River of Art
Friday, September 17 - Sunday, September 26
The live events of this year's festival have been cancelled due to COVID, but there's still plenty of ways to get involved online.
A virtual festival will showcase many of the amazing events like painting, textiles, woodwork, sculpture, performance, music, film and poetry.
The team is expanding the website's Arts Directory and creating virtual exhibitions. If you have an idea for a virtual exhibition, please get in touch with the organisers via email@example.com.
Check out all the details here.
Museum at Home
The Australian War Memorial is closed to the public due to COVID, but people can still connect through the online library of collections.
Museum At Home shares resources including podcast series, documentaries, 360-degree digital experiences and a number of online exhibitions.
There are also online tour options including:
- Tiny Tours - short films for early learners that encompass a tour and craft activity;
- Virtually There - thirty-minute films that encourage primary and secondary students to explore the Australian War Memorial and its collection;
- Virtual visit - use Google Street View to explore the Memorial's galleries at your own pace;
- Art of Nation - explore photographs and works of art as founder Charles Bean originally intended, in the space that he designed in 1919.
Friday, October 1, The Monarch Hotel Moruya, 5.30pm-7pm
Eurobodalla farmers are invited to come along to Rural Natters, a series of farming conversations sharing local knowledge, capturing experiences of resilience and celebrating the rich farming culture on the South Coast.
This is an opportunity to connect with fellow farmers and listen to topics that matter most to farmers in Eurobodalla.
Saturday Creative Sessions
Second Saturday of every month until December, 2021: Local artists have teamed up with the Bas to share their skills with the community at hands-on creative workshops.
October 9: Pushing pastels with Stuart Whitelaw
October 30: The art of wire with Andrea Warren (postponed from 31 July)
November 13: Collaging with Lee Honey
November 27: Upcycling books with steampunk with Carmel Cox
December 11: Botanical eco dyeing with Sue Barford
Saturday Sessions are $120 to cover costs and are being run as a trial until December. To book, visit the Bas website. For more information phone Ms Carmichael on 4474 1061.
Recovery - Art Exhibition
Saturday, October 2 - Sunday, October 31, The Bas Moruya
Raewyn Lawrence, Eurobodalla award winner from the 2020 Basil Sellers Art Prize , explores the destruction and renewal of bushlands in her latest exhibition Recovery.
Producing this body of work has been a positive force in Lawrence's own struggle with current and future climate issues.
Tuesday, October 5: Narooma Library, 2pm to 4pm
The Narooma Library 'Scrabblers' are up and running! Meeting on the first Tuesday of each month, The Scrabblers is open to everyone.
Remember to contact Narooma Library on 4476 1164 to put your name down.
Saturday, October 23: Tilba Valley Winery and Alehouse from 10am
We can't travel to Germany, but that doesn't mean we can't celebrate Oktoberfest! Tilba Valley Winery and Alehouse is bringing the German celebration to the Shire.
Live music from multiple acts plus Oktoberfest themed food equals a day not to be missed.
Tickets available online here.
POSTPONED - The Soul Movers
Sunday, November 14: Smokey Dan's, Tomakin, 12pm-4.30pm
Get ready for a fun afternoon with The Soul Movers. Fronted by Lizzie Mack and featuring legendary former red Wiggle Murray Cook, this fantastic band has been blowing audiences away with their unique blend of rock n' roll, pop, funk, soul and dance.
Read more about the band here.
Ticket holders for the July 3 show are eligible for a refund until July 31 and will be contacted by organisers.
POSTPONED - Art on the Path
Sunday, December 12: Coronation Drive (opposite the post office and store), Broulee
Art on the Path is a sustainable market where local artists and makers showcase their products, many of which have been upcycled from discarded objects.
Stalls include hand-crafted wares, art, clothes, apparel, jewellery, candles, treasures, coffee and more, as well as community groups sharing information about how they make a difference and how you can too.