1. PAINT THE NIGHT – OPENING EVENT
Moona Moona Creek Reserve
Sat 21 May 4:30 – 6:15pm
Come enjoy this free community and theatrical event which will open the 2016 Seechange festival program in a spectacular fashion. ‘Paint the Night’ will be staged around the Moona Moona Creek Reserve on the eve of the full moon. Featuring light painting directed by award- winning photographer Peter Solness, accompanied by a unique soundscape created by Syd Green.
Images taken on the night will be projected on to a large outdoor screen. Light sculptures, created by students and artists will illuminate the shoreline of Moona Moona Creek and a creative line up of other events will follow.
For updates on the day see www.facebook.com/SeeChangeArtsFestival
Participate:To be a light painter, you must be 12 and over and register with Leslie Lockwood 4441 7284 firstname.lastname@example.org
2. COMING HOME
Huskisson Community Hall, 17 Dent St Huskisson
Sat 21 May 1-3pm
As a follow up to the hugely successful Coming Home 2014, Coming Home 16 will be compared once again by the very funny and witty Sam Wilson, who will introduce the audience to 10 inspiring young adults who have grown up and been educated in the Shoalhaven and are well on the road to success and achieving great things.
Creators of art, music, theatre and film. Designers of homes, public spaces and totally new devices. Champions in sport or business, Coming Home 16 will present WHO are out there doing it BIG TIME! See page 22 for event details.
A great secret line up of talent is in store this year followed by afternoon tea.
Cost is $15, bookings at southcoasttickets.com.au
13. “ILLUMINATE” SEECHANGE 2016 ART PRIZE
Vera Hatton Gallery, Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, Dent St Huskisson
20 May – 13 June 10am – 4pm daily Launch & prize announcements: Sun 22 May 2-4pm
‘Illuminate’ is the festival’s major art prize and exhibition. This year there is a prize pool $3000 plus
An Exhibition of selected artwork entries will open in the Vera Hatton Gallery, Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, Woollamia Rd Huskisson
For more information head over to the Illuminate page
4. ART IN THE PARK
White Sands Park, Huskisson
Sat 28 May 10am – 4pm
White Sands Park in Huskisson provides the perfect place for a free and fun-filled day of art, music and entertainment. A pop-up art gallery will be created by young artists while you watch. There’ll be roving performers, kids’ artmaking, craft and stories with creative books. For the energetic photographer there is the Photomarathon as well as an exciting and diverse mix of artists demonstrating a multitude of artistic skills and lots of interactive workshops.
So come along and try your hand at a range of art forms including jewellery making, painting, tapestry, dance, Pilates, creative baskets and musical instrument making. Once again The Seechange stage will be set for a day of live entertainment for everyone. Bring your picnic rugs sit back and enjoy the vibe.
Artists/Stall Holder registrations open until April 14th Register here
Monica Kincade 0400 991 185
5. SPEED & LIGHT PHOTOMARATHON
White Sands Park – At Art In The Park / Camera Club Info table
Sat 28 May 9am -12 noon
You are invited to have some fun with your camera and a bit of a challenge, shoot 6 images that represent 6 different topics in 3 hours. The topics are kept secret until the start, the images must be taken in the topic order set. Prizes will be awarded to the best judged photographer of the day. No need to register beforehand, simply arrive in time to start your race with your camera and memory card. Photomarathon details will be explained on the day, but can be viewed in advance on www.bayandbasincameraclub.org.au
6. ENVIRONMENT DAY FAIR
CANCELLED DUE TO POOR WEATHER
Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, Dent Street Huskisson
Sat 4 June 8am – 1pm
To celebrate World Environment Day, don’t miss the Jervis Bay Maritime Museum’s Environment Fair – a free, fun and family friendly event promoting the local environment in which we live.
The Fair will welcome eco experts, conservationists, green thumbs, community groups and businesses to share information on our local environment.
Fair goers will be treated to plenty of fun activities and entertainment throughout the day including sessions by local musicians, performances by ‘Tapstar and Dripette’ ‘The Waste Warriors’ and puppeteer Jeff Aschmann.
Get information on our local parks from Booderee National Park, National Parks and Wildlife, Jervis Bay Marine Parks, Fisheries NSW and Shoalhaven Bushcare.
Meet and learn about some of our local wildlife with Dusty the snake man, Shoalhaven Shorebirds and Wildlife Rescue South Coast.
Shoalhaven City Council Waste Services will be promoting the ‘Boomerang Bag’ bag share initiative which is all about engaging the local community, upcycling materials, reducing plastic consumption and fostering sustainable behaviour.
Jervis Bay Marine Parks will run interpretive tidal walks on the mangrove boardwalk and the Australian Plant Society will be there to talk about what native plants are best for this area.
The Environment Fair coincides with our monthly market and there will be a selection of market stall holders and food stalls. Come down for a fun and informative day out.
7. SEE OF LIGHT – CLOSING CEREMONY
Jervis Bay Maritime Museum Dent St Huskisson
Sun 12 June 5-9pm. Parade starts at 5pm.
Special Guest Digital Artist Craig Walsh
The festival closing ceremony will provide something rather extraordinary. After the lantern parade, that the kids can join, a night of unusual light, sound and mystery will take shape. Expect the unexpected.
Dress warmly, bring a torch. Food and Drink Street, market style.
Parents who would like their children to be in the parade and carry lanterns should email: email@example.com by June 3 to register.
Please follow special event parking signs.
Check SeeChange facebook for updates on this outdoor event.