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…