The Shoalhaven is rich with nature’s bounties which has inspired many artisans in the region to be creative. For them the natural landscape provides endless inspiration in a calm, coastal setting. The Museums and galleries in the region are filled with captivating artwork from local and international talent.
If you want to take a day out exploring the magnificent arts and crafts that are prolific in the Jervis Bay area here’s some ideas:
Laddie Timbery Bidjigal Aboriginal Art And Crafts
Members of the Timbery family regularly produce the artwork and artefacts sold in the shop at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum. You will find this place at 1 Dent Street, Huskisson.
Huskisson Gallery And Picture Framing
This lovely gallery has a varied range of artwork, photographs, ceramics and jewellery from local artists. Located Shop 3/70 Owen Street, Huskisson.
The Artisan Collective
Is a the place to source ethically produced Artisan handmade products and a place to be inspired to create, or by join in regular, creative small group workshops. Located at 3 Schofields Lane, Shop 1, Nowra.
Shoalhaven Regional Gallery Nowra
Features both contemporary and traditional works, a diverse range of touring exhibitions by leading Australian and Shoalhaven artists, Community based exhibitions and works from the Shoalhaven City Art Collection. Located at 12 Berry Street, Nowra.
Werninck Craft Cottage
The cottage is managed and staffed by Werninck Craft Cottage Club members and showcases the handiwork of local crafters. Located at 102 Plunkett Street, Nowra.
Located on 1100 hectares of pristine bush land overlooking the Shoalhaven River, Bundanon Trust is a custodian of the Boyd family art collection, the historic Bundanon Homestead and Arthur Boyd’s studio. You will find them at 170 Riversdale Road, Illaroo.
Drop in and browse their collection, choose a painting in the gallery, or commission a painting or sculpture of your choice. Or join in the ongoing classes or book a holiday class and create your own works of art. Located at 15 Callala Beach Road, Callala Beach.
The Point Gallery And Craft
This gallery overlooks the beautiful Crookhaven River in the small fishing village of Greenwell Point. Their local artisans produce ceramics, leatherwork, woodcraft, felting, knitting, mosaics and original paintings in many mediums from watercolours, acrylics, pastels and framed photographic prints and much more. Located at 76b Greenwell Point Road, Greenwell Point.
Galeria Aniela Fine Arts
Drive out into the lush Kangaroo Valley to this gallery and see the works of artists such as Arthur Boyd, Charles Blackman, John Perceval, Jamie Boyd, Mrs. Bennett, John Olsen, Lenore Boyd, Nancy Ross, Ningura Napurrula, Minnie Pwerle, Lily Kelly Napangardi, Garry Shead. Located at 261A Mount Scanzi Road, Kangaroo Valley
Muir House Art Gallery
The historical Muir House Gallery is located in the township of Berry. Muir House has a wide range of local arts and crafts on display and for sale. You will find them at 10 Prince Alfred Street, Berry.
Precinct Galleries At The Flying Pig Precinct
Also in Berry visit the Precinct Galleries showcases contemporary Australian functional and contemporary art including: furniture, lighting, mirrors, paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, art for outdoors, ceramics, leather, porcelain, jewellery, vases, wooden boxes, ikebana supplies and contemporary glass. Located 12-14 Alexandra Street, Berry.
Berry Community Craft Cottage
The craft cottage provides a place to display and sell the products that they have made, it is staffed by the artisans that live in the local community. Located at 12 Prince Alfred Street, Berry.
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