OPEN & CLOSING EVENTS
The Official Opening “Paint the Night” and Closing ceremony “See Of Light” are very important events of the festival, not to be missed. Both events offer opportunities for you to take part but numbers are limited and you need to register. Read more to find out what you have to do.
Art on the beaches, in parks, cafes, studios, museums and homes – so get ready to be out amongst it all. Each festival weekend will have special community events for the whole family to join in and enjoy. See what’s on offer, and the most of Seechange Art Festival 2016.
MAD ABOUT MUSIC
What would an art festival be without music and dance? There are opportunities to hear live performances throughout the festival and a total music indulgence on the last weekend. Mad About Music, offers four fantastic concerts and workshops. Heading the bill -Miriam Lieberman’s Trio.
The main streets of Huskisson will be abuzz with food, music events and activities for all ages. Each of the cafes, restaurants and food outlets will have extended trading hours will be offering sensational new menus designed especially for the festival’s official opening evening.
WILD ABOUT WORDS
Wild About Words weekend is the time to indulge your bookish whims. Come and be entertained by bards from near and far and join them with your rhymes. Can your team win at Trivia, can you win at scrabble. Fancy lunch with Meg Kenneally? Meet authors, poets, or a famous illustrator.
COMPETITIONS & PRIZES
An exciting range of art prizes and competitions for all ages. The major competition being the 2016 SeeChange Art Prize ‘Illuminate’. Pen your poetic thoughts, create sculptures from natural materials, see through the lens of a camera. Don’t miss out on these great opportunities.
38 Exhibitions both big and small, in venues around the villages of Jervis Bay, St Georges Basin and Shoalhaven Art Gallery, Nowra. Plenty of opportunities to meet the artists at launches and official openings. Visit them all and see what talented artists we have living amongst us.
WORKSHOPS, TOURS & TALKS
There will be a diverse array of workshops throughout the festival from meditative chanting to bonsai creations. There creative art workshops with some of JBBArt’s most popular artists! This could be your chance to try out your own talents.