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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Countdown to Yea Rotary Art Show

An open invitation is extended to all attend the Opening Night of the 35th Yea Rotary Art Show on Friday January 24 in the Yea Shire Hall.

Doors open at 7.30pm and those attending will be given the opportunity to be the first to view and purchase from the magnificent artworks on show. There will be over 300 art works and there is sure to be something of appeal to everyone.

The opening night includes champagne and nibbles and the opportunity to learn firsthand the winning paintings and hear from the judge.

There is more than $7000 in prize money on offer. Yea Rotary members are grateful for the generous sponsorship of Frank Hargrave for the Best Art in Show award which enables the Show to attract well known and celebrated contemporary artists and is directly responsible for the quality work on exhibit.

The Theme for the Opening Night is ‘French’. Opening Night attendees can join in the fun of the night and dress, in keeping with the theme.Entry is $20 which includes champagne, nibbles, a souvenir catalogue and first choice of purchasing paintings.

The Art Show is open from Saturday January 25, Sunday January 26 and Monday January 27, 10am to 5pm; and Tuesday, January 28 10am to 3pm.

Entry is $5 per person and if you keep your catalogue, you may re-enter the show as many times as you wish.

If coming on Australia Day, come and enjoy a free Rotary breakfast in the main Street at 8am and then enjoy the rest of the day in Yea.

Attendees can purchase some raffle tickets with the winning prize being a Julian Bruere painting titled ‘Rural Mood’, valued at $1500. Second prize is a $100 voucher for the Royal Mail Hotel and third prize is a hamper of local goodies. Tickets will be available for purchase every day of the Art show.