About

Apollo Bay Arts Inc. is a self funded non-profit arts body run by a group of dedicated locals who support the creative industries for Apollo Bay, regional residents and visitors. Apollo Bay Arts Inc. was formed in 1985 and incorporated in 1994. We are a proud member of Regional Arts Victoria.

Our aim is to:

  • support local artists
  • enhance health, well-being and quality of life through regional creative arts
  • promote regional art activities
  • facilitate creative industry workshops and events
  • assist in bringing artistic performances to Apollo Bay

EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

LINKTREE: LINKS TO ALL WEBSITES AND SOCIALS HERE

Apollo Bay Arts Inc. Gallery – Our gallery is located in the heritage-listed Mechanics Hall and is operated all year by dedicated local artists. To enquire about exhibition space visit www.artsincgallery.com

WORDfest – Annual Writers Festival hosted across several venues on the last weekend of July. WORDfest page HERE

Apollo Bay Art Show – Annual art show running for ten days from Easter Friday. Entries are open from Boxing Day each year. Open to all. www.apollobayartshow.com

Pottery Club – Multiple Days. For more information please email

Creative Village – annual maintenance of the Apollo Bay foreshore sculptures

GRANTS 

Apollo Bay Arts Inc. provides a number of grants each year. These funds are generated through running the various Arts projects listed above.  Our dedicated volunteers work across all the Apollo Bay Arts projects to raise funds for current and future art projects and events and to support artists in our region.

Contact Apollo Bay Arts Inc. or refer to our grant funding information (COMING) for how to apply for funding or other support for regional art projects from Apollo Bay Arts Inc. Email

Apollo Bay Arts Inc. is funded by grants and fundraising activities and the commission on sales at the annual Art Show and at the Arts Inc. Gallery.

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COMMITTEE MEMBERS

President – Jo Dunsmuir, Secretary – Suzette Jackson, Treasurer – Karen Keegan, Ordinary Members: Sarah Doyle,  Michelle Fillmore, Helen Cocks, Kate Bourne, Gareth Williams

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

Apollo Bay Arts Inc. acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands and waters of where we live, meet and our activities are held, on Gadubanud country of the eastern maar peoples.  We pay our respect to  elders, past present and emerging and observe the ancient cultural footprint in the lands, seas and rivers around us.

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