From an episode of Mystifying MelbournePresented by Aisha Pachoud


Mystifying Melbourne: Exploring Montsalvat

Aisha heads up to Montsalvat, Australia's oldest artists colony.

It was formed in 1934 by Justus Jorgensen, and it is a place welcome to all. Set on 12 acres of beautifully tended gardens in Eltham, it celebrates the transformative power of art.

Three guests each provide their insight into Montsalvat, artist in residence Susan Reddrrop, Raphael Kilpatrick who is a member of the board and part of the founding families, and Montsalvat GM Lyndell Wischer.

Please note this interview was recorded in the Great Hall at Montsalvat; expect some acoustics!

Photo: Lankyrider (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Listen to Mystifying Melbourne: Exploring Montsalvat41:554 February 2022