Welcome Beth Rankin, as the new President of Arts Rutherglen

Beth is no stranger to the wonderful life offered in Rutherglen and after 40 years of annual holidays in the area, decided to make a permanent move here in 2017. She has a background in nursing, creative arts education and public health and teaches in the National School of Education at the Australian Catholic University. […]

Calling All Artists! The Tastes of Art Prize Returns

It keeps getting better… Arts Rutherglen is proud to host the 7th Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize, from 8-17 March 2024. The Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize is an opportunity for artists to exhibit in a well established, popular show with visitors being able to purchase varied, creative works of exceptional quality. Entries open on […]

Arts Rutherglen Fine Film Season, 2023

Another great season of films has just wound up. We try to select films that aren’t readily accessible in mainstream and which might provoke discussion, whilst being thoroughly entertaining. This year’s selection was mainly French but also Belgian and Spanish. A particular favourite was our July film: “Tour de Force”, (Une Belle Course”) a quirky […]

Thank you Helen

Sadly Helen Mackinlay will be standing down as President of Arts Rutherglen. Helen has been our President for over 2 years and will be greatly missed by the committee. Helen’s love of community, her tireless work on every Arts Rutherglen project and her superb ability to lead a vibrant and energetic Committee dedicated to bringing […]

Busking Festival May 2022

Image: Well Into Winter, featuring Alex Cameron on vocals, warm up the crowd on 13 May 2022 at Rutherglen Memorial Hall ahead of a concert by The Northern Folk Image: Well Into Winter, featuring Alex Cameron on vocals, warm up the crowd on 13 May 2022 at Rutherglen Memorial Hall ahead of a concert by […]

A Poetry Reading by Frank Prem – 27 Aug

A Poetry Reading by Frank Prem

Arts Rutherglen invites you to the August Voice “Free Verse Should Sing” on Sunday 27th August 2-4pm, at Caffeine n’ Machine, Rutherglen. Come on a journey into the life in poetry of Beechworth poet Frank Prem. Frank explores time and place through life experience and memoir. Book your tickets today: trybooking.com/CKHVO Download Flyer

Thank you Frank Prem

Arts Rutherglen had the great pleasure of hosting Frank Prem, poet and story teller extraordinaire, in an afternoon’s immersion into his life’s experiences through verse. The simple images he evoked in his readings were the stuff of touching memories. Having grown up in Beechworth and working as a ‘mental health creature’ (that is a psychiatric […]

Opening Gala Night 8 March 2024

Join us for Opening Night and book your tickets online: trybooking.com/CLFMY   Click here to visit the Rutherglen Art Prize webpage.

The Tommy McRae project continues

Walking around the Lake, visitors and locals have all admired the Tommy McRae tribute which glistens in the sunlight and off the water. Walkers might be wondering why there are new rocks positioned near the platform? Arts Rutherglen is delighted to announce that Stage 2 of the Tribute is a new sculpture that will connect […]

Little Quirks Bursting with Folk – 12 May

Little Quirks may be young but don’t let looks fool you. Sisters Mia and Abbey and their cousin Jaymi are aged 20, 23 and 26yo but this NSW trio have been at this indie folk caper for some time. Little Quirks combine soaring vocal harmonies, effortless folk pop songwriting, catchy melodies and pounding rhythms,. They […]