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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Tag: Arts

Festival to launch city onto national stage

Novocastrians already know what makes their city a great place. So, hosting an annual arts festival is about letting the rest of the country in on the secret. Speaking in the lead-up to 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...

Library museum plans unveiled in Lake Macquarie

Plans for a combined library and museum have been released by Lake Macquarie City Council. The proposed Sugar Valley Library Museum is slated to be constructed next to the newly opened Cameron Park...

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...

Street art festival comes to town

World class street art is coming to some of Newcastle’s most prominent locations this weekend. The inaugural Big Picture Fest, which goes from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 October, will bring together local,...

School holiday fun in Lake Macquarie

Lake Macquarie City Council’s school holiday program is offering locals a chance to enjoy activities in art, science, history and more this October. The council's Lifelong Learning and Engagement Coordinator, Jess Dowdell, said...

Mural art helps teens think outside the box

A giant platypus marks the start of a school art project that is the product of a Newcastle artist thinking outside the box. Launched at Warner’s Bay High School on Wednesday, Mural in...

Arts to shine in Lake Macquarie

Lake Macquarie's artistic and cultural program will receive a $450,000 boost over three years thanks to funding from Create NSW. The unique collaborative program will see Lake Macquarie City Council come together...