17-18 April 2020
With the theme Celebrating Nature, the first Gunning Arts Festival will be held on 17 and 18 April 2020. Many artists and artisans live in Gunning and region and they have come together to present the festival, espousing the philosophy that arts has much to offer in challenging times.
Creative Gunning Inc. Creative Gunning Inc., an incorporated association with the primary goal of fostering arts in the Gunning region and promoting social inclusion, has planned a number of activities to celebrate the excellence of fibre production in the region. These will include a Wearable Art Exhibition and Fashion Parades.
Creative Gunning is calling for expressions of interest, especially from artists working in natural fibres. Further information, and Expression of Interest and Entry forms are now available from firstname.lastname@example.org. In collaboration with Gunning District Landcare, there will also be a competition and exhibition of up-cycled shopping bags as well as workshops in wet nuno felting and a participatory art installation.
Also staging events in the festival are: Gunning Focus Group, Wild Voices Music Theatre, The Picture House Gallery and Theatre and local author Greg Baines.