The Whitehorse Artspace provides a wide range of merchandise representing artwork from the City of Whitehorse Art Collection.

From the in depth local history of the Whitehorse area (Suburban Heartland) to the enlightening tale of the Artists' Camp at Box Hill (Prelude to Heidelberg), to a lovely card, there is something for everyone.

Merchandise can be purchased from the Artspace or the Customer Service Centre located at the Box Hill Town Hall.


Suburban Heartland – A History of Whitehorse

Written by historian Lesley Alves Suburban Heartland incorporates aspects of the previously published histories of Box Hill and Nunawading and updates them with local history from the 1970s to the present. The book contains more than 320 pages of fascinating stories and colourful images drawn from public and private collections.

Members of the Whitehorse community contributed their personal memorabilia and stories to fill the book with anecdotes, information and archival material that explores the people, places and events that shaped our community for more than 150 years.

Suburban Heartland costs $59 for the hardcover edition and $39 for the softcover version. Copies of the publication can be purchased during business hours from Council’s Service Centres at the Box Hill Town Hall, Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre and Whitehorse Civic Centre in Nunawading.

For more information, please contact Senior Arts Officer (Curator) Jacquie Nichols-Reeves on 9262 6250.

Prelude to Heidelberg – The Artists' Camp at Box Hill

Prelude to Heidelberg: the Artists’ Camp at Box Hill by Eleanor Finlay and Marjorie Morgan documents the work of some of our countries most significant painters.  McCubbin, Roberts and Streeton amongst others set up camp in Box Hill to paint outdoors or en plein air establishing a new Australian style of painting – Australian Impressionism.

For more information, please contact Senior Arts Officer (Curator) Jacquie Nichols-Reeves on 9262 6250.

On the Sheep's Back – Catalogue

On the Sheep’s Back is a collection of photographs taken by Francis Reiss in 1951 of a successful sheep station in northern NSW.  Originally taken for Picture Post magazine, these works were been exhibited for the first time in the Whitehorse Artspace in March 2014.  The catalogue of these evocative photographs is only $12 and available for purchase at the Whitehorse Artspace.

On the Sheep