ODYSSEY – An 8 artist exhibition

The Odyssey exhibition featuring Upper Hunter artists Anne Bray, Janice Hanicar, Hope Hardy and Julia McNaught opens 6pm on Saturday 31 August 2019 at the Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre. ” Odyssey” was inspired by the result of an eventful, adventurous journey which focused on the experiences of drawing, collecting and painting en plein air. It…

Play In A Day

In July Arts Upper Hunter engaged Tantrum Youth Arts to run two whole day school drama workshops culminating in performances for other students. Many thanks to Melissa Whiteman at Denman Public School, Corralee Kerrigan at Aberdeen Public School, James Chapman and Alexandra Rose from Tantrum Youth Arts and Year 5 and 6 participants.    Photo:…

Arts Upper Hunter seeks Volunteer Treasurer

Arts Upper Hunter (AUH) is one of fourteen not for profit Regional Arts Development Organisations funded by the NSW government. Servicing the LGAs of Dungog, Singleton, Muswellbrook and Upper Hunter, it also receives contributions from the councils in those LGAs. AUH’s volunteer board of management employs two permanent staff and artists/presenters contracted to run workshops…

Culture and history celebrated in Singleton for NAIDOC Week

A flag raising ceremony, traditional dancing, croc encounter show and petting zoo headlined Singleton’s biggest ever NAIDOC Week event on Wednesday, where over 500 people gathered on the Civic Lawn in celebration of the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Mayor of Singleton, Cr Sue Moore joined local indigenous community…

Applications are now open for Regional Arts Fund (RAF)

Applications for the Regional Arts Fund (RAF) opened on the 30 June 2019. The RAF is an Australian government supported grant that encourages sustainable cultural development in regional and remote Australia and meets the strategic priorities of supporting participation in, and access to, the arts and encouraging greater private sector support for the arts. It…