Up2Date Art Exhibition - Cultural & Heritage Itinerary

2015 marks the 10th anniversary of the Up2Date Art Exhibition. Featuring a wide range of work from local artists including oil, acrylic and watercolour paintings, drawings, sculptures and printmaking. The theme of this year’s open section is “Things with Wings”.

The opening night will be held on Friday 17th July from 6.30pm (for a 7.30pm start). Admission is $15pp which includes complimentary champagne and canapes.

The exhibition will be open from Friday 17th July until Saturday 25thJuly (excluding Monday 20th July). Entry is $4 per person for adults and children over 12 years. More information is available here.

Why not make a day of it! Coolamon Shire features so many wonderful natural and cultural attractions to take in while you’re here for the Up2Date Art Exhibition.

While in the Coolamon cultural precinct, visit the RSL Museum . Then take a stroll down the historical main street, taking in the gorgeous boutique stores and eateries, to the railway station, which has been beautifully preserved.

Coolamon’s Kindra State Forest will help you reconnect with nature. Enjoy the interpretive walk and bird and wildlife watching opportunities.

Ganmain is a great place to stop, especially if it’s market day. Head to the Ganmain Hall to check out some local handmade goods and produce (check the events calendar for dates). Enjoy a famous Ganmain Pie from the bakery and then burn it off with a leisurely stroll through the Ganmain Murumbang Interpretive Walk.

Explore the towns of Ardlethan, Beckom, Marrar and Matong each with their own country charm.
Coolamon Shire is rich in culture and heritage, so make a day of it!
For those with special interests, be sure to visit our Suggested Tours and Itineraries page where you can find more information to plan your visit.

Cristy Houghton