News Blog: 2013 onwards...
2012 MCTC performing street theatre at the Secret Men's Business photographic Competition
2011 The Kaleidoscope Artists
2012 Harmony of Threads quilts being admired
2009 Beds, Sheds & Kitchens people's choice -most popular kitchen. 'Peeling Onions' by Kaye Hutton
Encourage people with artistic leanings to fully explore their abilities.
Enrich the lives of the people within the community by engaging them in art and craft.
Provide occasions for social interactions e.g. exhibitions, workshops.
Inform people in an accessible way of the history of their own community, giving a strong sense of place.
Improve the environment in which we live by enhancing it with art and history related murals and sculptures.
Develop and maintain the Moonambel heritage precinct.
Support projects e.g. Performances of drama, music, history projects.
MAHG members Garry & Ray proudly displaying the renovated Recreation Reserve ticket box created by the men in our group. Photo: Kaye Hutton
Our achievements so far...
Check the news page for recent events.
Secret Men’s Business
Easter Exhibition. A photographic competition and exhibition of men’s collections and items of interest. MCTC also performed street theatre with a 'Renowned Art Critic' visiting.
installation at the Moonambel Common
The permanent ceramic analemmetic sundial for the Moonambel Common is launched.
Harmony of Threads
exhibition of quilts from local quilting groups
Winner of the 2012 Pyrenees Community Volunteering Award
pantomime performance by MCTC
Received the National Volunteer Award - Innovation in Volunteering
Work and Play in the Stick
Easter photographic competition/exhibition
MAHG is incorporated
Mixed exhibition of the work of 23 local artists
The Great Radio Play of ’42
performance by MCTC
Voices in the Hall
performance by MCTC in the Moonambel Hall
Cemetery afternoon tea—locals invited to afternoon tea and to plant bulbs on the occasion of the launch of the new toilet block
Mosaic group formed after a 10-day mosaic workshop led by one of MAHG’s members
Craft afternoons for the community to share skills
exhibition featuring artist Marjory Venes and sculptor Kevin Free
Images at Moonambel
exhibition by international artist, Russell Drever
Moonambel Heritage Walk
Stage 1 of an Interpretive Proposal for the Moonambel Lock Up at the Common - a 20m mural of 53 people listed in the 1883–1914 Charge Book as spending the night in the historic portable Lock Up
Restoration the old ticket box at the Moonambel Recreation Reserve
Moonambel: Then & Now 1860–2010
, published by a local press
Happy Birthday Moonambel
performed by MCTC
at the 150th anniversary celebrations
Beds, Sheds & Kitchens
performance by Moonambel Community Theatre Company (MCTC) at Moonambel and Barkly halls
a limited edition photobook published by a local press
Moonambel Easter Arts Festival—7 venues around Moonambel
The Invisible Thread The Story of Moonambe
, published by a local press
Moonambel Easter Arts Festival, 9 venues—includes the ‘original 8’
Arts supporters and local history-keepers become a collective known as the Moonambel Arts & History Group
Moonambel Easter Art & Craft Exhibition at the store and hall.
Raku workshops run by a member of the group
Moonambel Easter Art Exhibition at the Moonambel store
Moonambel’s ‘early portable’ Lock Up preserved after a successful Victoria Heritage Grant application
First exhibition, original eight—eight local artists exhibit at the Moonambel general store
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