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Sculpture in the Scrub, Daffodils at Rydal
Entry forms due by: 25th August The Rydal Village Association is calling for artists to submit sculptures for the competition as part of Daffodils at Rydal. A $1,000 first prize sponsored by Energy Australia and $250 people’s choice award sponsored by Rydal Village Association will be awarded . For more information and entry forms contact Leann 0488 099970 or ... Read more
Zig Zag Steam Art Prize, Gang Gang Gallery
  Entry forms due by: 9th September, 6pm Exhibition: 4 – 28th October 2019 Gang Gang Gallery, 206 Main Street Lithgow In October 2019 Gang Gang Gallery will be holding an exhibition, The Zig Zag Steam Art Prize, to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the first steam train to traverse the Great Zig Zag Railway and arrive in Bowenfels. Artists residing in NSW are invited to enter up to three artworks for consideration in the exhibition. A prize of $1500  will be awarded to the most outstanding artwork along with a $500 People’s Choice Award. For more information contact the gallery on 0408 514 440 or ... Read more
Writing workshop with Tracy Sorensen
Saturday 17th August 2019, 10am - 1pm Gang Gang Gallery, 206 Main Street Lithgow As part of the Blue Mountains Writers Festival, Gang Gang Gallery will host a writing workshop with Tracy Sorensen. The workshop will look at examples of how tiny details can be the starting point for creating meaningful worlds. The workshop will include discussion, writing exercises and time for feedback. For more information contact Varuna: varuna@varuna.com.au or (02) 4782 ... Read more
Penumbra: Julie Williams, Sarah Michell, Philip Spark and Tim Johnman
Saturday 11th May, 6pm – 10pm To celebrate LithGlow the grounds of Eskbank House Museum will showcase new works by four local artists. Titled Penumbra, the exhibition will explore the use and implications of light in contemporary practice. Penumbra refers to the peripheral or indeterminate space cast by light. For participating artists Julie Williams, Sarah Michell, Philip Spark and Tim Johnman, the term penumbra aptly describes their new collaboration as well as the experimentation with light as both medium and concept. Meet the artists and wander the grounds of Eskbank House at night whilst being immersed in light-based sculpture, installation, drawing and ... Read more
ANZAC Illustrated - An exhibition of illustrations from contemporary Australian children’s books
ANZAC Illustrated An exhibition of illustrations from contemporary Australian children’s books Saturday 17th March – sunday 29th april 2018 To commemorate ANZAC Day and the centenary of WWI, Eskbank House Museum presents ANZAC Illustrated, a touring exhibition featuring the work of thirteen illustrators, including Shaun Tan, Michael Camilleri, and a focus on author and illustrator Mark Wilson.  Original illustrations, developmental sketches, reference images, and art materials will be on display, revealing the artists process in translating these complex themes and stories for children. Produced by Books Illustrated. Eskbank House Museum, cnr Inch and Bennett Streets, Lithgow Open Wed – Sun 10am – ... Read more