The River of Art Festival began in 2004 and now, in its 20th year, is regarded as one of the most significant cultural events in the NSW South Coast regional calendar.

The vibrant annual Eurobodalla festival celebrating the extensive arts scene along the South Coast, will kick off again in September. This years event promises to be as exciting as ever, with the winners of the much-anticipated 2024 ART PRIZE set to be announced at the launch, marking the official opening of the River of Art Festival.

The Festival will extend over 11 days from Friday 27 September to the October Long Weekend ending Monday 7th October.

The Festivals ARTS TRAIL showcases all forms of visual art from paintings and sculpture to performances, music and creative workshops. Events and activities run across the region from Durras to Bermagui over 11 days in 2024, it attracts a large visitor and local community audience while engaging and supporting local artists showcasing their talents across the shire.  

The River of Art Festival is one of only two Hallmark Events recognised and supported by the Eurobodalla Shire Council. River of Art engages with local Chambers of Commerce and arts groups in all the towns and communities in the region, particularly the three hub towns of Batemans Bay (north), Moruya (central) and Narooma (south).

As one of the regions most popular festivals we invite artists and visitors to participate and celebrate our vibrant arts scene amidst the stunning beauty of the NSW South Coast. 

Mark the dates in your calendar, the whales will also be here, create your online itinerary from the FESTIVAL PROGRAM check out the VISIT tab to plan your stay with suggestions on accommodation and food and wine experiences.

River of Art Inc. is a volunteer run organisation and as such we encourage and welcome DONATIONS and OFFER SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES to support and grow the festival. 
All donations over $2 are tax deductible with our gift recipient (DGR) status with the Australian Taxation Office.
ABN 24934492575. Incorporation Number INC9893701. View our listing on the ACNC REGISTER here.

The RIVER OF ART FESTIVAL’S BOARD comprises volunteers with rich and diverse experience and a well-structured and organised team. Our skills include executive management, art practice, communications, marketing, law, advertising, journalism, finance and governance, and 2 not-for-profit and arts administration. Our team includes top-notch marketing experts, online media specialists, and world-class designers.

Please GET IN TOUCH with the River of Art team if you have any questions.

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