Four art shows over three months… From watercolour to mixed media to photography and everything exceptional in between, celebrate our region’s most talented artists at these must-see art and photography exhibitions.
COLERAINE ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW
When – Friday 12th to Sunday 14th August
Attracting and showcasing both entry-level artists and photographers, as well as experienced exhibitors, the Coleraine Art and Photography Show runs across an inspiring weekend starting with an official opening gala on Friday night. A series of awards are up for grabs including, Best Work of Show, Best Watercolour, Best Oil, Best Mixed Media, Best Young Artist, Best Movement/Action, Best Landscape Photo and many more.
PENSHURST PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW
Saturday 24th September to Sunday 25th September
Appreciate and admire the region’s most talented artists at the Penshurst Photography Show. Capturing life across all its magnificent forms, the photography show highlights and heroes eight categories; action, still life, macro, wildlife, farm life, streetscape, landscapes/nature, black & white. One photo from each category will be selected as first prize and a people’s choice is also awarded.
ROTARY ART SHOW
Thursday 6th October to Sunday 9th October
Featuring (and selling) a creative collection of exquisite art pieces, The Rotary Art Show is an immersive multi-day event. From a gala opening to a high tea to general admission, it’s a weekend of celebrating and supporting talented artists and the many mediums they artistically utilise.
GLENTHOMPSON ART SHOW
Saturday 29th October to Tuesday 1st November
A creative community initiative, the Glenthompson Art Show provides local and interstate artists a platform to showcase their stunning creations. Awarding prizes across various categories; best in show, oil or acyclic, work on paper, landscape, young artist and people’s choice, the art show runs for four fabulous days and even has an Art Show Café onsite so you can enjoy a delicious Devonshire Tea while perusing the art.