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Arts, Heritage and Culture Directory

Join the Arts, Heritage and Culture Directory

Georges River Council’s Arts, Heritage and Culture Directory aims to provide a platform for individuals, groups, and organisations to showcase their work and services to the general community. You are encouraged to apply to be included in this Directory if you currently live/work in the Georges River, Bayside, Canterbury-Bankstown and Sutherland Shire communities, service the Georges River community, and:

•    run a venue/creative space
•    are an artist
•    are a cultural worker 

If you would like to join the free Directory, please complete the application form



  • Collections and Cultural Heritage

    Hurstville Museum & Gallery 

    Hurstville Museum & Gallery is home to high quality exhibitions, a diverse range of public programs and a collection of approximately 6,000 objects and artworks from the local area.

    Address: 14 MacMahon Street, Hurstville
    P: (02) 9330 6444
    E: museumgallery@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au
    W: georgesriver.nsw.gov.au/HMG
    You can find us on Facebook and Instagram.

  • Community Arts

    Clavier Music & Art

    Clavier Music & Art (CMA) is a specialised music & art school. We provide professionally-taught music lessons and inspiring art classes.

    Founded in 2005, CMA is widely recognised as one of the best music and art schools in Hurstville, Sydney. As we enter our 2nd decade in providing the finest music and art education, our young artists continue to enjoy learning under the tutelage of our outstanding teaching faculty and have continuously achieve exceptional results.

    Address: Suite 153, Level 5, 10 Park Rd, Hurstville, NSW 2220
    P: Office:   (02) 9585 2713 / Mobile:  0416 371 337
    E: info@clavier.com.au
    W: clavier.com.au
    Find us on Facebook and Instagram.


    Clement Art School Hurstville

    Clement Art School has been a well-established art school in Sydney NSW 2000, operating since 1993. We provide comprehensive art course of study in drawing classes, painting and variety art for beginners, intermediate and advanced learners. Using the finest quality equipment and materials, Clement Art School undertakes an effective syllabus and teaching methods for students between 4 years to 18 years old, and now we have the most popular art classes Sydney and drawing classes Sydney.

    Address: 8/123 Forest Rd, Hurstville NSW 2220
    P: 0414 435 388
    E: clementartschool@hotmail.com
    W: clementartschoolsydney.com.au
    Find us on Facebook.
     

    Mingkai Zhou Arts Studio

    At the art studio there are children’s art classes and adult classes. From elementary to advanced, they are suitable for people of all levels and one-on-one professor-led college entrance examination suitable for the HSC; sketch, oil painting, watercolour, Chinese painting classes available.

    Address: 2/318 Forest Rd, Hurstville NSW 2220
    P: 0435 599 202 / 02 8065 2230
     

    Oatley Cottage

    At Oatley Cottage we conduct small classes to ensure each student is individually catered for, resulting in many classes filling quickly. 

    Address: 11 Frederick Street, Oatley, NSW 2223
    P: 02 9580 8780
    E: mail@oatleycottage.com.au
    W: oatleycottage.com.au
     

    St George Art Society 

    The St George Art Society was inaugurated in 1944 ‘for the encouragement of art in the St George district’, to develop the practice of art and art appreciation.

    Membership of the Society is open to all artists and to anyone interested in art. The Society is inclusive and innovative in its approach to membership as well as the practice of art.

    Address: Kogarah School of Arts, Corner Bowns Road & Queens Avenue, Kogarah
    P: (02) 9523 5276
    E: st.george.art.society@gmail.com
    W: stgeorgeartsociety.com.au
     

    St George Creative Art & Craft Centre

    The St George Creative Art and Craft Centre was established in 1978 to provide a venue for local artists. We provide excellent, low-cost art and craft classes to the community. We offer fun and friendly classes which provide a very social atmosphere along with the excellent tuition. Adult classes are held day and evening, and we provide after school art classes for children. As well as classes there are numerous social groups that allow the social interaction while enjoying your craft.

    Address: 23 St Georges Road, Penshurst NSW 2222
    P: (02) 9579 3331
    E: info@sgcacc.org.au 
    W: sgcacc.org.au 
    Find us on Facebook or Instagram.
     

    Sun Art Gallery & Framing

    Specialising in Frames & Finishing, Sun Art Gallery & Framing, with head office in Hurstville, NSW, have years of experience to assist you in sourcing any and all your Frames & Finishing needs. Sun Art Gallery & Framing have current knowledge of all aspects of Frames & Finishing, including core products and services, and also frame services and bracing plus many more products and service areas. 

    Address: Shop 15, 309 Forest Rd, Hurstville NSW 2220
    P: (02) 9580 7236
    E: sunartaustralia@hotmail.com

  • Contemporary Arts

    Georges River Artist in Residence Program

    The Carss Park Artist's Cottage provides a studio and accomodation for one artist and is located in the picturesque setting of Carss Bush Park on the Georges River, Sydney. 

    Residencies up to three months are available to local, regional and international artists across a diverse range of art forms. 

    W: georgesriver.nsw.gov.au/AIR

  • Crafts

    Busy Bee Sewing

    Busy Bee Sewing is a craft shop based in Sydney servicing Australia with sewing supplies and accessories.
    Whether you live in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, Hobart, Darwin or anywhere in between we can get you what you need fast.

    Address: 4/1 Bridge St, Penshurst NSW 2222
    P: 02 9585 1544 
    E: contact@busybeecottage.com.au
    W: busybeesewing.com.au
    Find us on Facebook.

  • Creative Technologies

    Motley Media

    One of Sydney's best Video & Photography production companies. With a mastery of utilising Cameras & Software for any media project and a complimentary creative marketing back-ground, our attention goes to our client and helping them achieve what they set to accomplish.

    Address: 25a Railway Parade, Kogarah, NSW, 2217
    P: 0410 710 785 
    E: web@motleymedia.com.au
    W: motleymedia.com.au
    Find us on Facebook.
     
  • Cultural Development
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  • Dance

    A Touch of Salsa

    At A Touch of Salsa we are all about providing a fun environment and to get you dance floor ready so that you can enjoy your dancing experience.

    We are addicted to getting you on the dance floor and excited to teach you the incredible art of dancing!

    Address: 43 Regent St, Kogarah NSW 2217
    P: 0414 229 966
    W: atouchofsalsa.com.au
    Find us on Facebook or Instagram.
     

    ACTiv Elite Performers 

    ACTiv Elite Performers is the most unique performing arts and theatre company on the planet, with a very tight knit community vibe, making a safe and friendly environment for all.

    ​ACTiv's passion is to create confidence through performance. We give our students numerous chances to perform, build on their talent and form close bonds with their like minded peers!

    Address: 206 Railway Parade, Kogarah NSW 2217
    P: (02) 8084 1818
    E: activperformers@hotmail.com
    W: activeliteperformers.com.au
    Find us on Facebook or Instagram.
     

    All Starz Performing Arts Studio

    All Starz Performing Arts Studio located in Peakhurst, offers dance, singing and acting classes for kids ages 2 to 18 years, from beginner to advanced.

    At All Starz, we have a class for everybody and strive to provide the best possible family environment for students and parents to enjoy their whole performing arts experience.

    Address: 60B Henry Lawson Drive Peakhurst NSW 2210
    P: 02 9533 6589
    E: info@allstarz.com.au
    W: allstarz.com.au
    Find us on Facebook or Instagram.

     

    Dance Encore Performing Arts Studio

    Here at Dance Encore we take pride and pleasure in teaching budding dancers, singers, actors and acrobats.

    Our fully trained professional teaching staff, under the guidance of Principal Miss Lesley Scott, provide tuition in classes ranging from Pre-schoolers and Beginners to Junior, Intermediate and Advanced levels.

    Address: Level one, 100 Queen Victoria Street, Bexley NSW 2207
    P: 9587 4451
    E: studio@danceencore.com.au
    W: danceencore.com.au
    Find us on Facebook.
     

    Jump St - Harlow School of Dance

    Established in 1952 by June Harlow (as the first dance school in the St George area), Harlow School of Dance offers classes and private tuition in classical ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip hop and tap, with a focus on strong technique and high energy performances. Additional classes include Drama, Acrobatics, Singing, Musical Theatre, Pilates & Broadway Jazz.

    Address: 35 Treacy St, Hurstville NSW 2220
    P: (02) 9579 5399
    Find us on Facebook
     

    St George Dance Centre

    Teachers qualified in all styles of ballroom sancing.

    Address: 1 Derby St, Kogarah NSW 2217
    W: dancewithus.com.au
    Find us on Facebook.
     

    The LAB Performing Arts

    The LAB Performing Arts is an established dance and lifestyle centre in Sydney, committed to providing an exciting and safe environment which educates, engages and inspires.

    Address: 1a Production Ave, Kogarah NSW 2217
    P: 0404 111 004
    E: the-lab@hotmail.com
    W: thelabpa.com
    Find us on Facebook and Instagram.
     
  • Design

    Southern Design

    A Sydney based agency with production expertise and creative minds, our team excels in finding the perfect innovative solution.

    Address: 44 Rocky Point Road, Kogarah NSW 2217
    P:  02 9587 7722
    W: southerndesign.com.au/
    Find us on Facebook and Instagram.
     

    Upbeat Design 

    We are a one-stop-shop that will service all your design and print needs, from brand / identity image, to all advertising needs, web design and hosting.

    Address: 281 Bay St, Brighton-Le-Sands NSW 2216
    P: (02) 9567 1052
    E: info@upbeatdesigns.com.au
    W: upbeatdesigns.com.au/
    Find us on Facebook and Instagram.
     

  • First Nations Art and Culture

    Koomurri Management 

    Koomurri Management is Australia’s #1 self-funded, aboriginal-owned, cultural education, unique team building supplier, and performance team. Koomurri delivers world-class performances, cultural workshops, art installations and team building programs  to corporate, medium and small businesses; schools, pre-schools, colleges, and universities; governments, government departments and NGO’s; sporting bodies and clubs, the film, arts and modeling industries.

    Address: 96 Gloucester Rd, Hurstville NSW 2220
    P:  0422 973 185
    E: koomurri@sydney.net
    W: aboriginalincursions.com.au/
    Find us on Facebook

     

    Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation

    Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation is a drop in centre for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community living in the Sutherland Shire and St George areas. Kurranulla strives to develop closer ties between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal groups and promote Aboriginal culture. Kurranulla develop and assist in reconciliation and preserve remnants of Aboriginal culture.

    Address: 15 Jannali Avenue, Jannali NSW 2226
    P: (02) 9528 0287
    E: manager@kurranulla.org.au 
    W: kurranulla.org.au 
    Find us on Facebook 
     
  • Galleries

    Hurstville Museum & Gallery 

    Hurstville Museum & Gallery is home to high quality exhibitions, a diverse range of public programs and a collection of approximately 6,000 objects and artworks from the local area.

    Address: 14 MacMahon Street, Hurstville
    P: (02) 9330 6444
    E: museumgallery@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au
    W: georgesriver.nsw.gov.au/HMG
    You can find us on Facebook and Instagram.

  • Heritage

    Diana's Planning and Heritage

    Diana's Planning and Heritage is a boutique consultancy specialising in small-scale town planning and heritage projects.

    P: 0425 278 938
    E: dfe66728@bigpond.net.au 
    W: diplhe.com
     

    Dwyer Heritage Restorations

    Dwyer Heritage Restorations specialise in Tuckpointing, Repointing and Building Brickwork Restoration services in Sydney.

    Address: Unit 25 / 59 - 69 Halstead St, South Hurstville NSW 2221
    P: 0418 615 461 / 02 9580 6912
    E:  jprfoot@bigpond.net.au
    W: heritagerestorations.com.au
    You can find us on Facebook.
     
  • Literature
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  • Multi-Artform
  • Museums

    Carss Park Museum

    Carss Cottage houses the Kogarah Historical Society’s collection of historical artefacts and photographs.

    Address: Carss Cottage, 80 Carwar Ave., Carss Park, 2221
    P: (02) 9546 7314
    W: kogarah.historicalsociety.com.au/carss-park-museum/
    You can find us on Facebook.
     

    Hurstville Museum & Gallery 

    Hurstville Museum & Gallery is home to high quality exhibitions, a diverse range of public programs and a collection of approximately 6,000 objects and artworks from the local area.

    Address: 14 MacMahon Street, Hurstville
    P: (02) 9330 6444
    E: museumgallery@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au
    W: georgesriver.nsw.gov.au/HMG
    You can find us on Facebook and Instagram.

  • Music

    2NBC 90.1 FM Radio


    90.1 NBC FM was first started as Sydney’s first full time suburban community radio station. The station started on the 6th May 1983 and is on air 24 hours a day.

    The station is operated by over 100 volunteers and features two on air studios, a dubbing studio and a comprehensive music library.

    Address: Level 1, 84 Railway Parade, Kogarah NSW 2217
    P: Office: 9534 2888 / Studio: 9534 2777
    E: radionbc@ozemail.com.au
    W: 901nbcfm.com.au/
    You can find us on Facebook
     

    Arco Music Academy

    Arco Music Academy is a specialist music academy for talented young musicians. The academy provides an environment and tuition for musically gifted children from all over Australia to pursue their love of music, develop their musical potential, and achieve standards of performance on instruments at the highest level.

    Address: 1/7 Crofts Ave, Hurstville NSW 2220
    P: 0434 088 988
    E: contact@arcomusic.com.au
    W: arcomusic.com.au/
     

    Clavier Music & Art

    Clavier Music & Art (CMA) is a specialised music & art school. We provide professionally-taught music lessons and inspiring art classes.

    Founded in 2005, CMA is widely recognised as one of the best music and art schools in Hurstville, Sydney. As we enter our second decade in providing the finest music and art education, our young artists continue to enjoy learning under the tutelage of our outstanding teaching faculty and have continuously achieve exceptional results.

    Address: Suite 153, Level 5,10 Park Rd, Hurstville, NSW 2220
    P:Office: (02) 9585 2713 / Mobile: 0416 371 337
    E: info@clavier.com.au
    W:clavier.com.au/
    You can find us on Facebook and Instagram.
     

    Jumbo Note Music School

    JumboNote Music School has been established over 14 years, and offers music lessons to students located within the Kogarah, Narwee and St. George areas of Sydney. JumboNote offers a unique system of “performance based tuition” for all students.

    Our aim is to have all our students performing and building a performance portfolio which they will be proud to share to the world. 

    Address: 2/204 Railway Parade, NSW, Kogarah
    P: 0450 144 399
    E: jumbonoteaustralia@gmail.com
    W: jumbonote.com.au/


    Lily Monteverdi School of Music

    Lily Monteverdi is a music institution based in Sydney dedicated in honing the musical craft of young Australians. 

    We specialise in instrumental studies such as piano, violin, viola, cello, flute, clarinet and guitar. We also offer music theory classes and ensemble programs that aim to widen our student's musical knowledge.  Whether you are a beginner or an experienced musician, Lily Monteverdi's vast array of experienced teachers will help you achieve your goals in the musical world. 

    Address: 2/272 Forest Rd, Hurstville NSW 2220
    P: 0412 893 898
    E: lilymusicschool@gmail.com
    W: lilymonteverdi.com/
    You can find us on Facebook and Instagram.
     

    Sun Art Piano School

    Sun Art Piano School began in 2007 with a purpose of creating an elite piano school for students around the St George area.

    Address: 7/181-183A Forest Rd, Hurstville NSW 2220
    P: (02) 8084 9753
    E: Jack@sunartpianoschool.com.au 
    W: sunartpianoschool.com.au/

  • Oral History
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  • Performance

    Hurstville Entertainment Centre

    Just fifteen kilometres from Sydney CBD, Hurstville Entertainment Centre is the ideal choice for your next event, conference or performance.

    Address: 16 MacMahon Street, Hurstville NSW 2220
    P: (02) 9330 6400
    E: entertainment@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au
    W: hec.org.au
    Find us on Facebook


    Shopfront

    All young people have something to say and at Shopfront, we make sure their voices are heard.

    Shopfront is a space where young people come together to express themselves, to learn, share and bring their imaginations to life. A space for celebrating the amazing ideas and creativity generated by young people and emerging artists.

    Address: 86 – 88 Carlton Parade, Carlton NSW 2218 Australia
    P:  (02) 9588 3948
    E: hello@shopfront.org.au
    W: shopfront.org.au
    You can find us on Facebook and Instagram.
     

     St George Bank Auditorium

    The St.George Auditorium is a unique, theatre style venue offering quality facilities.

    It is ideally suited for business meetings, conferences and seminars. As lighting is minimal and is set up for guest speakers, productions will be required to provide their own freestanding lighting at their own cost.

    Address:  4 -16 Montgomery Street, Kogarah NSW 2217
    E: auditorium@stgeorge.com.au
    W: promos.stgeorge.com.au/auditorium

  • Photography
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  • Screen
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  • Theatre

    Hurstville Entertainment Centre

    Just fifteen kilometres from Sydney CBD, Hurstville Entertainment Centre is the ideal choice for your next event, conference or performance.

    Address: 16 MacMahon Street, Hurstville NSW 2220
    P: (02) 9330 6400
    E: entertainment@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au
    W: hec.org.au
    Find us on Facebook

  • Visual Arts
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