School Holiday Workshops April 2018

We have our School Holiday kids Workshops on again for April

10 am – 12 noon 1pm – 3pm
Mon 16th April Make Mini Monsters Draw Dinosaurs
Tues 17th April Make Dragons Make Butterfly Wind Chimes
Wed 18th April Make Fairy Lanterns Draw Fairies, Elves & Mermaids
Thu 19th April Make Jewellery Make Little Clay Animals
Fri 20th April Make Your Own Slime!
Mon 23rd April Pottery Paint Pet Rocks
Tues 24th April Paint an Underwater Scene Paint a Glittery Fish
Wed 25th April Public Holiday
Thu 26th April Create an Abstract Painting Draw Cartoons

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

Yarramundi Open Day – 21st Feb 2018

We are open at Yarramundi this Wednesday, February 21st from 10am to 4pm for our regular Open Day.

Yarramundi Community Centre, 54 Thornbill Way, Nepean Park Estate, Yarramundi (on the way up to Springwood)

All members and guests are welcome to come along and enjoy this fantastic venue and inspirational surrounds for painting, sketching, watching our art DVD’s or any medium you would like to use.

Mix with like minded art enthusiasts and share your interests while learning more about art and artists in your area.


Future Dates for the Open Days are twice a month on a Wednesday. March 7th & 21st, April 4th & 18th.

Morning and afternoon tea is provided. Bring your own lunch.

For more info contact Narelle on 4565 9222  or  Sharron  on 4572 5580.

Pitt Town Changeover – 15th Feb

Our permanent ongoing exhibition at Pitt Town Sporting Club in the Dining Room is ready for change over.

We will change the display of 12-14 artworks in the club dining room at 10-am, Thurs 15th Feb.

Come and help us to hang, or give Sheila your 2-3 works at the MTAS meeting Tues night 13th Feb or leave at Richmond Art Supplies before Wed pm.

Future change dates are 31st May, 16th Aug & 1st Nov.

Enquiries Sheila 0408161284 or email se.sharp@bigpond.net.au


FOHAC Bus Trip – 29th April – Cartier The Exhibition

FOHAC are having a bus trip to the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, 29th April, 2018.

The bus departs Windsor, 328 Macquarie Street at 7.00 am, and East Market St and Richmond Bus Stop next to Richmond Station at 7.20 am for a full day trip. Returning around 7.30/8pm that day.

$85 pp ($80 FOHAC member) fee covers travel, exhibition entry fee & morning tea.

This amazing exhibition is not to be missed. The coach will fill up fast so book soon.

For Booking forms and more FOHAC News please click here.

Margaret 4577 4440
Sheila 4572 3039

Visit https://nga.gov.au/cartier for more info 

Cartier Paris Necklace 1951/53, platinum, gold, diamonds, rubies. Cartier Collection.
Previously owned by Elizabeth Taylor.

Cartier London Halo tiara 1936, platinum, 739 brilliant-cut and 149 baton diamonds, 3 x 18 cm, lent by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Panther clip brooch 1949, platinum, white
gold, diamonds, sapphires.

Cartier Paris Crocodile necklace made
as a special order for María Félix 1975

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


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 se.sharp@bigpond.net.au


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