Category Archives: Arts

Quandamooka Festival brings live mural to Cleveland Library


Mural design with interpretation

As part of the 2017 Quandamooka Festival, a nine-metre tall mural entitled dabilbahnba – meaning place of saltwater – will soon adorn the Cleveland Library building in Middle Street. Prominent Quandamooka artists, mother and daughter team Sandra and Shara Delaney have been working to bring the mural from conception to completion in collaboration with mentoring  Continue reading…

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Exceptional line-up for Redlands’ Christmas by Starlight


A stellar line-up of performers is set to dazzle at the Redlands’ premier free family carols event, Christmas by Starlight, on Saturday 16 December. X Factor’s Isaiah Firebrace, Australian Idol’s Damien Leith and winner of The Voice Kids 2014 Alexa Curtis headline a cast of more than 60 local and national artists under the baton  Continue reading…

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Redland Art Gallery ends the year on a local note


Redland Art Gallery’s 2017 exhibition calendar ends with a celebration of local artistry. The final two exhibitions for the year, Connections: Redland Yurara Art Society and Bush Fragments in the Red: Coochie Art Group, include a diverse range and thought-provoking artworks which tell their own unique stories of Redlands. Yurara’s 2017 exhibition Connections looks at  Continue reading…

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High school students express talents in new exhibition


An upcoming exhibition at Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba is set to celebrate the artistic talent of Redland high schools students. High Schools in Focus II will run from Saturday 25 November 2017 until Saturday 20 January 2018, combining artworks from Carmel College, Cleveland District State High School, Faith Lutheran College Redlands, Ormiston College and Sheldon  Continue reading…

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Harrow films in the Redlands


Harrow Actor Ioan Gruffudd and Executive Producer Leigh McGrath

Film-friendly Redland City was a location of choice this week for Harrow – a new 10-part Australian crime drama series produced by Brisbane’s Hoodlum Entertainment. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was a great coup for Redlands to continue to attract quality local and international television and film productions. “Our City’s natural assets coupled  Continue reading…

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Mem Fox encourages Redlanders to visit their local library


Parents and carers this week were delighted by acclaimed author Mem Fox at the Redland Performing Arts Centre, where she spoke about the importance of early literacy and reading to children and how Redland Libraries’ First 5 Forever Program can help. Redland City Council strongly supports under five programs so parents and carers of young  Continue reading…

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Redland Art Gallery collection out and about


Redland Art Gallery (RAG) is delighted to have ten works from its collection on display in both Redlands and Brisbane. One of RAG’s most recent acquisitions ‘Black seeds’ by Carol McGregor – has been loaned to Museum of Brisbane for their exhibition Tastes like Sunshine. Black seeds – created with possum skins, cotton, ochre, ash  Continue reading…

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Wellington Point mural to welcome visitors from near and far


Wellington Point is now home to a new larger-than-life mural in Oceanic Street, capturing some of Redlands’ most dedicated annual visitors. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the mural, entitled ‘We visit every year’, featured bird species that migrate to Redlands, and would highlight Wellington Point as a place of leisure and visitation. “Queensland artist,  Continue reading…

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Redland Art Gallery explores reinvention and transformation


Explore themes of transition and transformation at Redland Art Gallery, with Ash and Bone: Lucy Quinn and Papillon: Kim Schoenberger showing concurrently at RAG, Cleveland from Sunday 20 August to Sunday 8 October. Explore themes of transition and transformation at Redland Art Gallery, with Ash and Bone: Lucy Quinn and Papillon: Kim Schoenberger showing concurrently  Continue reading…

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Hyperreal Tales visits RAG, Capalaba


Visit Redland Art Gallery this August for some Hyperreal Tales, a video installation featuring  twelve interweaving stories, drawn from the experiences and imaginations of people accessing  local health and disability services in the regional New South Wales. Three years in development (2013-2015), Hyperreal Tales premiered at the Shoalhaven Art Centre and Regional Gallery, NSW in  Continue reading…

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