Gulgong Arts Council Inc.
Arts Council Gulgong Inc began in 1991 and is a not-for-profit community group. A few creative artists in the community saw potential to connect children, community and creativity and so, Arts Council Gulgong Inc was born. Arts Council Gulgong based in the historic township of Gulgong in central west NSW are dedicated to supporting artists, writers and all the arts in general within the region.
With thirty (30) years experience as an organisation, the Arts Council Gulgong Incprides itself on its professionalism and motivation, looking for opportunities where we can to promote the arts to the local youth and also to bring creative artists together in our community.
Regular meetings are held 2nd Thursday of each month at 2pm at the HUB ( Gulgong Arts HUB for Youth & Community) Gulgong Showground. We also hold a social afternoon every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month at 2pm at the HUB.
Annually, Arts Council Gulgong hold events such as ‘Members Exhibitions, `UneARThed’ Art and Sculpture Competition along with the Gulgong Scarecrow Stroll held each June Long weekend to coincide with Gulgong’s Henry Lawson Heritage Festival.
As a community group, the Arts Council Gulgong Inc also donates prize money to the local schools and schools in the region at the end of the school year to encourage an appreciation of creativity as well as representing the arts during local community festivals
Arts Council Gulgong Inc members display their artistic wares at `The Gallery Gulgong’ situated at 85 Herbert Street, opposite Cobb's Bakery. You will find art, candles, textiles, scrapbooking, jewellery, wood turned articles, ceramics/pottery and much more in this new gallery and throughout the town. Members exhibit throughout the Central West of NSW, Sydney and Queensland.
Each year at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in July, members elect the committee for the next year.
The current committee is:
President: Robyn Andrews
Secretary: Robyn Andrews
Minutes Secretary: Kay Binns
Treasurer: Richard Cross
Grants & Funding Officer: Toni Morrison
Publicity Officer: Toni Morrison
Web Officer: Toni Morrison
Media Officer: Toni Morrison & Robyn Andrews
If you need to get in touch with us the best way is to use the ‘Contact Us’ form.
Gulgong Arts Council,
PO Box 422,
Gulgong NSW 2852
Gulgong is an historic gold mining town located in regional NSW, within half hour north of Mudgee. Gulgong Chamber of Commerce website is www.gulgong.com.au is a good starting point for those planning to visit Gulgong or simply wishing to find out more.