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Creative Strategy out now – tell us what you think

The Swan Hill region is culturally strong and artistically ambitious. That is the vision set out in the Swan Hill Rural City Council draft Creative Strategy, which was released for public input today. Mayor Les McPhee said ideas from the community and from Council’s cultural services team were used to ...

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Concert and vocal masterclass at the Gallery

This weekend, classical singers Rianne Graham and Iris Ferwerda are taking over the Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery. On Saturday, 11 August join Rianne and Iris as they entertain with a range of pieces from well known operas and musicals such as The Marriage of Figaro, LesMiserable, Carmen, The Pirates ...

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Flight, motion and a Goggomobil in the Gallery

Car and plane lovers – take a break from tinkering in your shed and pay a visit to Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery this winter. Locals are lending some unique objects to the Gallery for the new Flight/Motion exhibition, like a 1940s BSA motorbike, model aeroplanes and beautifully painted car ...

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Print & Drawing award winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Swan Hill Print & Drawing Acquisitve Awards. Print winner Elizabeth Banfield From Loftia Park, 2017 Linocut artist book on kozo tissue, 38 x 58cm page size Drawing winner Jan Davis Georgica #25, 2017 Ink, stitching on Nepalese paper, 53 x ...

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Have your say on our creative future

Are you an artist or creative person living in the Swan Hill region? Do you enjoy going to live shows, visiting galleries or getting involved at the Library? Or maybe you have ideas about what would entice you to get involved or attend a local arts event? In May, you ...

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Bayden going ahead in leaps and bounds

Bayden Clayton is a familiar face in the Swan Hill creative arts scene. When he first became involved back in 2009, he says he was “a quiet 13-year-old that had little interest in theatre or art in general” and hesitated when asked to take part in a show with the ...

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Kyle’s passion for the arts

Kyle Ford is passionate about the arts in the Swan Hill region and wants to make the future of the arts bright. Kyle has been involved in the Swan Hill creative community from a young age. He started in primary school learning piano and moved on to bass guitar in ...

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Creative Strategy workshops starting soon

Swan Hill Rural City is full of creative people, and chances are you are one of them. You might create craft at home or with a group, visit the Library or go to live shows and exhibitions. Maybe you’re part of a book club, take photographs, paint, sing or create ...

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Print & Drawing award finalists

We are pleased to announce the finalists of our 2018 Swan Print and Drawing Acquisitive Awards. The winners of the awards will be announced on the opening night at Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery on Saturday May 12. Roz Avent Kylie Baker Elizabeth Banfield Andrew Clapham Filomena Coppola Carolyn Craig ...

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