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Entries now open for River of Art Prize

August 7, 2020 / From News

With this year’s River of Art Festival scheduled to start in six weeks, South Coast artists are urged to enter their work in this year’s festival art prize. Working within COVID restrictions, the festival’s art prize will again be a highlight of Eurobodalla’s annual celebration of the region’s rich artistic life. This year’s theme for […]

COVID-safe River of Art Festival on track

August 3, 2020 / From News

Resilience and renewal – that’s the theme of this year’s River of Art Festival to be held across the Eurobodalla region from 18 to 27 September. In the face of the hardship and destruction that much of the region has suffered this year, organisers of the annual River of Art want to showcase the community’s […]

River of Art 2020 – Entries now open

July 29, 2020 / From News

2020 River of Art Festival 18 – 27 SeptemberEntries Close Friday, 14 August at 5pm.   The Festival theme is Resilience and Renewal recognising that we need to support our creative communities in recovery, widely promoting our fabulous artists, performers, musicians, venues and local businesses, within and outside our region.   The Festival has significant impact. In 2019 we measured […]

Artists brush up for River of Art

July 10, 2020 / From News

Organisers changed this year’s date from May to September to allow artists and visitors to enjoy the colours and warmth of spring. Now in its 15th year, the much-loved festival is a trail of arts events that run from Durras in the north to Bermagui in the south and holds an important place on the […]

Entries now open for River of Art Prize

February 26, 2019 / From News

The 2019 River of Art is inviting South Coast artists to enter their work in this year’s festival art prize. The art prize, which is a highlight of Eurobodalla’s annual festival celebrating the rich artistic life of the region, will be announced on the eve of the festival’s opening, Thursday 16 May.

Time to hurry your entries for River of Art Festival 2019

January 28, 2019 / From News

River of Art Festival, you only have two days to go before the deadline to register your interest. You might want to host your own event, workshop or performance. Or perhaps you’re interested in showing your art as part of the Art on Parade in a local business or shopfront. Whatever it is, you’ll need […]

Entries now open for River of Art Festival

November 23, 2018 / From News

Visual and performing artists organisations and individuals can now register to showcase their creative talents as part of the 2019 Festival. The River of Art Festival runs from 17 to 27 May 2019. Most events will be held on the two weekends bookending the Festival. The final weekend will coincide with the Reconciliation Day long […]

Join in the 2019 River of Art Festival

September 24, 2018 / From News

The River of Art Festival is a well established flagship event on the South Coast calendar. Held in May, it attracts local, regional and national visitors to our stunning region to enjoy the artistic and creative talents showcased during the Festival. In 2019 the River of Art will once again, in partnership with local businesses, […]

It’s all home made at Moruya Museum

May 18, 2017 / From Previous Festival News

In this era of everything disposable, the Moruya Museum opens it’s doors to showcase household items handmade to last through necessity. Curator Brian Harris said the museum would present items of bush furniture, home-made clothes, farm tools and exquisite laces and jewelry in the Everything Hand Made exhibition, a part of the River of Art […]

Shire ready to ‘go live’ at arts festival

May 16, 2017 / From Previous Festival News

Musica Viva has described them as ‘Australia’s most internationally successful piano trio’ and shire residents can see the Streeton Trio play live as a part of the River of Art’s line up of live acts. The Streeton Trio will perform in Batehaven, on May 28, and festival chair Sue Barford said they were “just one […]

Creative Arts Batemans Bay to hold auction

May 15, 2017 / From Previous Festival News

While many artists are opening their studios and holding exhibitions during the River of Art, members of Creative Arts Batemans Bay Inc (CABBI) have come up with an innovative idea to celebrate. CABBI members, in conjunction with G.J. Gardner Homes, are launching the G.J. Gardner Art Space but with a twist. In addition to holding an […]

Vocal workshop reveals world sounds

May 11, 2017 / From Previous Festival News

The Deep River Choir has been delighting audiences in the Eurobodalla for more than six years with their rich blend of dynamic African rhythms and harmonies together with songs of peace. As part of the upcoming River of Art festival, Deep River Choir’s musical director, Amanda Grahame, will conduct a free one-hour singing workshop on […]

Sisters smock up for Youth Art Prize

May 10, 2017 / From Previous Festival News

Madeline and Brodie Forner have paint brushes in hand as they prepare for the River of Art Youth Prize. The sisters plan to enter two paintings each. Fourteen-year-old Madeline said she has already completed one piece, featuring a boat on the estuary. Madeline Forner has been a winner at the Eurobodalla show for the last […]

River of Art ready to bust its banks in Moruya

May 9, 2017 / From Previous Festival News

Flags are up and flying in Moruya as River of Art gets set to light up the South Coast for ten days of festival fun from May 19 to 28. Festival Chair Sue Barford said there was a lot to see in and around Moruya over the ten days of the festival and advised to […]

River ready to flow

May 9, 2017 / From Previous Festival News

Flags are up and flying along the South Coast from Batemans Bay to Bermagui as River of Art gets set to launch a vibrant 10-day arts festival on River of Art. Festival Chair Sue Barford said Batemans Bay had embraced the festival this year, with several debut events and new performances. “Check out the program […]

Simes sets sail for River of Art 2017

May 1, 2017 / From Previous Festival News

Woodworker Eric Simes builds boats; not to make his living but for his own amusement. “I have built a dozen boats … all of my own design,” Mr Simes said. One of those 12 was the centre-piece at the Splinters Exhibition during the River of Art festival a few years back. “I was in Hobart one year for the wooden boat show, and the […]

Narooma counts down to the River of Art

May 1, 2017 / From Previous Festival News

Gearing up for the 2017 River of Art Festival are Sandra Doyle from the Narooma Busking Competition, Lynn Griffiths from the River of Art, Patrice Atkins from Euro Tiles and Bathrooms, River of Art chairperson Sue Barford and Anne Colquitt from Hat Savvy. Local artists and performers are busy gearing up to present an exciting […]

Flights of fancy at wearable art parade

May 1, 2017 / From Previous Festival News

The Eurobodalla Fibre and Textiles Artists Group (EFTAG) is preparing to present another showstopping extravaganza as part of the River of Art showcase. EFTAG has members from right across the region, including some living in Bega, Tathra, Quaama, Candelo and Bermagui. Members have been busy for months creating outfits for this annual event. It’s a time when […]

Artists’ debut exhibition at River of Art

April 28, 2017 / From Previous Festival News

Artist Sally Veer (pictured seated above with Bound to Earth cafe owner Khobi Graham) has just returned to the Far South Coast and will make her artistic debut with an exhibition that’s part of the “Art on Parade” program in the 2017 River of Art festival. Her work, inspired by memories of growing up on the coast, will […]

River of Art launches a bumper festival program for 2017

April 10, 2017 / From Previous Festival News

A bumper 2017 program is now out for the River of Art festival, showcasing a feast of arts to delight, inspire and entertain. Running over ten days from 19 to 28 May, the festival dishes up more than 130 arts treats along the South Coast, all the way from Durras to Bermagui. Whatever your taste, […]

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