Darlington Arts Festival

Artwork "Spring Tide" by Glen Whisson

The Darlington Arts Festival has had an extraordinary 53 years of art exhibitions. We have had such an amazing rich and vibrant past filled with incredible talent and passion.

Artists established and emerging, young and old from Western Australia will be invited to participate in the 2017 festival on 4th & 5th November.  Watch this space for information.


Western Australian Artists are invited to showcase their works in the Open Art Exhibition held in the Main Hall. In this vibrant and exciting exhibition, all art works are for sale and prizes awarded in five categories as well as “Best in Show” & "Best Interpretation of the Festival Theme"

The categories are:

  • Painting;
  • Printmaking/Drawing/Digital Art;
  • Photography
  • Sculpture/Furniture/Ceramics/Textiles/Jewellery.

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This vibrant exhibition is open to all youth aged between 13-18 years. 

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Bernadette-Lee Pitman Spring Youth Art Encouragement Award

Proudly, an ongoing award to celebrate and remember Bernadette’s tireless support, encouragement and participation in the lives of young artists. This encouragement award is given to a young emerging artist deemed worthy to receive recognition for their unique skills.


The Junior Art exhibition has fantastic opportunities for children aged 4-12 years to display their creative work at the festival! 

For more information contact: [email protected]