Dog Wins Kilgour for Bell


A cheeky double-take plus some minutiae won local artist Michael Bell this year’s prestigious Kilgour. Michael BELL Starting The after party (Two ...Nothing found

Heritage Building Becomes Rathmines Theatre


An upgrade of the historic Rathmines building to a new theatre is complete. Lake Macquarie Mayor Cr Kay Fraser was joined by Member ...Nothing found

Art Gallery to Expand


Council has revised plans to increase exhibition floor space by 25% at Newcastle Art Gallery (NAG). Enlarged floor space includes a dedicated display ...Nothing found

Civic Theatre Limited Reopening


The 90-year-old Theatre reopens its doors to the public from the 27th of July for small scale shows. Audience numbers will be ...Nothing found

Lake News


Hunter artists ~apply to enhance urban areas in Lake Mac. Hunter artists can get art on the streets by submitting designs for ...Nothing found

Kilgour Prize Finalists


Newcastle Art Gallery has announced the finalists for the Kilgour Prize 2020. One of Australia’s major art prizes, the Kilgour awards $50,000 for ...Nothing found

To Albury With Jazz


75th Australian Jazz Convention hits Albury  26-31 December 2020. This year, the Australian Jazz Convention celebrates its 75th annual convention, showcasing 75 years of ...Nothing found

Watch on Friday if Sunday Too Far Away


NFSA Presents Online Screening of Sunday Too Far Away. Enjoy a free, online screening of iconic Australian film Sunday Too Far Away ...Nothing found

Warwick Thornton’s The Beach is a Delicate Conversation with Country


Review: The Beach, created and directed by Warwick Thornton. By Brooke Collins-Gearing Senior Lecturer, University of Newcastle. Filmed by Thornton’s ...Nothing found

New Lake Wall Seeks Employment


Artists invited to submit designs for exterior wall of new cultural facility for the Hunter. A 10m exterior wall of the soon-to-be-built ...Nothing found

NFSA Free Online Screening of Restored Storm Boy


The National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) presents a free online screening of Storm Boy. ‘Wild things ...Nothing found

Lake City Supports Local Artists


Lake Mac invests in creativity in a time of crisis. Lake Macquarie artists can receive grants of up to $2500 in a ...Nothing found

Livestream Author Talk


Author Sandie Docker will livestream tomorrow (Wednesday 22 April) to discuss the inner workings of her new book ‘The Banksia Bay Beach Shack’. ...Nothing found

On Haunting Dunnies and Other Things


The haunted dunny from children’s book Round the Twist, and Paul Jennings’ colourful sea creature in The Fisherman and the Theefyspray, are among ...Nothing found

Bush Mechanics Legacy on Display


The skills, culture and adaptability of First Nations people will be showcased at Newcastle Museum when the improvisational genius of the famous Bush Mechanics is ...Nothing found

UoN’s Creative Studies Gets Industry Partnership


Students at the heart of unique partnership between the University of Newcastle and music industry giant BMG. An opportunity to work alongside ...Nothing found

Manning Art Exhibits ‘Inspiring’


Two thought provoking and inspiring exhibitions will open at Manning Regional Art Gallery on 12 March 2020 ~ the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize and ...Nothing found

Sydney Artwork Lights Dark Laneway


From left ~ Lara Schnitger, Clover Moore, Aunty Bronwyn Penrith. Photo: Katherine Griffiths/City of Sydney Ten brightly coloured ...Nothing found

The Guides of March


Newcastle buzzes this weekend with no shortage of things to do. Starting Friday, there’s the Newcastle Show, Matildas versus Vietnam, Surfest ...Nothing found

Lake Mac Grants for Creatives


New grants program gets creative juices flowing in Lake Mac Grants of up to $3000 are up for grabs to help nurture ...Nothing found

Make Time for Stopping Time at Gallery


STOPPING TIME: Material Prints 3,000 BCE to Now The exhibition presents the full chronological range of printmaking practices from ancient Mesopotamia, ...Nothing found

Folklore of the Floods


Come on a journey through the stories and folklore of floods in local history, at Sun Street Studios on Thursday (27 February 2020) ...Nothing found

When Technology Becomes Art


Art meets technology in new street installations. Immersive artist Huw Jones at Charletown's Peason Street wall. Lake Macquarie City Council ...Nothing found

Depth of Young Creative Lake Talent


The artistic talent of Lake Macquarie millennials is on show at the Museum of Art and Culture (MAC) in this year’s First Class 19 exhibition. ...Nothing found

Photographer Merv Bishop Exhibit


Exhibition showcases celebrated photojournalist’s work. Mervyn Bishop. Images of defining moments in Australia’s political and social history are on display in ...Nothing found

George Gittoes ~ on being there


George Gittoes AM is an Australian artist, photographer and filmmaker. For more than four decades he has documented some of the ...Nothing found

Forgotten Works of Pixie O’Harris


In 1957 one of Australia’s most loved and iconic storytellers and illustrators, Pixie O’Harris, designed works for Manning Hospital to brighten lives in the Children’s ...Nothing found

Master sculptor Drew Line in the Sand


Veteran artist Dennis Massoud is king of the sandcastle when it comes to sand-sculpting. The former sand-sculpting world champion shared his skills on Saturday ...Nothing found

Big Screen Returns to Civic


The magic of cinema is back at Civic Playhouse. The venue is screening a selection of the most acclaimed productions from London's ...Nothing found

Lake Photographers Need Apply


Striking images representing people and places across Lake Macquarie will go on display next month as part of a new exhibition at the Museum of ...Nothing found


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