Arts and Festivals


Manningham offers an abundance of art and craft activities including markets, galleries, museums, historical sites and festivals. The Manningham Gallery is a major focus for the visual arts, live music and exhibitions of community interest including paintings, textiles, photographs and sculpture. The Museum of Modern Art at Heide is one of the most significant in Australia. Tucked into the wonderful natural setting of Heide Park, the Museum offers a rare combination of art and nature. Manningham's calendar of events bursts with celebrations and festivals.

The Manningham Multicultural Festival usually held on a Saturday in November at Ruffey Lake Park, George Street, Doncaster, Mel Ref. 33 F10. This is a free community event celebrating the cultural diversity of Manningham.

The annual Templestowe Village Festival provides fun for the whole family. This event is held annually in April each year.

The Mullum Mullum Festival is usually held over a weekend in September. The festival incorporates nature walks and talks covering indigenous cultural heritage & biodiversity. A $2 donation per session is appreciated.