our gallery window display
Members are entitled to display their works in the gallery front window for a 2 week period
latest news

Our artist this week is Pat Staker 

Click here to see her display

our mission

Provide a focal point for the fostering of creative activities for all members of the community, and to further develop artistic awareness of both visual and performing arts.


Promote local talent by providing a creative base and tourist facility of local significance.


Engage in activities intended to develop the practice of arts and crafts in the community.


To be the most progressive Arts Society in the Lower Hunter Region through participation, promotion, support and management.


At our monthly meeting on Thursday 6th August, the decision was made to forego an opening night for the Archies.


With the COVID-19 virus still very much prevalent it would be reckless to gather a crowd in a confined space for a viewing.

We will now hold the exhibition in our gallery at 266 Dowling St Dungog from Saturday 5th September til Friday 18th September.

Prizemoney will be awarded as previously advised. We will contact the winners immediately after judging has been completed.

We will ensure that COVID-19 Safety procedures are followed for viewing the Archies in the gallery, but now being spaced over 15 days this should be easily achievable.

We thank you sincerely for your patience and are thrilled that the exhibition will now go ahead albeit in a modified form

opening hours
Monday to Sunday
10 am to 2 pm
266 Dowling St Dungog

Please note we open 9 am on Monday


                Monday 1st June

With the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, the gallery at 266 Dowling Street has been re-opened.

Social distancing is still required and hand sanitizer is available at the entry and should be used.

Also please sign the tracking book.

             ISOLATION ART
Our gallery has now opened but our members have still been busy creating new works during this COVID-19 pandemic.
See their work at the new isolation art page and read how they are coping cooped up at home.
We are still accepting works.
For more information and how to contribute go here
our committee



Toby Solomon                         0428 630 214


                Vice President

Cynthia Denning                      0422 847 599




Greg Mudie                                0407 953 928

        Assistant Secretary     


Donna Woodlands                    0421 704 449



Ruth Dircks                              0448 950 255

         Membership & Minutes Secretary

Marilyn Rudak                          0416 435 651



Carrie Williams                        0438 611 677

our meetings

Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at the gallery commencing at 5:30pm.

Come along and be part of the decision making of our Society

Next Meeting

Thursday 3rd September

We are resuming meetings at the gallery premises due to the easing of COVID -19 restrictions

Members - our artists page
With the gallery currently closed, now is the perfect opportunity to have your works displayed on the our artists page.
To see instructions on how to get your work on the page, click here

If you are sitting at home and thinking you might like to enter an art competition and make a bit of money, this might interest you.


 The Yancoal Singleton Art Prize

The Singleton Art Prize 2020, due to be held in July has been cancelled for the year. 

The July 2020 Members' newsletter is now available on the "members' news" page.

August gallery roster is also available there

Trip to the Archibald Prize in Sydney

Scheduled for June, this event is now unlikely to proceed due to the COVID-19 virus.

Should circumstances change details will be listed on this page

Monday Drawing Classes

Postponed due to CORVID-19

Drawing classes are held in our gallery on Monday evenings from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Cost is $5 per person per session.

Youths are free

Check back here for dates when resumed

Janice Ailwood is running classes in Watercolour Techniques. These classes are for beginners or those wishing to refresh their watercolour skills.

Click here for full details

Members' individual pages

For instructions on how to get your individual page up on the website, click here

Dungog Arts Society - 266 Dowling St, Dungog 

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