Upper Hunter Library Forum

Following the success of the Upper Hunter Festival Forum in 2018, Arts Upper Hunter is holding the Upper Hunter Library Forum on Wednesday June 19 at Muswellbrook Library from 10am to 1pm. Keynote speaker is Cameron Morley, Manager of Public Library Services at the State Library of NSW. Cameron, Upper Hunter Shire Library Coordinator Elizabeth…

The Happy List by Jess Dugan

Arts Upper Hunter is hosting an exhibition by Jess Dugan, a local photographer, from the 11 March to the 18 April in our office foyer at 142 Bridge St, Muswellbrook.   ‘Happiness is different for everyone. One thing that might make one person happy, another doesn’t give thought to. During some recent training I did…

Dance Workshops for People with Disabilities

Arts Upper Hunter hosted two contemporary dance workshops run by Catapult Dance’s Toni Ambrogetti. Toni worked with performers from Showstoppers Performing Arts Company for People with Abilities at Scone and participants from integratedLiving Australia at Muswellbrook. Many thanks to Jill Hamling from Showstoppers Performing Arts Company for People with Abilities, and Chic Taylor from integratedLiving…

Speed Dating For Visual Artists

In collaboration with Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, Arts Upper Hunter hosted the fourth in this series of popular professional development events on Wednesday 14 November at the art centre. Fourteen artists each spent seven minutes one on one with each of five gallery professionals: Sandra McMahon (Director Weswal Gallery, Tamworth), Ahn Wells (Director Gallery 139,…

Upper Hunter Festival Forum

The Upper Hunter Festival Forum was held on Tuesday 18th September at Singleton. Many thanks to everyone who attended Arts Upper Hunter’s Festival Forum and especially speakers Professor John Connell, Jan Fallding, Nancy Knudsen and Deidre Peebles.   Festivals and major events are great for community and economic development but behind the scenes it’s not…

Navigating Social Media for Visual Artists

Saturday 1 September. Murrrurundi. Well known Hunter Valley artist Rebecca Rath will be running a workshop on Saturday 1 September for visual artists interested in developing their use of social media. Using social media tools and platforms, visual artists have new ways to connect with audiences and buyers far and wide. And because these websites…