Spring Arts 2016 – a fantastic program of art in Mansfield

a3-spring-arts-thumbnailThis year’s Spring Arts has so much to offer. Please join us for art, sculpture, glass, literature and more.

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Friday 21 October – Spring Arts opening!

Free event – all welcome!

Delatite Hotel, 95 High St, Mansfield – 6:00pm
Official Opening of Spring Arts Festival and ‘Postcards’ exhibition and auction

Saturday, 22 October – 8:30am-1:00pm 

Pop-up Art Exhibition and Market

Median strip opposite the Mansfield Post office, High Street, Mansfield.

Our Pop-up! Art Market will feature a range of artworks including watercolours, glass art and ceramics. Entertainment provided by the students of Timbertop music department and Mansfield Rudolph Steiner school. A fun day for the whole family.

And, be sure to also visit the Mansfield Rudolph Steiner School Open Day

Mansfield Rudolph Steiner School, 91 Highett Street, Mansfield

Sunday 23 October 10am – 1pm

‘In a Mansfield Moment’ drawing workshop at Mansfield Art Gallery with Ralph Bristow.
Cost $45. Not suitable for children. Book on Trybooking

Tuesday 25 October – 5:00pm

Book Launch

by local sci-fi author Belinda Crawford launches ‘Riven’ – the thrilling new sequel to her YA book ‘Hero’
The Produce Store, High St, Mansfield

Thursday 27 October – 7:00pm

Spring Arts Literary Award – ‘MAD’ Tales

Launch party and reading
Bos Taurus, 13/15 High St, Mansfield The Spring Arts Literary Award (SALA) is Arts Council of Mansfield’s annual literary highlight and the launch is a favourite night on our calendar of events. Join us for the announcement of the award winners and an evening of readings – from the SALA short story collection and from MAD Tales, submitted by local writers from Mansfield and District.

Saturday 29 October – 9:00am

Median to Rare Sculpture Exhibition

High St, Mansfield (median strip opposite Post Office)
The winner of this popular one-day-only outdoor sculpture exhibition and prize is decided by public ballot. Always a crowd pleaser, come along and see some amazing outdoor sculpture.

Café and Gallery Exhibitions – every day throughout Spring Arts

Visit a variety of café and gallery locations through out Mansfield to view art exhibitions by local and visiting artists.

The Delatite Hotel | ‘Postcards’ and Ken Martin

Mansfield Art Gallery | Debra Staun and Yooralla artists

Mansfield Hotel | Julie Guppy

The Produce Store | Wendy Jagger & Nicola Beautyman

The Witches Brew | Pam Moore

Harry’s Fork | Timo Juntunen

Bos Taurus | Jan Barker, Mallory Darragh & Ralph Bristow

Melliodora Hall (Steiner School) | ‘Everyone’s An Artist’