Culture Harvest 2019

Anchored by the Muswellbrook Art Prize, Culture Harvest is an Autumn Arts Celebration incorporating visual art, contemporary dance, music and performance with events leading up to and throughout the exhibition of the Muswellbrook Art Prize. Better still, all events are free!

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BEASTMAN 4 to 9 March @ Muswellbrook Indoor Sports Centre

See urban artist Beastman (Bradley Eastman) create a large scale mural at the Muswellbrook Indoor Sports Centre, Monday 4 to Friday 8 March, with the official launch on the morning of Saturday 9 March. Skate deck painting workshop also run during the week and open to all.

 

YEILD 6.00 - 7.30pm Friday 8 March @ a location to be revealed!

A live performance of painting, music and dance performed by singer, musician and producer Zackari Watt, contemporary dance company Catapult Dance, and painter and mixed media artist Ben Kenning.

 

OPENING NIGHT - MAP 2019 6.00pm Saturday 9 March @ MRAC

Be first to see the finalist works on exhibition as part of the 46th Muswellbrook Art Prize. Enjoy complimentary food an drinks on offer by Upper Hunter gallery sponsors Hollydene Estate Wines, Hunter Belle Cheese and Pukara Estate. Cast your vote for the People’s Choice Prize and be sure not to miss the adjudicator announce the three acquisitive prize winners for 2019

 

DISCOVERY MAP 10:30am Sunday 10 March @ MRAC

Wrap up the Muswellbrook Art Prize launch weekend’s events by joining some of the finalists ‘in conversation’. Discover more about their art making and their practice as an artist.

 

EXPLORER MAP - ROUTE 1 CERAMICS PRIZE 10.30am - 2.30pm Sunday 5 May @ MRAC

Newcastle Studio Potter artist and tutor, Nicola Purcell will introduce you to slab construction techniques, working to build a simple vase or cup which you will then decorate with a coloured slip decoration.

Bookings are essential. Call or email MRAC to register.

 

EXPLORER MAP - ROUTE 2 WORKS ON PAPER PRIZE 10.30am - 2.30pm Saturday 6 April @ MRAC

Discover how much fun you can have with a pair of scissors! 2011 Muswellbrook Art Prize winners Catherine and Jennifer Strutt, AKA ‘The Strutt Sisters’, will ignite your creativity and guide you in discovering your inner artist through a quirky collage workshop. For beginners through to established creatives!

Bookings are essential. Call or email MRAC to register.

 

EXPLORER MAP - ROUTE 3 PAINTING PRIZE 10.30am - 12.30pm Friday 26 April @ MRAC

For young lovers of art - tour the Painting finalists of the Muswellbrook Art Prize before joining Muswellbrook artist Tia Gabriellah in painting Impressionistic inspired, colour injected landscapes using acrylic on canvas. For ages 6-16.

Bookings are essential. Call or email MRAC to register.