We are fortunate to have the rich resource of our Shire Archive Collection and are proud to be able to bring these stories to you through the Local History Team.
Meredith Connie is a classical guitar performer, teacher and composer. In early 2020, Meredith undertook a residency at the Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Police Point Artist in Residence Program.
Thrive in Five is a participatory community art project designed to inspire people to create artworks inspired by their lockdown-restricted 5km radius, and share them online via the hashtag #thriveinfivego.
This is a story of Jenny's great great great grandfather William Gangell who landed in Sullivan’s bay, Sorrento in October 1803 after 6 months at sea on The Calcutta ship.
For her virtual residency, Hannah Lewis put together an online exhibition of photographs, prose and poetry documenting the development of a new work.
Jemma Cakebread’s work explores the conversation between painting, embroidery and textile work through the surface metaphor of skin.
During this residency my plan is to use a structural approach to creative work to enhance engagement across my areas of my current interests more evenly and to experiment in unfamiliar areas that are challenging for me.
This iconic Fisherman mural was created by French artist Michael Husser in 2015 while undertaking an artist residency at Police Point Shire Park.
Wild bottlenose dolphins can often be seen frolicking in the distance all along the southern Peninsula foreshore.
Watch these fish come to life along with other sea creatures and marine life drawn by students from Capel Sound Kindergarten and Tootgarook Primary School!