Arts & Culture


Wingecarribee Shire Council is home to a diverse, creative and vibrant community, hosting arts and cultural events that people come from all over the world to enjoy.

WSC is proud to be a member of Southern Tablelands Arts (STA). STA supports local councils’ Arts & Culture initiatives, as well as providing services directly to creative sector professionals and community cultural organisations operating within their boundaries.  They also support via ongoing representation on multiple council arts committees and project reference groups, adding expertise and professional guidance.

STA also represents Goulburn Mulwaree; Hilltops; Upper Lachlan Shire; Wollondilly Shire, and Yass Valley. For more information, please refer to the STA website:

Arts File

The Southern Highlands Arts File website encompasses a full spectrum of creative endeavour. Arts File will bring you information and profiles across Visual Arts/Artisan, Music, Performing Arts, Literature, Museums + Galleries and Creative Industries. Serving the Southern Highlands and its creative community by joining the many creative dots, engaging with artists of all disciplines, musical groups, theatre companies, producers, publishers and arts organisations.

Southern Highlands ARTStrail

ARTStrail 2021 Called Off
Unfortunately, the ARTStrail 2021 has been called off due to ongoing COVID-19 challenges. Click here to read the media release.
Stay up to date with the latest Arts and Culture news at
Follow us on social media and subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter.


Adele Maskiell

Credit: Adele Maskiell

Wingecarribee Landscape Prize

2021 Wingecarribee Landscape Prize , sponsored by Wingecarribee Shire Council was announced 15 May 2021 by Wingecarribee Shire Council Group Manager Corporate & Community Manager, Danielle Lidgard.

The winner was announced as Penelope Oates for her landscape painting ‘Halcyon Days’ judged by Charmaine Pike


The winner was announced as Penelope Oates for her landscape painting ‘Halcyon Days’ judged by Charmaine Pike.



Weave is an online directory of visual, literary and performing artists, who are located within the Kiama, Shellharbour, Southern Highlands and Wollongong regions of NSW.

WEAVE Website