and artists who have participated over the past few months. The roll call of artists has been amazing – Coby Grant, Grim Fawkner, Brooke Taylor, Bjarke Ramsing, Delsinki Records, Andy McGarvie, Read More »

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Into the World of Wild

Congratulations to Melissa LaBozzetta on her Pop Up show this weekend at Ministry of Art. A stylish and sophisticated crowd were in attendance to celebrate her “Into the World of Wild” artworks. 

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Songs in the South

We kicked off ‪#‎songsinthesouth‬ at Ministry of Art on Tuesday Feb 9! Thank you to all who made it down your’e a bunch of bloody legends. To the musicians, artists, photographers who were involved a massive thank you! We had Coby Grant, Grim Fawkner, Brooke Taylor, Bjarke Ramsing, Delsinki Records and Andy McGarvie singing, art work by Alejandrina De Read More »

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Thinn Thinn

Do your heart some good and attend the opening night Friday December 18 or try to make it on the weekend in this busy time of year, the gift of giving is a wonderful way to show you care for this well needed cause. The Ministry of Art are happy in the spirit of Christmas Read More »

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Antoinette Ferwerda

Back by popular demand after her sellout debut show last year, Antoinette’s new show entitled ALCHEMY starts Thursday 19th November.  Antoinette is making a big name for herself in interior design circles for her beautiful artworks and for her Ninnho towels collection. Working with new colour combinations, techniques and with some bold new ideas, this Read More »

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Bruce Earles

The Ministry of Art have enjoyed hosting an exhibition by long term gallery friend and patron Bruce Earles, which was his first Melbourne show in 8 years.  Bruce’s work is sought after and is an exceptional investment in the secondary market place so with these new exciting paintings and many patrons took the opportunity to Read More »

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Painting & Life Drawing

  “A fun day with great teachers” Sixteen people enjoyed 5 hours of painting and life drawing classes at the Ministry of Art, including a gourmet lunch, wine and champagne. Everyone left with their own artwork, life drawings and happy memories.  We are accepting bookings for the next classes. enquiries@artministry.com.au or call Peter on 0418 Read More »

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The artist and the Mechanism

Godfrey Levi’s artwork depicts images that are abstract and erratic. These images are rich in interpretation and that was something that I learnt while speaking to the artist and his family.  Firstly the machine that Godfrey uses is very erratic in a sense. He places a canvas on a motor and its spins at 200-600 Read More »

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Exhibition to sponsor RSPCA

PAUSE for PAWS Exhibition 12th of June  - 23nd JuneCommunity support and involvement is one of the guiding principles of the Ministry and we are pleased to support of the RSPCA Million Paws Walk Fundraising Event. The Ministry of Art is proud to present an exhibition by Christopher Seater of his playful Paintings of Dogs. PAUSE for PAWS Ministry Read More »

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Hens Night

The Ministry of Art is a great venue for fun creative events. Last week 22 very happy bridesmaids, friends and of course the bride held an artistic hens night where they created an artwork to become part of a large painting as a gift to the bride & groom. Lots of fun mixing colours and creating Read More »

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Life Drawing/Painting Afternoons

The date will be set when we have a full acceptance 20 people required – please email your interest   More information.

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Minister opens the Ministry of Art

Art lovers rejoiced as the wonderful, the beautiful, the sophisticated, the excited, the happy, and the very thirsty!! – all congregated at the Ministry of Art for the official opening. The Hon. Hugh Delahunty added some gravitas to the occasion, formally opening the Ministry whilst also lauding the opening of a new arts hub in Read More »