Category Archives: Arts

Foothills Art Trail: A treasure hunt for the mind and body

These hidden gems are mapped out along the Foothills Art Trail, some hiding in plain sight, waiting for the discerning eye to seek them out. Continue reading

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Upwey Archies 2021

The Upwey Archies are back for 2021, with local aspiring artists to have their work publicly displayed in the Upwey Main Street shops.  Continue reading

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Foothills Art Trail – Finding art in new places

Ferntree Gully Arts Society is bringing art and the community together to experience a very different exhibition in the windows and on the walls of the local Ferntree Gully Village traders. Continue reading

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Foothills Art Trail

Something is coming to Ferntree Gully Village! As you wander around the Ferntree Gully village shopping areas, you’ll notice something new – the Ferntree Gully Arts Society are excited to announce “The Foothills Art Trail” – a project to put … Continue reading

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Artists welcome back visitors at Dandenongs Open Studios

Artists from Upwey to Kalorama opened their doors to visitors for a weekend of creativity this May with the return of the Dandenong Ranges Open Studios program. The highly anticipated weekend was bigger than ever and warmly welcomed by artists … Continue reading

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Burrinja re-opens

The Burrinja Cultural Centre in Upwey has reopened after two years. Having  closed for an expected one year of major redevelopment in 2019, thanks to Covid the centre remained closed until April 2021. The official re-opening was launched by local … Continue reading

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Imaginarium at Burrinja – Children’s Week

24th – 31st Oct: Imaginarium at Burrinja – Children’s Week Where: Online via Facebook event Cost: $5 per household Burrinja invites you to IMAGINARIUM – a virtual playground for children to imagine, discover and create. IMAGINARIUM is a series of … Continue reading

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Spoonville causes quite a stir

A Spoonville of sugar makes the medicine go down… in the most delightful way. A growing population of spoon people have been creating quite a stir in the Gully recently, with spoon colonies cropping up all over the place. If … Continue reading

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Renewing the Hut Gallery

After seventy-five years, the hessian-covered old Canite board that comprised the inner walls of the Hut Gallery, the home of the Ferntree Gully Arts Society, have been pulled down and sent to their fate at the local tip. In ‘normal’ … Continue reading

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Here & There Makers – making a difference

It’s been a tricky year to run a business, but Here & There Makers in Boronia has adapted to the changes. Run from the corner of Boronia Rd and Erica Ave in the old Aussie Disposals shop, Here & There … Continue reading

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