Giiyong Festival is southern NSW's first and Australia's newest Aboriginal arts and cultural festival at Jigamy, Princes Highway, Eden, Saturday 22 September, 10am to 10.30pm; everyone is welcome to this free event on the shores of beautiful Pambula Lake. The festival is run by Eden Local Aboriginal Land Council, Twofold Aboriginal Corporation and South East Arts. The day features music, art, film, dance, food, stories, spoken word performances, demonstrations and discussions — more info 64920711 or email@example.com and see also www.giiyong.com.au (Eurobodalla Shire Council will sponsor free bus transport to this event for under 18s and $5 each way for over 18s.) Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult. Call Yvonne at Council on 4474 1081.)
SoArt Gallery, Princes Highway, Narooma, is hosting Storyboard — an exhibition with Naomi Lewis that will change your view of children's books forever. Naomi will uncover all the hidden corners of what it takes to create the illustrations seen in children's books; Friday 28 September to Tuesday 2 October, 11am to 2.30pm — more info 0413084322 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Arts Council of Eurobodalla at Art Central will hold its annual Art Exhibition: “All in Art” opening Friday 12th to 21st October at Moruya Square (next door to IGA and Ballards Pharmacy). Artists may submit up to 3 artworks at $5 per entry, children $2 — for more details or to enter contact Kerry on 44743123 or email@example.com (anyone wishing to help organise the exhibition is invited to attend a meeting at Art Central in Moruya at 10am Wednesday 12th September).
If you're interested in the technique of acrylic pour, then come along to this beginner's workshop at Narooma School of Arts, Campbell Street, Narooma, Saturday 27 October, 10am to 2pm; cost $60 (materials not included). Students will be encouraged to experiment and be adventurous with acrylic paint. A fun workshop with no pressure and no drawing skills are required; just a love of art and willingness to give it a go — more info or to book 44768047 or firstname.lastname@example.org