Category Archives: Arts

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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Latest Quandamooka public art connects family and culture


Artworks by Elisa Jane Carmichael are set to provide striking public displays of Quandamooka culture, highlighting the strong connections between country and generations past, present and future. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council, with Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC), was delighted to announce Elisa as the feature artist for the 2017 Quandamooka Festival Temporary  Continue reading…

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Quandamooka Country set to shine in 2017 festival


The 2017 Quandamooka Festival launches this weekend with a celebration of dance, song, storytelling and art at the stunning Goompi (Dunwich) foreshore on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) – the first taste of a world-class program to come. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the three-month calendar of events, supported by Redland City Council, was set  Continue reading…

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Seek, discover, listen and learn this NAIDOC Week


A showcase concert with Coloured Stone and family day out are just two of the ways Council is celebrating NAIDOC Week 2017. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was committed to providing a free community program to ensure all of Redlands could be part of NAIDOC Week 2017 (2-9 July). “We kick off our  Continue reading…

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Bay islands’ budget boost


Redland City Council‘s 2017-18 budget includes substantial allocations for the bay islands, with nearly $4 million earmarked for road sealing alone. Mayor Karen Williams said the Budget underscored the City’s commitment to island communities. “From improving roads and marine transport infrastructure to upgrading community facilities such as ramps, carparks and sportsgrounds, this budget addresses island  Continue reading…

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Redland City budget targets key priorities


Redland City Council has unanimously adopted a budget for 2017-18 which keeps residential rate increases to a minimum while investing heavily in the City. Mayor Karen Williams said the budget was the first framed around the six strategic priorities agreed to by all Councillors after last year’s election. “Under this $300 million Budget, a typical  Continue reading…

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Migration inspires new art exhibition


A new exhibition exploring contemporary issues of displacement and forced migration will open next week at Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba. Created by Iran-born, Brisbane artist and 2013 Doctor of Visual Art Candidate at Griffith University, Hesam Fetrati, 1001 Nightmares will showcase more than 12 large drawings from Saturday 24 June to Tuesday 8 August 2017.  Continue reading…

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