Friends of Hazelhurst offer a variety of excite activites away from the Hazelhurst Arts centre.  These include bus trips to other regional and national galleries, walking tours of famous Sydney sites and invitations to special events from partner businesses. Planned trips include:

  • Spring Bus trip to Bowral, Thursday 27 September
  • Love + Desire – Preraphaelite Masterpieces from the Tate, Canberra, March 2019
  • Walking tour of ‘The Rocks’ with John Bartholomaeus, TBC

See below for more details

Thursday 27 September, 


Image: Tulip Time Corbett Gardens Bowral – image courtesy of Sharon Langhans

TULIP FESTIVAL: The Bowral Tulip Festival is held at the Corbett Gardens, Milk Factory Gallery & Bowral Art Gallery. Tulip time in Bowral’s Corbett Gardens is one of Australia’s oldest and best loved floral festivals with a stunning display of 75,000 tulips and 15,000 annuals along with entertainment, special and private gardens, something for everyone. After visiting the gardens, you have leisure time for a short stroll to the Milk Factory Gallery with it private collection of selected Aboriginal artwork including totems, silk hangings and jewellery and an exhibition of Felicia Aroney. The Bowral Art Gallery will be another not to miss stop to check out the current exhibition the Copes Portrait Prize and of course the many lovely shops to explore.


8:00am –Meet in Talara Rd

8:15am sharp – Departure.  (Note: No parking within Hazelhurst’s grounds as gates locked at 5pm).

Morning Tea stop near Bowral for Coffee/tea/restrooms.

 3:00pm – depart Bowral

4:30pm approx – ETA Hazelhurst. 


$60 pp members & $65 pp non-members
(A full day trip includes bus trip and morning tea & entry to Corbett Gardens – Note: lunch is at own expense)

Bookings to be made by Thursday 6th September 2018.
Phone Hazelhurst on 8536 5700  or contact Jan Callus for more info 0410 690 607


MARCH 2019: planning is underway for a Bus Trip to Canberra to view LOVE + DESIRE – PRERAPHAELITE MASTERPIECES FROM THE TATE. This features 50 of Tate’s most famous and best-loved works, alongside 40 loans from British and Australian collections. This exhibition will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view a stunning survey of the Pre-Raphaelite movement with masterpieces which have never been seen in Australia before.

Also a trip is being organized to view Arthur Boyd’s Studio – Bundanon & Meroogal in 2019.
More information on these exciting Bus Trips coming soon.


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