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 Uniting Arts Toorak - Kinross House

Archive of events presented during 2004 by
Uniting Arts Toorak   in   Kinross House

Sun, 23 May
Sun, 30 May

Uniting Arts Toorak - Opening Celebrations

  • Is a centre for the development of the arts
  • Co-ordinates and runs exhibitions, arts and music events
  • Provides space to nurture artistic development
  • Enriches the spiritual life of the community
  • Explores and develops opportunities for ecumenical involvement
  • Sponsors interfaith events to promote understanding and awareness.
Fri, 21 May
Sun, 19 Jun

Christine Gibson

"The Law Series" and "The Circus series - the balance of life" sculpture exhibition
Opening Friday 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Weekends 12 noon - 4:00 p.m.
Sun, 23 May
7:30 p.m.

The German Romantics & songs of other love

Aspiration in Harmony & Majellan Singers present
works by Bruckner, Liszt, Kodaly, Kocsar, Schebert and Brahms.
Conductors:- Andrew Blackburn and Piroska Barga.
Tue, 25 May
7:00 p.m.

Wax loss in sculpting

Sculptor Christine Gibson explains the 'wax-loss' technique of sculpture evident in her current exhibition in Kinross House.
Wed, 26 May
7:00 p.m.

Harpsichord Concert

Handel organ concertos arranged for Harpsichord
Andrew Blackburn plays Concertos 4 - 6
an intimate concert in Kinross House.
Thu, 27 May
8:00 p.m.

Ian McBryde and friends

Well known Melbourne poets read from their works.
* Includes supper.
Fri, 28 May
7:00 p.m.

Flute Concert

Music old and new for the solo flute
Jean Penny in Kinross House - music by JS Bach, Marais, Paganini, Bandt, Fitzgerald and Ajdic.
Sun, 30 May
4:30 p.m.

"Golden Threads"

 View the program now  Link to hutes website Concert presented by hutes
Music exploring east west sonic crossings, for percussion, flute, voice, projections and electronics.
Mon, 31 May
9:30 a.m.

"Sculpt a Sermon"

Creative Workshop with Rev'd Anneke Oppewal and sculptor Christine Gibson - Kinross House.
Fri, 18 Jun
Sun, 11 Jul

Icons - The Colour of Prayer

An exhibition of Hand Painted Icons
Opening: Friday 18 June 2004 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Dr Clair Renkin
Lecturer in Art History, Yarra Theological Union.
The icons on display have been produced by Otira Icon School & Wattle Park Lifespring Centre, together with some Icons from private collections.
Fri, 25 Jun
8:00 p.m.
Thu, 1 Jul

A guided discussion around the Icon exhibition

by Rob Gallacher. Entry by donation.
Sun, 27 Jun
4:30 p.m.

Icons with Aspiration in Harmony

A concert of John Tavener's Choral Music
Conducted by Andrew Blackburn.
Entry $25.00 (Concession $20.00) Tickets available at Kinross House.
Thu, 15 Jul
Fri, 30 Jul

Mixed Media

A variety of reasonably priced and interesting pieces including Paintings, Etchings, Photographs and Ceramics by Simon Lloyd, Ian Kendrick, Brigid Burke, Neil Howe and Stephen Armstrong.
Wed, 4 Aug
Sun, 22 Aug

'Carte Blanche' works by Brigid Burke and Ros Bandt

Paintings, Computer Imagery, Mixed Media and Silk Screens.
Opening Thursday, 5 August 2004, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
You are all invited to the opening of the exhibition where the speaker is The Age music critic - Dr Joel Crotty. He is a most interesting and informed speaker about the relationship of visual and aural art, placing it into a context that applies to this exhibition. The artists are amongst the most respected and creative composers and performers in this country.
Sun, 22 Aug
3:00 p.m.

Performance by Brigid Burke and Ros Bandt

New Compositions and Improvisations. Entry $10 & $8.
Wed, 25 Aug
extended to
Sun, 10 Oct

Ian Kendrick - paintings and drawings

Opening: Thursday 26 August, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Chris Marshall (PhD. Uni of Melb), Senior Lecturer, Art Historian University of Melbourne Teaching includes Renaissance, Baroque and contemporary art; art curatorship, collecting and the art market; and the history and philosophy of museums.
Wed, 1 Sep
7:30 p.m.

Wesley College Orchestra and Choir Concert

Fri, 3 Sep
2:30 p.m.

Symbols, Art & Faith

(with a little debunking of the Da Vinci code) - a talk by Rev. Ian Brown at the Ian Kendrick Exhibition
Sat, 4 Sep
5:00 p.m.

Three Bach Sonatas for Viol da Gamba and Harpsichord

Miriam Morris - viola da gamba, John O'Donnell - harpsichord.
Tue, 9 Nov
Sun, 22 Nov

MultiFaith Arts Festival

The opening of the Uniting Arts Toorak - MultiFaith Arts Festival in Kinross House is on 9 November 2004 at 7:30 p.m.. The speakers will be Dr Helen Light, Director of the Jewish Museum and Susan Scollay on Islamic Art.

Visual Arts in Kinross House - Tuesday, 9 to Monday, 22 November
  Pen-Pal Project An exhibition of works by Jewish, Christian and Muslim artists. Includes the Pen-Pal Project - Israeli and Palestinian youth correspond and the children of Abraham talk to each other. Icons by contemporary icon writers.

Workshops led by Rev'd Anneke Oppewal with specialist leaders
Wed, 10 Nov. with Rabbi Fred Morgan.
Thu, 18 Nov. with Bilal Cleland, Islamic Council of Victoria.
Wed, 24 Nov. with Rev Lorraine Parkinson - "What are the questions to ask as Christians when engaging with other faiths?"
All workshops 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Concert - Jewish Domestic Baroque Music - Sunday, 14 November 3:30 p.m.
 with Miriam Morris (Gamba) and La Romanesca. Readings by Rabbi Fred Morgan.

Abraham - Faith and Family - Tuesday, 16 November 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
 Seminar in Toorak Uniting Church, with Rev'd Paul Tonson, Paul Forgasz and Rachel Woodlock.

Handel - Messiah - (Sing yourself) - Sunday, 21 November 7:30 p.m.
 with soloists: Katherine Northey (soprano), Christina Ruth Panaccio (alto), Peter Mander (tenor) and Manfred Pohlenz (bass) and orchestra conducted by John Ferguson.

Fri, 26 Nov
Sat, 18 Dec

Advent Gifts Exhibition

An exhibition of Creative Works by Our Church Family.

Normal UAT Hours:
(in 2004) 

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Weekends 12 noon - 4:00 p.m.
Mr Andrew Blackburn.
Uniting Arts Toorak,
Kinross House,
603 Toorak Road
Toorak, Victoria, 3142
(03) 9829 0340

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