Discover what's on in the arts scene


FORGED FIBRE, METAL, CLAY, PIGMENT: Portland Arts Centre until July 7. 

LIQUID DISTANCE: The Artery, Warrnambool, until June 25. Exhibition from artist Madeleine Peters.

WRAD ART IN SCHOOLS: Outlaw Gallery, Warrnambool, until June 30. School-age artists combine to raise awareness about addiction.

BIBLIO ART: Blarney Books & Art, Port Fairy, June 9-June 30. Annual competition sees artists celebrate books and reading through new artworks.

THE MANY STORY TREEHOUSE - ILLUSTRATIONS BY TERRY DENTON: Hamilton Art Gallery, until July 16. Sketches and illustrations from the popular children’s book series.

ROCKHOPPING - ILLUSTRATIONS FROM THE BOOK BY TRACE BALLA: Hamilton Art Gallery, until July 16. Original artworks from the recent graphic novel.

BONDING in ART: Scope Galleries, Warrnambool, until July 16. Indigenous artists Fiona Clarke and Trish McKean express their mother-daughter relationship through art.


WORKSHOP: SONG CLUB, The Artery, June 21, 7.30 – 8pm. Join Matt Neal for the first in a series of songwriting workshops and further your writing abilities.

WORKSHOP: South West TAFE, Warrnambool, June 24, 10am. Join Ruby Richardson and learn how to do photo-emulsion screenprinting.

WINTER WEEKEND 2: Port Fairy, June 23-25. Festival packed with art, music, food and community events including celebrations of winter solstice.

AUTHOR FORUM: Narrawong Mechanics Institute, June 25, noon. Join south-west authors Ben Langdon, Richard Frankland, Annie Lanyon and Tony Wright for this informative event.

EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT: Lighthouse Theatre, Warrnambool, June 27, 8pm. An Oscar-nominated drama from the Amazon jungle, screened as part of the Bethany Arthouse Film Festival.

TOKYO STORY: Mozart Hall, Warrnambool, June 28, 7.30pm. Hailed as one of the greatest films of all time, F Project Cinema screens this Japanese tale about a family falling apart.

WINTER WEEKEND 3: Port Fairy, July 7-9. Festival packed with art, music, food and community events.

ART OF CHINA: Hamilton Gallery, July 11, 10.15am. Follow Andrew Graham-Dixon on an artistic journey through China in this documentary screened by Friends of Hamilton Gallery.