Opening of Gallery on Dowling

Gallery on Dowling opened its doors on Saturday 15th February to a large crowd of over 100 locals and visitors to Dungog Shire. Jeanne Harrison and I were overwhelmed by everyone’s support. The gallery has a wide selection of original prints made with various techniques including monotypes, drypoint, lino, collagraph and etching. Visitors are invited…

Exhibition by Maude Butta

Oil, water colour, and pen…. Maude’s positive challenge, imagination and thoughts are here on the wall in this exhibition of 25 paintings. This is Maude’s third exhibition at Small Forest.  The exhibition will close on Sunday 29 March. Venue: Small Forest, 5052 Jerrys Plains Road (Golden Highway ), Denman Open: Saturday & Sunday from 10am…

Grand Opening of Gallery on Dowling

The Grand Opening of Gallery on Dowling at 120 Dowling Street, Dungog is being held on Saturday 15th February commencing at noon. Music will be by the de factos, and the opening is sponsored by Tin Sheds, Darks Liquor and Long Room Cafe. Gallery on Dowling is an artist initiative by Jeanne Harrison and Helene…

Country Arts Support Program (CASP) grants supports projects across the Upper Hunter

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin has announced that regional and rural arts organisations from around NSW are to benefit from $250,000 in small-grant funding. The Country Arts Support Program (CASP) will fund 86 organisations to support community arts and cultural development. Successful recipients in the Upper Hunter region are: Singleton Council: Stories from Singleton…

Children’s Pottery Classes

The Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre is hosting pottery classes for children. Dates: Wednesday – 12, 19 and 26 February and 4 March 2020. Time: 4pm to 5pm. Venue: Scone Pothouse at rear of Scone Arts & Crafts Centre, 63 Kingdom St, Scone. Cost: $100 or use your Creative Kids Voucher from Service NSW. Bookings essential:…

Screenworks’ Screen Composing Bootcamp

Applications close: 01 March 2020 Screenworks is offering an opportunity to support the professional development of four regionally-based composers through their annual ‘Screen Composing Bootcamp’ program. The bootcamp involves one-on-one mentoring from professional screen composers to the four selected participants. The mentoring program includes skills development, the opportunity to shadow their mentor to their studios,…

‘A Tale of Coal and Steam’ Project Location Rally Ground, Maitland Expression of Interest

Expression of Interest Close: 1 March 2020 Burton Automotive Hunter Valley Steamfest is a celebration of Maitland’s strong steam and industrial heritage, cementing itself as Australia’s premier festival of steam operating for over 30 years. The event features a diverse steam and diesel rail journey program, vintage machinery, Show ‘n’ Shine car display, kid’s activities…

Creative Koori Projects

Applications close: 2 March 2020 Create NSW’s Creative Koori Projects funding aims to build support for a strong, resilient and exciting Aboriginal arts and cultural sector for NSW. This will be done through embracing the principles of Aboriginal self-determination and putting Aboriginal artists, organisations and communities at the centre of funded cultural and creative activity.…