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


Newcastle Art Space

Newcastle Art Space is an artist-run gallery supported by Newcastle Community Arts Centre located at 246 Parry St, Hamilton East. OPEN: Thurs – Sun 12-5pm Director: Ahn Wells

mixed media acrylic and oil paints on canvas

Alexander Cooper-Rye

Born 1995; Alexander Cooper-Rye is an emerging visual artist living in Lake Macquarie, NSW. He works with Octapod as a projects assistant volunteer.

Cooper-Rye works within the mediums of painting and digital


Hunter Arts Network

2015 Stockland Community Grant Winner 2014 QantasLink Hunter & Central Coast Awards for Excellence in Tourism FINALIST

The Hunter Arts Network, better known as HAN, is a non-profit

innx hub


innx is an exciting and dynamic co-working space, designed to facilitate a community of creative businesses and individuals. Spanning three warehouses in the emerging West-End precinct of Newcastle, innx

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Hand made ceramic domestic ware and jewellery direct from the studio.



Word Hurl Anti-slam

Word Hurl Anti-slam is a no rules, hell raising spoken word and poetry night in Newcastle. On-going in different forms since 2011 anti-slams are a reaction to the


Artwork Rentals

A unique piece of art can provide an interesting focal point and portray a warm and welcoming environment.

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John Lechner Fine Art Prints

Your portal to another place.

About our art Each of our artworks are printed on the highest grade professional paper using archival grade inks in a professional print…