CASS Art of Sydney Awards Exhibition – 25th to 28th January

THE 28th CASS ‘ART OF SYDNEY’ Awards Exhibition
This is a Unique Opportunity to view over 300 original artworks.
All artworks are offered for sale.

Raffle Prize ‘Evening Rozelle Bay’ Oil Painting generously donated by
renowned marine artist John Perkins

Australian National Maritime Museum, The Terrace Room, Darling Harbour Sydney,
(Wheel chair accessible) 2 Murray St, Sydney NSW 2000

Australia Day Weekend:  From Thur 25 Jan to Sun 28 Jan 2018

FREE Admission to the Art Exhibition:
Daily – Thursday, January 25 – 9.30am to 6pm;
Friday January 26 – (Australia Day) 9.30am ‘til 8pm
Saturday, January 27 – 9.30am to 6pm
Sunday, January 28 – 9.30am to 5pm

Presentation of Awards is on Saturday afternoon, 27th January, 2018 –2pm to 4pm – the Terrace Room, Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour

Judge is renowned Australian artist Kasey Sealy

The 28th CASS “Art of Sydney” Awards Exhibition is an annual celebration showcasing the wonderful diversity of Sydney’s leading local artists and features over 300 artworks from 14 Art Societies around Sydney and the Wider Sydney Basin. All artworks are offered for sale.

Artists are from the Central Coast and the leafy North Shore; the Eastern Suburbs and inner Sydney Harbour communities; south to St George and Sutherland Shire; west to the Nepean and Macquarie Towns; from the Blue Mountains and onto the Southern Highlands district of Bowral.

28 years is an amazing success story of which we are extremely proud – especially as CASS (Combined Art Societies of Sydney Inc.) is a non-profit group run totally by volunteer lovers of art.

MTAS School Holiday Workshops January 2018

We have our School Holiday kids Workshops on again for January

10 am – 12 noon 1pm – 3pm
Mon 15th Jan Paint a Landscape Make Little Clay Animals
Tues 16th Jan Paint an Underwater Scene Create an Abstract Painting
Wed 17th Jan Make Pompom Kittens Make Dragons
Thu 18th Jan Make Fairy Lanterns Draw Dinosaurs
Fri 19th Jan Decorate Photo Frames Make Sock Puppets
Mon 22nd Jan Make Mini Monsters Make Marbled Paper
Tues 23rd Jan Making Jewellery Paint a Glittery Fish
Wed 24th Jan Pottery Draw Cartoons
Thu 25th Jan Make Butterfly Wind Chimes Draw Mandalas

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

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