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
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Come join us for a number of free waste reduction workshops!
On the lead up to Clean Up Australia Day, Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Waste Education Officer will be hosting several waste reduction workshops. Clean Up Australia Day is as much about preventing waste and rubbish polluting our environment, as it is removing it.
Are you an avid gardener or looking to improve your composting skills? Do you need some extra tips on worm farming and how to use food and garden waste effectively?
Come join us for a workshop focused on reducing and reusing waste in the garden, with a special guest appearance from a local community garden expert! This is a great opportunity to learn the lifecycle of food scraps, composting, worm farming and veggie gardens.
For more information check out https://www.wsc.nsw.gov.au/events
Are you trying to reduce waste in your household but are unsure where to start? Bathroom waste is one of the easiest places to start, with some easy swaps to make.
Come join us for a workshop focused on reducing waste in the bathroom, including a how to workshop on homemade coffee scrub and toothpaste!
Come join us for a number of waste reduction workshops!
Are you trying to reduce waste in your household, but are unsure where to start? Then this workshop is for you!
Come join us for a chance to have a chat about reducing waste and a tour of the Resource Recovery Centre. Come see for yourself the processes involved in waste collection, sorting and recycling and ways we can work together to reduce waste.
Are you trying to reduce waste in your household but are unsure where to start? Kitchen waste is one of the easiest places to start, with some easy swaps to make.
Come join us for a workshop focused on reducing waste in the kitchen, including a how to workshop on beeswax wraps and dish-washing tablets!
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Join us for our Inaugural Sculpture in the Gardens exhibition and competition as the centre piece of our Earth Hour event. Live music.
Refreshments available or bring your own picnic.
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‘Nowhere to Hide’ Exhibition
Adrienne Westman and Hazel Richardson have curated a range of mixed media works from their many years’ experience as artists. These new works are either inspired by nature or are abstract concepts.
Paintings exhibited will be available for sale, and you are invited to meet Adrienne and Hazel on Saturday 27 March 2021 from 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm. Please come along and enjoy a glass of bubbly, while viewing the exhibition.
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Don’t miss the 2021 Moss Vale Show for an exciting 3-days of show.In the pavilion will showcase some of the finest artwork, preserves & cooking, porcelain, wool weaving, arts & crafts, needlework, flowers, fresh produce, knitting and photography. PLUS Great Attractions & Entertainment from fireworks, wife carrying competition, demo derby, live band, ute races, sideshows, rides and so much more.
Did you know that the beginning and end of all civilisations are marked by jewellery? Jewellery is small, portable and intensely personal, the ultimate reward when things turn topsy turvy.
2021 hopefully marks a turning point for everyone, and Savanna’s Wearable Treasures has a different design direction for 2021.
Yes, Savanna’s back again after her 2020 sellout show. Her Wearable Treasures 2021 exhibition will have an emphasis on artefacts and collectibles from the Orient – the Middle East and Far East. Jade, coral, pearls, antique silver, ancient and excavated beads and glass will feature in her unique repurposed designs. Stunning gemstones like aquamarine, opals and jaspers, lapis and tourmalines, garnets and agates add to the artistic element. Every piece tells a story, and when you become a custodian, you’re part of the story.”
A portrayal of the evocative atmosphere of France through impressionist oils set in exquisite Salon frames, capturing the vibrancy and light of Paris and the ebb of seasonal life in the French countryside.
THIS EXHIBITION IS ON SHOW IN THE POP-UP GALLERY 2
NUNSENSE – The Mega Musical
The Little Sisters of Hoboken cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, has accidentally poisoned 52 of the sisters, and they are in dire need of funds for the burials. To raise the money they are putting on a variety show in the school auditorium, which is currently set up for the Year 8 production of “Grease.” Amongst others, join Reverend Mother Regina, a former circus performer; Sister Mary Hubert, the Mistress of Novices; a streetwise nun from Brooklyn named Sister Robert Anne; Sister Mary Leo, a novice who is a wannabe ballerina; and the delightfully wacky Sister Mary Amnesia, a nun who lost her memory when a crucifix fell on her head. Featuring star turns, tap and ballet dancing, an audience quiz, and comic surprises, this show has become an international phenomenon.
Esperance Events aim to merge art, dining and entertainment into a light and refreshing way to enrich people’s lives.
Start 2021 with something fresh! Come and enjoy some of the arts and a little luxury at The Robertson Hotel, nestled in the scenic surrounds of the beautiful Southern Highlands. Join incredible local artists, Dave Thomas and Wayne Davis, as they lead us in Oil Painting and Life Drawing sessions, amidst great food, drink and good company, for a delightful day out! . All are welcome, regardless of artistic experience.
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Don’t miss a night with Ian Burns, Lucie Tiger and Andy Penkow..
3 Award Winning Country Americana singer songwriters
$10 at the door
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