The Weekend Australian - Review : 2020-09-19

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Profile 3 SPOTLIGHT ‘Party on, Wayne’ Australia’s finest collection of cultural tours. Illawarra Art Trail Private Gardens of the NSW Central Coast | 06–08 October 2020 (3 days) | 21–24 October 2020 (4 days) with Fiona McIntosh with Elizabeth Swane To book call 1300 727 095, visit renaissanc­etours.com.au or contact your travel agent. Discover the thriving arts communitie­s of the NSW Illawarra region through its dynamic galleries and artists’ studios. Explore stunning private gardens nestled between the pretty waterways and pristine national parks of the lush NSW Central Coast. Highlights: Highlights: •Enjoy a curator-led tour of the internatio­nally regarded Wollongong Art Gallery •View Mike Hewson’s sculptures and Wollongong University’s art collection •Visit Hazelhurst Gallery and discover Bundeena’s thriving arts community • Delight in an exclusive tour of Jill Wran’s Jumjum garden •Gain special access to landscape designer Michael Cooke’s private garden •Uncover the art of pearl farming on the Hawkesbury River Photo: Jumjum Garden © Trisha Dixon September 19-20, 2020