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What’s on at the Hub

Our program of exhibitions, events and workshops

Pleinair… Belinda Prest… Saul Roche

Opening Celebration 2pm, THIS Sat 6 July Exhibition: Gallery 2&3, Sat 6 - Sun 21 July 10am-4pm

POSTPONED: Movie Night + Director Q&A: Defend, Conserve, Protect

POSTPONED: Keep your eyes out for this special event later in the year!

Medieval to Modern: Buninyong Players Concert

Concert - Sun 21 July 2.30-4.30pm. BOOK NOW

Hub Writers Group: Let’s Shut Up and Write!

Monthly: 4th Friday of each month - all writers welcome

Never bore an audience – Writers Talk: Lauren Lee

Never bore an audience - Writers Talk: Lauren Lee - Friday 26 July 6.30-8.30pm - Book NOW!

BOOK a STALL!

We are getting ready to De-Stash!!! Sat 27 July, 10am - 3pm. BOOK a stall!

Workshop: Small Birds from Natural Materials

Workshop: Sat 24 Aug 2024, 10am-3.30pm

Lucy Wise Concert

Lucy Wise: Concert - Friday 30 August, 7pm - book now!

Newstead Spinners: Fibre to Fabric ’24

Exhibition: Weekends 3-18 August, 10am-4pm. Opening Celebration 3 Aug, 12pm All Welcome!

Song Accompaniment on Ukulele or Guitar Workshop: Lucy Wise

Workshop: Sat 31 August 10am-12pm @ the Hub

Past Events, Workshops & Exhibitions

Be inspired to visit! Scroll through our fabulous range of past exhibitions, workshops and events.

Charcoal Painting, Stories from the Fire

Workshop: THIS SAT!!, 10am-3.30pm. Book NOW!

Jo Huf Concert

THIS FRIDAY 7pm!! Concert + snacks and drinks @ bar prices. BOOK NOW

150th Celebration – Newstead Railway

THIS Sun 7 July, 2.30pm FREE Community Event:

Just Below the Surface

Exhibition: Gallery 1, Sat 1 - Sun 23 June 10am-4pm Jody Galvin & Kylie Cuthbertson

Tripartite

Exhibition: Lawrence Winder, Gallery 2&3 Weekends Sat 1 - Sun 23 June 10am-4pm.

Through My Eyes

Exhibition: Dawn Robinson - Through My Eyes Stunning limestone sculptures and abstract expressionist paintings. Sat & Sun 10am to 4pm ALL welcome

Central Australia: forming, folding and shaping

Jim Roberts - Exhibition: LAST Weekend Sat 25 - Sun 26 May 10am-4pm.

Barrys’ Bonsai from the Hidden Garden

Exhibition: Last Chance! Sat 23 - Sunday 24 March, 10am-4pm.

Mysterious Landscapes

Exhibition: Last Chance this weekend Sat 23 - Sun 24 March 10-4pm

Newstead Open Studios

NEWSTEAD OPEN STUDIOS ART TRAIL: 9, 10, 11 & 16, 17 March 11am TO 5pm

Nicole Hurley-Moore: How to write great characters & other tips!

TOMORROW! Writer's Talk: Nicole Hurley-Moore - Friday 22 March 6.30-8.30pm - Book NOW!

PopUp-ShowUp

Exhibition: Weekends Sat 17 - Sunday 25 Feb, 10am-4pm.

Instrument Makers Gallery: Newstead Live 2024

NEWSTEAD LIVE 2024 EVENT: Fri 26 & Sat 27 January 10am-5pm, Sun 28 Jan 10am-12noon

Create a woven boat form: a workshop with Jodie Goldring

Workshop: Sun 21 January 2024, 10am-4pm

Newstead’s inaugural Artist Market:

Artists Market: Sunday 10 December, 10am-4pm

Put Your Hands Up!

Put Your Hands Up! Connecting Volunteers with Opportunities at the Hub

All Aboard!

All Aboard celebration: Friday 1 December 6-9pm. All welcome

The Shape of Blue

Exhibition: Weekends Sat 4 November to Sunday 26 November, 10am-4pm.

Expressions of Interest: Sign Scoping project

Expressions of Interest: Sign Scoping project

Applications now open!

Program & Promotion Coordinator: Applications closed!

Program & Promotion Coordinator: Applications closed!

Applications now closed

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Fire Stories: A free community event

Get warm by the Fire! Sat 22 June, 5-8pm

Poetry @ the Hub – Peter Bakowski

Poetry Pep talk: Friday 27 October 7-8.30pm - Bookings open!

Elinor Ryan: an exhibition

Exhibition: Weekends Sat 7 Oct - Sun 29 Oct, 10am-4pm.

Finding a voice: Spring series of artists’ talks

Series of Artists' Talks: 7 Sept, 12 Oct, 9 Nov, 5.30pm Book now (free)

Slow Stitching: a workshop with Liz Sardone

Workshop: Sun 14 April 2024, 10am-3.30pm. SOLD OUT!

Quirky Clay: Hand-building for beginners

Workshop: Sat 18 May, 10am-3pm & 25 May 10am-12.30pm Book Now!

Random Weave a Basket: a workshop with Jodie Goldring

Workshop: Sat 21 October 2023, 10am-3.30pm

While We Live: an exhibition

Exhibition: Weekends Sat 9 Sept - Sun 1 Oct, 10am-4pm.

NerdROM Node 1: Sound and Music

Event - Sat 2 September 7.00pm. FREE

Be part of a community conversation: Indigenous Voice to parliament

Book now for 9 & 30 August, 5.30-7.00pm

Contra Guitar Duo: Concert

Concert - Sat 29 July 7-9.30pm. BOOK NOW

StudioBaxter: an exhibition of student work

Exhibition: Fri, Sat & Sun, 5-27 August 10am-4pm

Coiled Basketry: a workshop with Jodie Goldring

BOOKED OUT Workshop: Sat 22 July 2023, 10am-3.30pm

Braided Rag Rug: a workshop with Ilka White

BOOKED OUT Workshop: Sat 15 July 2023, 10am-4.00pm

Decolonising Fire Science: a live-streamed talk

Live Stream - Thurs 13 July 6pm

Ghost Stories: an artist talk with Melissa Proposch

Ghost Stories: 8 July 2023, 2pm (free)

Winter Warmer – Stories around the Fire

Sat 24 June, 5-8pm - All welcome!

Nature Printing workshops with Rhyll Plant

WORKSHOPS: Sundays 18 & 25 June, 10am-3.30pm

Seeking a Media/Publicity Coordinator!

Apply now to join our volunteer team

Tell us what you’d like to learn, do or explore!

Create your own workshop, class, space to meet: answer our quick survey here

Rural Heritage: an exhibition of monochrome prints

Exhibition: Weekends 6 - 28 May 2023, 10am-4pm.

Sparrows of Kabul

Sparrows of Kabul: Concert Friday 2 June, 7pm - book now!

Scratching the Surface – Sean Kenan

Exhibition: Weekends 15 - 30 April 2023, 10am-4pm.

POSTPONED – Let’s explore colour: ONE DAY lino print workshop with Susan Clarke

POSTPONED: ONE DAY workshop: 23 April, 10am-4pm

Remembering Newstead Railway Station

Open Day: Saturday 22 April 2023, 10am-4pm

Cancelled: Creating Scratchboard Art – a workshop with Sean Kenan

Workshop: Sat 29 April 2023, 10am-3pm

Art Windows: Dressing Up the Street

Art Windows: on show Fri 17 March to Sun 2 April, 2023

Tiny Towns Arts Trail – 22-24 April 2023

Event: Sat, Sun & Mon 22-24 April 2023

Traditional straw plaiting & ‘Corn Dollies’: June Workshop

Workshop: NEXT Sun 16 June, 2024, 10am -3pm BOOK NOW!!

Traditional straw plaiting & ‘Corn Dollies’

Workshops: Half day 30 March or full day 15 April, 2023

POSTPONED Landscapes in watercolour: 1-day workshop with Mark Dober

POSTPONED - ONE DAY plein air workshop: 16 April, 10am-2pm

It’s a Small World Sculpture Prize: Exhibition 18 March – 9 April

Exhibition: Sat 18 March-Sun 9 April 2023, 10am-4pm

Launching ‘Precious’ – The Book

Launch: Sunday 12 March, 3pm

Clay Hand-building Weekly Classes with Jason Luca

Weekly class: Thurs, 6-9pm to 9 March (then resuming after Easter)

Clay Hand-building Classes with Jason Luca

Weekly class: Starts Thurs 9 Feb, 6-9pm - 5 weeks

Responding to Country: Friends of the Box-Ironbark Forests, 1998-2023

Exhibition: Weekends 25 Feb - 12 March + Mon 13 March, 2023, 10am-4pm

Garden Whispers: Drawings to prints – a second workshop with Dianne Longley

2 places left! Workshop: Sun 12 Feb 2023, 10am-4.30pm

The Nature of Seasons

Exhibition: Weekends 28 Jan - 19 Feb, 2023, 10am-4pm

Instrument Makers Gallery: Newstead Live 2023

EVENT: Sat-Mon 21-23 January 2023

Happy Holidays

Happy holidays: the Hub reopens Sat 21 Jan 2023 for Newstead Live

It’s a Small World Sculpture Prize: Entries closed!

Entries now open! Deadline extended to Sun 18 December 2022

Earthwork

Exhibition: Weekends 3-18 Dec 2022, 10am-4pm

Landscape: paintings & photographs by Milton Moss

Exhibition: Weekends 5-27 November, 10am-4pm

Gardens of Colourful Connections: Multi-block lino printmaking – Second workshop

Workshop: Sat 19 November 2022, 10am-4.30pm

Random Weave a Basket

NEW DATE Workshop: Sat 29 October 2022, 10am-3.30pm

Creating Scratchboard Art – a workshop with Sean Kenan

Workshop: Sat 22 Oct, 2022, 10am-3pm

Subjective Objectivity

Exhibition: Weekends 1-30 October, 10am-4pm (extended dates)

Nature printing with Rhyll Plant

WORKSHOP: Sat 24 Sept 2022 10am-3.30pm

Gardens of Colourful Connections: Multi-block lino printmaking workshop

Workshop: Sun 25 Sept 2022, 10am-4.30pm

The Printmakers’ Garden of Imagination

Exhibition: Weekends 3-25 September, 10am-4pm.

Plant Walk, Making String and Weaving Nests

Workshop: Sun 18 September 2022, 10am-3.30pm

CANCELLED Garden Paradise: Transprint Dye Workshop

CANCELLED: Workshop: Sun 11 Sept 2022, 10am-4.30pm

Garden Whispers: Drawings to prints – a workshop with Dianne Longley

Workshop: Sat 17 Sept 2022, 10am-4.30pm

Always wanted to draw? A second workshop with Selina Wilson

Workshop: Sun 4 September 2022, 10am-4.00pm

An evening of music with Clancy McLeod

Concert: Friday 26 August, 7pm for 7.30 concert

Create a Braided Rag Rug

Workshop: Sun 14 August 2022, 10am-4.00pm

Zorba the Greek: the movie

Book now: Sat 13 August, 7.30 onwards

Finding your creative self through experimentation

Workshop: Sat 27 April 2024, 10am-3.00pm. SOLD OUT! Join the waitlist.

Always wanted to draw? A workshop with Selina Wilson

Workshop: Sun 31 July 2022, 10am-4.00pm

Plein-air painting: five artists

Exhibition: Weekends 30-31 July and 6-7 August, 10am-4pm.

For Locals, by Locals…that’s Precious

You're invited to contribute! Exhibition dates Sat & Sun 16-17 & 23-24 July

Random Weave a Basket

Workshop: Sat 23 July 2022, 10am-3.30pm

Magic & a great Movie ‘Sing Street’

Book now: Sat 9 July, 7.30 onwards

Stories around the Fire

Event: Friday 8 July, 6-8pm

From Fibre to Fabric and Beyond

Exhibition: Weekends 4-26 June + Mon 13 June 2022, 10am-4pm.

Relief photopolymer prints: a workshop with Dianne Longley

BOOKED OUT Workshop: Sat 28 May 2022, 10am-4.30pm

Threads of Colour

Exhibition: Weekends 7-29 May 2022, 10am-4pm.

Weave a ‘Melon Basket’ (cancelled)

Workshop: Sat 14 May 2022, 10am-3.00pm (Cancelled)

Saori free-form loom weaving

NEW DATE: Workshop: Sat 14 May 2022, 10am-3.30pm

Scratchboard Art – Sean Kenan

Exhibition: Weekends 2 - 24 April 2022, 10am-4pm.

Nature printing with Rhyll Plant

TWO WORKSHOPS: Sat 30 April & Sun 8 May 2022 10am-3pm

Get out your bike: bike maintenance workshop

Workshop: 1 May 2022, 10am-12pm

Nature in time: images from central Victoria

Exhibition: 5-27 March 2022, Weekends & Labour Day 10am-5pm

Shifts and Seasons

Exhibition: 12, 13 & 14, 19 & 20 March 2022

Plein Air Oil Painting: a workshop with Mark Dober

Workshop: 3 sessions - 6, 13 & 20 March 2022

Creating digital audio & visuals: workshops

Workshop: Sun 27 February 2022, 9:30am – 12pm; 1:00pm – 3:30pm

Homesick: an exhibition

Exhibition: 5-27 February 2022, Weekends 10am-4pm

CANCELLED: Instrument Makers Gallery: Newstead Live

CANCELLED - EVENT: 22-23 January 2022

Marking Change

Exhibition: 6 - 28 November 2021, Weekends 10am-4pm

Hidden Away: Our Silent Auction continues 4-19 December

Event: Silent Auction continues 4-19 December at the Hub

Hidden Away: Art Exhibition & Auction

BOOK NOW: Sat 27 November, 5.30 onwards - in the Garden!

ReEmerge

Exhibition: 4 - 19 December 2021, Weekends 10am-4pm

Out Loud: Words & stories

Event: 5 December, 1.30 for 2pm start

The Weather Diaries

Event: Fri 10 December, 8.00pm

Projections

Event: 20 November 2021, 8.00pm onwards

Creating in watercolour

Sat 13 November, 10am-3.00pm

Creating gel plate prints workshop: second chance!

NEW Workshop: Sat 20 November, 11.00am-3.30pm

Nature printing on paper

Sun 7 November, 9.30am-3.00pm

Platform 4 Return

Exhibition: 2 - 24 October 2021, Weekends 10am-4pm

Photopolymer printmaking workshop – Second chance!

Sat 30 October, 10am-4.30pm

Creating gel plate prints: a workshop with Penny Peckham

Sat 23 October, 11.00am-3.30pm

Photopolymer printmaking workshop

Sat 16 October, 10am-4.30pm

Open!

RE-OPENING: Saturday 2 October 10am!

We Want You!

Nominate for the Hub Committee: still open!

Curbside Carnies @ the Hub

EVENT: Sat 25 Sept 1pm

Sticks & Stone

CLOSED: Exhibition: 14-29 August 2021, Weekends 10am-4pm

Wild Weaving Exhibition

POSTPONED FOR LOCKDOWN Wild Weaving Exhibition: Sat-Sun 21-22 August, 10am-4pm

Community Drawing Table – On Show!

POSTPONED during LOCKDOWN: On Show in the Foyer: Sat & Sun in August: 10am-4pm

Embers: Light up winter @ the Hub

Program: June & July 2021

Closed … deep breath

CLOSED: From now until 23 September (fingers-crossed).

Wild Weaving

FREE Community Art Event: Sat-Sun 31 July & 1 August, 10am-4pm

Kids Spark Stories

Workshops: 26 & 27 June; Event 11 July

Community Drawing Table

FREE Community Art Event: Sat-Sun 3 & 4 July, 12-4pm

Closed …

CLOSED: From now until ...

Art Most Fowl

Exhibition: 1 - 30 May PLUS 5-6June

Winter Solstice: Stories around the Fire

Event: Sat 19 June, 4pm onwards

Open Mic Night

Event: Fri 16 April, 7pm onwards

Particles

Exhibition: 2 - 25 April 2021

CANCELLED – Creating a Lampshade: Learn how with Annie Giffard

CANCELLED – Creating a Lampshade: Learn how with Annie Giffard

CANCELLED Workshop: Sunday 25 April 11am-3pm

Pen to Paper: Getting Started – a second three-week creative writing workshop for women

Pen to Paper: Getting Started – a second three-week creative writing workshop for women

Workshop: 3 sessions Fri 30 April, 7 & 14 May, 10am-12.00pm

Newstead Open Studios art trail @ the Hub

Sat & Sun 20-21, 27-28 March 10am-5pm

Scraperboard Workshop with Linda Newton

Workshop: Thurs 25 Feb 10am-2.30pm

Cut ‘N Paste

Exhibition: 6 - 28 March 2021

Printing Plants and Textures as Cyanotypes: Workshop with Dianne Longley

Workshop: Sat 27 February 10am-4pm BOOKED OUT (Waiting list via Humanitix)

Movie Night: On the Platform at the Hub

Movie Night: On the Platform at the Hub

Friday 12 March: 7.00pm, Movie at 7.45 Book Now

Unfolding Breath: Pamela Isaacs & Judith Warnest

Exhibition: 6 - 28 Feb 2021

Creating gel plate prints – a workshop with Penny Peckham

Workshop: Sunday 14 March 10.30am-3.30pm BOOKED OUT (Waiting List via Humanitix)

Pen to Paper: Getting Started – a three-week creative writing workshop for women

Workshop: 3 sessions Wed 10, 17 & 24 Feb 10am-12.00pm

Lee Shelden: Quiet Spaces: A Retrospective + Sally Roadknight: Lockdown Landscapes & Baskets

Exhibition: 9 - 31 Jan 2021

John S Turner: Botanist and Artist

Exhibition: 5 Dec - 27 Dec 2020

Community Picnic & Turner Exhibition Closing Day

Event - Sun 27 Dec, 1pm

Plant Embossing: Dianne Longley

Workshop: Sat 28 Nov (Sold Out, new date added 12/12)

Relaunch Celebration Event- Friends of the Hub

Event - Sun 29 Nov, 2pm-5pm

Freeform Loom Weaving: Cathy Tobin

Workshop: Sun 22 Nov, 10am-3.30pm

Plant Embossing: Dianne Longley

Workshop: Sat 12 Dec, 10am-4pm

Plein Air Watercolour

Workshop: Sat 21 Nov, 10am-2.30pm