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
November is Southern Highlands ARTS Trail time! Visual artists across the Highlands open their studio doors for visitors to explore their creative habitats and purchase works direct from the maker. Exhibiting artists range from full-time professionals to emerging artists across genres including painting, ceramics, jewellery, woodwork, photography, sculpture and printmaking. Many of our galleries also participate with Trail-specific exhibitions.
Click the Map Icon above to download the printable A4 version of the 2020 Map and Artist Details PDF
HOW MUCH IS ARTS & CULTURE WORTH TO THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS?
Please do this online survey developed to gather data and insights from practitioners, producers/presenters, makers and those who participate and engage in the cultural life of Wingecarribee and beyond.
GARY CHRISTIAN IS A DISTINGUISHED SCULPTOR AND PAINTER WITH TWO DECADES OF EXPERIENCE.
My work responds to the deep connection human beings have with nature; a connection often lost in memory, often existing only in fragments.
BUILDING RESILIENCE THROUGH COMMUNITY REPRESENTATION.
You are invited to submit you photographs to be included in our community exhibition.
THERE IS A HAMONY BETWEEN NATURE AND PRACTICALITY IN HIROE’S WORK
Hiroe Swen’s pottery is functional, her artwork gives a simple feeling of ‘Kokorozukai’ or consideration for others.
WHITEWALL ART PROJECTS IS AN INITIATIVE TO PROVIDE CAREFULLY CURATED ART PIECES AND COLLECTIONS TO THE PRIVATE AND COMMERCIAL MARKETS.
Whitewall Art Projects is preparing to bring a new experience in Contemporary Art and related events to the Southern Highlands in its new permanent space in Berrima.
IN THE FIVE YEARS SINCE ITS CREATION IT HAS BECOME WIDELY RECOGNISED AS ONE OF THE FINEST COMMUNITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS IN NEW SOUTH WALES
The SHSO performs four concert series a year in the Bowral Memorial Hall
THE SHAC WEATHERS THE STORM ONLINE.
ARTSfile is pleased to share the work of The SHAC Online Gallery.