Category Archives: Arts

It’s never too late to learn to read or write!


You can close the book on any notions of Redland Libraries being stuffy, dark, book depositories, thanks to their increasing range of engaging programs and events that provide a variety of learning opportunities for people of all ages. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said on 3 September, Redland Libraries would launch its new and exciting  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast celebrates NAIDOC


NAIDOC celebrations are set to come alive on Redlands Coast in coming weeks with a rugby league match, a show-stopping concert, arts displays and community days happening across the City. Acting Redland City Mayor Cr Lance Hewlett said it was wonderful to see the City coming together to mark NAIDOC Week, 8 – 15 July,  Continue reading…

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Council hosts tourism guests on Minjerribah


Redlands Coast’s beautiful North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) took centre stage on Thursday, 28 June 2018 as 190 staff members and volunteers from visitor information centres across South East Queensland visited the island. Redland City Council hosted the event to showcase the beautiful Redlands Coast. Mayor Karen Williams said Council was working with tourism operators across  Continue reading…

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Debut feature film by leading Australian artist David Griggs premiers at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland


David Griggs - Frat of the Obese 14

A major survey exhibition of painting, photography and film by leading Australian artist David Griggs will open at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland on Friday 20 July. The exhibition – Between Nature and Sin – showcases a decade of past works and incorporates the premiere of the artists’ first feature film, Cowboy Country. David Griggs explores  Continue reading…

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Quandamooka flora holds deep connections to knowledge


As Redlands embraces the fourth annual Quandamooka Festival, Redlands Art Gallery’s current exhibition will open our minds to Minjerribah’s (North Stradbroke Island) beautiful plant life and the intricate part it plays in the Quandamooka knowledge systems. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams thanked the Quandamooka people for sharing their very special heritage with all who come  Continue reading…

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New exhibition celebrates our love for Redlands as gallery turns fifteen


Redlanders are invited for morning tea and a floor talk on Sunday 17 June at Redland Art Gallery (RAG) to help celebrate its 15th Birthday with a new exhibition that highlights what people love about Redlands. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the #luvRedlands exhibition draws inspiration from more than 4,800 residents and visitors who  Continue reading…

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Montgomery Park facelift during anti-graffiti trial


Montgomery Park anti-graffiti wall

Redland City Council is trialing a new approach to curbing graffiti in our public areas while giving our local parks a facelift at the same time. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the Montgomery Park at Wellington Point is one of two selected in the region for a makeover. “We chose two parks, the second  Continue reading…

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Explore Material Matters at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland


Redlands residents will be treated to a thought provoking art exhibition when Material Matters comes to Redland Art Gallery Cleveland on Sunday 3 June 2018. Material Matters, by acclaimed Brisbane-based artist Kay S Lawrence, includes photographic works, sculptures and video. The artworks feature objects from the natural environment: driftwood, branches and tree trunks juxtaposed with embroidery,  Continue reading…

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New Redlands publication honours local Diggers


Redland City Council today celebrated the launch of a First World War commemorative book developed through Redland Libraries with Queensland Government support. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the book launch of Remembering them: Honouring the First World War servicemen and women of the Redlands was a culmination of years of work and research. “The  Continue reading…

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