Friends of McGregor

Get involved!

Formed in 2003, the objectives of the Friends is to contribute to raising funds for scholarships, equipment for the McGregor Retreat and to promote Art within the Community through membership, raffles and donations. In the past, Friends of McGregor have actively obtained equipment such as easels, jewellery tools and more recently, a 500 cubic litre Woodrow kiln.

As a financial member of Friends of McGregor, you will benefit from discounted class fees when attending any of the McGregor Retreat: Summer, Winter and Spring.  Friends of McGregor members also receive an exclusive booking period prior to workshops going on sale to the general public.

Membership is valid for 12 months and is open to any person – the annual fee is $40. For more information or to enquire when your renewal is due, contact our office.  There is an informal Annual General Meeting held during the McGregor Summer Retreat, where contributions are welcomed.

Scholarships/ Bursaries for Summer Retreat

Scholarships by application are available for the Summer Arts and Music Retreats. Please note the closing date for Summer applications is 10 September 18.

Any questions or queries please contact our team at 

Scholarships and bursaries for other McGregor Retreats are available through out the year as part of various art competitions including the Downlands Art Exhibition and Hampton Festival – so keep an eye out!

2019 Summer Art/Music Bursary Application Form

Summer Scholarship Applications due – 10 September 18



Phone:  07 4631 2185


In person:  At the Artsworx Box Office, (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm)