Category Archives: Arts

Koala selfie statue wins art challenge


The popularity of selfies is behind the winning entry in Redland City Council’s Koalas in Design art challenge. The competition focused on promoting the importance of koala conservation and how students could help protect them, with winners presented with their awards at the Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) by Mayor Karen Williams.\ The overall winner  Continue reading…

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Minjerribah (Straddie) place markers share Quandamooka storylines


Quandamooka artists Delvene Cockatoo-Collins and Belinda Close have unveiled the concepts for their public art place markers at Mulumba (Point Lookout) and Pulan (Amity Point) at Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island). The artists’ works share Quandamooka culture and storylines that are thousands of years old and will allow all those who experience them, whether visitor or  Continue reading…

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New public art banners bring Libby Harward exhibition outdoors


The latest temporary art banners in Redland City Council’s public art program have been revealed today, with works by artist Libby Harward installed as part of Quandamooka Festival and NAIDOC Week 2019 celebrations. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the pieces were an extension of Already Occupied: Libby Harward, on display at Redland Art Gallery,  Continue reading…

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Quandamooka artists to create iconic township place markers on Minjerribah


Belinda Close and Delvene Cockatoo-Collins have been announced as the artists tasked with designing new place markers to the townships of Amity Point (Pulan Pulan) and Point Lookout (Mooloomba), on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the appointment of the two prominent Quandamooka artists was a milestone in the project, with  Continue reading…

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Easter public holiday closures 2019


Council offices, customer service centres and libraries Redland City Council offices, customer service centres and libraries will be closed from Friday 19 April (Good Friday) through to Monday 22 April (Easter Monday), returning to regular operating hours on Tuesday 23 April 2019. ANZAC Day: Closed Thursday 25 April 2019. Reopening Friday 26 April 2019 During  Continue reading…

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Tidelands to globally showcase Redlands Coast this December on Netflix


The naturally wonderful locations of film-friendly Redlands Coast are set to be showcased to audiences in more than 190 countries when Tidelands is streamed globally on Netflix on December 14. Tidelands was brought to the state by the Queensland Government’s Production Attraction Strategy administered by Screen Queensland. Mayor Karen Williams said the international release of  Continue reading…

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Symbiotic exhibitions opening in December: Australien Future – Tales of Migration and Shore Birds


Visit Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland from 9 December for two related exhibitions by south-east Queensland artist Deb Mostert and the Redlands Coast locals she has mentored. Deb Mostert’s exhibition, Australien Future – Tales of Migration, focusses on people, birds and memory. It was inspired by the artist’s discovery of film footage taken by her grandfather on  Continue reading…

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Support our farmers with the Redland City Bands’ drought relief concert


Book in for some local toe-tapping entertainment with Redland City Bands’ drought relief concert at Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) next Friday 19 October. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was pleased to support the event, which would help raise funds and awareness for farmers suffering the devastating impacts of the prolonged drought. “With  Continue reading…

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Celebrated Australian photographers on display at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland


Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland is set host a new travelling exhibition by MGA, Australia’s only gallery dedicated to the collection and exhibition of photographs. Australian exotica, showcasing the works of some of Australia’s most celebrated photographers, will be on display from 21 October to 2 December 2018, following an opening event at the Cleveland gallery  Continue reading…

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A Consumer’s Guide to Unobtainable Happiness at RAG, Capalaba


Susan Gourley - A Consumer's Guide to Unobtainable Happiness

Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba will have what appears to be a sweet treat for visitors when Susan Gourley’s upcoming exhibition, A Consumer’s Guide to Unobtainable Happiness,  opens on 13 October. The irony is that this installation of seemingly luxurious, mouth-watering French-inspired patisseries has been constructed using salvaged waste. This mimicry goes to the heart of  Continue reading…

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