A landscape of wide horizons, astonishing sunsets and ancient river gorges. Harsh yet subtle, timeless yet fragile…this country has inspired generations of film-makers, artists of today and artists of yesterday – Aboriginal cultural heritage…… like Mutawintji National Park!
Broken Hill is renowned for its vibrant art community with art galleries and artists’ studios.
Pro Hart, the creator of the quintessential Australian image, blazed a path which enabled other artists to shine and capture their time in the sun.
Broken Hill is one of the nation’s most exciting art centres and has captured the imagination of visitors enabling them to truly see the region’s spectacular scenery through the eyes of its artists. Why not take a look!
Clear light, glorious views, expansive vistas and dazzling skies, at times interrupted by billowing clouds, are all captured by the region’s artists. It is a city where you can meet the makers of the treasured memories, chat with the artists in their studios and watch them work on a piece you would love to take away. Visit the many galleries and museums. Affordable works of art can be found at any of the many art galleries.
Images and artworks range from landscapes, wildlife and wildflowers to Dreamtime stories, portrails of haunting faces and mining scenes….there are photographs, sculptures, crafts, pattery, paintings on canvas, acrylics and watercolours….and they’re for sale. Have a look at the Murals around the City: Broken Hill Community Inc Hall, the Railway Station, the Library, the toilet facility in Sturt Park (recreational park near the City Centre)..and there is more.
Ask about the Living Desert Flora and Fauna Reserve and the Sculpture Symposium at the Broken Hill Visitor Information Centre.