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Newcastle Museum to blend old with new

Newcastle Museum’s latest exhibition is expected to blend the old, with the new, challenging the way you think. Showcasing an array of historic objects, like most museums, 1x4 will have visitors hearing the...

Christmas pop-up to support local artists

Novocastrians searching for a unique creative Christmas gift can also show their support for local artists by purchasing from the Blackstone Gallery’s Pop-Up Christmas Emporium this weekend. Exclusive lino prints, festive cards, handmade...

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...

Great Southern Nights to hit the city next month

Newcastle is set to be among the 300-plus venues primed to host Great Southern Nights next month. The 900 gigs featuring more than 2,500 artists is a state government initiative aimed at kick-starting...

Silo art idea on the rise, thanks to Big Picture Fest

The Big Picture Festival has done more than just add a splash of colour to the former steel city. Held across the Labour Day long weekend in October, the three-day event has reignited...

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...