Newman Arts Festival

The Newman College Arts Festival is a celebration of the PK-12 Arts learning journey at Newman College held over three days (October 16, 17, 18). The event also showcases the artistic endeavours of the STEM learning area along with students’ instrumental, choir and drama performances.

Opening Showcase – Wednesday 16 October

Wednesday evening is the official opening of the festival. We invite the Newman College and wider community to join us in celebrating student Art works created throughout the year and Art projects that have been inspired by collaborative workshops with the 2019 Artists in Residence. Opening night will also include a presentation of the student awards, including a people’s choice award. Food stalls, games and Art activities, for our budding younger artists will also be hosted on the oval.

Where: Marist Auditorium

Time: 5.00pm – 8.00pm

Parent Soiree – Friday 18 October

Friday evening is a parent only “social event” opportunity to enjoy drinks and canapes with friends, whilst celebrating the student works of the Arts festival.

Guests will also enjoy live music by dynamic and modern band Nano Soul. The group will seek to entertain their audience by performing a combination of funk, soul, and classic hits with a twist.

Where: Marist Auditorium

Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm

Tickets: $35 and can be purchased via