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Welcome!

BRAG: Supporting artists and the Arts in Braidwood

At Braidwood Regional Arts Group, we provide a safe, communal space for all kinds of artists and craftspeople - beginners to professionals - to come together.


We offer the opportunity to exhibit in several visual arts group shows each year, as well as art groups to join in and music and poetry events to attend! Everyone is welcome at our events.

Use the tabs at the top right to find out about becoming a member, read about our two published books, get information on our life drawing groupvenue hire and more.


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The 2024 Members' Exhibition has been postponed

To be held once the building improvements are complete

With building improvements currently underway and a new lighting system in the works, we are sad to say this year's Members expo can't go ahead at Easter. 

All usual activities and events are proceeding as planned, and the building improvements will set us up into the future. 

We apologise for short notice of this postponement, and look forward to seeing you soon!

Workshop: Writing with a writer

Thursdays, 6 - 8pm at the Arts Centre

14th March - 2nd May

Kick-start your creativity with Penny Hanley!

Come to Penny's latest workshop and learn methods to bring out the stories within.

For the eight classes: $200 for BRAG members, $240 for non-members.

Call or text 0410 506 451 to book.

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A Journey with Grief

... exploring loss through photography and poetry, with Liz Jakimow

25 - 26 May

Photography and poetry by Liz Jakimow, from a three-month period after the death of a loved one. This exhibition takes visitors on a journey with grief, helping them to explore their own emotions and find solace in shared experiences.

10am - 4pm, 25 and 26 May

Book launch and poetry recital:

1.30pm, Saturday 25 May.

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Art Fashion Exhibition and Show

Opening night and fashion parade:

Friday 28 June, 6pm

Exhibition continues 10am - 3pm,

29 and 30 June 

Art fashion by Artworx! 

Over 60 pieces of wearable art made from vintage cottons.

All items for sale.

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Regular classes at the Arts Centre

A number of classes and groups meet every week at the Arts Centre - these classes are run by individuals, not by BRAG. For more information, see the listings below and contact the instructor to book a spot or make a query.

Snuggle and Sing with Teresa Pengelly

Thursdays 9.30am during school terms

Email pengellyte@gmail.com

Pilates with Kate Morris

Wednesdays 6:30pm -7:30pm

Email veraactivebraidwood@gmail.com

Songlarks with Nadia McLeish

Fridays 10am

Phone 0401 085 348

Yoga/Pilates with Christina Carrol

Multiple sessions Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

Mostly focused on core strength and gentle exercise

Phone 0414 385 051

Yoga with Christina Carrol

Mondays 4pm, Saturdays 8am

Phone 0414 385 051

Aikido with Matt Hulse

Wednesdays 6pm

Phone 0438 648 468

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About Us

BRAG is a community organisation for artists, craftspeople, writers, performers, teachers, art enthusiasts and supporters within Braidwood and the area. BRAG was established in 2002. The Arts Centre at 45 Wallace Street was purchased with the help of the broader community and the Federal Government. It was officially opened in 2012.

The BRAG Arts Centre provides a space to gather, learn, exhibit and enjoy.

The Centre is used by the members for BRAG exhibitions and events, and is also available to hire for any purpose -

a pop-up expo, a party,

a one-off performance or a weekly class.

BRAG is a not-for-profit community organisation. All donations go towards improving our facilities and services.

Your donations to our Public Fund are tax-deductible.​

The 2023-4 Committee: 

K. Dominick (President), Laura Moriarty (Vice President), M. Glover (Treasurer), R. McCann (Secretary), Rebekah Hamilton, Lea Durie, Sheelagh Noonan, Nadia McLeish, Alison Ford, Mary-Lou Nugent

(Image (c) Alison Alder)

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