WHICH WAY THE WIND BLOWS – Selected works from the collection by Mandy Martin

Martin’s paintings are an enquiry on progress, destruction and the effect of human activity on the human environment.  Mandy Martin has stood where artist Ethel Spowers stood in 1933 to depict ‘the works’ at Yallourn.

Steam and smoke suggest energy, power and movement and often appear in Martin’s paintings as empirical evidence; in Martin’s paintings you can always tell which way the wind blows.  Unlike Spowers however who was depicting optimism and a belief in progress, Martin expresses doubt and uncertainty about the future.


Sat 31 Aug – Sun 29 Sep


The Latrobe Valley Eisteddfod is an annual major arts event spanning five and a half weeks in August and September each year. It covers the whole range of performing arts disciplines involving the singing voice, speech, piano, instrumental and dance.

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Fri 16 Aug – Sun 18 Aug


Yallourn Madrigal Singers Winter Warmer concerts: “A serenade to nature". The program ranges from songs embracing the romantic and beguiling aspects of a forest grove to the haunting majesty of the ocean.

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