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Newman Arts Festival


Wednesday, 16 October 2019


Marist Auditorium

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 Artist 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.

Thursday is an opportunity for our student community to walk through the Arts showcase and cast their vote for their favourite work.

Parent Soiree – Friday 18 October

Friday evening is a parent only “social event”, an opportunity to enjoy drinks and canapes and jazz music with friends, whilst celebrating the student works of the Arts festival . This parent event also presents an opportunity to bid for an Art piece produced by the 2019 Artist in Residence and be in the chance to win a number of door prizes.

More detailed information about this exciting event will follow.