With galleries, studios and exhibitions galore you can see why arts and culture is so passionately celebrated in Mitchell Shire.
Galleries and Studios
Address: 20 Trainers Drive, Kilmore
Telephone: 0419 255 592
It was while in Venice that Marina fell under the spell of the mosaic murals. Marinas first commission was in 2004 were she designed a commemorative water-feature for the Haemophilia Foundation in Melbourne. Several private commissions followed In 2007 and Marina has also produced public artworks for the Mitchell Shire Council and special pieces for local businesses.
Marina attends the major craft markets at Red Hill, Flemington and Hanging Rock and for those of you eager to experience the fascination of glass, Marina runs regular program of workshops.
Address: 50 Emily Street, Seymour
Telephone: (03) 5792 3170
Regular exhibition programme. See website for more details. No entry fee.
Schoolhouse Gallery Bed and Breakfast and Tea Gardens
Address:5570 Goulburn Valley Highway, Trawool
Telephone: (03) 5792 3118
The old schoolhouse now functions as an art gallery selling glassware, pottery and Australian art. Morning and afternoon teas and light lunches are served in the 100-year-old garden. The gallery also operates as a bed-and-breakfast.
Address: 36 Sydney St, Kilmore
Telephone: (03) 5782 0433
Maria Dee is a resident artist with over 30 years of experience whose passion is to nurture the creativity to all who are willing to give art a go.
The Society has an Annual Art Exhibition in October/November each year which is held in the John Taylor Room at the Kilmore Library building. A permanent rotating exhibition is available for viewing at the Kilmore Hospital (paintings are for sale). A major event in our yearly calendar is the Kilmore Art Expo where members display and sell their work. Occasional feature exhibitions with other groups are also held. These exhibitions are open to the public and all work is for sale.
Address: Memorial Hall, 14 Sydney Street, Kilmore
The Kilmore Quilters have 65 members. The next biennial Quilt show will be 14th to 15th October 2017.
Address: Old Courthouse Gallery, Emily Street, Seymour
Groups and Societies
Seymour Spinners and Craft Workers
Address: Old Court House, Emily Street, Seymour
Telephone: (03) 5792 1990
Meetings are every Wednesday from 10:00am-2:30pm. Members bring own lunch. Activities include craft, spinning, knitting, crochet and patchwork.
Address: Old Courthouse, Emily St, Seymour
Telephone: (03) 5782 0522
President: Valma Crerar
Secretary: Kyria Crombie
All exhibitions are on display in the Old Court House for people to view when the Information Centre is open.
The aim of the Society is to encourage people who are interested in the Fine Arts. Members vary from well known artists to beginners. Full membership entitles members to display their works in the Old
Courthouse Gallery. The society holds 4 exhibitions each year with the annual exhibition in June. Prior to Christmas, the Small Treasures Exhibition is held. Special exhibitions, workshops, classes and
outings are other features of the Society.
Address: Old Courthouse, 4 Powlett Street, Kilmore
Telephone: (03) 5781 0521
The Kilmore Art Society was established in 1988 by a small band of enthusiastic local artists who found painting together stimulating and fun. Although the society has grown and changed over time the group’s philosophy has remained the same. Members paint in a variety of mediums including oil, watercolour, pastel, and acrylic and painting subjects are wide and varied.
Address: Memorial Hall, 14 Sydney Street
Kilmore Quilters was formed in 2002 with a founding membership of approximately 10 members. It is run as a not for profit organisation. From its inauguration the goal was to encourage friendship and creativity within the group. Today the membership has swelled to over 59 members who meet monthly to exchange ideas, plan workshops, retreats and exhibitions.
Kilmore Quilters provides a social environment for people to get together and share knowledge, learn new skills and create wonderful pieces of art that you could throw on a bed, hang on a wall or present to somebody you love.