Life Drawing @ the Barrel
Feb
6
to Mar 13

Life Drawing @ the Barrel

Bring your fave materials and set up your spot at the McWilliam’s Wines Barrel for life drawing sessions every Wednesday at 6pm. Sessions are for everyone from absolute beginners, occasional dabblers, teachers and professionals itching to get out the paint.

Dates: 6 February, 13 February, 20 February, 27 February, 6 March, 13 March - 6pm - 8pm

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'Feelings from Bodies' by Sarah McEwan
Feb
9
to Mar 31

'Feelings from Bodies' by Sarah McEwan

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‘Feelings from Bodies’ by regional artists Sarah McEwan brings together the voices of 50 anonymous survey participants who were asked what makes them feel hopeful, fearful, think of change, destruction and feminism. All of these intimate answers inform and create this artwork which will be exhibited from 9th February to 31st March 2019 at the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery.

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Always will be by Barbara McGrady
Feb
15
to Mar 17

Always will be by Barbara McGrady

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Always Will Be is an exhibition of documentary photographs by Barbara McGrady that speaks to all Australians from an entirely indigenous perspective. These works are historical documents of political, social and community events that hold great value within indigenous history. The exhibition breaks new ground in its capacity to represent the unique subjective voice of the photographer, in this case an indigenous voice telling indigenous histories.

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Advanced Performance Workshop by Deanna Farnell
Mar
2
9:00 AM09:00

Advanced Performance Workshop by Deanna Farnell

Well loved local musical theatre artist Deanna Farnell will be running an Advanced Performance Workshop on Saturday 2 March 9am - 2pm for people 15 years and older who have performance experience in acting and singing and wish to develop their confidence, practice techniques and take their craft to the next level. Bookings are essential.

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Dee & Friends in concert
Mar
2
7:00 PM19:00

Dee & Friends in concert

Well loved local musical theatre artist Deanna Farnell has had a successful and eclectic career that has included performing and singing professionally in musicals, bands, orchestral concerts and recording mediums, across Australia and around the world.

Join Dee & Friends as she returns to her heart-home for a warm and wonderful one-night-only concert, celebrating the people of Griffith with special guest singers and musicians from Griffith and surrounds on Saturday 2 March 7pm at Griffith Regional Theatre

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Junior Youth Theatre Troupe @ Griffith Regional Theatre
Mar
6
to Apr 10

Junior Youth Theatre Troupe @ Griffith Regional Theatre

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Do you dream of a life in the spotlights? Do you sing, dance, act - or want to?
Griffith Regional Theatre is taking enrolments now for our fabulous and fun acting classes for young people aged 9-12 years. Weekly classes start on Wednesday 6 March 2019. You will learn a range of drama and performance skills, including impro and scripted workshopping, group and solo performance work, theatre sports and games.


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Photography workshop @ GRAG
Mar
9
10:00 AM10:00

Photography workshop @ GRAG

Local Riverina artist and professional photographer David Maloy will be running a photography workshop at Griffith Regional Art Gallery on Saturday, March 9 at 10am . The photographic artist with over 15 years professional experience will cover natural light portrait photography, composition and storytelling. In this 5 hour workshop you will start the morning off by honing your camera skills, composition and experimenting with the use of light. By the afternoon you will be ready to head out on to the street to capture some incredible local portraits and telling a story through photography.

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Free Writing Workshop by Author Stephanie Dale
Mar
20
10:00 AM10:00

Free Writing Workshop by Author Stephanie Dale

The current drought has increased mental health pressures facing rural Australians – and a series of workshops coming up around the Riverina offers an innovative solution for relieving stress: writing.The workshops, presented by Riverina Bluebell and Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network, will teach people how to use writing for everyday health and wellbeing.

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 2019 Penny Paniz Acquisitive Arts Exhibition
Apr
18
to Apr 22

2019 Penny Paniz Acquisitive Arts Exhibition

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Entries for the 2019 Penny Paniz Acquisitive Arts Competition and Exhibition are now open. The competition is open to people living in Leeton. The Official Opening and Award Presentation will be held on Thursday 18 April from 6pm at the Leeton Multipurpose Community Centre, Wade Avenue Leeton. Exhibition hours will be 10am - 4pm, Friday 19 April until Monday 22 April 2019 (Easter weekend). Gold coin entry, includes vote in People’s Choice award.

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Emerging Writers Festival
Jun
19
to Jun 29

Emerging Writers Festival

Diversity, inclusivity and accessibility are the core values that underpin EWF’s artistic program, offering a unique opportunity for writers of all ages and backgrounds, representing all genres and styles of writing, to participate in and engage with.

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Leeton Art Deco Festival
Jul
12
to Jul 14

Leeton Art Deco Festival

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The Leeton Art Deco Festival is back and bigger than ever! Join us as we celebrate all things 1910-1940 within stunning Art Deco buildings, and the iconic Roxy Theatre. 

Treat your senses and family to films, exhibitions, music, jazz, swing and the Charleston Dance – immerse yourself in the fashion, food, vehicles, culture and crime stories of the town in the 20’s and 30’s.

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2019 Program Launch @ GRAG
Feb
15
6:00 PM18:00

2019 Program Launch @ GRAG

Griffith Regional Art Gallery and McWilliams Family Wines have teamed up to launch the Art Gallery’s 2019 Exhibition program with an evening of culture and the arts.
Griffith Regional Art Gallery invites everyone to join them for a great night of art and entertainment on Friday 15th February from 6pm, to find out how we can ‘colour your world’ with art in 2019.

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What happens if... @ Narrandera Arts Centre
Feb
9
to Feb 17

What happens if... @ Narrandera Arts Centre

In the Narrandera Arts and Creative Network CASP Funded workshop series "What happens if..." Artist Lindee Russell worked with the Narrandera community to develop collaborative and individual visual art pieces, which will be showcased from the 9th to the 17th of February at the Narrandera Arts Centre daily from 10am to 4 pm. Please join the artists for the grand opening on Friday 8th February at 6pm.


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Grand opening - What Happens if...
Feb
8
6:00 PM18:00

Grand opening - What Happens if...

In the Narrandera Arts and Creative Network CASP Funded workshop series "What happens if..." Artist Lindee Russell worked with the Narrandera community to develop collaborative and individual visual art pieces, which will be showcased from the 9th to the 17th of February at the Narrandera Arts Centre daily from 10am to 4 pm. Please join the artists for the grand opening on Friday 8th February at 6pm.


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'Through my eyes: Australian Landscape' by Ann Rayment
Feb
1
to Feb 10

'Through my eyes: Australian Landscape' by Ann Rayment

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'Through my eyes: Australian Landscape' presents the latest expressive works on canvas and paper by local Leeton Artist Ann Rayment. Join Ann for the launch of 'Through my eyes: Australian Landscape' @ the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery on Thursday 31 January from 6pm - 8pm. The exhibition will then run from Friday 1 February to Sunday 10 February.

Image: Ann Rayment, Hidden Gold, 2018, acrylic on canvas, photo courtesy of the artist.

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]Curator's talk - Vogue Bazaar @ GRAG
Jan
31
6:00 PM18:00

]Curator's talk - Vogue Bazaar @ GRAG

Griffith Regional Art Gallery will open its 2019 exhibition program with a stunning couture collaboration with Pioneer Park Museum on Thursday, 17 January 2019. Vogue Bazaar takes its name from ‘La Vogue’ - the showcase boutique run by legendary Griffith designer Mrs Myrtle Crockford during the 1930s – 1960s, and ‘Bazaar’- the flagship boutique of legendary duo Ross Weymouth and John Claringbold in Melbourne.

The exhibition is an exciting collaboration between Griffith Regional Art Gallery and Pioneer Park Museum, to celebrate the collection of fine couture, gowns and eveningwear by Griffith designers and will run till Sunday 10 February 2019.

To give visitors a greater insight into the collections and their designers, Griffith Regional Art Gallery will host a curators’ talk on Thursday 31 January at 6pm.

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MURRU @ Narrandera Arts Centre
Jan
21
to Feb 4

MURRU @ Narrandera Arts Centre

Following the remarkable success of Murrumbidgee Marra Marra (2016) and Warangesda: Deep Waters Griffith Regional Art Gallery and Western Riverina Arts present our third exhibition ‘MURRU’ promoting Wiradjuri culture and showcasing the talent of Aboriginal artists from the region.

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Vogue Bazaar @ GRAG
Jan
17
to Feb 10

Vogue Bazaar @ GRAG

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Griffith Regional Art Gallery will open its 2019 exhibition program with a stunning couture collaboration with Pioneer Park Museum on Thursday, 17 January 2019. Vogue Bazaar takes its name from ‘La Vogue’ - the showcase boutique run by legendary Griffith designer Mrs Myrtle Crockford during the 1930s – 1960s, and ‘Bazaar’- the flagship boutique of legendary duo Ross Weymouth and John Claringbold in Melbourne.

The exhibition is an exciting collaboration between Griffith Regional Art Gallery and Pioneer Park Museum, to celebrate the collection of fine couture, gowns and eveningwear by Griffith designers and will run till Sunday 10 February 2019.

To give visitors a greater insight into the collections and their designers, Griffith Regional Art Gallery will host a curators’ talk on Thursday 31 January at 6pm.

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A touch of Christmas
Dec
18
11:00 AM11:00

A touch of Christmas

Join local Musical Theatre legends John and Jack Martin, and special guest Simone Crossley, for a very special festive celebration this December. A Touch of Christmas is a family friendly, frequently funny and fabulously festive journey through some of the best loved showtunes, musical theatre classics, and popular carols and Christmas songs. A cheeky, chirpy and very cheery Christmas show – with some genuinely touching moments. Celebrate the holiday season with three of our best loved local performers. 

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Objects of Desire @ GRAG
Dec
6
to Dec 21

Objects of Desire @ GRAG

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Objects of Desire is Griffith Regional Art Gallery’s 2018 community art exhibition, running from 6 December until 21 December 2018. The theme focuses on the beauty of small, beautifully crafted objects and covers small artworks, photographs, jewellery, hand made and designed clothing items, as well as artisan and handcrafted items.

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Open week @ SewFab
Nov
30
to Dec 8

Open week @ SewFab

Come and visit the SewFab during their Open Week from November 30 to December 8 to find out more about all their projects for 2019. If it's the Sew Creative Club, Travel Handmade, Let’s Get Organised or Embroidery Club, SewFab offers something for every passionate sewist.

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WRA Networking Session - Griffith
Nov
22
6:00 PM18:00

WRA Networking Session - Griffith

Join us for our next ARTS networking event in Griffith.
Come along and meet other creatives in your region - hear artists and community members share their stories and NETWORK. And while you are there take in the newest artwork of 'Murru' and find out more about what is happening in your creative communities.

We'd love to see you there! 
Wine and nibbles are provided.

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Griffith Regional Theatre Community Musical Information Night
Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

Griffith Regional Theatre Community Musical Information Night

The Secret is Out! Griffith Regional Theatre will be presenting LEGALLY BLONDE as 2019 Community Musical! This will be another high quality, exhilarating theatrical romp and they want YOU to be involved! An information evening will be held on Wednesday 14th November from 7pm at the Griffith Regional Theatre. Everyone welcome!

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Leeton Town Band's Outback Band Spectacular
Nov
9
to Nov 11

Leeton Town Band's Outback Band Spectacular

The Leeton Town Band Committee is now in the final stages of planning for the 2018 Outback Band Spectacular and is encouraging everyone to come to Leeton and enjoy a weekend full of live music. From the 9th to the 11th of November Leeton is once again host to concerts and performances from some of the best concert and brass bands in the country.

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