Between the Pages Exhibition & Picture-Book Launch

Featuring the picturebook art of children’s writers and illustrators Leigh Hobbs, Ann James, Gabrielle Wang & Mark Wilson

Sunday, 12th November 2023

12:45 AM – 2:00 PM


‘Drawing Our Wild Creatures’

2:00 pM – 3:00 PM



DROMKEEN ‘BETWEEN THE PAGES’ EXHIBITION OPENING- Sunday 12th November 12.45-3.00 pm.
Australia as a nation has some of the most talented children’s picture book creators in the world.  Dromkeen will be hosting 4 of our top authors/illustrators in the gallery… and you are invited! If you are a book or art lover, teacher, writer, artist or anyone who is just interested, come along and meet Leigh Hobbs, Ann James, Gabrielle Wang and Mark Wilson.
In this one-off event, you will have the opportunity to listen to and meet the exhibitors and view examples of their fabulous and unique work in our brand new exhibition, ‘Between the Pages’.
On the same day, a beautiful new picture book ‘Caroline’ by Mark Wilson (about Caroline Chisholm) and there will also be a free ‘Draw our Wild Creatures’ drawing workshop at 2.00 pm for kids or anyone interested in joining in.
All artwork, prints and books will be for sale on the day.
RSVP: if you wish to attend.

Dromkeen Blacksmith Class

With Rob Nansen

Saturday, 16th March 2024

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM


Ticket via Trybooking:

$145 per person
$120 for Health Care Card Holder


Come and join Blacksmith Rob Nansen in a Blacksmith class under the gum trees at historic Dromkeen Homestead on Saturday, 16th March. Students will make their own fire poker and enjoy a freshly baked delicious afternoon tea. The class begins at 1.00 pm and finishes at 4.00 pm. The cost is $145 for full fare and $120 for Health Care Card holders.

Anzac Drawing Workshop

with Mark Wilson

Saturday, 20th April 2024

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM



Drawing workshop for all ages!

Mark will tell students the incredible true stories of the animals that went to war with the ANZACS, & introduce children & adults to the secrets of simple illustrations featuring his award-winning true-story picturebooks Digger & The Horse Soldier.


Storytime For Children

1st Saturday of Every Month

2:00 PM to  3 PM.

For more information about storytime visit the facebook page.


Storytime for children on the 1st Saturday of every month from 2 – 3 pm.

Enjoy an hour of storytime fun with activities. Parents are welcome to browse the gallery and visit the Dromkeen Tearoom.