Draw 4  is a series of four facilitated drawing sessions beginning in early 2017.

Across four intimate sessions participants will experiment, delve, play and connect to build a creative community. Each evening you’ll be inspired by a new theme and journey, sharing an abundance of creative tools giving you a host of ideas and drawings to take home.

Be inspired. Be brave. Be an explorer. Draw…

When: Thursday evenings from  7.30 to 9pm. February 2, 9, 16 and 23.

Where: Balnarring TBA

Cost: $150 + booking fee (a selection of delicious snacks and drinks along the way will be provided)

Bookings: Amanda Nelson directly on M: 0421184613                                   E: info@amandanelsonart.com

Visit: amandanelsonart.com



new logoA new Best Artist Sculpture Scarecrow competition, a contemporary new brand and a festival day are being introduced to revitalise the Hinterland Scarecrow Festival and Trail, returning in peninsula hills during the September school holidays.

Artists are invited to enter an art installation with the ‘Aussie icons’ theme or can opt for a more traditional scarecrow sculpture or farmyard art, in wood, metal, fibreglass or stone – suitable for outdoors.

Be part of the Hinterland Scarecrow Festival and Trail 16 Sep-3 Oct and WIN $1500 first prize, $500 second prize

Entry fee: $25

Register online at www.scarecrowfestival.org.au by the end of August 

The 2016 $2000 acquisitive prize funded by the Shire’s Arts & Culture unit will begin a permanent sculpture trail for the hinterland region.

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In addition, the Shire will assist the Hinterland Tourist Association in bringing an artistic activity for children on Festival Day coinciding with the Red Hill Market on 1 October.




MPRG_BOXlogo_20cm.FAWhat: Develop your drawing skills by sketching in the Gallery.  MPRG’s Educator Jill Anderson will conduct a drawing workshop where you can be inspired by the works in the National Works on Paper exhibition. Explore mark making, tone, line and gesture. All welcome. Materials provided.

When:  Tuesday 26 July 10.30am – 12 noon and 1.30pm – 3pm

Cost: FREE

Where: MPRG Bookings required visit: https://www.trybooking.com/LQQG

Forward Surge (part of a diptych)
Forward Surge (part of a diptych)