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Arts & Crafts

Local Artisans: Displays and Studios

All establishments should be contacted prior to visiting to ensure availability.

Abalone Art – 0428 122757 
Naracoopa Foreshore, 10.00 to 4.00 Friday-Monday. Other times by appointment.
This small and informal gallery showcases a range of arts and crafts and specialises in utilising marine products.

Boat House – (03) 6462 1180
Currie Harbour, Open Daily
This local institution invites you to view a small selection of local art on display, make yourself a cuppa. Bring your lunch too if you like and soak up the views and atmosphere that make this place so special.

Kelp Craft – (03) 6461 1484
Grassy (Please phone)
Kelp craft is a unique form of handcraft, created by Lorraine Powell and now mastered on King Island. Betty and Bevin make decorative hats, figurines and animals out of the local bull kelp.

King Island Arts and Cultural Centre – (03) 6462 1924
Currie Harbour, Open from 1.00 to 4.00 daily except Tuesday.
You will always receive a warm welcome at this thriving arts and cultural centre. Constantly busy with local arts, community projects and resident artists there is a story of King Island in every room.

King Island Dramatic Society & Regional Arts -
The King Island Dramatic Society is an award winning amateur theatre group which prides itself on striving to perfect all areas of their productions. Usually there is one major show each year with other, smaller performances arising intermittently.

King Island Film Society
Grassy Club, Monthly – (see local press or Facebook for details)
Come and view some of the best films around in this monthly meeting of movie-goers. Members choose the films which results in an eclectic mix more interesting than the multiplex.

Hole In One Art Gallery – (03) 6462 1180
Currie, Open Daily
This small gallery is located next to Ocean Dunes Hotel in the main street of Currie  and features works by local artists.

Portside Links Gallery – (03) 6461 1134
Grassy Harbour, Sunday and Monday 9.00am to 4.00pm
This beautiful and compact gallery has been drawing art lovers to Grassy since 2009 when it was built to showcase the talents of local people. Refreshments also available.

Sea Sand Stone   – 0455 590 160
Pegarah
Artisan soap hand crafted with love on King Island using traditional methods and pure all natural ingredients. Products available from King Island Pharmacy and Portside Links Gallery or directly from the Soapary at Pegarah Homestead.