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The Veterans Public Art Trail aims to highlight the contribution of the veteran community to Melbourne’s built environment by showcasing the range of public art by veterans.
The works include 3D sculptures and 2D murals as well as buildings designed or sponsored by veterans as artists, architects and arts patrons.
Led by ANVAM Chairman and Director, Mark Johnston, the veterans public art walking trail will follow a four kilometre path over approximately 2.5 hours, from 127 Russell St and down St Kilda Rd, concluding at the former Repatriation Clinic. During the trail the host will draw attention to approximately 20 public artworks and buildings by 20 different members of the veteran community. The tour will also touch on sites of historical significance to the military and veteran community.
Conversation will be encouraged between arts trail participants in the periods between encounters with public art.
The trail host will draw attention to over 20 public artworks and buildings by more than 20 members of the veteran community. The trail showcases a selection of a broader collection of works by artists who all have a shared connection through their military service and their engagement in the arts.
Images: (1) Karl Duldig. (2) Napier Waller. (3) George Allen. Photos: ANVAM.
Time & Date
Saturday 29 July
Tour runs 9.30am-12pm
Running for 2 hours and 30 minutes in a group of 20
First release tickets: Thursday 6 July, 12pm
Second release tickets: Saturday 8 July, 10am
Meet at 127 Russell St, Melbourne. Corner of Russell and Lt Collins St.
Tour will conclude at the former Repatriation Clinic.
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127 Russell St, Melbourne