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

Autumn 2024 Program now available - new art, craft and sustainability classes

Louis Joel Gallery

From the Desert to the Sea 

Dovey Dee 18 May to 6 June 2024

Venue Hire

For venue hire information please contact 9398 2511

Classes, Workshops & Activities

Classes, Workshops & Activities


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. 

What's On


Come & Try Laughter Club

Did you know that sustained laughter can…

Contribute to decreasing stress.

Help manage pain.

Increase oxygen levels.

Regulate blood pressure.

Help reduce anxiety and depression.

Boost the immune system.

Laughter yoga is a fun and effective exercise program that can be adapted for anyone and everyone’s wellbeing.  www.laughteryoga-australia.org

Laughter yoga has proven to have positive effects of physical function and psychosocial outcomes in older adults. ALICI, N.KURU. and DONMEZ, A.ARIKAN. (2020).

Come & Try our Laughter Yoga At Louis Joel Arts & Community 

Tickets: https://events.humanitix.com/laughter-club


Homage to Motherhood

A story-sharing and art-making afternoon tea in homage to motherhood. Make a card, paint a picture, create a collage, write a poem or a letter.  

Set aside a couple of hours to reflect upon a mother you know, you have known, the mother you are, or the mother you wish you had. Bring along a poem, a song, or a book to share with others that reminds you of motherhood. 

With a special performance from the Yangtze River Choir. 

Materials provided.

$5 per person.

All ages and genders welcome.

Tickets: https://events.humanitix.com/homage-to-motherhood

Art Playgroup Altona

A supportive and calm environment, helping you enjoy being creative with your kids, knowing you don’t have to clean up afterwards!

We will be drawing, scribbling and stamping all over blank butchers paper, using special window crayons to draw on the window, and also do some painting. Come and join the fun!

PLUS a monthly garden session on the last Friday of the month.

Suitable for kids aged 1-5 years

Every Tuesday 10-11am 

Term 2 2024 -23rd April - 25th June

$20 per child, $16 additional child

*Activity vouchers available for concession cardholders

Tickets: https://events.humanitix.com/art-playgroup-altona