Art

Mernda Community House yarn-bombed in joyful surprise for staff

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Mernda Community House staff were delighted to find four poles out the front of their building had been yarn-bombed last week. Coordinator Paras Christou said they had no idea who had created the...

Whittlesea township’s first gallery opened one week before lockdown

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Whittlesea resident Vida Mitchell opened the town’s first art gallery earlier this month, after a year of planning. Viddha.art plans to host several exhibitions a year featuring multimedia visual art including all forms...

Broadford Secondary unveils massive mural painted by two students

Broadford Secondary School has unveiled a new mural recognising the natural environment around the school and important school values. A collaborative effort by several students in the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning, VCAL, program, the...

Rollicking blue grass gig kicks off monthly series at Kilmore Gaol

The regional tour of Keep the Circle Unbroken is coming to Kilmore Gaol next month, kicking off a monthly gig series at the venue. “It’s different,” Strath Creek musician and event organiser Bobby Valentine said. “It’s...

Kilmore exhibition by Sicilian-Australian artist postponed

By Colin MacGillivray KILMORE Art Society is hoping to host the first of what it plans will be regular exhibitions by well-known artists in its Oddfellows Cafe gallery on Sydney Street. The gallery had been due...

Kyneton Museum to be taken over by choose-your-adventure performance work

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk A collective of Victorian artists will takeover and transform the Kyneton Museum into an immersive performance space this month, restrictions permitting. For four weekends in June, Museum Undone will see the existing collection...

‘Ecotherapy’ park – with climbing forest and arts hub – coming to Macedon Ranges

Romsey will soon have a completed multipurpose nature park, following the announcement of a $615,000 State Government grant. The Romsey Ecotherapy Park is being delivered in three stages, with the final stage adding a Woodland...

Lancefield and Romsey denounce family violence with photo exhibition hosted in both towns

By Colin MacGillivray THE Lancefield and Romsey communities have banded together to denounce family violence with a photographic exhibition to be hosted concurrently in both towns throughout May and June. The Lancefield Romsey Stand Together exhibition...

Young Kilmore performers to star in University of Melbourne musical this weekend

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Three young graduates from Assumption College and The Kilmore International School have been reunited to star in a University of Melbourne music theatre production in Melbourne’s north this week. John Sharp, of Kilmore,...

Plans for tree stumps near Kilmore Racecourse Reserve

The safety and interests of the 8000 people living in Kilmore trump the demands of a small minority protesting against cypress trees cut down at Kilmore Racecourse and Recreational Reserve, according to its trustees...