Our AGM was held at 2.00pm, Sunday 26 September at the SBMDC Community Shed, 17 Esplanade, Triabunna. Office bearers for the roles of President (Sue Nettlefold), Vice President (Greg Crump), Treasurer (Patricia Kirk), Committee members (Mick Fama – Shed rep; Silvia Cleary – Studio rep; and Eugene Alexander) were elected unopposed. Minutes will be available shortly. The Committee will meet every 3rd Monday at 1.00pm at SBMDC, 17 Esplanade West.
The Studio and Gallery’s 2021 exhibition ‘Scape’ opened on 7 January and continued every day throughout the month. It featured large charcoal works on paper, part of a class project, as well as small paintings of interpretive landscape. These works were done in a short time as, like so many, we closed for much of 2020 due to COVID. 700 local and interstate visitors enjoyed ‘Scape’, down from over 1,100 visitors the previous year as international… Read More »2021 Exhibition ‘Scape’
Focusing on the historical aspects of the shore-based whaling industry in Spring Bay, the contemporary situation with whale visitations to our region, and the story of local boatbuilder Neil Drake.
Our Summer Evening Cruises aboard the Maria Island Ferry (run by Navigator) have been very successful, with everyone experiencing an excellent night’s cruising the waters around the bay and enjoying canapés and bar drinks. This yearly event has raised much needed funds for the Maritime Museum to open and develop our exhibitions, so thanks to all who have supported this fun event to date. Watch this space for the next… Read More »Summer Cruise
Our Shed boat building team Bernard and Chris are working on a beautiful old boat which we are hoping to enter in next years Wooden Boat Festival. If we manage to pull it off, what a wonderful achievement for our Shed as well a great asset.