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


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


House of Bec

HOUSE OF BEC is the work of Rebecca Stern, an English girl with a love of kind words, old treasures and the beauty of nature. In her home

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,