• Saturday 27 July & Sunday 28 July 2019
  • 10am–4pm
  • Open House Melbourne
  • City of Melbourne Art & Heritage Collection store
  • 602 Little Bourke Street
  • Melbourne, Victoria
  • Australia

  • Guides: Eddie Butler-Bowdon, Christine Eid, Malcolm McKinnon and Zoe Ali
  • Specialist speakers: Rod Quantock and Kenny Pittock

Take a free-guided tour through the City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection store and hear intriguing stories of the Lord mayoral robe trimmed with rakali fur (native water rat), Melbourne’s first brick and the city’s eclectic contemporary art collection.

All tours will include specialist talks by comedian, writer and former Moomba Jester Rod Quantock who will delight visitors with his Moomba tales. While contemporary artist Kenny Pittock will discuss his drawings and painted ceramic sculptures, nostalgic replicas of items you’d find in a milk bar.


Masanauskas, J., ‘Melbourne’s hidden history revealed at Open House Melbourne’, Herald-Sun, 26th July 2019

Nine News, Channel 9 Television, 27th July 2019