Firstdraft x Metro Arts callout now open

Firstdraft and Metro Arts are now seeking proposals from regionally based NSW artists, for the 2022 exhibition program. An info session will be held on 19 January at 6.30 pm – book here ⁠ Firstdraft and Metro Arts are committed to diversity and strongly support applications from First Peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse…

Thoughts From the ED

Plan B, anyone?  Nothing is certain, not even art! As for making New Year’s Resolutions, my advice for 2022 is to put a little asterisk next to any resolution you make and mark it “weather/pandemic permitting”. Some internet gurus are advising us to choose different kinds of goals this year – eg “grow my skills”…

Exhibition of Photographs by Michael A Rayner

Small Forest Wines is pleased to present this exhibition of photographs by Michael A. Rayner. Michael’s artist statement. I am a Wiradjurie man; the Wiradjuri People are the people of the three rivers – the Wambool (Macquarie), the Calare (Lachlan) and the Murrumbidgee. I am a self-taught photographer and lives in a country village on…

Museum Selfie Day 2022

Museum Selfie Day invites the general public to go to a museum or gallery, take a selfie and post it on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #museumselfieday. The campaign to raise awareness of great collections of work stored in museums, was created in 2015 by Mar Dixon. This painting of Francis Little of Invermien,…

Season’s Greetings

The board and staff of Arts Upper Hunter wish you a happy, safe and creative festive season. We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing you in the new year. Arts Upper Hunter will be closed 22 December 2021 to 4 January 2022. Our Muswellbrook Office re-opens 10 January.

Murrurundi Twilight Christmas Shopping

Murrurundi is having it’s Twilight Christmas Shopping event Saturday 11th December, 6pm till late. Local galleries, artists studios, shops and cafes will be open. In addition the Murra Country Markets will be on in the park, and the Murrurundi Collective, Farmers & Producer’s Market at 41 Mayne St, Murrurundi. Date: Saturday 11 December, 6pm. Venue:…

Thoughts From the ED- What are your plans?

Next year is coming fast. Reopening is upon us. Some are already creaking open their doors and inviting viewers crowds listeners gawkers in. What are your plans? We’d love to know. Swing us an email telling us what you’re up to. rado@artsupperhunter.com.au Are you a venue with an intriguing program of music starting in, say,…

Regional Futures project seeks 3 creatives

The Regional Futures project is currently seeking applications from regionally based creatives for three aspects of the project: 1. First Nations Curator – EOI (closes 15 Dec) – click here 2. Brand Identity – Request for Proposals (closes 13 Dec) – click here 3. Website Development – Request for Proposals (closes 13 Dec) – click…