Rutherglen Silos Precinct – Have Your Say

aRTS Rutherglen is a key stakeholder in the development of the State funded Rutherglen Silos Precinct project. We will be providing input into how the silo area can be transformed into a dynamic and much valued public space for the community and visitors. Currently underutilised and an unattractive industrial area, the silo area could become […]

aRTS Rutherglen AGM Update

aRTS Rutherglen held its 2022 Annual General Meeting on Thursday evening 16 June at The Lions Club Rooms. Cr Roberta Horne was present as a special guest and gave her thanks to the outstanding work undertaken by aRTS Rutherglen in the past year.  Elected to the Committee for the forthcoming 2022-23 year were: President – […]

Tommy McRae Tribute – Opening Celebration

We are thrilled to invite you to celebrate with us our official opening of the Tommy McRae Tribute at Lake King Park in Rutherglen on Saturday April 23rd. This celebration will have two sessions. Session One is free and open to all and will be at the Viewing Deck at 4– 5:30pm. No ticket required. […]

Taste of Art Winners Announced

The annual Tastes of Art Prize winners were announced at the Gala event on Friday 11th March. A very large crowd attended the Gala Opening night and enjoyed the Campbells Wines while admiring over 450 artworks presented by our many talented artists.  Visit the winners page for all related information about the artists & exhibition […]

Meet Beatrice Magalotti- winner of the 2021 Rutherglen Tastes of Art 3D small artworks prize

Beatrice Magalotti is a contemporary Australian sculptor whose work engages with a range of themes including mythology (particularly Norse and Greek) and migration. Her work is informed by her experience as a woman. Invisible migrants, stories of travel and life journeys are poetically evoked rather than described. By refusing to engage with popular narratives of […]

Young artists of Rutherglen Part 3 : Meet Bylee Allison and Josie Beattie

Arts Rutherglen are thrilled to introduce 6 local, young artists from Rutherglen High School in the lead up to the 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize.  In part 3 (below) meet Bylee Allison and Josie Beattie The Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize  Youth Award is open to all young artists (Under 18). In 2022, with […]

A reflection on 2021

As our dynamic President Helen Mackinlay continues to make a steady recovery from a recent medical procedure, Vice President Scott Landells, reflects on 2021 and some exciting plans and events coming up in 2022. My first term on the Arts Rutherglen Committee has been a very enjoyable and rewarding experience.  I am humbled and excited […]

Young artists of Rutherglen Part 2: Meet Molly Wileman and Dharma Kotzur

Arts Rutherglen are thrilled to introduce and showcase 6 local, young artists from Rutherglen High School in the lead up to the 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize.  In Part 2 meet Molly Wileman and Dharma Kotzur. The Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize Youth Award is open to  all young artists (12- 18 years old) […]

Indigo FM celebrates Victorian seniors festival -an interview with Leonie Featonby

Arts Rutherglen Membership Coordinator and committee member, Leonie Featonby talks to  about her life journey on Indigo FM – Tuesday 31 August from around 4pm. Tune in via the media player on the Indigo FM website at this link: Missed this?…  You can check out and listen to Leonie’s story and profile on Seniors Online […]

Toni Harris monochromatic perspective

Look who is featuring in North East Regional Extra … Well done to Arts Rutherglen member an local artist Toni Harris! Toni’s exhibition A Monochromatic Perspective features in the Ballarat Foto Biennale 2021 as part of the open program. The Biennale was set to launch on 28th August but has been postponed to a date […]