During the last Art & Architecture Trail visiting professional artists were hosted in rooms made available in private houses, which are not usually open to the public. Entry is with a £5 Trail Guide features lists of venues with the name and speciality of the artists and their contact details.
All of the work on the Trail is original, for sale and the artists and makers all accompany their work and many demonstrate their skills. There will be paintings, photography, pottery, sculpture and jewellery – in fact something for every taste and pocket. Each year we feature a mix of new artists and lots of old favourites. Each year more and more artists apply to exhibit.
Most of the houses on the Trail are of historic significance and architectural information is contained in the Trail Guide. Hopefully having visited the Trail visitors will be tempted to return to take another look at some of these heritage sites.
The Art and Architecture Trail consists of easy-walking loops around the central streets of Melbourne. The Trail can be started at any point, but each adult will need a Trail Badge and a Trail Guide to enter the buildings which will cost £5. The Trail Guide consists of a map of Melbourne with Festival sites marked. The Trail Badge is a pass to get into all the houses and halls free of charge. The public streets are all wheelchair-friendly, but some of the buildings, particularly the smaller private homes are not for wheelchair users or less agile visitors. A special Easy Access Trail is marked on the Trail Guide for visitors with restricted mobility so that visitors can decide which venues they are physically able to access. One of the charms of the Trail is that many of the artists are in private homes.
Ellul Ceramics will be exhibiting at The Assembly Rooms Melbourne.