Immerse yourself in the creative environment that is the Southern Highlands. Renowned for its strong community of artists, actors, musicians, writers, film makers, photographers and all round entertainers drawn to the area for the fresh air, natural beauty and life style which provide the perfect environment to inspire creativity. November is Arts Time when the annual Southern Highlands Arts Festival is in full swing with artisans opening their studio doors to show-off their creative habitats for the Arts Studio Trail.

1. Arthead Moss Vale

2. Baytree In Berrima

3. Berrima Nameplates

4. Bowral Art Gallery

The Bowral Art Gallery has been operating in the Southern Highlands for more than 60 years.

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5. Bowral Crafts Unlimited

6. The Bundanoon Pottery & The White Room Gallery

7. Highlands Jewellery

‘Unique As The Woman Who Wears It’ Highlands Jewellery is a Southern Highlands based bespoke jewellery maker producing amazing pieces. Choose from: bracelets, necklaces, rings, earrings, collections, bridal and gifts. We are an online business, with a small showcase at the Southern Highlands Welcome Centre, in Mittagong.

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8. Hopewood House

This grand estate and main residence of Hopewood House were first established in 1884 for pastoralist Ben Osborne and his wife Lucy Throsby. It was then most famously owned by Lebbus Hordern, the “Jay Gatsby” of the Hordern family fortune until 1929 – Hordern established the stunning gardens we enjoy to this day. The estate […]

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9. ImaginArta - The Australian Puppet Centre Inc.

Experience world class puppetry performances in the friendliest theatre in the country.

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10. JP Photography - Southern Highlands

11. KLA Sculpture Classes

12. Kramer Photography

Dee Kramer is a landscape and fine art photographer providing an extensive collection of limited images and canvases that are available to view and purchase at his gallery located at the bottom of Macquarie Pass, and a small collection also available from the Southern Highlands Welcome Centre in Mittagong.

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13. Lydie du Bray Antiques

14. Milk Factory Gallery

Contemporary Art Open Seven days from 10.00am to 4.00pm

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15. Mittagong Playhouse - CLOSED

16. Sculpture At Hillview

17. Selby & Friends

Chamber Music recognized internationally as among the best presented in the Southern Highlands.

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18. Southern Highlands Jazz Inc.

A not-for-profit organisation that helps to facilitate live jazz music within the Southern Highlands region.

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19. Sturt Gallery & Studios

Established in 1941, Sturt is now the oldest craft centre in Australia. Stop in to visit the Gallery, Garden or drop in for a coffee.

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20. The Good Yarn

21. Robertson Cheese Factory

THE WHEY CAFE A contemporary taste of the Southern Highland’s rich history, enjoy a farm-fresh meal, with great coffee and a cake in our Café. Visit us for Takeaway or shop online for some tasty treats. THE DAIRY STORE & SOHI GELATOTake away some of the beautiful local produce on offer with homemade cheeses, sweets, ice […]

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22. The SHAC

Showcasing the outstanding creative talents of the NSW Southern Highlands. The Southern Highlands is home to arguably the highest concentration of artists and artisans in rural Australia. In fact, the nation’s top three painters ~ John Olsen, Tim Storrier and Ben Quilty ~ are all based here. The SHAC ~ Southern Highlands Artisans Collective ~ […]

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23. The Village Woodworks

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