Culture Hunter

The Lower Hunter region has a diverse arts and cultural sector with a range of programs, projects, activities and events occurring across art forms. It includes the Local Government Areas of Cessnock, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Newcastle and Port Stephens.

The Directory section of Culture Hunter is divided according to different sectors:

Each sector snapshot provides an overview of that sector in the Lower Hunter region as well as directory entries for individual creative practitioners, groups and organisations.

Culture Hunter is a showcase of the cultural diversity of the Lower Hunter region – the place to find artists, groups and arts organisations, across all sectors.

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Latest Directory Listings

CultureHunter_image Ahn Wells


Ahn Wells is a Newcastle-based artist, curator and owner of Gallery 139.

Wells makes work across the mediums of installation, sculpture and works on paper. She

Gallery 139

Gallery 139

Gallery 139 is an independent art gallery run by Newcastle-based artist and curator, Ahn Wells. Located down “the gallery end” of Beaumont St, Hamilton, opposite Nanshe studio gallery


Screen Hunter Central Coast

The aim of Screen Hunter is to capitalise on the unique qualities of our regions by increasing film production and fostering and driving development of a creative and


Choir V

Newcastle based Baroque group Choir V, a group of six local, professional singers come together each year to produce a concert series. This year’s concert, Monteverdi, Mozart & Mendelssohn,

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Acappella Nova

Acappella Nova Community Vocal Ensemble was started by Anna Sandstrom  in 2002 for students who had completed Acappella singing at WEA and wanted to continue singing together. Samantha Cobcroft took…

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Musical Matinees

Musical Matinees inspires audiences & artists alike through the provision of concerts throughout the Hunter region. We enhance the lives of those in the Hunter region through the inspirational


Shaunie P Music

Shaunie P Music specialises in providing therapeutic and interactive music sessions for people with disabilities.

Our specialist services primarily, but not exclusively, cater to organisations that work with



Hunter Wine Country Markets is a mixed boutique market featuring local Artisans.

Stalls range from fashion, candles, jewellery, food,artisan soaps pottery and much more.

We are located…