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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...

2021 Arts Trail called off

September 10, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council has regretfully announced that the 2021 Arts Trail will not proceed due to ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19. “The health and safety of our community is always the most important factor in our decision making,” said Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager, Marissa Racomelara. Council, in consultation with and response to concerns raised...

Applications now open for 2021 Arts Trail

June 4, 2021Posted in: Events

Arts trail logo and portrait by Ric Abel

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for applications from artists, studios and galleries for this year’s Southern Highlands Arts Trail. “The Arts Trail gives the public a rare opportunity to meet the makers, to see their work in the environment within which it was created and to buy direct from the studio door,” said Council’s Acting...

2020 Arts Trail success despite the odds

January 11, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

Two women posing for photo in Artists studio

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2020 Southern Highlands Arts Trail has been hailed a success with close to 12,000 visitors flocking to studios and galleries throughout the Shire. Council’s Cultural Development Officer Erin Adams explained that despite COVID-19 challenges, visitation and sales were both significantly higher than previous years. “We saw a 77 percent increase in the...

Arts Trail maps now available

October 13, 2020Posted in: Community, Events

Three ladies smiling, standing in front of colourful abstract artwork

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to pick up their free map and start planning for this year’s Southern Highlands Arts Trail. Council’s Cultural Development Officer Erin Adams said this year’s Art Trail presents a unique set of challenges but the personal safety of artists, residents and visitors remains a top priority. “We’ve developed a...