BogArts presents

Strathbogie Arts Festival

A Collection of Curiosities

1st - 9th November 2019

A Collection of Curiosities

ART was exhibited,

word were SPOKEN

songs were SUNG

a crazy PARTY

has done its dash
in the Hall and down the creek
& then the church resonated as ...
before we capped it all off with:

...Prizewinner announcements, action photos and general updates coming soon...


painting, sculpture, photography, words, pottery, fabric, leather, video, music & more

All sorts of art and creations from all sorts of artists and creators.

festival events

What Went On?

Friday 1st November 6.30-9.30pm.

Strathbogie Memorial Hall

3 piece jazz band led by Fem Belling, fine wines by Maygar’s Hill winery, local ales and finger food. 

Judging and prizes announced.

$20 entry. Tickets at the door


Saturday 2nd November 9.00am – 5.00pm

Sunday 3rd November 10.00am – 4.00pm

Strathbogie Memorial Hall

Art show main exhibition: pieces for sale by local and regional artists & makers. This will include paintings, prints, photos, sculptures, pots, wearable art & more.

Made in Bogie exhibition: showcasing anything created,drawn, painted, sculpted, knitted, written or recorded by any resident of the range. These will not be for sale. There will also be exhibits of local school art works.

Special highlight retrospective of Helga Leunig’s photos of the Strathbogie tablelands. These will not be for sale.

Gold coin donation.

Saturday 2nd  – Saturday 9th November – All day, every day.

Bridge to Bridge walk, Strathbogie

The Bridge to Bridge sculpture walk: ephemeral sculptural pieces created on the beautiful Sevens Creek walking track.

This is open to anyone with an idea to make anything from local natural found pieces. Pieces will not be for sale but will remain in place to decay naturally.

Free to all

Saturday 9th November, 2.00-4.00pm 

,St Andrews Church, 

Come and hear a few of the locals spin a yarn or two, a poem, a story, tall tales and true things.

Free to all

Saturday 9th November, 4.30-5.30pm

Main St, Strathbogie

Led by Di Mackrell – an inclusive singing workshop for all abilities. Come together for fun and easy to learn songs on the day.

Free to all

Saturday 9th November, 6.30-11.00pm

Strathbogie Memorial Hall

Close the week with the raucous mayhem of 7 piece ragamuffin gypsy jazz ensemble Hello Tut Tut.

We will be decorating the hall and every last gypsy King and Queen dressed in all their Romany finery are welcome to come and
strut their stuff. Ethel McReady Prize for best costumery.

Bar by our local Brew God and Goddess … Strathbogie Brewing Company &&  delicious food from our wood fired oven.

$20 entry. Tickets at the door


BogArts Tips

Here’s some useful info to keep your festival enjoyment high.

study nature, love nature, be natural

Take some time to watch the world go by and reflect on your place in it.

autumn is a second spring

And life begins at the age when you open your eyes, ears and soul.

Style Tips for Men Attending a Summer Masquerade Party

  1. Pick a light masquerade mask. Not all masks are created equal. …
  2. Wear natural, breathable fabrics. …
  3. Don’t wear shorts, short-sleeved shirts, or sandals.
  4. Keep it stylish. …
  5. Unless required, lose the tie. …
  6. Being well-groomed never goes out of style. …
  7. Stash the essentials in your suit pocket.

A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.


Come along and experience Strathbogie’s best and most funky art.


We like to thank our proud sponsors

Major sponsors

Shire of Strathbogie

The Shire of Strathbogie has been very helpful with grant assistance.

Strathbogie Recreation Club

Our local hangout. A club that meets weekly over summer for pizza, drinks and catch-ups.

Supporting sponsors

Strathbogie Brewing Company

Our local brewer of ales, stouts and other beers of great excellence.

Maygars Hill Winery

Stunning fine red wines, grown @ 200m in the Strathbogie Wine Region.

Euroa Arboretum

A beloved destination for visitors wanting an outdoor experience as well as being a leading service provider of ecological restoration supplies and information.

Mary Matthews

A local resident, keen to help out.

Michael Flatt

A local resident, keen to help out.

We'd love you to join us in November