Expressions of Interest open for 2022 Art Studio Trail

June 6, 2022Posted in: Community, Events

Arts Studio Trail

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from artists and galleries wishing to participate in the 2022 Southern Highlands ArtsTrail. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing Carmel Foster said art lovers were keen to see the return of the popular event following last year’s COVID hiatus. “The pandemic not only forced the cancellation...

Entries now open for ‘Photo Voice’ bush fire exhibition

October 16, 2020Posted in: Community

New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Southern Highlands Foundation (FireAid) are inviting photographers from across the Shire to join them as they prepare a special photo exhibition documenting last season’s ‘Black Summer’ bushfires. Council’s Group Manager of Corporate and Community, Danielle Lidgard said the Southern Highlands had endured unimaginable anguish following the Green Wattle Creek and...

Arts and culture survey now open

October 13, 2020Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking community response to a survey commissioned as part of a research project into the arts and culture sector in the Southern Highlands. The Wingecarribee Arts and Culture Stakeholder Group in association with The SHAC (Southern Highlands Artisans Collective) has commissioned research into the value of arts, culture and heritage across...

Be drawn in to Council’s Community Art Project

May 25, 2020Posted in: Community, Events

Woman painting portrait

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to participate in a community art project that will feature in Council’s Civic Centre Foyer Gallery. Council’s Cultural Development Officer, Erin Adams, explained the concept behind the project. “We’ve teamed up with a local artist to help residents create self-portraits in a paint by numbers effect,” she said. “Submit...

Council launches new look arts and culture website

October 28, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council has this week launched a new look website to support our thriving arts community. The Southern Highlands Arts Festival website has been rebranded as the Southern Highlands Arts File (SHAF). Council’s Cultural Development Officer Erin Adams said the website will keep residents in the loop with what’s happening in the local arts...