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

New Creative Writing Workshops in Term 4


Joel Gallery

Russell Cassar 
12 October to 24 October

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. 

DIY Crochet Dishcloth 

Cotton dishcloths are a durable, environmentally friendly alternative to plastic-based microfibre cloths.

Learn how to create absorbent, super scrubby dishcloths using cotton yarn that are quick and easy to make.

Session will also look at adapting patterns to make items such as make-up removal pads.

When:  Wednesday 30 October, 10.30am-12pm | $20 (includes a ball of Bendigo Woollen Mills cotton.)

To book email admin@ljac.com.au ONLINE


Ceramic Christmas Workshop

Create your own ceramic Christmas ornaments in this fun hands-on two-part workshop. Make your own personalised ornaments to keep or make to gift for Christmas. Two sessions: a making session and a decorating session.

Learn to create shapes, add texture, and decorate with glaze. Make 10 to 12 ornaments.

Sat 2 Nov & 9 Nov, 1pm to 4pm | $90 

To book email admin@ljac.com.au or ONLINE

Pyrography — Wood Burning Workshop

An introduction to wood burning or Pyrography.

Learn to create designs using a pyrography soldering iron to make coasters and place mats.

Session will look at the processes of burning, staining and oiling to produce beautiful designs on wood.

Tuesday 19 November, 7pm-9pm | $20

To book email admin@ljac.com.au or ONLINE

Dehydrating Fruits & Vegetables Demonstration

Our tutor will take you through the methods and preparation needed to successfully dry your own fruit at home using your oven or a dehydrator. 

Session will look at how to dehydrate a variety of fruits, as well as how to make home-made fruit leather.

Saturday 9 November, 1pm-3pm | $15

To book email admin@ljac.com.au or ONLINE

Kokedama Workshop  

Make your own hanging kokedama (mossy ball in Japanese). 

A great way to create a hanging garden without the plastic pots.

Hands on workshop – bring your own gardening gloves if preferred. Bookings required.

When:  Friday 15 November, 1pm-2pm | $20

To book email admin@ljac.com.au or ONLINE

Rag Rugs Workshop 

Recycle old clothes or fabric into a fantastic braided rag rug. In this workshop you will learn how to braid your own unique floor covering that can be made to fit a small or large space.

Bring along a selection of fabric in a couple of complementary colours – non-stretchy fabrics such as cotton sheets, shirts or pillowcases are ideal. 

Saturday 30 Nov, 10.30am- 1.30pm | $15

To book email admin@ljac.com.au or ONLINE