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Media Release: Ringwood Art Society celebrates 40th anniversary

By January 10, 2007No Comments

The Ringwood Art Society 40th Anniversary Artist of the Year Exhibition will be held at the Maroondah Art Gallery from 12 to 20 January.

Councillor Alex Makin said the exhibition will feature works by up to forty outstanding artists from the Ringwood Art Society.

“Established in 1966, the Ringwood Art Society is celebrating its 40th anniversary and with nearly 260 members, the Society is one of Melbourne’s oldest and largest artistic organisations,” said Cr Makin.

The Ringwood Art Society is a community ‘not for profit’ organisation and all administration and duties associated with the Society are carried out voluntarily by their members.

“To learn more about the Ringwood Art Society, or if you are interested in purchasing works, visit the Maroondah Art Gallery at Maroondah Federation Estate, during the exhibition period,” said Cr Makin.

The Ringwood Art Society 40th Anniversary Artist of the Year exhibition opens on Friday 12 January at 7.30pm.

Maroondah Art Gallery is located at Maroondah Federation Estate, 32 Greenwood Avenue, Ringwood. Opening hours are Tuesday to Friday, from 10am to 4pm and Saturday from 12pm to 4pm. For further details telephone 9298 4545.

Alex Makin

Alex Makin

Alex Makin is a councillor for the Mullum Ward in the City of Maroondah. Alex has been a councillor since 2005, representing ratepayers, businesses, community groups and residents. I aim to continue making a difference and welcome any thoughts you may have in regard to life, community and business in Maroondah. Phone: (03) 9870 8202 or 0408 311 645 Email:

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