Your High Street – The Artful Intersection

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Saturday 26 August 2023 

10.00am – 2.00pm  

Save the date for an artistic celebration that will transform High Street, Central Maitland into a haven of creativity. Explore the new improvements made to High Street which will come alive with a plethora of engaging activities. This exciting event is a collaborative effort by Maitland City Council and The Wall Station. 

With thanks to the NSW Government’s ‘Your High Street’ Program, High Street has received several upgrades and improvements including a 10m Parklet, two public dining areas, beautiful street trees, renewed pedestrian footpaths and street art. Read more about the project here 

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Street Gallery  
5.30pm – 10.30pm  
High Street 

Can’t make it to the whole activation day? No worries! From 25 August to 4 September, some of High Street’s iconic buildings, including Mansfield House, will illuminate their windows, offering a captivating street gallery. Revel in the architectural beauty of the area while enjoying a meal with your provided voucher. 

Art in Motion  
10.00am – 2.00pm 
Lee Street 

Experience the magic of creation as street artists transform blank canvases into living masterpieces through captivating live painting demonstrations. Grab a coffee, pop down for a chat, and catch some live music while you’re there.

Featuring KEOB and Goya 

Art Marketplace  
10.00am – 2.00pm  
Lee Street and High Street  

Visit the vibrant Art Marketplace and delight in the works of 10 local artists, each bringing their unique perspective to this dynamic gallery. Featuring the talents of: 

Viva Le Fiori by Lavinia ColuccioPictures by KylieAshley Joy ArtAmanda O’BryanKate Teal-SpicerDan Williams ArtAlanya van de WielClobellas CreationsShan Primrose ArtJoey Davis Designs 


Artists in Residency 
10.00am – 2.00pm  
High Street  

Embark on an artistic journey as you follow a trail of resident artists positioned alongside High Street businesses. Featuring:  

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Free $5 Vouchers  
10.00am – 2.00pm  
Or until allocation exhausted 

Event attendees can redeem a free $5 voucher* at participating businesses, making it the perfect opportunity to relish a High Street culinary experience to watch them work, or pop into a local boutique. Participating businesses include: 

*Terms and conditions apply, see voucher for details.  

Live Music  
10.00am – 2.00pm  
Lee Street and High Street 

Located on Lee Street and High Street, enjoy live music by local talent to accompany your day out on the town – perfect for grabbing a coffee or a bite to eat and watching artists as they create. 


Get Hands On  
Session 1: 10.30am – 11.30am  
Session 2: 12.30pm – 1.30pm  
Lee Street  

Unleash your own artistic potential with interactive workshops led by the spirited Newcastle-based artist, Squidless Studio. These free drop in workshops will be first in, best dressed, so be sure to arrive on time to secure your place! 

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