Art & Craft for a very good cause!

Join us for the launch cocktail event on Friday November 16 or the open exhibition on Saturday November 17 @ the Hawthorn Arts Centre.

We’re celebrating the art and craft abilities of the VMCH and local community! We look forward to welcoming you to our fun, family-friendly events for guests of all ages to enjoy! Where you can pick up some amazing art and craft pieces all for a great cause.

All funds raised will support the Donate to Create appeal – helping children from our specialist school St Paul’s College, reach their full potential.

FRIDAY Cocktail Evening – 6pm to 9pm
The event will kick off with a launch cocktail evening on Friday, November 16. A fun night auctioning art and craft and sharing stories from the school community who will directly benefit. Canapes, drinks and entertainment are included in your ticket price. Join us for a great evening – purchase  your tickets here!

SATURDAY Exhibition – 10am to 4pm
On Saturday November 17, we’ll be opening the exhibition doors (gold coin donation on entry!) for all our guests to enjoy viewing the fantastic works on display, meeting some of the artists, joining in some children’s activities and perhaps picking up a new addition for the walls at home or a craft bargain! Why not register and grab your free exhibition ticket today! Pop in anytime between 10am and 4pm – we’d love to see you!


We are extremely grateful for your generosity donating items to support our fundraising appeal. Thank you to all our amazing art and crafters in our communities and our supporter network! Your kindness will help support educational outcomes of children with special needs.

Donations are now closed, however if you still have an item to deliver or drop off please contact the Fundraising team on on 1800 036 377 or email

See you at the Exhibition!