Explore the Southern Highlands and Tablelands rich public art and heritage. 

9 – 23 March 2022

Showcasing arts & culture across the Hilltops region.

Experience vibrant Art & cultural events throughout Hilltops – there’s never been a better time to visit.

Highlights include the Irish Wool Festival on the 19th of March, the YSA 5day Annual Lambing Flat Sculpture Wood & Big Art Exhibition & Art Trail, Young Croquet Club 4-day Carnival, The Young Regional Farmers Market, Live Performances & Cinema Experiences.

Creative South

Your guide to exploring vast, vibrant, creative Southern NSW – from Picton to Pambula, Bowral to Bega, Cooma to Crookwell and every town between.

Find hidden gems – bush studios, village galleries, roadside art, cultural walks, country craft, unique festivals, markets and museums. Explore and celebrate the genuine talent of our regions – the world class regional galleries, the contemporary design centres of excellence, the authentic artisan studios, inspiring and surprising – the creative heart of the South.

Curated, contemporary, collectable, quirky, hand-made, authentic, historic, hidden, stimulating, surprising South.

Plan your trip today.

Share R Streets: Taralga

STA in partnership with Upper Lachlan Council delivered an ambitious and innovative project of creative temporary interventions to revitalise the streets of Upper Lachlan towns. Find out more. 

Retford Park Sculpture Garden Tour

A self lead tour of the garden sculptures at Retford Park. Enjoy every time you visit.

Great Southern Line Anzac Story
Artworks commemorating the WW1 veterans who worked on the great southern line, at Picton, Moss Vale and Goulburn railway stations.

Poetry: The Indelible Stencil Tour 

Visit permanent installations ‘in real life’ or online anytime.

Public art celebration of poetry and place right across the STA region.

Gambay: a map of Australia’s first languages

Explore the Indigenous Languages of our region and beyond. Includes stories, videos, talks and much more. A place to visit regularly.  

Delve into the rich history of your local area with the Yesterday Stories App. Check out some one minute trailers for some of the local stories.

Miles Franklins Goulburn

This self-guided walking tour commemorates Miles’ years in the Goulburn District. Download the brochure.

Goulburn Public Art Trail

Take a leisurely walk and learn about the public art pieces dotted throughout Goulburn. This work by Bill Dorman called My baby Gone and Left me. 

Wollondilly River Walking Trail

Enjoy a walk with the family or just enjoy the serenity of this beautiful river as you wander along the pathway in Goulburn.

Pop on a hat and some sunscreen and take a Story Walk! Visit Barbour Park in Gunning or Pat Cullen Reserve in Crookwell, and walk as you read the pages of “A Walk in the Bush” by Gwyn Perkins.

Visit your local museum or heritage centre

Retford Park

Leave yourself plenty of time to explore the vast arboretum and formal gardens or be guided through the former residence of James Fairfax AC and

Goulburn Historic Waterworks Museum

Enjoy a picnic beside the picturesque Wollondilly River or wander through the Pumphouse Museum to enjoy a static display of the massive steam operated engines.

Berrima District Museum

Located in the delightful historic village of Berrima, Southern Highlands this exceptional museum brings to life the history of the district.

NSW Rail Museum

Home to a significant rail heritage collection, including over 100 rolling stock items in Thirlmere, NSW.

Rocky Hill Museum

Rocky Hill War Memorial opened in 1925 as a lasting tribute to the men and women of Goulburn who served during World War 1

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0427 938 110 
Or by appointment at one of our
Mobile Office locations

PO Box 1323 Goulburn 2580
ABN 67 208 214 681

STA is a registered COVID safe business in NSW. We follow Covid safe guidelines.

We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the lands where we create, live & work. 

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