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…

Applications now open for Screenworks’ Directing Intensive

Box office hit screen director to tutor early career regional screen directors. Kriv Stenders (Danger Close, Red Dog), one of Australia’s most renowned and critically acclaimed Screen Directors will be a guest tutor at Screenworks Directing Intensive in Byron Bay on 24th and 25th August 2019. Along with a leading Australian Documentary Directory who is…

An Afternoon of Opera Classics

Join the Lower Clarence Valley Rising Stars in a concert of Opera Highlights in the stunning Chapel at Sacred Spaces at the Sisters of Mercy Convent, 30 Queen Street, Singleton on Saturday 13 July at 2pm. Join Rising Stars Troy Castle, Michelle Ryan, Emma Short, Connor Willmore and Madeleine Short for a divine afternoon of…