Arts Upper Hunter Micro Grants 2024

Grants of up to $1,000 are available for artists or organisations including museums and historical societies working across all artforms in the Upper Hunter region. The grants are aimed at helping artists and arts organisations to take a small but crucial step forward in their creative pursuits. Note that there is a limited pool of…

Come to LiddellWORKS Exhibition

The Upper Hunter’s retired coal-fired Liddell Power Station helped to keep the lights on across NSW and sustained businesses for more than half a century until closure in April last year. The LiddellWORKS project – an innovative partnership between Arts Upper Hunter (AUH) and AGL – invited artists to mark the occasion. A highly competitive…

AUH launches Creative Valley Website

On 13 April we unveiled our new website dedicated to What’s On, Who’s Who and What’s Where in our region. Creative Valleys: Cultural Trails of the Upper Hunter was launched by Member for the Upper Hunter, Dave Layzell, at the CWA Hall in Murrurundi. Creative Valleys stands as a curated online platform spotlighting artistic and…

Murrurundi Museum and Arts Upper Hunter presents a short feature film – Carmel and Gwen: Twins of the Pioneer Cottage, Murrurundi

A short feature film documenting the iconic Twins of Murrurundi’s Pioneer Cottage will premiere at a community screening on April 13, 2024. Additionally, the unveiling of the new cultural tourism website, Creative Valleys, will take place during the event. Both the film and the website will be launched by David Layzell Member for the Upper Hunter…

The future of our region – debated!

As part of the Liddell WORKS exhibition, a discussion about the future of the Valley sang out through the garden at Scone Arts & Crafts on 9 March 2024. Facilitated by Arts Upper Hunter’s John O’Brien, “After Liddell” was a conversation of both generous listening and passionate feelings. The discussion was part of the Scone…