Blue Mountains Art & Book Trail

CALLING ARTISTS & ARTISANS Call Out for Home Studios: Blue Mountains Art & Book Trail Are you an artist/artisan ready to showcase your creativity and welcome art enthusiasts into your studio and make some sales? We’re thrilled to invite you to submit an EOI to...

Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups

This program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences and communities.
Grants are available from $10,000 to $50,000. Supported activities must not last longer than two years from the proposed start date.
Please read through the following grant guidelines.

Celebrating Art and Ability: Highlights from the follow on from ‘ArtStreet”(the Winter Magic Festival Art Competition)

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Event Review: GBMCAN Gathering at Wild Valley Art Park

Event Review: GBMCAN (The Network) Gathering at Wild Valley Art Park The recent gathering at Wild Valley Art Park, hosted by Selena Seifert for the Greater Blue Mountains Creative Arts Network (The Network) was a resounding success enjoyed by all. Held on a sunny...

Christmas Art Fair ‘Gift in a Box’

🎨✨ Join us for the CHRISTMAS ART FAIR 2023! 🎅🖼️ 🗓️ Exhibition Dates: November 30 to December 31, 2023 You still have a week to be a part of this artistic celebration! Don't miss out on the opportunity to showcase your talent at the 2023 Christmas Art Fair. 🎄🎁 🖌️🎨...

Why Arts & Culture Matter to Middle Australia

ANA Report 2023 The ANA (A New Approach), a coalition of 11 philanthropic organisations, has published a report of the attitudes of ‘middle Australia’ (low and middle income households, living in the suburbs and regional areas) about the importance of arts and culture...

Lithgow Lowdown @ Lithgow Bowling Club 25 November

The Lithgow Lowdown With financial support from the Foundation for Regional and Rural Renewal, the Greater Blue Mountains Creative Arts Network is organising a major live music event for the Seven Valleys (Lithgow) community. As a celebration of community and...

FREE Holiday Break Podcasting Workshop

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Virginia Francken Joins GBMCAN Leadership Team

Virginia, who lives in Bowenfels in the Seven Valleys (Lithgow) LGA has joined GBMCAN's leadership team to support us with her skills in stakeholder engagement. As a current member of the Blackheath Probus Club, she will assist GBMCAN to work with the regional...

John Chapman joins GBMCAN as our Patron

John Chapman has kindly agreed to join GBMCAN as our Patron. In this capacity he will provide Legal advice and support to GBMCAN, which is the operating name of the Blue Mountains Artists Company, a NFP Company incorporated in 2006 to support the artists of the Blue...

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Blue Mountains Art & Book Trail

Blue Mountains Art & Book Trail

CALLING ARTISTS & ARTISANS Call Out for Home Studios: Blue Mountains Art & Book Trail Are you an artist/artisan ready to showcase your creativity and welcome art enthusiasts into your studio and make some sales? We’re thrilled to invite you to submit an EOI to...

Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups

Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups

This program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences and communities.
Grants are available from $10,000 to $50,000. Supported activities must not last longer than two years from the proposed start date.
Please read through the following grant guidelines.

As part of this year’s Blue Mountains Arts Festivals, BMCAN’s Mountains Arts Xpo 2021 (MAX21) was to be held at the Fairmont Resort from 9-17 October, (inclusive of the two weekends), featuring all the different art forms that make up our gifted community of artists, performers, and creatives.

With the postponement of the live event till next year we still want to continue withthte spirit of the event online, so welcome to the online version of the MAX21 Xpo. 

A highlight of MAX 21 is the wonderful artisan’s market, curated by Christina Mija, Trish Fraunfelter and Julie Ankers, which still has the virtual feel of being held on theoval at the Fairmont resort.  With over 20 exhibitors, the fair will not only highlight a vast array of superb arts and crafts, it will also feature some of our most outstanding local and regional wine and food producers, providing a great opportunity for all our artisans to showcase their work.

By clicking through to their online presence here on the MAX21 website it is a great opportunity to discover art, craft and food available in the region and beyond, and to experience a growing cultural community which is not going to be diminished by natural and pandemic disaster, During the extended run of this website you will be able to experience engagement with the artists and artisan’s through similar promotions, specials and personal engagements, as well as a wealth of information about their, practices, products and artistic processes to even a larger extent than any live event.

So click the link below, go to the map, and begin to enjoy all that the participants have to offer.

If you are a creator and whish to join the Xpo at any time contact us at info@max21.com.au.

 To find out more about BMCAN email info@bmcan.com.au.

WHEN ARE THE SPECIAL OFFERS ON

October 9 & 10, 2021
October 16 & 17, 2021

WHERE

Online right here

WHAT’S HAPPENING

An online Xpo featuring the best of the best of all the different art forms that make up our gifted community of artists, performers and creatives..