The Highlands is known for the strength and creativity of its artistic community. Practitioners of all levels, from national icons to enthusiastic amateurs, come to the area for the cool air, natural beauty and lifestyle which combine to provide an inspirational environment in which to create. The region supports a vibrant Arts/Culture ethos that is reflcted in the wealth of events, performances, exhibitions and festivals that occur
through every season, all year. As a dedicated Arts & Culture site for the Southern Highlands, ARTSfie is both a teaser for the spectacular creative offerings of the region, and a calendar of events for various cultural happenings during the year. We trust that you enjoy what you see and look forward to meeting you here in the
The Southern Highlands Art Studio Trail is held every year in November. It is an opportunity for artists of all disciplines to open their studio doors and welcome visitors to explore their creative habitats. Exhibiting artists include full-time professionals as well as emerging artists across a range of media; painting (traditional and
contemporary), ceramics, jewellery, woodwork, furniture, textiles, photography, garden sculpture and printmaking
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P 02 4861 4090
Floral Art competition and exhibition, including floral design demonstrations and workshops.
P 02 4861 1933
Commencing on Sunday 10 November and continuing until Sunday 24 November.Artists of the Round Yard is a diverse group of artists who exhibit on the grounds of Retford Park, in the gallery building, the garden, and the round yard.Our next exhibition is The Art of Collecting. We’ll join the main house event in November with our own version of this theme, so fitting at the home of the late James Fairfax AC, a great philanthropist and collector of art. Each of us will share with you the artist we would love to collect ourselves – the artist who most influences us and inspires us to create. You’ll see painting, sculpture, photography, mixed media, jewellery, printmaking and more. National Trust gate fees apply for the exhibition which includes Retford Park open garden access. Consider bringing a picnic and spending a relaxing day out. Adults: $15 Concession: $10 Family: $35
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You will be taken to the ‘Add an Event’ page on the www.visitsouthernhighlands.com.au website.
By completing the online form your event will be published automatically on both the ARTSFile and Destination Southern Highlands websites.