Category Archives: Arts

Exhibitions pay homage to history of Redlands Coast


Two exhibitions with strong links to the history of Redlands Coast will be on display at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland in December. Mayor Karen Williams said both exhibitions were held in conjunction with this year’s golden jubilee celebrations for Redland Museum. “These exhibitions provide a fabulous opportunity to explore not only the landscape, people and  Continue reading…

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Exciting new PASSAGE for Redlands Coast artists


Redland City Council has launched an inspirational new program to encourage and empower emerging and established artists and performers. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the PASSAGE Artist Development Program would become an incubator for creativity and build on Redland Coast’s growing reputation as a community of artistic excellence. “Each year this program will provide  Continue reading…

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Winners announced for Redland Art Awards 2022


An oil painting by Queensland artist Barry Fitzpatrick has won first prize in the Redland Art Awards 2022, which were announced at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland on Friday night (14 October 2022). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s awards had attracted a very high standard of entries, which made judging the biennial awards  Continue reading…

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School holiday fun on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is offering a packed program of events to keep children entertained during the September school holidays. Mayor Karen Williams said there would be activities for all ages, most of them free, at Redland City Council Libraries, Redland Art Gallery, Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) and Redland IndigiScapes Centre. “Local families and visitors  Continue reading…

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Finalists announced for Redland Art Awards 2022


Forty-nine artists have been shortlisted for the prestigious Redland Art Awards 2022, an acquisitive painting competition presented by Redland Art Gallery. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the judges had a tough time shortlisting the works, with 479 entries received from artists across Australia. “These biennial awards have been running since 1981 and are highly  Continue reading…

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Council supports Quandamooka Festival


The Quandamooka Festival returns to North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) this weekend from 26 to 28 August 2022 and is proudly supported by Redland City Council. Mayor Karen Williams said the three-day festival provided a unique opportunity to learn more about the culture and country of Traditional Owners, the Nunukul, Nughi and Goenpul First Nations Peoples  Continue reading…

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Minjerribah a star in new Aussie road trip drama series


New Australian road trip drama Darby and Joan premiered on Acorn TV this week, showcasing the beauty of North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) to viewers worldwide. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the series, featuring Bryan Brown and Greta Scacchi, was filmed on Redlands Coast and other south-east Queensland locations. “We were pleased to welcome 75  Continue reading…

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Inspiring acts take centre stage at Redland Performing Arts Centre


A diverse program of music, theatre and dance is set to captivate audiences at Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) over coming months. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the release of RPAC’s August to December program revealed a stellar line-up of local, national and international performances and events. “The Redlands Coast is fortunate to have  Continue reading…

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School holiday fun and entertainment on Redlands Coast


That common school holiday refrain by children “I’m bored, there’s nothing to do” doesn’t need to be heard by parents and carers on the Redlands Coast, with a host of winter school holiday activities, events and entertainment on offer from June 25. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council facilities and spaces were well organised  Continue reading…

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Redland Art Gallery showcases local artists with unique journeys


The upcoming exhibitions at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland feature two local artists with unique creative journeys including one who last year had her work exhibited in Ukraine. Rachael Wellisch – Polymorphic Magic: Textiles Transformed and Fiona West – The Marvellous and Magical: Collage and the Moving image open on Sunday 26 June and run until  Continue reading…

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