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It is back on again this year and is bigger and better
This is one exciting event in the picturesque rural surroundings of Mudgee, set within a private garden and vineyard, and with combinations of garden designs, large-scale Australian sculpture and traditional art mediums, it is truly going to enliven again this year.
Being one of the largest outdoor sculpture exhibitions in rural New South Wales it is certainly not to be missed.
Sculptures In The Garden is a non-profit event, with all proceeds from the exhibition going to Mudgee Support Group of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT and a local arts initiative to create a sculpture walk in Mudgee's Lawson Park. It will be held this year from 11 to 12 October.
Each year since the opening of this wonderful event the crowds got larger, starting at around 1000 visitors in 2011 to doubling that the following two years after.
There are more than two hundred spectacular sculptures on exhibit, along with outdoor artworks on display by well- known local and state wide artists.
Sculptures range from timber, ceramics, metal, bronze, stone vintage machinery and found objects. All sculptures are for sale.
During the weekend event there will be guest speakers, daily sculpture walks by artist and journalist Sam Paine, daily sculpture demonstration, and Sandy Pratten (the garden personality) will be conducting garden walks as well.
The little ones are not forgotten as there will be a range of children's activities to keep them entertained all day long.
Plants and local produce from many local businesses will be at the event, being the perfect opportunity to pick up some fresh local produce along with plants to brighten up those gardens!
When it is time to fill those bellies, there is a range of lunches, morning and afternoon tea available on both days of the event as well as Rosby Premium Wines.
This is the third year running of this incredible exhibit and the backdrop is also another admiration, so be sure to attend this two-day event of delight!