The makers trail

Be led, fed and inspired on this curated tour of arts through the Yarra Ranges

Saturday 30 or Sunday 31 march 2019

Let us take the wheel with this full day curated bus tour of Dandenong Ranges Open Studios and TarraWarra Museum of Art's Open Weekend. Start at Burrinja for studio visits and morning tea, then head to Two Floors in Belgrave, followed by a visit to the Open Studios exhibition at Sherbrooke Gallery. Enjoy a picnic with a view at Kapi Art Space in Kalorama, before winding your way across the Yarra Valley where you'll finish your day with a Makers’ Market and wine in hand at TarraWarra Museum of Art’s Open Weekend.

Your ticket includes:

  • Chartered bus leaving from Melbourne CBD at 9.15am

  • First stop at Burrinja Gallery - meet your Dandenong Ranges Open Studios Ambassador who will provide unique insights as you visit practising artists in their studios, then enjoy morning tea from Drinks with Myrtle (quality, local and ethically produced hot and cold drinks and gourmet nibbles)*

  • Second visit is Two Floors in Belgrave to meet a collective of four incredible female artists working in 3D mediums such as pottery, textiles and wood turning.

  • Then explore the Open Studios group exhibition ALCHEMY at Sherbrooke Gallery where all participating studios have contributed a new work inspired by their surroundings

  • After driving through the luscious Dandenong Ranges, lunch will be a picnic provided by The Little Artisan Catering Co.* at Kapi Art Space with picturesque Kalorama views

  • Then on to the Yarra Valley to TarraWarra Museum of Art, where you'll enjoy a guided tour of exhibitions featuring the work of Tracey Moffatt, Katie West, Robert Drysdale and Louise Hearman among others, plus a glass of wine* and access to the Makers’ Market full of local artists selling their wares, live music and more!

  • Return to Melbourne arriving around 4.30pm

* Food and drink provided to LED + FED ticket holders only*


LED - $40* (per person)

A full day bus tour, no catering included

(ticket holders must bring along their own food as opportunities to purchase food are limited)

LED + FED - $70* (per person)

A full-day bus tour plus

  • Morning tea at Burrinja including a hot drink and savoury or sweet treat from Drinks with Myrtle

  • Picnic Lunch box from The Little Artisan Catering Co (vegetarian/vegan/gluten free options available plus freshly made iced chai Raspberry & Elderflower Fizz and Citrus Infused Iced Water 

  • A glass of wine at TarraWarra Museum of Art.

*Group Bookings of 4+ people will receive a 10% discount per person

Burrinja LOGO NEWno background.jpg
SAS Lyrebird text_transp copy.png
Yarra Ranges Council VER RGB.png

Proudly Supported By:

GAV logo.jpg
Contact: Burrinja
03 9754 8723