New Movements in Music and Art

Awaken your senses as the sun sets over the gardens and galleries at Emu Plains. This summer, Penrith Regional Gallery presents Simmer, an exciting new program of cutting-edge music and art that will captivate audiences.
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Simmer: Gail Priest
Simmer: Emily Morandini & MP Hopkins
Simmer: Naomi Oliver & George Tillianakis
Simmer: W.E.S.T. & Tabua-Harrison

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✨️ We’re all set up for the December Season!  We’re adorning our site with festive ornaments that remind us of community and creativity. Our Gallery Store has a new collection of Better World Arts baubles available to purchase, alongside our new holiday range. For the month of December, we’re wrapping your gifts for free! Drop by for a wide range of gift wrap, gift cards, bags, scarves, candles, jewellery and homewares. Open daily from 10am - 3.30pm.  Current Exhibitions: 
From the Collection: Jana Hawkins-Andersen & Paris Taia, in Ancher House until 23/12
Parlour Parlёur, Gary Carsley and Renjie Teoh, in the Main Gallery until 10/12
The Great Divide, Halinka Orszulok, in Lewers House until 10/12
Show Me The Way, Feras Shaheen, in the Loungeroom Gallery until 10/12  Photo: Tia Madden
✨️Free gift wrapping available for purchases made in store!✨️ For the month of December, we’re wrapping your gifts for free! We’re entering the holiday season, and our Gallery Store is transitioning into the festive spirit. Our beautiful handmade gift wraps from Better World Arts are available to purchase in the store. For a range of holiday gifts and homewares by local designers, artists, and businesses, check out our Gallery Store, open daily from 10am - 3.30pm.  Pictured: Better World Arts Gift Wraps, Cards, and Bauble. Photo by Tia Madden.
Tomorrow 17 November, James Heighway and Jon Flood will perform in the Main Gallery as part of Simmer: New Movements in Music and Art.  @gutternoize_james_heighway's performance includes sound and visual projections. The piece is composed of three guitars with electronic bow frequencies. Folk artist @jonfloodmusic's set will include songs from his new release Full Moon At Newlands with sounds like Bonnie Prince Billy and Smog. Flood bends folk and country to create his own unique sound.  Join us from 6pm for food and drinks from @cafeatlewers followed by performances at 7pm. Book your tickets now via our website (link in bio).  Posted @withregram • @gutternoize_james_heighway Testing playing some ebow jaguars for this Friday’s Simmer @penrithregionalgallery with @jonfloodmusic , excited for this improv composing my rail journey visual#fenderjaguar #offsetguitars #offsetguitar#squierjaguar #jaguarguitar #ebow #improvisedmusic #stereopan #bosspedals #ehx #deathbyaudioghostdelay #gutternoizepedals #digitech#dodpedals #experimentalart #experimentalmusic #gallienkrueger #gk250ml #fenderchamp #fenderjapan #composition #noisemusic
Calling all educators!  Penrith Performing & Visual Arts (The Joan, Penrith Regional Gallery, Penrith Conservatorium, Q Theatre) is hosting a special evening on Friday 10 November from 4pm to 6pm at The Joan in Penrith just for you.  We will be sharing our exciting arts education programs suitable for your students in 2024.  Dive into a showcase of innovative programs designed to spark creativity, fuel imagination, and foster a lifelong love for the arts. From interactive art workshops, exhibition tours and music classes to captivating theatre performances, our offerings are crafted to enhance learning experiences and ignite a passion for self-expression.  Don't miss this opportunity to discover how our arts education programs can transform your classroom into a hub of exploration.  Reserve a FREE spot now. Complimentary refreshments will be served. We look forward to welcoming you to The Joan.  To register for a FREE spot, go to 👉