FREE children's art activities, first Saturday of each month. Saturday 2 April, 10.00am--12.00pm.
On the first Saturday of each month, kids of all ages can come along and have fun with an alternating free art-making activity at the Caloundra Regional Gallery. Come along for five minutes or stay for the whole session. Kids Club is a changing program of self-directed activities celebrating the current exhibition program. Children must be accompanied by a parent/adult guardian and should wear appropriate protective clothing and footwear.
2011 Kids Club Dates
Saturday 5 February, 10.00am--12.00pm
Saturday 5 March, 10.00am--12.00pm
Saturday 2 April, 10.00am--12.00pm
Saturday 7 May, 10.00am--12.00pm
Saturday 4 June, 10.00am--12.00pm
the twin scapes pinhole photography: hideharu matsuhisa
The Twin Scapes is a photographic response to the overwhelming wave of digital technology sweeping the globe. Through a fascination of pinhole photography as the most basic means of producing an image directly onto paper, without lens or film, Japan and Australia are featured through the eyes of a Japanese photographer using natural light at its highest and lowest levels resulting in an intense play on shadows and shade to depict differences in history, culture and sensitivities.
Official opening Saturday 12 March, 2.00pm
Taiko drumming performance and guest speakers
Exhibition showing 9 March to 10 April 2011
A Perfect Blend, Coffee and Art
With guest speakers Victoria Cooper and Doug Spowart (pinhole photographers) who will present a very informative talk on the fine art of pinhole photography, outlining process and equipment for the novice.
Saturday 12 March, 10.30am, free event.
Bookings essential, RSVP by 11 March 2011.
A Japanese drumming workshop with Motoyuki Niwa. Saturday 12 March, 12.30--1.30pm, $20.00 per person. bookings essential
Introductory Art Series
Three workshops with Noel Thomas. $40.00 per workshop or $100.00 for all three, bookings essential.
Tuesday 22 March: Yes, you CAN draw
Tuesday 29 March: All About Perspective
Tuesday 5 April: How to Put a Good Composition Together
Painting Survey of the Shipwreck Cherry Venture
13 April--22 May 2011
Contemporary painter Stephen Phibbs pays tribute to the once iconic and now dismantled shipwreck Cherry Venture, which ran aground on Teewah Beach in southeast Queensland in 1974. Presenting an extended survey of paintings of the wreck from various perspectives, the exhibition explores the artist's experimental and creative journey as he documents the changing wreck that has fascinated him for many years.
the sunshine coast art prize -- entries now open!
Entries Close: 31 March 2011
Medium: Any 2D
Prize: $15,000 + Maleny Residency
The Sunshine Coast Art Prize is entering its sixth consecutive year. Each year the prize has become more sought after and prestigious, earning national acclaim for its annual representation of contemporary Australian art. As with previous years forty finalists will be selected to exhibit. As well as the substantial incentive of a $15,000 cash prize, a four-week residency in the Sunshine Coast hinterland is included in the prize. The residency is an important component of the prize as it not only provides a fantastic opportunity to work in a unique environment but also offers the Sunshine Coast community an insight into the artist's work. This year the prize is fortunate to have New York and Sydney based curator Maura Reilly as its judge.
To apply online or for more details go to www.scap.org.au
cultivate -- exciting new arts magazine out now
Cultivate is an exciting new magazine from the Creative and Learning Communities branches of Sunshine Coast Council. Not only a guide, it also explores the initiatives and partnerships that nurture, promote and enrich the culture of the Sunshine Coast. Cultivate encourages you to take time to understand and enjoy the things you can do and experience at our galleries, libraries, venues, museums and open air events. The free magazine will be produced twice a year and will be available from libraries, galleries, council venues, visitor information centres and council chambers.
Read Cultivate online at www.cultivate.org.au
Caloundra Regional Gallery
Wednesday to Sunday, 10.00am--4.00pm
Free entry, all welcome
22 Omrah Avenue, Caloundra QLD 4551
07 5420 8299
New exhibition: The Twin Scapes Pinhole Photography
Caloundra Regional Art Gallery
Caloundra Regional Gallery, Caloundra
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