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Tag: Art

Nostalgic exhibition signals start of ‘second career’

While swimmers are drawn to Newcastle’s various ocean baths with exercise in mind, Glenys Holmes prefers to visit the city’s iconic waterways with a paintbrush and an easel. The retired physiotherapist, who paints...

Innovation, creativity keys to new arts leaders’ vision at Lake Macquarie

Two new leaders in Lake Macquarie’s thriving arts community have vowed to drive innovation and creativity to cement the city’s reputation as a regional powerhouse. Lake Macquarie City Council manager arts, culture and...

Made.In.Newcastle set to invigorate city

A new initiative focusing on art happenings in surprising spaces throughout the region, Made.In.Newcastle, is set to invigorate the city this year. Think giant puppets at the Summerhill Waste Transfer Centre, sci-fi cabaret...

Blackstone Gallery’s $1,000 art prize seeing BLUE

Feeling blue this year could have a silver lining for creative types, with Newcastle’s Blackstone Gallery awarding $1,000 to an artist who best portrays the hue. Advertised in March, the prize called on...

Rare glimpse into Lake Macquarie artists world

Lake Macquarie artists are set to offer a rare glimpse into their world for this year’s Lake Mac Open Studios program.   More than 40 amateur and professional artists, from painters to glass-smiths...

Artworks dive into issue of overconsumption

The old idiom 'one man’s trash is another man’s treasure' is being put to the test at a local art exhibition. The Waste to Art exhibition is a part of the Lake Macquarie...

New exhibitions for Maitland Regional Art Gallery

The work of two young artists who share their ideas of nature, time and our place on the land is gracing Maitland Regional Art Gallery. When Night Falls is an exhibition by Anna...

Picturesque backdrop for inaugural art fair

Branxton’s Kim Lundy was on a wine bus tour through the Hunter Valley vineyards when she had a lightbulb moment. “The bus drove past the Pokolbin Community Hall and I thought: ‘I could...