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Post date: 10 Sep 2014
Reporter: ClaireH

Each year a region in Victoria is invited to create works based on aspects or items in The Johnston Collection or relating to the life of William Robert Johnston (1911-1986).

Artists and craftspeople, guilds and societies centred in and around Gippsland are invited to create and contribute to this annual house-museum tour. The tour will take place Thursday 5 November 2015 – Wednesday 24...

Post date: 8 Sep 2014
Reporter: ClaireH

"Bunjil Mithidha: nanyuk ( Bunjil's cave: myth & legend)" is the fourth solo exhibition by well-known Yorta Yorta, Boon Wurrung , Mutti Mutti artist, Lee Darroch. Lee recently sold a large part of her last solo to National Gallery of Australia. She has researched traditional Victorian Creation Stories and then re-told these stories using sculptures made of all natural and found objects such as stone, bone, shell, ochre, fibres and grasses...

Post date: 14 Jul 2014
Reporter: ClaireH

The Yarragon railway station building will be occupied for the first time in two decades following restoration. The station was at risk of falling into disrepair. The station has been a meeting place in West Gippsland for over 100 years and now with the opening of a community arts hub, it has gained a new life.

Gary Blackwood, Narracan MP says the $500,000 refurbishment started in February and finished in late June. The heritage...

Post date: 27 Jun 2014
Reporter: ClaireH

The judges decisions are in!

Gatescape Winners have been decided for 2014 and the committee would like to once again thank all of the fabulous entrants for their hard work and creativity.

People’s choice – “Be Inspired” 277 Votes
Home Garden Gate - C-Scape by the C side
Farm / Rural Gate – Be Inspired
Business Gate – The...

Post date: 6 Jun 2014
Reporter: ClaireH

Gatescape voting ceases 6 June and all of the prize winners will be determined and winners notified before the end of June.

It's been a wonderful month of exciting art with some amazing entries. A big thank you to everyone who contributed to make this festival such a success.