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

Evening French Classes - new program starts Tues 20 Aug


Joel Gallery

Hobsons Bay Art Society 40 Years
Sat 17 to Thu 29 August

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. 

Produce Bags 

Learn how to make a weightless crocheted produce bag perfect for a trip to the fruit and veggie store. 
A great way to ditch the plastic produce bags without having to wrestle loose fruit at the cash register. 

This workshop requires some crochet skills. Pattern and material supplied.

When:  Thursday 22 August, 1pm-2.30pm | $10

Bookings via admin@ljac.com.au or online



Crafters Treasure Market

In Louis Joel Arts & Community Centre Carpark. 

Your unwanted craft stash is another Crafters treasure! (No trash, just lots of bargains)

Available will be: fabrics, wools, papercraft,  silk ribbons, beads, embroidery threads, lace, books, equipment & much, much more. 

Saturday 5 October, 9am-2pm | $10

Book your stall now on 0412661281 or helenmary1@live.com.au  

Visual Arts Together

Visual Arts Together is an inclusive arts program bringing older adults and those living with disability together to explore and create art in a social setting. Share a cuppa and conversation while being guided and supported to develop skills and confidence in artmaking.

Thursdays, 10.30am–12.30pm | 18 July, 1 Aug — 12 September (8 weeks)

 Bookings: visualartstogether@gmail.com or 9398 2511

Spring Into Life - Beeswax Wraps 

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.

Friday 4 Oct, 1pm-2.30pm | $20/$15 conc.

To book visit: Beeswax Tickets

Spring Blossom

Join us for a spring blossom inspired craft workshop.

Learn how to create beautiful tissue paper blossoms that are perfect decorations for a variety of celebrations and special occasions.

Friday 11 October, 1pm-2.30pm | $10

To book visit: Paper Blossom Tickets

Spring Long Lunch

Join us for a delicious spring lunch on the decking and find out about the range of groups and activities in your local neighbourhood. We’ll be firing up the pizza oven and enjoying some delicious sweets too! Then join us for a walk along Altona foreshore after lunch.

Wednesday 9 October, 12pm-1.30pm | FREE

Book at admin@ljac.com.au or on 9398 2511