Jamming in the Bay this May followed by an open mic


Presenting a fluid & eclectic, plugged and unplugged Jam-Mix lineup of musical entertainment, followed by an Open Mic Session in the second half of the evening. Dive in and hang out for a while with a bevis of singers, stringers, beaters of drums and keys.

To register your interest in becoming part of the Jamming in the Bay’ event, please contact Jaki on ph 0401 791 380 or www.liquidart.online/invitation-to-creatives/

Musicians welcome to bring your own audio equipment, or happy for you to to use ours (courtesy of Dave).

Performers’ Pizzas supplied by Starfish Deli ~ Audio/Vis Equipment supplied by Dave Ferrante

www.liquidart.online/event/jam-session-bay/  ph 0401 791 380

May 24 @ 6:00 PM

Liquid Art, on the Esplanade, St George Mall, Batemans Bay (near Starfish Deli)

Open Studio – Grace Paleg and Pupils


The students of Grace Paleg present their annual exhibition ‘The Digressionists’.

19–28 May, 10am–4pm.
Also open by appointment anytime 0409 826 104

Grace Paleg Fine Art Studio Gallery, 40 Tasman St, Surf Beach

Open Studio – Ursula and Joachim Straub


Ursula and Joachim Straub’s Art Studio shows not quite conventional works, featuring Ursula’s paper mache and collage works and Joachim’s painting and prints.

19–28 May, 10am–4pm

5A Barlings Drive, Tomakin

Open Studio – Kathleen McKenzie


Ribbon pictures, mosaics and paintings for sale.

20–28 May, 10am–5pm.
Also open by appointment 0429 355 469

71 Kingston Place, Tomakin (near the boat ramp)

Open Studio – Ian McKenzie


Art Studio open to the public to discuss technique and materials for watercolour and drawing.

20–28 May, 10am–5pm.
Also open by appointment 02 4471 7348.

71 Kingston Place, Tomakin (near the boat ramp)

Open Studio – Frances Luke


This studio explores the print – etching, wood, linoblock, monoprinting and painting with oils.

20–21, 24–26 and 27–28 May, 11am–4pm
Also open by appointment 02 4471 7560

Studio Diciotto, 18 Connells Close, Mossy Point

Open Studio – Ian Lakey


Acrylic artist producing nature inspired art landscapes, seascapes and the Australian bush.

20–28 May, 8am–4pm
Also open by appointment 0416 098 939

Ian Lakey Artistry, 4 Tinarra Close, Lilli Pilli

Open Studio – Ruth Henderson


An award-winning hand weaver who designs and produces uniquely hand woven ladies wear in natural fibers under the brand name, Woven by Ruth.

20, 24 and 28 May, 10am–3pm

46 Burri Point Road, Guerilla Bay

Open Studio – Lola Cullen


Studio gallery and working print studio featuring relief and intaglio.

20–28 May, 10am–4pm.
Also open by appointment 02 4472 7749.

105 Glenella Road, Batehaven (off George Bass Drive), look for the sign on the gate

Open Studio – Megan Dixon Dawes


Megan has travelled to some of the harshest and most remote places in Australia and using soft pastels, oil or acrylic paint she works to share the incredible beauty of these places.

24, 27 and 28 May, 10am–4pm.
Also open by appointment 0417 894 887.

6 Burri Palm Way, Surfside

Open Studio – Iain and Sarah Hamilton – Mother Mountain Forge


Visit a working forge to see Iain designing and creating hand forged knives and axes, Damascus Steel and blacksmithing.
Courses available in knife and axe making and blacksmithing, with bookings available through www.mothermountainforge.com/courses/tomahawk-or-axe-course.
Contact Iain or Sarah at mothermountainforge@gmail.com

19–26 May, 10am–3pm

‘Sariain’, 195 Dignams Creek Road, Dignams Creek

Oh Innocent Flame!


A group exhibition on the spectre of fire in our midst.

RSVP for opening and/or forum to Helen Maxwell, helen@helenmaxwell.com, 0439 876 645

20–28 May, 10am – 4pm daily

21 May at 11am for Opening;  

27 May at 11am – 12.30pm for fire forum 

Durras Community Hall, Cnr Corilla and Banyanda Streets, South Durras

Demolished Batemans Bay – a Photo Essay


Demolition can signal the end of an era, the rise and fall of technologies; but can it sharpen appreciation of heritage?

23–25 May, 10am – 3pm  

Old Courthouse Museum, 3 Museum Place, Batemans Bay

Hand Made: from Gowns to Scythes


Marvel at the ingenuity of our early settlers.

A celebration of creativity and innovation. The exhibition will showcase objects such as clothing, toys, farm tools and exquisite lace and embroidery.

24 and 26 May, 11am – 1pm

Moruya Museum, 85 Campbell Street, Moruya. 

The Liquid Art Show


Dive-in and hangout at our Liquid Art venue throughout the festival to experience a vibrant and fluid mix of art installations, music, dance performances, storytelling, workshops and more.

Opening times vary throughout the festival, so visit www.liquidart.online for regular updates.

20–28 May, 10am ‘til late

Liquid Art, on the Esplanade, St George Mall, Batemans Bay (near Starfish Deli)

Art20 Exhibition


The Eurobodalla Shire Council is launching an exciting water-saving themed Art Prize to coincide with River of Art 2017. Art²0 is an exhibition and art prize of 2D media including photography, painting, drawing or collage.
Finalist images will be used to decorate the Council’s next round of water refill stations to be installed after June 2017. The artwork must reflect the benefits of saving and respecting our drinking water.

20–26 May, 10am–4pm

Bodalla Hall, 60 Princes Highway, Bodalla

River of Art 2017 Art Prize Exhibition


River of Art 2017 Art Prize winners and finalists’ work will be exhibited throughout the River of Art Festival.

18–30 May, 11am–4pm

SoART Gallery, Princes Highway, Narooma

Chris Gunn – Sun on Water


Paintings inspired by the interactions of sun and water representing Chris’ love for the sea, rivers and lakes of our region. Texture, colour, light and shadows are used to convey a different feeling or emotion with each piece.

19–28 May, 10am–4pm.

JJ’s at the Marina, 27 Beach Road, Batemans Bay

Sue Barford and Marian Webb


Celebrating years of experimentation with thread, dye, paint and discarded everyday objects, this is an astonishing exhibition of textiles and costuming.

19– 28 May, 10am–4pm.

The Chapel, Tara Motel, 135 Princes Hwy, Narooma

Janet Kininmonth


Element glass design exhibition – www.inmyelement.com.au

20–28 May.

Liquid Art, The Esplanade, St George Mall, Batemans Bay

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