Daylesford Rotary will host the 2021 Daylesford Art Show over the Melbourne Cup long weekend from October 29 to November2 .

In addition to the 5-day show in the Daylesford Town Hall (COVID-permitting), local businesses are invited to be a part of the Art Show and sale by displaying artwork in their shops. The Art Show will also be fully online, offering artists and sponsors over a month of exposure.

For the first time ever, the Daylesford Art Show will include the Hepburn Swiss Italian Festa Central Victorian Landscape Prize. Artists can enter both shows with one entry form.

Artists are encouraged to enter up to 4 paintings across the following seven categories:

1. Central Victorian Landscape
2. Other Landscape
3. Portrait
4. Abstract
5. Still Life
6. Animalia
7. Nude

Visit for more details and the entry form. You can follow the Daylesford Art Show on Facebook and Instagram.

The Art Show raises funds to support local community projects.

Now, more than ever, we need art to help us express our hopes and fears, lift our spirits, challenge our senses and brighten our lives. The Daylesford Art Show supports art in our community, and we’re looking forward to artists and art-lovers alike celebrating the best our region has to offer, in a COVID-safe way. Please join us!