The City of Whitehorse is one of the most dynamic art and cultural hubs in metropolitan Melbourne. There’s something for everyone – exhibitions, music, festivals, theatre, heritage, and art and craft classes.
Box Hill Town Hall is a popular venue hire location for business meetings, corporate dinners and social functions. It is also a vibrant hub for community groups including Box Hill Historical Society Inc., the Migrant Information Centre and Whitehorse Boroondara Community Radio. History buffs can take a guided tour of the Box Hill Town Hall to discover more about the buildings origins. For more info, visit http://www.boxhilltownhall.com.au/Artspace-TownHall.html
The Whitehorse Centre, the municipality’s premier arts and cultural centre, attracts thousands of theatre lovers each year. The Whitehorse Professional Theatre and Music Season showcases some of the best professional theatre from around the country.
For more information, visit www.whitehorsecentre.com.au or https://www.facebook.com/WhitehorseCentre.
Schwerkolt Cottage and Museum Complex in Mitcham is a heritage-listed pioneer’s stone cottage in a garden setting surrounded by 2.25 hectares of bushland.
This popular attraction is open to the community on weekends.
For more information, visit www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/Schwerkolt-Cottage.html
Whitehorse City Council holds an outstanding range of community events and festivals, including Australia Day celebrations, Swing Pop Boom Music Series, Global Fiesta, Sustainable Living Week, Heritage Week, Spring Festival and Whitehorse Carols. For more information, visit www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/Festivals.html
The Whitehorse ArtSpace at the Box Hill Town Hall has one of Australia’s best civic art collections and includes paintings by Frederick McCubbin, Tom Roberts and Arthur Streeton as well as leading contemporary artists. For more information, visit http://www.boxhilltownhall.com.au/Townhall-Artspace.html