Past exhibitions

2018

No Turning Back: Artworks from The Torch

Ended — Deakin University "Pop Up" Gallery

‘No Turning Back’ presents artworks by Indigenous offenders and ex-offenders in Victoria who are currently participating in The Torch’s Indigenous Arts in Prison and Community program.

St Vincents Art Gallery’s Reconciliation Week exhibition

Ended — St Vincents Art Gallery

St Vincents Art Gallery are hosting an exhibition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artwork for Reconciliation week. This exhibition includes 7 paintings from artists in The Torch program. All artworks are for sale.

Dhumbadha Munga – Talking Knowledge

Ended — Alliance Française de Melbourne's Eildon Gallery

Alliance Francaise de Melbourne in association with The Torch and Yalukut Weelam Ngargee present Dhumbadha Munga- Talking Knowledge.

Confined 9

Ended — The Gallery, St Kilda Town Hall

CONFINED 9, The Torch’s annual exhibition featuring new works by Indigenous artists currently in, or recently released from, prisons in Victoria.

2017

Pathways

Ended — NSW Parliament Fountain Court Gallery

The 2017 MAX Pathways Exhibition is a partnership with Borallon Training and Correctional Centre and Five Bridges Healing Through the Arts program QLD, The Torch Indigenous Arts in Prison and Community program VIC, and Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison WA. The exhibition highlights positive outcomes associated with arts programs in the justice system, including a decrease

No turning back: Artworks from The Torch

Ended — Deakin University "Pop Up" Gallery

The Torch supports current and former Indigenous offenders in Victoria through its indigenous Arts in Prisons and Community program. The program provides art, cultural strengthening and arts vocational support to Indigenous inmates and parolees who are greatly over-represented in the criminal justice system. Opportunities to create new pathways through art and culture and reduce recidivism

Dhumbudha Munga – Talking Knowledge

Ended — Alliance Française de Melbourne's Eildon Gallery

The Torch supports Indigenous offenders and ex-offenders through its Indigenous Arts in Prisons and Community program. Central to the program is cultural learning and cultural strengthening. Dhumbudha Munga – Talking Knowledge looks at the two-way relationship between the arts workers and the artists they support. Gallery Hours Monday to Saturday 9.30 am–6.00 pm

Confined 8

Ended — The Gallery, St Kilda Town Hall

The Torch’s 8th annual Confined exhibition featuring Indigenous artists currently in or recently released from prison. Confined 8 showcased 165 artworks selected from 145 artists participating in The Torch’s program.