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Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre
96 Graham Street, Wonthaggi VIC 3995
Phone: 03 5672 4337 www.basscoast.vic.gov.au/cinema
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THW Annual Arts Prom Country, Art and
Photography Show, is being held this year
from September 1 to 3 at Mesley Hall, corner
Ogilvy and Horn Street, Leongatha.
This highly successful show is in its 41st
year and is organised by the Rotary Club of
The opening hours of the show are 1 to 5pm
(official opening 8pm) Friday, September 1;
10am to 6.30pm on Saturday, September 2
and 10am to 3pm on Sunday, September 3.
Entry to the show is $5 per person.
Mark your diary the opening night starting
at 8pm. Cost is $20 and includes finger food
and drinks while entered artists are admit-
Tickets for the opening can be purchased
at the door.
The show is on the same weekend as the
popular Leongatha Daffodil Festival, now in
its 61st year, so it will be a major weekend
for the region.
On the Saturday there will also be a street
market, entertainment and car display in
Bair Street. Don’t miss these excellent fam-
The organisers are now accepting entries
for this year’s show up until August 11.
Apart from the opportunity to display your
work to an interested audience, the show has
had a great record of buyers over its long
The show attracts more than 450 entries
from artists and photographers from across
Gippsland, Melbourne, regional Victoria and
New and established artists of all ages are
AS PART of the Phillip Island 150th Cele -
bration in 2018, the Artists’ Society of Phillip
Island’s Easter Exhibition will feature a new
major award for a portrait of a local identity.
Some members have already begun work-
ing on their entries in a series of winter por-
trait sessions organised by the society.
The first of these, held in June, was a re-
sounding success with 16 enthusiastic art-
ists managing to squeeze in to Garden Room
3 at PICAL to draw and/or paint their inter-
pretations of the sitter.
Well-known local hairdresser Darren
George proved to be a colourful and inspir-
ing subject as well as a very patient model.
Portraits ranged from the more traditional
to the contemporary and it will be interesting
to see the finished works.
The model for the next portrait session will
be renowned local identity Anne Davie and
is scheduled for Monday, July 3 from 10am
Famous faces for
Society members at the first of the winter portrait sessions earlier this month.
Mesley Hall will be full of amazing paintings for the 41st Annual Leongatha Art and
Art show part of big
THE Regional Events Fund is a $20 million
grant program designed to support the growth
of events in regional Victoria.
The fund is administered by Visit Victoria,
Destination Gippsland and Destination Phillip
Island and aims to extend the length of visita-
tion and economic yield.
Three tiers of funding are available:
• between $100,000 and $500,000
• between $20,000 and $100,000
• up to $20,000
Intending applicants are encouraged to dis-
cuss their proposal with their Regional Tour-
ism Board to test alignment with regional visi-
tor economy strategies. For more information,
go to email@example.com
welcome to enter and prizes totalling more
than $6000, which include awards for vari-
ous mediums, photography, 3D (e.g. sculp-
ture), junior sections and an All Abilities
section, are presented on opening night.
You can get more information by visiting
the website www.leonartshow.com.au
Art Show chairman Harry Leggett said
there will be a major raffle prize – a magnifi-
cent oil painting from the previous winner
of the show.
The raffle and other money made over the
event go towards many worthy local charities
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