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Monthly Meeting Christmas Show & Tell 12th Dec 2017

Join us for our Year End Celebration!

We have our Monthly Meeting for December on Tuesday 12th at 7.30pm.

We look forward to seeing you all for our end of year celebration, Christmas festivities and a Show & Tell for what you have been up to this year or any interesting arty stories you have to tell.

Please bring a plate of party food to share, an artwork of your own or an acquisition, or other interesting item or story. Perhaps an illustrated travel journal, inherited artworks etc.

7.30pm Tuesday 12th December
Stan Stevens Studio
Deerubbin Centre
300 George Street, Windsor

Please remember to park outside due to early car park closure.

Members and Guests welcome.

Further info phone Narelle 02 4565 9222


BBQ at Yarramundi – This Sunday – 19th November

MTAS Members BBQ

We hope to see members, families and friends take the opportunity to have a look at the library, view some of the AV equipment and have a meal with us.

Please bring your own meat if you wish to BBQ but we will have tea and coffee, some salad, bread and some cake to share.

19th November, Sunday
11am – 3pm
Yarramundi Community Centre
54 Thornbill Way, Nepean Park Estate
Yarramundi (on the way up to Springwood)

Further info phone Narelle 02 4565 9222

Monthly Demonstration Meeting 14th November – John Dwyer – Canson Product Demo

Our next Monthly Demonstration Meeting is Tuesday 14th November 7.30pm

Come and try new products with John Dywer from Canson Australia

Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, 300 George St Windsor


$5 Entry at the Door, Supper Provided

Please park outside due to car park early closure

All Welcome

Enquiries Phone Deidre or Satya 02 45783 555 or

Pitt Town Changeover – 2nd November

We have a permanent ongoing exhibition at Pitt Town Sporting Club in the Dining Room.

These will be changed over this Thurs 2nd Nov at 10am by Sheila. Paintings will be displayed until Feb (so on display for Melbourne Cup, Christmas and Australia Day).

All works are for sale and have the usual 25% commission to MTAS if sold.

You can bring 2-3 works to the club & help to hang at 10am or drop them to Richmond Art Supplies on Wednesday 1st Nov by 4pm for pickup.

For more info Ph Sheila 0408 161 284 or email


Monthly Demonstration Meeting 10th October – Jeanette Starr – Drawing in Charcoal and Ink

In October, we are very happy to have talented local artist Jeanette Starr demonstrating a drawing in Charcoal & Ink at our monthly meeting for Tuesday, 10th October, 7:30 pm at the Stans Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Originally from Yorkshire England, Jeanette worked as a graphic artist/photographer before venturing to Australia in her 30’s to live on acreage.

Jeanette is well known for her love of horses and her beloved subjects are never too far away.

She loves painting all animals and portraits alike and is happy to do commissions. Drawing and painting in various mediums but particularly oils, acrylics, inks and charcoal.

Jeanette works from her Little River Art Studios where she holds workshops and exhibitions. Also a member of the Hawkesbury Artists and Artisans Trail.

Often successfully winning awards at the Hawkesbury Show, MTAS exhibitions and other shows, we are pleased to see Jeanette in action at our next demonstration.

You can see more here:

Both Members and Non Members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

Please remember to park outside the car park due to early closure.

For inquiries phone Deidre or Satya 02 45783 555.

Look forward to seeing you there.

MTAS School Holiday Workshops 25th September to 6th October

Macquarie Towns Arts Society’s School Holiday
Art & Craft Workshop Program September to October 2017

We have our School Holiday kids Workshops on again for September to October

10am – 12nn 1pm – 3pm
Mon 25th Sep Paint Pet Rocks Make Little Clay Animals
Tues 26th Sep Paint a Landscape Cartooning
Wed 27th Sep Make Mini Monsters Make Sock Puppets
Thurs 28th Sep Pottery Paint an Underwater Scene
Fri 29th Sep Jewellery
Mon 2nd Oct Public Holiday
Tues 3rd Oct Decorate Photo Frames Draw Fairies, Elves & Mermaids
Wed 4th Oct Make Dragons Draw Dinosaurs
Thurs 5th Oct Make Fairy Lanterns Draw Mandalas
Fri 6th Oct Make Butterfly Wind Chimes

Cost: $15 per 2hr workshop per child; all equipment supplied.

Venue: Richmond Art Supplies,
Shop 1, 328 Windsor St, Richmond
(next to Brynorms)

Bookings Essential: phone Deidre 0412 979 731

Hawkesbury Art Fair opening Friday 8th Sept to 8th Oct

Macquarie Towns Art Society has some entries in the Hawkesbury Art Fair at the Hawkesbury Regional Gallery.

You are invited from 6pm on Friday 8 September for the opening of fourth annual Hawkesbury Art Fair by Deputy Mayor of Hawkesbury, Clr Barry Calvert.

This once-a-year event is when the gallery becomes a showcase for the wealth of creativity  in our beautiful region. It’s also an opportunity for local artists to sell their work, and for you to buy original art from some of the region’s most accomplished and collectible artists.

Drinks and refreshments will be served (bar opens 6pm). Family-friendly function; children welcome.

Runs from 8th September to 8th October.

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
Deerubbin Center
300 George St, Windsor

Monthly Meeting AGM & Guest Speaker David Briggs – Scientific Colour Theory – 12th September 7pm

In September, we have our Annual General Meeting followed by our guest speaker David Briggs to talk about Scientific Colour Theory.

This Meeting for September is on Tuesday 12th, 7pm at the Stans Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Our Art Society is run by volunteers and our dedicated committee has worked hard through the year to keep things going.

We are always in need of new people to help run the Society, and would love to see some more members helping out with the roles listed below.

If you or a friend or family member can assist please let us know. You do not need to be an artist yourself to fill these roles, but some interest in art and craft is welcomed.

We want our Arts Society to continue well into the future with many successful artistic endeavours to come, so please consider helping out!

And don’t forget we also need members present to vote!

All positions will be declared vacant on the night and anyone interested in taking on a position to help out the Society can email or call Narelle on 02 4565 9222 for more information.

The Committee positions are listed below:

(1) President

(2) Vice President

(3) Secretary

(4) Treasurer

(5) Assistant Secretary

(6) Assistant Treasurer

(7) Publicity Officer

(8) Membership Officer

(9) Functions Officer

(10) Children’s Art Classes Co-ordinator

We also have Non Committee Positions that need to be filled. This means you have a role to help the society but are not expected to attend committee meetings, even though most welcome, if you would like to: Newsletter & Graphic Editor, Field day Organiser, Exhibition Manager, Exhibition Equip Mgr, Catering Supper, Catering Exhibitions, Functions RSA, Public Officer, CASS Representative, Librarian, Assistant Librarian, Open Day Organisers (Yarramundi), and Historian/Archives Officer.

Monthly Demonstration – 12th September: David Briggs
Scientific Colour Theory

David will discuss Scientific Colour Theory.

David teaches scientific colour theory at Julian Ashton’s Art School and the National Art school. He is the Chairperson of the NSW Division of the Colour Society of Australia and is internationally regarded as an expert on the matter.

David ‘s website

7.00pm Tuesday 12th September at the Stan Stevens Studio, Windsor Library, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor
(Please arrange to park outside of Library due to carpark early closure)

Entry is free for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

For Enquiries phone Dario 0431 114 861

Richmond Marketplace Exhibition 17th to 20th August

Our Richmond Marketplace Exhibition is on again!

17th – 20th of August

Richmond Marketplace, 64 March St, Richmond NSW 2753

Our popular exhibition is on again at the Marketplace in Richmond. There is some great art to see and we usually do well with sales here too. Come down and check it out.

Look forward to seeing you there!