The Water Picnic

Every week the women of Meroogal pitched in to help with washday, which they dubbed ‘the Water Picnic’. 

To celebrate the Meroogal Women’s Art Prize, we invite you to help us fill the iconic clothesline with your own weird and wondrous creations in our progressive artwork. 

Tour the historic house and view the displayed artworks for inspiration, then experience doing the washing ‘old style’ with washboards, make a ‘knitting Nancy’ using recycled materials, learn how to French knit, and weave your knitting onto the wire hangers on the Hills hoist to help re-create ‘the Water Picnic’.



Child $15
Adult $12
Concession $8

Member Child $10
Member Adult FREE

Includes entry to the house via guided tour. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

When & Where

Thursday 3 January 2019 10AM–11.30AM
Thursday 10 January 2019 10AM–11.30AM


Corner West and Worrigee streets, Nowra, NSW 2541
+612 4421 8150

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