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Colac Today Arts Trail in Birregurra - save the date

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Birregurra is an Aboriginal word thought to mean ‘kangaroo camp'. Situated on the Warnambool Railway it is about 30 minutes west of Geelong so very accessible. Sat 16, Sun17 & Mon 18 April from 10am to 4pm at Birregurra Hall (42-44 Main St Birregurra) Not Friday 15th There are eight artists exhibiting and demonstrating at this venue. Their fields include painting, collage, eco-printing, printing, mixed media, photography, metal sculpture and felting. ​A wonderful and unique exhibition. Artists include: Pam Fyfe David Lancashire Dominic O’Leary Inge O'Leary Deb McSephney Lea Barker Brendan Barker

Deans Marsh SPARK presents Fieldworks

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There’s a new group show of local artists coming up at Deans Marsh.   The recently renovated Footy Shed Gallery is hosting an eclectic mix of works from Lea Barker, Deb McSephney and Brendan Barker. There’s something for everyone from this trio of artists.  Sculptures, collage, prints, photos and art books.  It’s great to see events like this pop up again in our local area, so do drop in to have a look.  Look out for the shark! Fieldworks runs from 26 February to 13 March and is open 12-6 at weekends and during the week by appointment. The official opening is from 4-6pm Saturday 26 February, with drinks available from the Cricket Club bar. Note: On Sunday 27th March there will also be a ticket only concert from 3 - 6pm in the Deans Marsh sports precinct and access to the art show will be restricted to concert ticket holders.

Get your entries in. Snapshot of Birregurra closing in 2 weeks.

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JUST OVER 2 WEEKS TO GO BEFORE CLOSING DATE! We are receiving some creative and fun photos! Don't forget to enter yours showing us what you have been doing to get through these strange times. CLICK FOR ENTRY FORM

Snapshots of Birregurra 2021 - cash prizes

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SUBMISSION DATE EXTENDED TO 4TH NOVEMBER DUE TO ART SHOW DATE CHANGE CLICK FOR ENTRY FORM The Birregurra Community Arts group is proud to announce the Shapshots of Birregurra photography competition is back for 2021! Capture the world as you see it now, or how you are getting through these unusual times. Cash prizes for both Open and Under 13 categories, with winners announced on Friday 17th November at Birregurra Art Show. Entries now close 5pm 4th November. So get snapping and we look forward to seeing your fabulous snaps! #birregurra

Birregurra Art Show - Entries now open

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  About the Art Show 2021 sees the much anticipated return of our beloved Birregurra Art Show, made possible through the generous support and contribution of local businesses and residents of the Colac Otway Shire. ​ The Birregurra Art Show has a long and distinguished history, attracting hundreds of entries from artists throughout Victoria. The  Birregurra Art Show Main Prize of $2,000  is awarded to artwork judged Best in Show across all categories. Entries are open in eight (8) categories, with first and second prizes awarded at $500 and $250 respectively, in each category.   Entry to the Art Show is now open Artist entry fee: $20 per artwork  (includes a complimentary ticket to the Art Show Opening Night event). Up to three (3) works  may be entered by an individual artist, and all entries must be for sale, with the artist setting the price. The Art Show applies a 25% commission on all sales. ​ We invite you to complete our  ONLINE entry form  below.  Please ensure you read the att

Colac Otway Arts Trail comes to the Birregurra Hall - Sat 10th & Sun 11th April 2021

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  The Colac Otway Arts Trail will be held over three weekends in April this year. 2-4th April - Apollo Bay, Forest and surrounds 10-11th April – Art Expo Colac, Birregurra and surrounds 17-18th April – Gellibrand, Lavers Hill and surrounds Maps and details can be found at  colacotwayartstrail.com This year the BCAG's contribution to the Arts Trail will be held in the Birregurra Hall on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th April. On Sunday 11th April, the Birregurra Market will also be held. The hall will feature artists including: ...David Lancashire, ...Inge O’Leary, ...Deb McSephney, ...Lea Barker, ...Bonni McLaren and ...Pam Fyfe. These talented artists will exhibit and, where possible, demonstrate some of their art techniques. They will be available to talk to visitors about their various practices and their work. (See their profiles on the arts trail website) These artists are representing the Birregurra Community Arts Group in the trail. Check out details at  birreartsgroup.com  or

Latest BCAG news - March 2021

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BCAG News March 2021 .....Member news, Colac Otway Arts Trail, Live music and theatre, Dance sessions