Creative Minds Café

Creative Minds Café

McClelland's Creative Minds Café is a suite of free wellbeing offers for artists, arts workers, and creatives , including a series of online gatherings and an onsite event, designed to help establish ways of coping in the COVID era.
Each online fortnightly ‘café’ 75-minute session draws on a different key theme and will use creative and self-reflective exercises as well as small group conversation to create an enjoyable and meaningful social connection experience.
Programs are free and accessible to anyone identifying as an artist, creative, arts worker, art student, at any stage of their practice. Local creatives are particularly encouraged to take part in the project.
You can choose to take part in some or all sessions. The online sessions will be facilitated by our ongoing wellbeing partner The Mind Room. 

Creative Minds Café sessions
Wednesday 25th August, 1 pm - 2:15 pm Navigating Change and Uncertainty (online)
Wednesday 8th September, 1 pm - 2:15 pm Wellbeing, Self-care, and Connection (online)
Wednesday 22nd September, 1 pm - 2:15 pm Creating Hope (online)

Workshops will be held on Zoom. Links will be sent to participants by email before the start of the workshop.

Networking event for Creative Minds Café participants
Wednesday 29th September: Gathering at McClelland (onsite, following public health advice). Meet other participants at McClelland, network, join exclusive art and wellbeing experiences, and explore the latest exhibitions and 8 hectares of bushland and art, while enjoying an afternoon tea of local food. There is an option for free transport in a bus return from Frankston city center for those who require it to participate in the event. Please contact us at if you need transport or for any other questions about the project.


The Creative Minds Café is an initiative proudly supported by VicHealth.


Wednesday 22 September 2021 - Wednesday 29 September 2021 (UTC+10)


McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery
390 McClelland Drive, Langwarrin Vic 3910

Contact Details


Wednesday 22 September 2021 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Wednesday 22 September 2021 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Creating Hope OPEN
Creating Hope
Wednesday 29 September 2021 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday 29 September 2021 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Onsite gathering OPEN
Onsite gathering