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Quandamooka Festival

June 1 - August 31
North Stradbroke Island Moreton Bay, QLD 4183 Australia + Google Map

Celebrating Culture, County and People! The annual Quandamooka Festival, held over three sub-tropical Queensland winter months (June to August), returns in 2019 to the coastal region East of Brisbane with a wide variety of events including whale watching, cultural tours, Kunjiel (corroborees), music, eco boat tours, art exhibitions, fibre art and weaving workshops, bush tucker […]

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North Australian Festival of Arts – NAFA

July 1 - August 31
Various Locations – Townsville Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia + Google Map

Townsville will play host to the inaugural North Australian Festival of Arts. The event will solidify their city as a world class tourism and events destination!   With a month-long lineup featuring Cabaret acts in the Spiegeltent and Strand Ephemera along the Strand, the Australian Festival of Chamber music in Queens Gardens and an array […]

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Better in Blackall Festival

August 14 - August 18
Various Locations – Blackall Blackall, QLD 4472 Australia + Google Map

Combining the best that Blackall has to offer, the outback explodes into a five-day festival packed with art, culture, food and wine. It's #betterinblackall !   Join us this August for local grazing plates, sunset wine tastings, street parties, art and cultural displays, billycart races, BBQ cook-offs, live music and a swag load of familiar […]

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Weave the Space – Creative Activation at The Hub

August 8 @ 10:00 am - August 27 @ 12:00 pm AEST
Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking Street
Caboolture, QLD 4510 Australia
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Throughout August, as part of Queensland Multicultural Month, Creative Alliance will be hosting Maori Weaving Artist Makereta.   Come along and enjoy free weekly demonstrations and artist talks or take part in our community workshops to help create installations for The Hub. Makareta will be delivering weekly demonstrations and community workshops introducing foundations of Māori […]

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Counterparts – Rockhampton Art Gallery

August 9 @ 9:00 am - September 6 @ 11:00 am AEST
Rockhampton Art Gallery, 62 Victoria Parade
Rockhampton City, QLD 4700 Australia
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$140

Rockhampton Art Gallery’s Collection disproportionately represents male artists, despite statistics showing the demographic of living practitioners, particularly in the Central Queensland region, primarily consist of women.   This awareness was brought about from The Countess Report, a 2016 resource which details gender equality in the Australian contemporary art sector. Using this document as a platform […]

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1:00 pm

Conversations with Art

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm AEST
Artspace Mackay Civic Centre Precinct
Mackay, QLD 4740 Australia
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An enjoyable opportunity to look and talk about art!   Held on the 3rd Friday of each month, Conversations with Art is held in the Artspace Workshop Room. It’s a free and enjoyable discussion led by Artspace staff as we look at images of traditional and contemporary artworks from Gallery and Museum Collections from around […]

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5:30 pm

Creatives Networking Sesh

August 16 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Dancenorth School of Arts Building, Cnr Stanley and Walker Streets
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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Big shout out to all creatives – it's time we all got together again!   Create Townsville along with NQ Regional Arts Services Network - NQ RASN are holding the 'Friday Creatives Networking drinks sesh' 🍷 on Friday August 16th at 5.30pm.   We are changing it up and it is being hosted by the […]

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6:00 pm

Blackall Cultural Association – Annual Art Exhibition

August 16 @ 6:00 pm AEST
Blackall Cultural Centre, 17 Hawthorn St
Blackall, QLD 4472 Australia
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Regional art including photography, painting and sculpture oh my!   This is an annual competition that has been running for over 20 years and has built up a solid reputation as the place for artists to display, compete and sell their art works. The 2019 Exhibition will be no exception with over $9000 in prize […]

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6:30 pm

Songs To Die For

August 16 @ 6:30 pm AEST
Gladstone Entertainment and Convention Centre 58 Goondoon St
Gladstone, QLD 4680 Australia
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$55

A Cheeky, Celebratory and Ultimately Reverend Look at Opera’s Relationship with The Art Of Dying!   Opera Queensland Presents: Songs to Die For, a brand-new touring work Queenslanders are dying to see! Directed by Opera Queensland Artistic Director Patrick Nolan and stars leading artists; Soprano Rebecca Cassidy, Mezzo Soprano Jessica Low, Baritone Jason Barry-Smith with musicians Scott Saunders and Trevor Jones. Weaving some […]

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