Louis Joel Arts & Community Centre

Louis Joel Arts & Community Centre provides a dynamic and community owned multi functional meeting place that encompasses a broad range of activities supporting the arts and our community.

News & Events

The Orange Tree Concert

Sunday 17 March





Joel Gallery

Love the Old Port (Williamstown) Barbara McNeill - Sat 2 to Thu 14 February


Venue Hire

For venue hire information please contact 9398 2511


Volunteers are an important and highly valued part of Louis Joel Arts & Community Centre


We acknowledge that we are on traditional lands of the Yalukit Wilum Nations.

We offer our respect to the Elders of these traditional lands and through them, to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

Beeswax Wraps Workshop

Make your own reusable beeswax wraps as an alternative to cling wrap and zip lock bags in the kitchen. Perfect for wrapping food to keep it fresh, the wraps are washable and biodegradable.  Learn how to make and maintain wraps and take three wraps home. 

Thursday 7 March, 1pm-3pm | $20/ $15 concession

Bookings via admin@ljac.com.au or phone 9398 2511

Sourdough Workshop

Learn how to create and look after your very own sourdough starter culture. Workshop will cover the creating your sourdough starter culture, best flours to use, feeding your starter and different recipes for cooking with your starter including delicious sourdough pancakes!

Thursday 14 March, 1pm-3pm | $10

Bookings via admin@ljac.com.au or phone 9398 2511

Get to Know Your Camera Workshop 

Take beautiful images without it being a fluke! A two hour comprehensive workshop on camera controls, features & benefits.

Download the workshop flyer here

Saturday 9 March, 1pm-3pm | $70

Bookings via info@spiteriphoto.com or phone 0412 574 830

An Afternoon with John Shaw Neilson 

Have you met Australia’s most original and lyrical poet? Join us for an afternoon journey into the life of this remarkable man, his story, his history and his poetry—and a delicious afternoon tea.

Saturday 16 March 2pm-4pm | FREE

Bookings via admin@ljac.com.au or phone 9398 2511

The Orange Tree Concert 

An afternoon of music, poetry and afternoon tea. Presented by John Shaw Neilson Society, Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre and the Altona-Laverton Historical Society.
Sunday 17 March, 1pm-3pm | Cost: $15 per person | Members of John Shaw Neilson Society: $10

Bookings via admin@ljac.com.au or phone 9398 2511

Kombucha Workshop

Kombucha is a fermented drink rich in probiotics and antioxidants that can improve digestion, and boost energy levels and the immune system. Learn how to brew and flavour your own delicious Kombucha at home. All participants will recieve a scoby to begin their kombucha journey at home.

Thursday 28 March, 1pm-3pm | $10

Bookings via admin@ljac.com.au or phone 9398 2511