Residents of the Port Macquarie-Hastings region were invited to create an artwork in any medium to be featured in this exhibition. Participating artists were tasked with interpreting the theme:

Create a visual response to the varied natural, cultural, historic and popular elements that make positive contributions to our local community.

Located on the Mezzanine, the exhibition will be open for viewing in the following hours:

Monday - Friday
10am - 4pm & 6pm - 9pm (closed from 4pm - 6pm)

Saturday - Sunday
10am - 2pm & 6pm - 9pm (closed from 2pm - 6pm)

Thank you to all community members and local artists who participated and submitted an artwork. We can't wait to share the range of interpretations with locals and visitors alike. 

Awards will be issued for the best submissions in the following categories:

  • Best response to theme
  • Best application of technique
  • Emerging Artist Encouragement Award
  • People's Choice (voted throughout the exhibition)

Come and view the varied responses and vote for your favourite artwork! 

For updates and winners, please check the Bicentenary Art Exhibitions page on the Port Macquarie tourism website.