Hunter Arts Network’s (HAN) third annual Art Bazaar at Maitland will return to the grounds of Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) on Sunday 31 August 2014 from 10am – 3pm. The gallery, located at 230 High Street, Maitland, is a series of exhibition spaces, workshop spaces & retail spaces all dedicated to providing premier arts and cultural experiences for the general public.

Now in it’s second decade & held three times every year, Art Bazaar has developed into a major art event for the region which now attracts many visitors from out of the area & is the Hunter’s premier artisan & design marketplace. Art Bazaar is a great way to show families & visitors how wonderful our creative community is.

HAN is a non-profit membership of Artists, Designers, Jewellers and craft people from the Hunter region & showcases original handcrafted goods from over 100 local HAN artists.

Art Bazaar is free entry & there’s also demonstrations, entertainment, a mobile ATM, food, & MRAG’s Cafe Seraphine which is open for breakfast & lunch from 7:30am – 4:30pm

Children of all ages and their families are welcome for free art activities at MRAG every Sunday from 11.00am – 1.00pm. Bookings not required & all materials are supplied.

MRAG will be showing two exhibitions coinciding with Art Bazaar: Judy Henry: Reflections of life and landscape, & Greta Migrant Camp: Displaced / Assimilation and Stereoscopic Views: Vivienne Dadour and Gail Burrows

Stay tuned for stallholder applications at Stallholders must be HAN members. Membership is $55 for individuals, $80 for groups of 3 or less, and $100 for groups & organisations of more than 3. The $60 stall fee includes public liability insurance