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

Crafters Treasure Market - Sat 5 Oct


Joel Gallery

Detsination: Buloke 
20 September to 3 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. 

Sauerkraut Workshop 

Discover the secret of sauerkraut — a fermented food that's great for your gut, with a flavour that is a world away from the stuff you buy in the shops.

This hands-on demonstrations will cover the different equipment and methods that can be used to make sauerkraut, as well ingredients used. All participants will take home jar of sauerkraut. 

Tuesday 15 October, 12.30pm-2pm| $20

To book email admin@ljac.com.au or 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

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