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ArtWalk

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6pm to 9pm, Thursday 20 April, 2017

Explore the Port Macquarie CBD through arts and culture! ArtWalk is a multi-venue cultural event that opens our local art galleries and museums and brings art out of the gallery and onto the streets at night!

Digital projections will guide you through on a tour to our top arts and cultural locations throughout the Port Macquarie CBD. Over the evening, take a chance to explore our local collections and discover local artists exhibiting in unconventional spaces. See live art work, music & entertainment in pop-up spaces and businesses around the CBD.  

ArtWalk is a free community event that encourages you to experience and explore our arts and cultural aspects in the centre of Port Macquarie.  Look out for the ArtWalk logo at participating venues and spaces and join us a for a fun night highlighting our local artisans.

ArtWalk Map

Download a  hard copy map487KB pdf(PDF, 487KB) which will show you where all the art, exhibitions and music will be available in the CBD precinct.

You can also sneak a peak and download the mobile app which shows more information about the artists and sites. Download the app onto your tablet or smart phone and have it available for the night.  Just remember to update it on the day of Artwalk to ensure that you have all the right locations.

Don’t forget to share your experience on the night and tag #artwalkpmq on your social media platforms.  We look forward to seeing you there.

For more information contact skye.frost@pmhc.nsw.gov.au or phone (02) 6581 8111 

FAQS

What is ArtWalk?

ArtWalk is a multi-venue cultural event that opens our local art galleries and museums and brings art out of the gallery and onto the streets at night!

Digitally projected artworks will guide the public through a tour to our top arts and cultural locations throughout the Port Macquarie CBD.  Over the evening the public will have the opportunity to explore our local collections and discover local artists exhibiting in unconventional spaces. Live art work, music & entertainment in pop-up spaces and businesses around the CBD will provide our local artists with an opportunity to exhibit their artworks. 

ArtWalk is a free family friendly community event that encourages the general public to explore, experience and participate in our local arts and cultural aspects in the centre of Port Macquarie.  ArtWalk logos and a map will lead the public to participating venues and spaces, encouraging our community to experience our night time economy. ArtWalk maps will be available closer to the date.

When will this be happening?

ArtWalk will take place on the evening of the Thursday 20 April 2017 from 6pm to 9pm, a beautiful autumn evening!

What will be happening?

During the evening our local art galleries and museums and creative industries will open their doors to the public and spill out onto the streets.  An exhibition of digital artworks will be projected onto walls across the CBD, as well as live art demonstrations and live music.  Artists' works will be on display in galleries, businesses, and through live arts displays. Some live music will be occurring at small locations.

What will it cost me?

It is free to participate.  The venues are opening their doors to the community. Come in and explore our amazing creative and cultural buildings.

Where do I start?

You can start anywhere on the map.  The map will guide you to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the participating venues.  If you get tired, you might like to stop off for a cold drink and dine at one of the evening venues.

Where will this be happening?

This will be happening in the Port Macquarie CBD.  The area selected for this program includes: Horton Street (North of  Clarence), Clarence Street - (between Horton & Murray Streets), Murray Street (North of Clarence), Sunset Parade & Hay Street North. 

 

I am interested in being a part of ArtWalk.  How can I register my interest for Artwalk 2018?

 You can register your interest to participate in the ArtWalk program by subscribing to our email list

This page was last updated on: 17 May 2017