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Category: Exhibitions

First National Altitude
First National Altitude

Bell’s reflection one of this year’s Kilgour Prize finalists

Michael Bell says he is thrilled to have been chosen as one of the finalists in the Newcastle Art Gallery’s Kilgour Prize 2020.

Railway museum steams into school holidays

Richmond Vale Railway Museum has steamed into the school holidays after celebrating the historic site's reopening at the weekend. The museum, located about four kilometres south of...

Newcastle Museum to welcome back visitors

The Newcastle Museum is set to welcome back visitors this week as the City of Newcastle continues to reopen the city as COVID-19 restrictions ease.   The...

Artists to transform facility in Lake Macquarie

A 10-metre exterior wall of the soon-to-be-built Multi Arts Place in Speers Point Park is set to provide a giant blank canvas for artists, designers or other creatives.

Dobell House marks 50 years

The late Sir William Dobell was one of Newcastle’s most renowned artists, but it’s not just his prize-winning masterpieces through which his legacy lives on. Dobell House,...

Exhibition to explore “unprecedented journey”

Lake Macquarie artists will feature front-and-centre in an upcoming exhibition celebrating the region’s ongoing emergence from the COVID-19 pandemic. Reconnected: a recovery story will provide a way...

Virtual events to entertain during the pandemic

With families across the Hunter staying home to help flatten the coronavirus curve, here are five virtual events to keep you entertained during this time.

Reflecting on changing landscape

Australian artist Rebecca Rath will release a series of paintings and works on paper inspired by the beautiful Hunter Valley. Each artwork reflects on the changing Hunter...

Steamfest cancelled

Maitland City Council stated the health and safety of the local community was behind its decision to cancel next month’s 2020 Hunter Valley Steamfest. The event...

Young champions take centre stage

A concert in Charlestown will showcase some of the region’s best young talent. The child prodigies and maturing pianists, aged from six to...

Love at first sight or swipe?

Newly married to her beloved Shane Bradley Cooper, Effie is experiencing what she calls the seventh-month itch. The urge to swipe right is tempting even to those with...

Artist paints a creative look at discrimination

Newcastle artist Megan Adams was heart-broken when she first witnessed racism. Discrimination and the fight for racial equality is now the fire that burns within her and forms...

Wild Atlantic Coast brought to life through art

Textile artist Nicola Henley evokes the beauty and wildness of her Irish home in a Wild Atlantic Coast exhibition at Newcastle’s Timeless Textiles.  This accomplished artist...

Renowned artists to combine diverse styles

Two internationally renowned artists, Els van Baarle and Jette Clover, will unite for their first Australian exhibition at Newcastle’s Timeless Textiles Gallery. The Linguistic Marks exhibition combines...

Exhibitions to showcase creativity, skill

A summer exhibition in Maitland will celebrate the man behind the game-changing Native Title legislation. Legacy brings together a moving exhibition of works in the spirit of...

Wild journey into fascinating world

Though his masterpieces were plentiful, Salvador Dali is better known for his antics, scandals and exceedingly high opinion of his own worth, than he is for his artistic genius.

Stroke survivors set to inspire

A new play at Newcastle Theatre Company (NTC) will explore the critical moments after stroke recovery when survivors find the power to redefine themselves. In July, ABC’s...

Printmakers’ put stamp on milestone

The Newcastle Printmakers Workshop will stamp three decades of existence through a special exhibition this month. The 40/40 exhibition will showcase 40 artists and 40 years through...

Former prisoner’s book penned behind bars

When Newcastle’s Damien Linnane was sentenced to 10 months in prison, he wanted to use his time behind bars to study. Mr Linnane, a former Australian soldier,...

Festival celebrates camp’s dual anniversaries

Vitaly (Victor) Lupish and his family packed four wooden suitcases into a horse and cart and fled as the Russian Army advanced into Belarus during World War II.

Festival set to light-up gaol

Maitland Gaol will become alive with music, food and beer this weekend. Newcastle’s soul-tronic duo, Boo Seeka will headline the annual Bitter & Twisted Boutique Beer Festival...
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