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Callum Preston: MILK BAR

A NETS Victoria exhibition supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria, from the SANDREW Collection. Callum Preston is a sucker for nostalgia. As a child of the Melbourne suburbs in the 1990s, Preston remembers his neighbourhood milk bar as a place of wonder: the buzzing neon, the faded posters ...

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Gallery turns gaming zone for Code Breakers

Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery will be transformed into an immersive and interactive gaming zone from this Friday, thanks to Code Breakers: Women in Games. The ACMI exhibition is the first of its kind celebrating the achievements of women in the gaming industry. Visitors can get hands-on with an array ...

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Iconic riverfront building planned for Swan Hill

An iconic new building is being planned for the banks of the Little Murray in Swan Hill. The two-storey building on Monash Drive could house the Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery, Visitor Information Centre, Pioneer Settlement entry, and a new interpretive centre. It will be built if Council’s Our Region ...

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End of year celebration at the Gallery

The Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery invites you to their end of year celebration next Friday, 7 December. Open to all members of the community, the free event will feature live music, drinks, nibbles and the opening of two exhibitions. The first exhibition will showcase recent acquisitions to the gallery ...

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New committee, and a bright future

THE future of Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery is looking bright. A new Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery Advisory Committee has been elected with a diverse and experienced membership. Designs are being drawn up for a new Gallery building. And Council is working to secure funding for a new Gallery ...

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Ultima District Uncovered turns locals to stars

Ultima locals will become the stars of the show in Ultima District Uncovered – a photography exhibition at their hall on 17 and 18 November. Former Swan Hill resident Mick Cullin took the photos during a recent artist in residence project. Mick stayed in Ultima, going to the footy, visiting ...

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Our Region, Our Rivers gets to Stage 2

Our Region Our Rivers – a $34 million suite of projects across seven Council areas – has progressed to Stage 2 of the Federal Government’s coveted Regional Growth Fund. Swan Hill Rural City Council has led the charge for this funding, which will deliver riverfront projects in the Swan Hill, ...

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Fairfax Festival has stories to tell

The 2018 Swan Hill Fairfax Youth Initiative kicks off this Monday – and you’re invited to be part of it. PROUD + DEADLY will open the festival with a night of Aboriginal storytelling, comedy, dance, song and a traditional smoking ceremony. Australia’s premier Aboriginal comedy star Kevin Kropinyeri will be ...

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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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