The second date of The Olive Tree Market at Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) will take place with a Winter Market this Saturday July 25th.
The first Olive Tree at MRAG was really warmly received by locals and visitors to the Maitland, who came to enjoy not only the fantastic stalls on display, but the added attraction of being able to explore such an amazing regional gallery.
The Olive Tree Market at MRAG will be a a curated mix of artists & designers from The Olive Tree Market including paintings by well know artist Bridie Watt and Natalie Sherring, designer copper lamps from Metro Lamp Co, vibrant felt accessories and home wares- ranging from felt ball garlands and coasters to floral felt illustrations- by Naomi Caney of Nomi Makes, stylish modern knitting & embroidery kits for knitters and stitchers- with hand dyed yarn by the artist Jo Campbell of Clementine and Thread, hand stamped silver spoons with inspirational quotes and silver jewellery cast from living succulents by House of Bec, contemporary ceramics from Clay Canoe, and floral sculptures by Indigenous florist Amy Tracey of Flannel Billy.
Don’t miss a great lineup of gourmet artisan foods from some of the regions best artisan kitchens including: delicious handmade artisan muesli by The Muesli Man, delicious chocolates handmade in the Hunter Valley by Cocoa Nib, olive oils and olives grown in the Hunter Valley by Arolyn Grove, honey sourced from local hives from Urban Hum, green tea blooming balls and hand blended special teas by Tanya Wood of Mitea, and stunning artisan breads and cakes made in Maitland by Blackbird Artisan Bakery.
Stop in for brunch and enjoy food from around the word including Vietnamese, Turkish, Spanish and Vegetarian cuisine.
There will be a great lineup of music on the day including: contemporary folk duo Shanteya & Jo, Jack Dawson on slide guitar and up and coming artists Nathan Hawes who has recently been successful on The Voice and has a strong local following.
Visitors to The Olive Tree Market at MRAG on July 25th can discover talented artists & designers, enjoy great food, participate in artist run workshops, take in the sounds of local musicians and spend the day exploring MRAG.